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Potash articles written by MiningFeeds and our contributing editors about the potash mining sector.

Recognizing Agriculture Engineering Excellence: Brazil Potash Wins “Top Engenharia” Award


According the United Nations, the world’s population is projected to reach 9.8 billion by 2050 and 11.2 billion by 2100. Countries will need to maximize resources... Read more »

Jim Rogers Commodity Fund: July Best Month Since Sept. 2016; Metals Lead


In July, the Rogers International Commodity Index (RICI) had its best month since September, 2016, according to Price Asset Management, a US-based firm that manages a commodity fund based on the RICI index. The index was up 3.13%, slightly ahead of the benchmark Bloomberg Commodity Index (BCOM) which was... Read more »

Fertilizer market still pressured by low crop prices. Will El Nino change the scene?


Introduction Global fertilizer prices remain under pressure due to low prices of major crops and global economic uncertainty. These factors have squeezed farmers’ margins and lowered the demand for fertilizers. Currency volatility between different regions is also affecting the fertilizer trade,... Read more »

Agrium’s (TSX:AGU) Axing of EarthRenew Contract Hurts Agri-Innovation


What if I told you that one country alone controlled the world’s food supply and its ability to feed growing populations? I think that’s something you’d want to know more about. Tracking prices of gold and silver and understanding fluctuating supply and demands of mined commodities like uranium and copper are... Read more »

Potash Ridge Receives Great News, the Next Junior Potash Player


The following press release came out Tuesday after the market close. This is big news as it proves once again the strong working relationship between Potash Ridge [PRK.TO] & [POTRF] and the State agencies of Utah, most notably the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining, "DOGM." Utah is a very mining... Read more »

Bright outlook for potash, but caution needed


After 2 years of falls, potash prices have increased 6% since the beginning of the year. Many expect that this upward trend will continue but there are some elements that could drive the price down again. What is potash? Potash is an important group of chemicals containing potassium, which are... Read more »

Potash: Buy, Sell, or Hold?


Take a look at the literature over the last three years and you’re likely to come away just as confused as when you started. “The future looks bleak.” “Potash capacity expected to rise 37% between 2011 and 2015.” “Uralkali declares price war on potash market.” “Potash demand projected to increase 3.1... Read more »

Mining Stocks to Watch in 2013 - Part 1


It's time for our annual Stocks to Watch list. 2013 is well underway and we've seen some very interesting developments in the mining markets. Despite the obvious issues facing the global economy, there is a subtle optimism brewing that perhaps the worst is behind us. To some degree, watching the DJIA hit new 52 week... Read more »

Top Mining Minds: Stan Bharti, Forbes & Manhattan


Stan Bharti is a professional mining engineer, business consultant, international financier, and entrepreneur. In 2002, Mr. Bharti founded Forbes & Manhattan, a private merchant banking organization with a focus on the natural resources sector. Today, Forbes & Manhattan has investment interests in a large... Read more »

Tekoa Da Silva - Ross Beaty Interview


I had the great opportunity yesterday to connect with legendary resource developer & financier, Ross Beaty, founder and chairman of the $2.7B Pan American Silver Corp., and executive chairman of Alterra Power Corp. Throughout his 37 year career, Ross has generated an astounding sum of over $4B worth of shareholder... Read more »

Junior Mining Stocks - Buy, Hold or Sell?


As we begin to count down the remaining days in 2012 many investors in junior mining stocks are faced with the same decision - do I sell my shares for a tax loss or do I hold onto hope for 2013? Yes, that is the scope of the carnage in the junior mining markets today. 2012 was, without question, one of the worst... Read more »

Are Mining Stocks Oversold?


A sneaky thing happened over the last five trading days. The major gold mining companies leapt back into oversold territories (when measured against gold), the likes of which are only seen a few times a century.  This summer as many mining analysts pointed out, miners hit their most oversold levels in the last 30 years,... Read more »

Eurozone Enters Recession


The Eurozone fell into recession in Q3, according to official gross domestic product data published Thursday. Eurozone GDP shrank 0.1% from Q2, a 0.6% year-on-year drop. Germany and France both grew 0.2% quarter-on-quarter, while Italy's economy shrank by 0.2%. Spain's economy also contracted, shrinking 0.3% in the... Read more »

Peter Brown, Canaccord Financial


Peter Brown has contributed to the growth and prestige of Canada’s mining industry by helping many resource entrepreneurs and emerging companies gain access to venture capital. This capital has enabled countless mining entrepreneurs and professionals to acquire, explore and develop promising mineral prospects and... Read more »

Top Mining Minds


Top Mining Minds is an ongoing editorial and interview series from MiningFeeds.com, the internet's #1 investment website focused exclusively on mining. We connect with some of the world's most successful and influential mining industry magnates. From company builders to company financiers, we feature the mining industry's... Read more »

Adam Parker: QE3 Inadequate


The Bangles, an American all-female band that originated in the early 1980s, scored several hit singles during the decade. Susanna Hoffs joined sisters Vicki and Debbi Peterson and Annette Zilinskas to form the band in Los Angeles. The Bangles and their friendly 80s synthpop sound came to the attention of Prince.... Read more »

