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Inputs Monitor Regional Market Report -- 12/03/2012

December 3, 2012
By: Davis Michaelsen, Pro Farmer Inputs Monitor Editor

Inputs Monitor Regional Index Composite .27 lower week-over to $465.64.

Anhydrous, potash and LP posted gains while all other nutrients fell during the report week, but moves were small by percentage -- no nutrient moved more than one full percentage point.

LP marked the highest increase by percentage adding 0.76% -- $0.011 higher to $1.44.

Anhydrous gained 2.84 to $869.66; UAN28 down 0.83 to $378.50; UAN32 also down -- 0.23 lower to $428.44 and Urea falls .81%, a 4.75 decline during the week to end at $577.92.

DAP falls .16 to $657.67; MAP also lower -- down 0.08 to $669.17; Potash moves 0.25 higher to $604.42.

Farm diesel falls just 0.01, a 27% decline to end at

*A secondary analysis follows. These figures exclude statistical highs and lows...

With high/low figures excluded (HLEx), Inputs Monitor Regional Index Composite 0.03 higher week-over to $464.70.

LP marks the highest gains here adding 1.06% -- up 0.015 to $1.406/gallon.

Anhydrous climbs 3.80 to $869.80; UAN28 down an even dollar to $377.00; UAN32 0.29 lower to $425.14; Urea falls 5.50, a 0.94% dip to end at 578.50.

DAP 0.20 lower to $654.30; MAP 0.60 higher to $669.30; Potash up 0.70 to $601.70.

Farm diesel 0.11 lower to $3.576.

Differential between the two analyses (standard figures v. HLEx) stands at 0.94 -- a 0.20% margin -- in favor of the standard analysis at 465.64.

Your Inputs Monitor Regional Index covers twelve Midwestern states and includes weekly updates on fuel and fertilizer prices. Inputs Monitor carries a complete listing of all of these prices, breaking down each state by growing region. Visitors can click on any of these regions for updated local prices and state average prices.



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