Domestic Wholesale Fertilizer Prices Weaken as Sidedress Demand Tapers Off

By Karl Stenerson, DTN Fertilizer Columnist

Domestic urea prices moved lower through June, showing no signs of strengthening on seasonally increased demand. The New Orleans, Louisiana, (NOLA) market continues to suffer from oversupply even as traders re-export barges against sales to Latin America, effectively removing close to 200,000 tons from the domestic market.


Commissioner Strain: 'Couple Who Farms Together Stays Together'

By Greg Hilburn, USA TODAY Network

Charles Spillers decided to let his wife Norma sleep late for their 50th wedding anniversary. "I didn't wake her up until 3:30," Spillers said. That's 3:30 … a.m. That still gave this Louisiana farming couple plenty of time to load their pickup with produce harvested the day before and make it to the Monroe Farmers' Market by 5 a.m.