DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends
Retail Fertilizer Prices Inch Higher as Anhydrous Hits $719/Ton
OMAHA (DTN) – Retail fertilizer prices tracked by DTN for the fourth week of May 2021 show continued slightly higher prices, a trend that has been in place over the last two weeks.
No fertilizer prices were significantly higher, which DTN designates as 5% or more.
UAN32 and DAP prices increased 4% compared to last month at $407/ton and $652/ton, respectively.
The average price of UAN28 was 3% higher than last month at $361/ton.
Urea prices gained 2%, with an average retail price of $523/ton.
Three fertilizers' prices increased 1%. MAP was up to $709/ton, 10-34-0 had an average price of $619/ton while anhydrous was $719/ton.
Potash prices increased by less than 1% to $443/ton.
On a price per pound of nitrogen basis, the average urea price was at $0.57/lb.N, anhydrous $0.44/lb.N, UAN28 $0.65/lb.N and UAN32 $0.64/lb.N.
With retail fertilizer prices moving higher over recent months, all fertilizers are now higher in price from a year ago.
Potash is now 21% more expensive, 10-34-0 is 32% higher, urea is 39% more expensive, UAN32 46% higher, anhydrous is 50% more expensive, UAN28 is 53% higher, DAP is 59% more expensive and MAP 64% is higher compared to last year.
DTN collects roughly 1,700 retail fertilizer bids from 310 retailer locations weekly. Not all fertilizer prices change each week. Prices are subject to change at any time.
DTN Pro Grains subscribers can find current retail fertilizer price in the DTN Fertilizer Index on the Fertilizer page under Farm Business.
Retail fertilizer charts dating back to 2010 are available in the DTN fertilizer segment. The charts included cost of N/lb., DAP, MAP, potash, urea, 10-34-0, anhydrous, UAN28 and UAN32.
|May 25-29 2020||410||434||365||377|
|Jun 22-26 2020||404||429||363||359|
|Jul 20-24, 2020||407||428||360||358|
|Aug 17-21 2020||427||434||353||356|
|Sep 14-18 2020||434||448||344||360|
|Oct 12-16 2020||445||475||332||359|
|Nov 9-13 2020||454||486||333||358|
|Dec 7-11 2020||456||510||348||361|
|Jan 4-8 2021||482||543||369||368|
|Feb 1-5 2021||554||601||389||429|
|Mar 1-5 2021||609||673||416||474|
|Mar 29-Apr 2 2021||618||697||429||502|
|Apr 26-30 2021||629||703||433||513|
|May 24-28 2021||652||709||443||523|
|May 25-29 2020||468||478||236||279|
|Jun 22-26 2020||468||463||233||273|
|Jul 20-24, 2020||466||460||225||263|
|Aug 17-21 2020||465||445||220||259|
|Sep 14-18 2020||455||431||219||253|
|Oct 12-16 2020||457||424||209||249|
|Nov 9-13 2020||455||422||208||248|
|Dec 7-11 2020||464||429||210||252|
|Jan 4-8 2021||464||470||209||251|
|Feb 1-5 2021||502||507||239||272|
|Mar 1-5 2021||560||560||254||304|
|Mar 29-Apr 2 2021||599||685||340||377|
|Apr 26-30 2021||613||710||350||391|
|May 24-28 2021||619||719||361||407|
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