Dodge City, KS producers raise dryland wheat next to the Farmland/Koch NH3
plant.In southwestern Kansas, Anhydrous Ammonia is produced for almost
every acre and for every year since legumes are seldom used in rotation.
Hugoton natural gas field located in southwestern Kansas provides
the feedstock for this the Koch Nitrogen plant.
The Farmland plant entered service in 1968 when NH3 was priced at about
$35 per US Ton….about 2 cents per lb. of N.
The program of manufacture and distribution was carried out by Farmland
Industries of Kansas City until 2002 when Farmland had a liquidity crisis.
About 2003- 2004 nitrogen prices began to climb from 8 cents per lb to as
high as 42 cents per lb in 2007-2008.
Elkhart, KS, Nitrogen Pricing is based on the actual costs with no market
true relationship of nitrogen costs are found at the Elkhart Coop on June
2, 15. Located within 100 to 150 miles of several major NH3 plants.
2015 NH3 is 39 cents per lb of N at $640 per ton. The base line of
all nitrogen fertilizer costing is NH3.
current NH3 pricing is estimated to be 4 to 5 times above the cost of
is 53 cents per lb. of N at $480 per ton. 141% greater than
Nitrate Solution (Solution 32) is 58.5 cents per lb. of N or $375 per ton.
150% greater than NH3.
is that fertilizer salesman that said all nitrogen sources were priced
about the same?
truly is $60 to $100 more net income with Exactrix banded TAPPS, Irrigated