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Producing anhydrous ammonia locally may fix ag costs

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WILLMAR -- Last year, when the price of anhydrous ammonia soared to more than $1,000 a ton, crop farmers staggered under the high price of the popular nitrogen fertilizer.

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This year the cost is about half that, but because anhydrous ammonia is made from natural gas, the price will likely continue to be volatile and create instability for agricultural input costs.

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Carolyn Lange
A reporter for more than 30 years, Carolyn Lange covers county government and regional news with the West Central Tribune.
(320) 894-9750
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