Fertilizer and Ethanol

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mnmtranching

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I have also decided to blame corn ethanol for the hi price of fertilizer. :nod:

Think about it. :compute:

2 dollar corn and the current price of fertilizer. :lol2: :lol2: Talking about a train wreck. :shock:

How much would corn producers need to be subsidized. :help:

I think fertilizer companies are basing the price of fertilizer on $5.50 corn. :mad:

I'm onto em. :cowboy: :cowboy:
 

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Not only that I have thought that ethanol is to blame for crappy public education. The decline in education must have started about the time mnmtranching was in 1st grade.
 
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Mrsomn, are you trying to tell us :shock: The closer you are to a ethanol plant :cry2: the more likely you are to have brain damage. :banana: :banana:
 
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:heart: Herfs, all you need to do to get a tread locked is to get sommn involved. :welcome:
 

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It seems to me everywhere I look prices on anything seem crazy I'm not sure what caused what . That being said commodity production is an infrastructure issue . For years we've under invested in production of all commodities . Ehtanol seems to have tipped the scales as far as supply and demand is concerned . The money from high crop prices will end up in the hands of everybody but the guy that raised it .

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Farmers have a huge input cost this year in their production. If anyone believes that big business and big government are going to let farmers make a lot of money, I still have that bridge for sale...
 

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Fertilizer is up for the same reason oil and chemicals are up. There are only a few people producing these things. A couple of years ago Monsanto bought out nearly every company that was making generic round-up. Shortly after proudct prices began to rise. Competition is a good thing :!: Why would oil companies want to build more refineries . . . so they could sell gas at a cheaper price because they have an abundance of it :???: Getting back to the fretilizer it has been climbing for three years now, comodity prices are just now catching up. Just ask any farmer that booked $5 wheat how thay made out this year :!:
 

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Ocean frieght at around $90 a ton to get it to our shore could be some of the reason. But since most fert. is delivered inland by mule and wagon I guess that is about all the frieght charge there would be :eek: Other countries around the world that do not make ethanol are still buying for $125 a ton I supose :tiphat:
 

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