STB issues order on fertilizer shipments

- The Surface Transportation Board issued an order yesterday, (Tuesday, April 15th) to the BNSF and Canadian Pacific rail companies in an attempt to ensure that adequate supplies of fertilizer are delivered for spring planting in the Western Corn Belt following a public hearing held April 10th in Washington, DC. Concerns about rail availability have been […]

Farmers double corn yields, reduce nutrient use

- Growing more, using less seems to be a consistent theme in conventional agriculture today as farmers adapt their operations to use the latest technology and conservation methods. That phrase continues to hold true as last week The Fertilizer Institute announced that during the last 30 years corn yields have doubled while famers have reduced their […]