Potash Looks to Roll with the Hits

Potash Looks to Roll with the Hits

Despite a volatile potash market, companies believe there are good times around the corner as demand for crops rises.

Fertilizer: The Next Contrarian Play?

while precious metals flounder about with their lackluster performance, investors might want to consider other avenues for their investing needs, like the fertilizer market.

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Company News

Mosaic Envisions Record 2015 Global Potash Sales

Mosaic Co. announced it was forecasting record global sales in both potash and phosphate shipments in 2015, bucking the trend of recent potash companies which have expressed slight concerns in a declining market.

Highfield Announces Further High-grade Potash at Muga Project

Highfield Resources Ltd. (ASX:HFR) announced that it has intersected new high-grade potash at its Muga potash project. Highlights include hole DDH J14-07, which intersected 5.1 meters at 16.4-percent K2O, including 1.5 meters at 29.9-percent K2O (47.3-percent KCl).

Agrium Rises Most in Five Years

Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU), a Canadian fertilizer and seeds company, rose the most in five years after it was revealed that ValueAct Capital Management LLC disclosed that it has a 5.7 percent stake in the company.

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Market News

“Outlook Has Rarely Been Brighter for Agriculture Companies” Says Globe Advisor

In an article from Globe Advisor, Globe Investor's in-house market strategist Scott Barlow suggested that although there is some caution required in the short term, the "outlook has rarely been brighter" for companies in the agricultural sector. He writes that long term trends point to sizeable opportunities in agriculture and related industries such as seed technology, water treatment, fertilizers and more.

South Sudan Conflict Could Result in Famine

The Guardian reported that continued conflicts in South Sudan are preventing the delivery of vital supplies which has set the country on the path towards a "hunger catastrophe."

Potash Juniors Beat Odd in Brazil and Ethiopia

Reuters reported that despite the slowdown in the potash market over the last eight months, two junior potash companies have managed to shake off the bearish sentiment of the industry, bolstered by their proximity to two of the world's most promising, but under-served fertilizer markets: Brazil and Africa.

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