The 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.
UAN32 led declines in the week ended 9/28/2012 - $20.80 lower to $424.80. Anhydrous down 58 cents to $838.17; UAN28 climbed $1.25 to $376.08.
Urea fell $6.08 to $597; DAP also lower $4.67 to $634.00.
Potash $0.09 higher to $655.75; MAP up $11.05 to $654.30.
Farm diesel unchanged at $3.69 and LP $0.02 higher to $1.35.
A secondary analysis follows. These figures exclude statistical highs and lows.
With high/low figures excluded, DAP led decliners, falling $7.91 week-over-week to 632.20; MAP up $1.26 to $655.56.
Anhydrous down an even $2.00 to $833.80; UAN28 $1.90 lower to 374.50; UAN32 dropped $6.88 to $420.25.
Urea sharply higher, up $7.20 to $588.30; Potash 70 cents lower to $601.00.
Farm diesel off a penny, lower to $3.68 and LP three cents stronger to $1.34.
Outliers of Note:
Ohio Anhydrous lead outliers to the high side for the second week in a row. Regional statewide average for Ohio Anhydrous at $941.00 - that's $102.83 over the region. LP spiked in Missouri to $1.58; South Dakota Farm Diesel nineteen cents over the region at $3.88/gallon.
On the low side, Nebraska Anhydrous lowballs the regional index at $779.00 - that's $59.17 below the regional average. Missouri diesel soft at $3.69 and the Dakota's share the lowest LP pricing in the region - both at $1.24, eleven cents below region.