Weather and war, strikes and sickness, backlogs and breakdowns, tight supply and high demand.
As agricultural fertilizer makes its long, complex journey through the logistics chain, there are multiple steps along the way, many different people involved and plenty of obstacles to overcome.
Still, somehow, that fertilizer arrives on the farm each spring, nourishing the crops that provide food, feed, fiber and fuel for the world.
“It’s crucial that our growers have the commodities they need to produce the best crop they can,” said Greg Straus, manager of MFA Incorporated’s Plant Foods facility in . . .
Story by Allison Jenkins
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