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Hurricane Ian misses Florida phosphate plants

A fertilizer marketing expert says U.S. agriculture dodged a bullet when Hurricane Ian made landfall. 

Josh Linville with StoneX says, “The worst of the storm surge and wind, and all of that was south of Tampa.”

Linville says a lot of North American phosphate is produced in Florida, and although the storm caused considerable damage, it missed the phosphate production facilities. “What we expect to hear is yeah, maybe a little bit of hurt here or there but overall, minimal damage, minimal flooding.

Hurricane Ian misses Florida phosphate plants