A wet Midwest slowed farmers from getting crops planted in 2013. The same thing happened in 2008. The result in 2008 was a very busy May. The same held true for 2013. For example, as of June 9, 2013, 95% of the corn crop is planted compared to a mere 5% as of April 28th. All in all, it was a welcome problem compared to the drought that plagued the Midwest in 2012. The soil certainly needed the moisture restored for healthy crops.
Crops also need fertilizer. Ammonia is the simplest yet most efficient form of nitrogen fertilizer. It is both a final product and a feedstock for final products. Ammonia must be pressurized and temperature-controlled for storage...
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