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ARE DeLoach Professor of Agricultural Economics Aaron Smith Discusses Rising Fertilizer Prices in Recent CapRadio Interview

March 18, 2022

Fertilizer prices have nearly doubled during the pandemic and are now approaching record levels. The increase in prices could severely affect California farmers, who grow much of the nation’s fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables.

ARE professor Aaron Smith spoke with CapRadio’s Randol White about why prices are increasing.

Listen to the interview here (at 4:00 minute mark)

For more information about rising fertilizer prices read Smith's recent article in ARE Update.


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