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Federal board orders fertilizer delivery plans

April 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

A federal regulatory agency on Tuesday ordered two major railroads to report their plans to ensure fertilizer shipments for spring planting.
The Surface Transportation Board is requiring BNSF Railway and Canadian Pacific Railway to present their pla…continue reading on

Oil traffic may delay US fertilizer shipments, farmers warn

April 14, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — Increasing use of railroads to ship crude oil could disrupt fertilizer cargo this spring as Midwest farmers prepare for planting, U.S. agriculture leaders warn, even as one railroad said on Monday it will take steps to ensure timely de…continue reading on

Access to water, gas, transportation key in Grand Forks’ selection for fertilizer plant

May 9, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS – The selection of 320 acres northwest of town as the site of a proposed $1.5 billion fertilizer production plant came down to plentiful land and water, said developers, announcing the project Thursday. Continue Reading

Growers plan $1B project: Fertilizer plant to be built near Grand Forks using ND natural gas

May 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS North Dakota corn growers are planning a $1 billion nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing plant to be built near Grand Forks in rural Grand Forks County. Continue Reading

Frantic search ongoing after deadly Texas blast

April 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

WEST, Texas Rescue workers searched the smoldering ruins of a fertilizer plant Thursday for survivors of a monstrous explosion that leveled homes and businesses in every direction across the Texas prairie. As many as 15 people were feared dead and more than 160 others injured.
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Minnehaha commissioners approve plant near Colton

February 20, 2013 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) Commissioners in Minnehaha County have approved a $10 million fertilizer and seed plant near Colton despite the concerns of some area residents about its safety.
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SD Senate votes to raise fees on fertilizers to pay for research

February 5, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The various fees currently range from 5 cents to 25 cents per ton. The legislation would add 15 cents to each of those fees.
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Fertilize tank locks program being repealed in ND

December 31, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Officials are set to scrap a program in five North Dakota counties that aimed to combat methamphetamine labs by requiring farmers to lock tanks of a fertilizer used to make meth.
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Garretson-based fertilizer plant sold to Koch

December 27, 2012 in The Daily Republic

GARRETSON (AP) A fertilizer company based in South Dakota has been sold to Koch Fertilizer, a company that has plants in the United States, Canada, and Trinidad and Tobago.
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CHS addresses plans for fertilizer plant at annual meeting

December 18, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

CHS Inc. is moving forward on the $1.4 billion nitrogen fertilizer manufacturing plant in Spiritwood, N.D., officials said at the company’s annual meeting Dec. 6 and 7 in Minneapolis. Continue Reading