|DTN Retail Fertilizer Trends|
On Sept. 15, CF Industries announced a halt in operations at two manufacturing facilities in the United Kingdom. Plants in Billingham and Ince, UK, are stopping production.
"The company does not have an estimate for when production will resume at the facilities," according to a CF Industries press release.
Then on Sept. 17 Yara announced it will curtail production at a at number of its European plants because record high natural gas prices in Europe are affecting ammonia production margins, according to a Yara press release.
By this week, Yara will have shut down around 40% of its European ammonia production capacity.