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The Use of Anhydrous Ammonia in North Dakota

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Title: The Use of Anhydrous Ammonia in North Dakota
Author: Moraghan, J. T.
Description: In 1978, the importance of anhydrous ammonia usage in the state of North Dakota exceeded the national average. Economics drove the usage of ammonia in North Dakota as it is the most highly concentrated form of nitrogen fertilizer available. It was less expensive as well. It can be incorporated in it's application while the farmer tills the land. Their was a worry at this time that foreign sources of ammonia would flood the US marketplace. The physical properties of ammonia are discussed. The equipment used to to apply ammonia rated well with North Dakota farmers in it's application of the quantity required of ammonia. Problems with lateral distribution of ammonia among injection outlets was discussed.
Date: 1979
Subject: Fertilizers
Permalink: http://hdl.handle.net/10365/4527

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