Illinois: Fertilizer Prices, Rates, and Costs for 2023 Sep 30, 2022

    🕔Sep 30, 2022
    While fertilizer prices have declined since spring, fertilizer prices remain high, and fertilizer costs are significantly higher than a year ago. Therefore, reducing rates where practicable seems prudent. Some fields […]

    Illinois Crop Production Costs Could Hit Record Levels This Spring Feb 2, 2022

    🕔Feb 2, 2022
    DTN writer Russ Quinn reported last week that, “Most retail fertilizer prices were slightly higher the third week of January 2022. But as was the case last week, one fertilizer was lower in price looking back […]

    “World Fertilizer Prices Continue to Soar,” 2022 U.S. Acreage Considerations Underway Nov 22, 2021

    🕔Nov 22, 2021
    Bloomberg writer Elizabeth Elkin reported on Friday that, “World fertilizer prices continue to soar as tightening supplies send costs up for farmers and consumers across the globe. “In India, contract pricing for the nutrient […]

    Illinois: Grain Farm Incomes to Take Hit from Fertilizer Cost Increases Nov 17, 2021

    🕔Nov 17, 2021
    Projected 2022 net incomes on Illinois grain farms are below 2020 and 2021 levels and approaching averages between 2013 and 2019. Rising costs and cash rents lead to these lower […]

    Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2022 Planting Decisions, Nitrogen Costs, and Crop Prices Oct 21, 2021

    🕔Oct 21, 2021
    For 2022, planting decisions relative to corn and soybeans are likely more complicated than usual due to rising production costs and uncertainties about commodity and fertilizer prices. Higher priced nitrogen […]

    Illinois Corn: Cutting Fertilizer Rates to Save Costs Aug 26, 2020

    🕔Aug 26, 2020
    Many farmers could experience greater financial returns by reducing fertilizer rates.  Many farmers apply nitrogen at rates above those recommended by land grant university research.  Moreover, in 2017, UIUC university […]

    Illinois: 2018 Crop Budgets – More of the Same Jul 26, 2017

    🕔Jul 26, 2017
    Crop budgets for 2018 now are available on farmdoc. In addition, 2017 crop budgets have been revised and 2016 returns and costs have been updated. Overall, 2018 budgets suggest more […]


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