UK: Time to take advantage of low fertiliser prices and restore soil reserves

As market prices for phosphate and potash fertilisers fall to their lowest for nearly four years growers are being urged to take advantage of the opportunity to restore soil reserves.

Openfield, Britain’s leading grain and inputs co-operative, says prices for diammonium phosphate (DAP), triple superphosphate (TSP) and murate of potash (MOP) are at their lowest level since the New Year of 2010.

“Phosphate (P) and potash (K) markets have seen significant price falls over the past 12 months and are currently trading near to the lows of 2009-10 due to lack of recent demand,” says Openfield fertiliser manager for the south of England, Adam Thwaites.

“For those who have taken a P and K holiday in recent years, the current prices represent a good opportunity to redress the balance and avoid depleting soil reserves further,” he adds.

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