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Average Annual Fertilizer Prices in the
Northern Plains Region

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.

Note: The survey of 8–32–16 prices was discontinued in 2010.

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.
Typically, there is one year between updates.