Average Annual Fertilizer Prices in the
Northern Plains Region
1990 – 2014

The annual average prices paid for fertilizers in the Northern Plains are listed and graphed below. The Northern Plains region includes Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

Notes: The survey of 8–32–16 prices was discontinued in 2010. The survey of the rest of the prices was discontinued in 2015 and has been replaced with a price index.

bar chart showing Northern Plains 8-32-16 Prices from 1990 through 2009.
8-32-16
Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $239 2000 . . . . . . $231
1991 . . . . . . $230 2001 . . . . . . $251
1992 . . . . . . $238 2002 . . . . . . $182
1993 . . . . . . $214 2003 . . . . . . $222
1994 . . . . . . $228 2004 . . . . . . $233
1995 . . . . . . $233 2005 . . . . . . $256
1996 . . . . . . $265 2006 . . . . . . $284
1997 . . . . . . $236 2007 . . . . . . $373
1998 . . . . . . $242 2008 . . . . . . $694
1999 . . . . . . $243 2009 . . . . . . $653

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bar chart showing Northern Plains 10-34-0 Prices from 1990 through 2014.
10-34-0
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $221 2000 . . . . . . $229 2010 . . . . . . $399
1991 . . . . . . $217 2001 . . . . . . $253 2011 . . . . . . $740
1992 . . . . . . $215 2002 . . . . . . $223 2012 . . . . . . $653
1993 . . . . . . $210 2003 . . . . . . $243 2013 . . . . . . $664
1994 . . . . . . $223 2004 . . . . . . $244 2014 . . . . . . $652
1995 . . . . . . $247 2005 . . . . . . $254 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $247 2006 . . . . . . $305 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $247 2007 . . . . . . $348 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $253 2008 . . . . . . $681 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $241 2009 . . . . . . $745 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains 11-52-0 Prices from 1990 through 2014.
11-52-0
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $231 2000 . . . . . . $237 2010 . . . . . . $518
1991 . . . . . . $240 2001 . . . . . . $241 2011 . . . . . . $715
1992 . . . . . . $228 2002 . . . . . . $227 2012 . . . . . . $734
1993 . . . . . . $210 2003 . . . . . . $252 2013 . . . . . . $656
1994 . . . . . . $229 2004 . . . . . . $270 2014 . . . . . . $584
1995 . . . . . . $261 2005 . . . . . . $297 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $294 2006 . . . . . . $327 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $269 2007 . . . . . . $431 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $263 2008 . . . . . . $891 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $261 2009 . . . . . . $575 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains 18-46-0 (DAP) Prices from 1990 through 2014.
18-46-0 (DAP)
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $215 2000 . . . . . . $228 2010 . . . . . . $494
1991 . . . . . . $228 2001 . . . . . . $234 2011 . . . . . . $705
1992 . . . . . . $216 2002 . . . . . . $217 2012 . . . . . . $721
1993 . . . . . . $193 2003 . . . . . . $249 2013 . . . . . . $634
1994 . . . . . . $219 2004 . . . . . . $267 2014 . . . . . . $615
1995 . . . . . . $258 2005 . . . . . . $291 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $283 2006 . . . . . . $325 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $257 2007 . . . . . . $435 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $253 2008 . . . . . . $876 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $250 2009 . . . . . . $561 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains Ammonium Nitrate Prices from 1990 through 2014.
Ammonium Nitrate
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $168 2000 . . . . . . $173 2010 . . . . . . $353
1991 . . . . . . $170 2001 . . . . . . $241 2011 . . . . . . $445
1992 . . . . . . $163 2002 . . . . . . $178 2012 . . . . . . $485
1993 . . . . . . $168 2003 . . . . . . $231 2013 . . . . . . $509
1994 . . . . . . $171 2004 . . . . . . $236 2014 . . . . . . $517
1995 . . . . . . $206 2005 . . . . . . $258 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $225 2006 . . . . . . $314 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $226 2007 . . . . . . $356 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $181 2008 . . . . . . $458 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $171 2009 . . . . . . $400 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains Anhydrous Ammonia Prices from 1990 through 2014.
