Yara cuts cast doubt on Europe’s fertiliser production

A worker walks at the Yara ammonia plant in Porsgrunn, Norway August 9, 2017. Picture taken August 9, 2017. REUTERS/Lefteris Karagiannopoulos/File PhotoRegister now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.comRegisterSummaryCompaniesAmmonia used in fertilisers, requires vast amounts of gasCurtailed output means less fertiliser for agricultureFood production may be impacted – analystsAug 25 (Reuters) – Norway’s Yara (YAR.OL), one of the world’s largest fertiliser makers, is slashing ammonia production due to soaring gas prices, raising questions about Europe’s ability to produce enough fertiliser for its crops.Ammonia plays a key role in the manufacturing of fertiliser. Without it, crop yields will deteriorate because nutrients …
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