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Price spike in sulphur leaves farmers, fertilizer makers sour

Winnipeg | Reuters — Phosphate fertilizer producers such as Mosaic Co. and PotashCorp are paying the highest prices in two years for sulphur, a key ingredient in their farm products, but farmers are the ones absorbing the extra cost. Higher sulphur costs, the result of tight global supplies and strong Chinese demand, come as fertilizer […] Read more



Diesel prices hang steady in West, for now

CNS Canada –– It doesn’t appear the gasoline shortage that has left many pumps across Western Canada dry will be spreading to the diesel sector, at least for now. Fires in northern Alberta and problems at a refinery in Edmonton crimped available supplies of gas for many Prairie retailers this week. While some Petro-Canada and […] Read more