Urea spike sees prices hit eight year highs

Gregor Heard
By Gregor Heard
Updated June 21 2021 - 8:15am, first published 2:00am
There is strong demand for urea globally, which has sent prices soaring.

THE RISE in global urea prices has seen some regions record their highest prices for the nitrogen fertiliser in eight years, according to a fertiliser industry expert.


Gregor Heard

Gregor Heard

National Grains Industry Reporter

Gregor Heard is ACM's national grains industry reporter, based in Horsham, Victoria. He has a wealth of knowledge surrounding the cropping sector through his 15 years in the role. Prior to that he was with the Fairfax network as a reporter with Stock & Land. Some of the major issues he has reported on during his time with the company include the deregulation of the export wheat market, the introduction of genetically modified crops and the fight to protect growers better from grain trader insolvencies. Still involved with the family farm he is passionate about rural Australia and its people and hopes to use his role to act as an advocate for those involved in the grain sector.

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