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Yara’s fertilizer terminal at Stockton, California. (Sebastian Braum photo,

Yara to buy Agrium fertilizer upgrading plant

Canadian fertilizer firm Agrium has a buyer lined up for a U.S. nitrogen upgrading site it’s been looking to sell since April. Oslo-based fertilizer giant Yara said Thursday it’s made a deal to buy Agrium’s West Sacramento Nitrogen Operations plant for US$27 million (C$36 million) and use the facility instead as an import terminal for […] Read more

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Agrium to shed California UAN plant

Fertilizer and ag retail firm Agrium plans to sell off its fertilizer upgrading plant in northern California. The Calgary company announced Thursday it “intends to divest” the West Sacramento plant sometime this year. On average, over the past couple of years, the plant has produced about 200,000 tonnes of nitrogen solution products, Agrium said. Agrium […] Read more