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Fertilizer use in the United States by crops and areas, 1964 estimates

D. B. Ibach

Fertilizer use in the United States by crops and areas, 1964 estimates

by D. B. Ibach

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service and Statistical Reporting Service in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Fertilizers -- United States -- Statistics.

    • Edition Notes

      Statement[by D.B. Ibach and J.R. Adams].
      GenreStatistics.
      SeriesStatistical bulletin / United States Department of Agriculture ;, no. 408, Statistical bulletin (United States. Dept. of Agriculture) ;, no. 408.
      ContributionsAdams, J. Richard 1898-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS633.2 .I2
      The Physical Object
      Pagination384 p. :
      Number of Pages384
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL239350M
      LC Control Numberagr67000321
      OCLC/WorldCa9762759

      A simple supply curve for energy crops can be estimated by knowing the yields, the area on which the yields occur, and the production costs for several areas. For example, assume that in a defined region, there are 10 total hectares and that yields of 5 dMT ha − 1 can be achieved on ha (total of dMT), dMT ha − 1 on ha (15 dMT), 10 dMT ha − 1 on ha (40 Water Implications of Biofuels Production in the United States, based in part on discussions at the colloquium, concludes that if projected future increases in use of corn for ethanol production do occur, the increase in harm to water quality could be considerable from the increases in fertilizer use, pesticide use, and soil erosion associated.

      There were several obstacles to chemical fertilizer use: Chemical (artificial) fertilizers were relatively expensive due, in part, to limited availability. Mechanized methods of application were yet to be developed. General knowledge of when and how much to apply on specific crops was not known. However, this would all change. Phosphorus is an essential element for plant and animal nutrition. Most phosphorus is consumed as a principal component of nitrogen-phosphorus-potassium fertilizers used on food crops throughout the world. Phosphate rock minerals are the only significant global resources of phosphorus. The United States is the world's leading producer and consumer of phosphate rock, which is.

      Imports - Fertilizers, Pesticides & Insecticides (Census) in the United States decreased to USD Million in May from USD Million in April of Imports - Fertilizers, Pesticides & Insecticides (in the United States averaged USD Million from until , reaching an all time high of USD Million in September of and a record low of USD Million in. Plant Industry, of the United States Department of Agriculture, and the State experiment stations of more than 20 fertilizer-using States. This program has been actively sponsored by the National Joint Committee on Fertilizer Application, an organization set up in and composed of official representatives of the American Society of.


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Fertilizer use in the United States by crops and areas, 1964 estimates by D. B. Ibach Download PDF EPUB FB2

Fertilizer use in the United States by crops and areas, estimates. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service and Statistical Reporting Service, (OCoLC) This product summarizes fertilizer consumption in the United States by plant nutrient and major fertilizer products—as well as consumption of mixed fertilizers, secondary nutrients, and micronutrients—for through the latest year for which statistics are available.

The share of planted crop acreage receiving fertilizer, and fertilizer applications per receiving acre (by nutrient), are. Genre/Form: Statistics: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Ibach, D.B.

(Donald Bryan), Commercial fertilizer used on crops and pasture in the United States, estimates. Fertilizer Use and Crop Yields in the United States The National Soil and Fertilizer Research Com- mittee, recognizing the crucial relationship of fertilizers to our national welfare, charged the Fertilizer Work Group with the responsibility of (1) assembling and analyzing experimental data relating to the fertilizer requirements of crops and.

ERS evaluates the influence of rising energy costs and crop prices on fertilizer prices, nutrient supply, and consumption. ERS research also examines factors influencing volatile fertilizer markets and farmers' strategies to manage nutrient use under price uncertainty.

ERS evaluates factors driving trends in the use and composition of pesticides in the United States. Fertilizer Consumption and Energy Input for 16 Crops in the United States Article (PDF Available) in Natural Resources Research 23(3) September with Reads How we measure 'reads'.

