As farmers change how and when they apply fertilizer, Growmark is updating its cooperative facilities and agronomic recommendations to help its customers achieve economic and environmental goals.

New fertilizer terminal

Growmark’s new dry fertilizer storage terminal in Stuart provides more reliable and lower cost fertilizer-sourcing options for farmers, plant manager Jeff Miller explained recently during a tour for Iowa Farm Bureau government relations, commodity services and communications staff members.

The facility, which is managed by Agriland FS and serves customers in central and western Iowa, can store up to 15,500 tons of dry fertilizer, including...