Potash Market News Directory

Canpotex Looks to Raise Price of Potash in China Deal

Reuters reported that Canpotex Ltd., a North American company owned by The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (TSX:POT,NYSE:POT) and Agrium Inc. (TSX:AGU,NYSE:AGU), is requesting an 8 percent increase in its 2015 potash supply contract with China's Sinofert Holdings.

Manitoba Looking to Start Potash Mine

The Winnipeg Free Press reported that the Canadian province of Manitoba has sent an information package to a number of companies to gauge their interest in developing 28,024 hectares "of undeveloped, mineable high-grade potash deposits" north of Russell.

Uralkali Looks to India for Supply Deal Ahead of China

Bloomberg reported that Uralkali (MCX:URKA,LSE:URALL) may opt for a supply deal with India ahead of China for the first time since 2008, which may mean a price increase. China, being the biggest consumer of potash, usually makes the deal first, providing a benchmark price for the year and with India paying a premium.

Infographic: The Shifting Market For Corn in the US

The latest infographic from Visual Capitalist looks at the changing corn industry in the United States. Although this graphic focuses on genetically modified corn strains and ethanol subsidies, investors in potash fertilizer might also want to check out the industry update.

“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.