Anhydrous Ammonia
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $185 2000 . . . . . . $209 2010 . . . . . . $474
1991 . . . . . . $194 2001 . . . . . . $385 2011 . . . . . . $744
1992 . . . . . . $189 2002 . . . . . . $228 2012 . . . . . . $812
1993 . . . . . . $196 2003 . . . . . . $374 2013 . . . . . . $877
1994 . . . . . . $232 2004 . . . . . . $366 2014 . . . . . . $888
1995 . . . . . . $323 2005 . . . . . . $394 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $287 2006 . . . . . . $489 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $288 2007 . . . . . . $500 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $237 2008 . . . . . . $731 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $190 2009 . . . . . . $640 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains Muriate of Potash Prices from 1990 through 2014.
Muriate of Potash - 60-62% K2O
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $160 2000 . . . . . . $162 2010 . . . . . . $507
1991 . . . . . . $158 2001 . . . . . . $171 2011 . . . . . . $598
1992 . . . . . . $154 2002 . . . . . . $166 2012 . . . . . . $641
1993 . . . . . . $150 2003 . . . . . . $166 2013 . . . . . . $581
1994 . . . . . . $151 2004 . . . . . . $176 2014 . . . . . . $589
1995 . . . . . . $157 2005 . . . . . . $238 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $153 2006 . . . . . . $259 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $154 2007 . . . . . . $272 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $160 2008 . . . . . . $526 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $164 2009 . . . . . . $828 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains Nitrogen Solutions Prices from 1990 through 2014.
Nitrogen Solutions - 28% N
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $130 2000 . . . . . . $117 2010 . . . . . . $256
1991 . . . . . . $126 2001 . . . . . . $203 2011 . . . . . . $368
1992 . . . . . . $125 2002 . . . . . . $129 2012 . . . . . . $381
1993 . . . . . . $127 2003 . . . . . . $160 2013 . . . . . . $395
1994 . . . . . . $132 2004 . . . . . . $168 2014 . . . . . . $364
1995 . . . . . . $161 2005 . . . . . . $209 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $158 2006 . . . . . . $226 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $150 2007 . . . . . . $272 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $122 2008 . . . . . . $370 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $111 2009 . . . . . . $323 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains Superphosphate Prices from 1990 through 2014.
Superphosphate - 44-46% P2O5
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $202 2000 . . . . . . $215 2010 . . . . . . $345
1991 . . . . . . $211 2001 . . . . . . $226 2011 . . . . . . $519
1992 . . . . . . $206 2002 . . . . . . $207 2012 . . . . . . $582
1993 . . . . . . $184 2003 . . . . . . $242 2013 . . . . . . $636
1994 . . . . . . $209 2004 . . . . . . $254 2014 . . . . . . $563
1995 . . . . . . $228 2005 . . . . . . $303 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $266 2006 . . . . . . $329 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $253 2007 . . . . . . $463 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $241 2008 . . . . . . $837 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $238 2009 . . . . . . NA 2019 . . . . . . NA

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bar chart showing Northern Plains Urea Prices from 1990 through 2014.
Urea 44-46%
Year Price Year Price Year Price
1990 . . . . . . $181 2000 . . . . . . $194 2010 . . . . . . $421
1991 . . . . . . $206 2001 . . . . . . $277 2011 . . . . . . $501
1992 . . . . . . $192 2002 . . . . . . $179 2012 . . . . . . $547
1993 . . . . . . $197 2003 . . . . . . $258 2013 . . . . . . $574
1994 . . . . . . $202 2004 . . . . . . $264 2014 . . . . . . $550
1995 . . . . . . $267 2005 . . . . . . $319 2015 . . . . . . NA
1996 . . . . . . $273 2006 . . . . . . $345 2016 . . . . . . NA
1997 . . . . . . $247 2007 . . . . . . $445 2017 . . . . . . NA
1998 . . . . . . $183 2008 . . . . . . $537 2018 . . . . . . NA
1999 . . . . . . $165 2009 . . . . . . $450 2019 . . . . . . NA

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Sources: “Nebraska Agri-Facts” and “Agricultural Prices”. United States Department of Agriculture. Nebraska Energy Office, Lincoln, NE.

Note: NA = Data is not available.

The tables and graphs were updated on May 1, 2014.