Follow Mining Stocks


As an investor in mining stocks it is difficult to stay connected with your investments and the companies on your watch list. Wouldn't it be great if someone designed an email application that sent you daily updates featuring company-specific news and media articles? Well, it is great and it's a free service from... Read more »

Mining Stock Indexes


At MiningFeeds, we are committed to providing mining investors with the best information available on the internet. But we are not just fans of mining, we are also fans of technology. In April, 2012 we launched our unique and proprietary "Mining Stock Indexes". These indexes are connected to the category listings... Read more »

Potash Stocks are on the Move


Potash stocks are on the move again. The recent heat wave and drought hitting the Midwestern United States has seen corn prices jump 38% since June 1st. The Obama administration identified the current drought plaguing farmers across the U.S. as the worst in 25 years. Agriculture... Read more »

Upcoming Q2 Mining Milestones


Perhaps we should call this article, "PDAC Revisited". While meeting with mining company executives at the annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto in March, we wanted to know what was coming up in Q2, 2012? For some companies, it was business as usual, but a number of... Read more »

Metals and Minerals Investment Sector


There is always a sector among the raw materials on the verge of a period of "euphoria". On the chart below, each resource is represented by a company, because the indexes do not exist for all of the individual resources. Notice that, for 10 years, there is always a sector that is in a phase of "boom",... Read more »

PDAC 2012 - Mining Milestones in March


After meeting with mining companies for the past two days at the annual PDAC convention in Toronto, we're pleased to present a list of upcoming mining milestones in March. Or shall we say, March/early April as prefaced by many of the executives in attendance at this year's convention. In alphabetical order, here's... Read more »

2012 - Off to a Bang!


2012 is upon us and it was a good opening week for the both the markets and mining companies alike. On the heels of intense tax-loss selling in December despite positive economic data hitting the headlines as 2011 came to a close, nothing seemed to stem the tide of December tax-loss selling as many mining issuers set... Read more »

World's Largest Miners Like Potash


Major mining companies are looking to enter the potash business, or expand existing operations, as they look for increased demand from developing nations such as China, India and Brazil. "This is a solid business and the big mining companies agree. If they can find a way to participate in it, they will.” Mark... Read more »

Potash: Saskatchewan Gold


Higher crop yields are needed in order to feed today’s global population of seven billion so strong fertilizer prices are sustainable. Over the next fifty years, as we add another 4.5 billion people to the world’s population, global demand for food will increase almost 70% if population growth predictions are correct. The... Read more »

Movers and Shakers


Here are your "Movers and Shakers" for the week ending September 16th, 2011 on the TSX and TSX-V Exchanges. In no particular order,... Read more »

Literally, Mining Technologies Make Money


After buying your morning double-double at Tim Horton's, do you ever wonder where the coins came from? Long before they were turned into the money that we all carry around with us in our pockets, they were raw metals hidden in the earth. How do mining companies know where to drill to find metal deposits? Once they find... Read more »

Bad news is good news for potash stocks


The World Meteorological Organization predicts global food output may be impacted as climate change brings more extreme weather over the next decade. China, the organization says, is... Read more »

Dogs of the downturn: worst performing TSX 60 miners in May


Blink and you may have missed it. If the recent downturn in commodities is coming to an end, as some suggest, it was a brief correction. While the recent slump actually contained the worst week for commodities since the recession of late 2008, many believe it's a mere blip. Hussein Allidina, head of commodity research... Read more »

Why should investors care about Alkali Metals?


Not all alkali metals are created equally. All of the alkali metals share similar properties: they are highly reactive metals under standard conditions and are thus never found in their elemental form in nature. The two alkali metals that are of particular value to investors are lithium, due to its high electrochemical... Read more »

Five Potash Stocks to Watch in 2011 - Part 1


Unlike lithium, potash is not scarce. The resource, however, is concentrated in a few privileged places on the globe, such as Canada, Russia and Belarus. This fact, in effect, turns the idea of abundance on its ear. Potash is extremely rare if you live in a “have not” country. The concentration of supply, combined... Read more »

Five Potash Stocks to Watch in 2011 - Part 2


3. IC Potash (TSXV:ICP) All Potash is not created equal. The most common form, called Muriate of Potash, or MOP, accounts for about 95% of all potash fertilizers used worldwide. Toronto’s IC Potash, however, is concerned with the more rare and expensive Sulphate of Potash, or SOP. SOP is slightly... Read more »

Mining heats up in the Afar potash region


The Danakil Depression is a geological depression in the Horn of Africa that includes three areas: the Afar Triple Junction; part of the Great Rift Valley where it overlaps Eritrea; and, the Afar Region of Ethiopia and Djibouti. About 1200 km² (463 sq... Read more »

Passport joins the Potash party


Food, these days, is headline news. The 2007 Mexican tortilla riots, which came after a sudden and sharp rise in the price of corn, seemed an isolated incident at the time, but were actually the beginning of something much larger. From Algeria... Read more »


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Agrium Inc.AGU.TO+0.19%
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