- US fertilizer production capacity increased by 24% last year
- US output of urea surged by 10% boosted by a number of new and expanded plants in states from Iowa to Louisiana
- meanwhile, China, the world's #1 fertilizer producer, saw its production slump by 7% and exports drop by more than a third
- US shale revolution: accounts for the US surge in fertilizer production
- yes: due to fracking and horizontal drilling for natural gas
Much, much more at the link.