The Wilmot, South Dakota area hasn’t experienced any fertilizer shortages, However, with farmers in the fields at the same time, fertilizer spreaders are trying to keep up. “We haven’t heard that the actual product has been unavailable,” says Wilmot farmer Jason Frerichs. “Our fertilizer comes from a rail terminal, and I know they stock-piled it quick a bit. As far as delays, it’s mostly been on the application side of things as far as delays.” Currently, the electronic logging device rule does not exempt fertilizer products used by farmers, such as anhydrous ammonia. Frerichs says this is a big issue that is not going away. “All of us need to keep looking for ways to share our message in terms of agriculture. When it comes to those types of regulations, we need to be looked out for.”
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