Fertilizer prices are still being influenced by the conflict overseas. National Corn Growers Association Director of Public Policy, Trade and Biotechnology Angus Kelly said the organization is asking the government to address the current tariffs on fertilizer. they’re working to relieve fertilizer tariffs. “You have some fertilizer companies who have filed for anti-dumping and/or countervailing duties and what does all that mean beyond the government gobblygook? Well, basically that means they want to put tariffs on overseas fertilizer coming into the U.S. Mosaic’s successfully got tariffs on phosphate, choking off Morocco’s access to our market, a place where we used to get affordable fertilizer from, but no more and you have CF Industries trying to get tariffs put on urea ammonium nitrates.” Kelly spoke at the Ag Summit in Brookings, South Dakota.
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