Fertilizer can be produced more cheaply, responsibly

    Making anhydrous ammonia from natural gas and shipping it long distances does not make economic sense.

    Posted on March 11, 2014 at 3:56 p.m.

    Anhydrous ammonia can be produced locally on farms and in farming communities to create jobs in farming areas, reduce costs to farmers, reduce future increases in food costs and possibly eliminate shortages of this fertilizer while producing it in a more environmentally friendly method.

    Producing anhydrous ammonia from hydrogen produced from water electrolysis, nitrogen from the air, power from the sun and wind, and a catalyst can eliminate large transportation costs and help the economy. We may need federal grants and tax credits to make this happen faster, but to continue to make anhydrous ammonia from natural gas and shipping it from the Gulf of Mexico to the Midwest is not sound on an environmental, logistical and economic basis!



    Recommended for You

    cycling bicycle highway
    Posted on Sept. 2, 2015 at 10:30 a.m.
    Oil Prices-1
    Posted on Sept. 2, 2015 at 7:15 a.m.
    dick moore dyngus day forum
    Posted on Sept. 1, 2015 at 4:38 p.m.
    Back to top ^