Fertilizer use on rainfed crops in Zone 1 increased rapidly and at a faster rate than in Zone 2. However, most of the fertilizer was applied to wheat, with much lower fertilizer use on food legumes. In Zone 3, where barley is the predominant crop, fertilizer use is rather limited. The rapid growth in fertilizer consumption throughout the s and s—as more acreage was devoted to high-yield crop varieties and hybrids that responded well to more intensive use of commercial fertilizer—peaked at million nutrient short tons (1 short ton is equal to 2, pounds) in the estimates (e.g.

India), rapid changes in the economic conditions (e.g. countries in East Europe and the former U.S.S.R.), inadequate data of fertilizer use by crop in many countries, annual variations and other factors that influence fertilizer demand. This publication presents data for 92 countries on fertilizer use by crop.

Food and Agriculture Organization, electronic files and web site. Fertilizer consumption (% of fertilizer production) Agricultural land (% of land area) Forest area (% of land area) Cereal production (metric tons) Agricultural land (sq. km) Rural land area where elevation is below 5 meters (% of total land area) Food production index ( Crop-specific fertilizer application estimates are derived from USDA surveys covering selected crops in selected years: data for corn (tables ) extend through ; while data for cotton (tables ) and wheat (tables ) were updated through Data on.

Amounts of fertilizer P 2 O 5 purchased by states in individual years,andand the % change in average amounts purchased per year from – to – Fertilizer information is reported by state fertilizer control offices and excludes livestock manure, liming materials, peat, potting soils, soil.

Fertilizer and our food. Fertilizers and our environment. Fertilizer products. Fluid fertilizers. Calcium, Magnesium, sulfur, and the micronutrients. Plant-soil-fertilizer relationships.

Fertilizer and water. Fertilizer and energy. diagnostic methods. Economics of fertilizer use. Safety in storage and handling of fertilizers. Estimates of yield response to fertilizer suitable for aggregative analysis in the setting of current technology are not available.

Therefore, this evaluation of the cur- rent and prospective economic position of fertilizer use is based on changes in index numbers of crop production per acre and fertilizer use per acre of cropland for account for the use of the remaining %.

P Fertilizer Use by Crop at the Global Level The contribution of the different crop categories to world K fertilizer consumption is quite different. High K-consuming crops (oil palm and sugar crops in particular) have a strong impact on K fertilizer use. In /15, cereals received Mt K 2. Fertilizer use and crop yields in the United States.

() AH Fiberboard manufacturing practices in the United States. () AH Field and seed crops: usual planting and harvesting dates by states in principal producing areas. () AH A field guide. Fertilizers 3 Fertilizers r, Agrikulturchemisches Institut, Universitat Bonn, Bonn, Federal Republic of Germany¨ ern Europe, the United States, and Japan, how-ever, the level of mineral fertilizer use has not tilizer use in some areas.

This decline will be. The history of American agriculture (–) covers the period from the first English settlers to the modern day. Below are detailed timelines covering farm machinery and technology, transportation, life on the farm, farmers and the land, and crops and livestock.

Get this from a library. Fertilizer used on crops and pasture in the United States, estimates. [United States.

Agricultural Research Service. Farm Economics Research Division.; United States. Agricultural Research Service. Soil and Water Conservation Research Division.;]. An official website of the United States government. excess fertilizer applied to crops and fields, Fertilizer use and run-off can be significantly reduced by appropriate fertilizer application through: implementing best management practices; employing precision agriculture methods.

The United States is a net importer of potash, but at the minimum it is self-sufficient in nitrogen and phosphate. More than three-fourths of the potash used domestically in fertilizer is of Canadian origin, and nearly all of the North American potash reserves are in Canada.

Key words: Fertilizer industry. Structure, Economies of scale.Fertilizers are essential to the security of the world’s food supply, and they must be used properly. The manufacture, sale and transportation of fertilizers is heavily regulated. States have difference regulations and statutes that address fertilizer use and production to .In the United States, the field crop segment dominates the fertilizer market.

Around 40% of total commercially applied NPK is put on corn, whose production is most intense in the Midwestern states. Insoybeans accounted for or less than 10% of the total NPK use.