West Central Ag Services Territory Sales Manager Clyde Kringlen thinks about 30 percent of this spring’s fertilizer needs were applied last fall in the Ulen, Minnesota area. “A lot of the phosphate and potash was applied in the fall.” Fortunately, much of the fertilizer farmers will need was pre-paid in January. “Our farmers covered about 75 to 80 percent of their needs. With the acreage shift from spring wheat to soybeans, less fertilizer was need for some and for others planning to grow corn, more was needed.”
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