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Yara purchases Sacramento terminal

Yara has signed an agreement to purchase the assets of Agrium’s West Sacramento, California, nitrogen operations for $27 million. Yara will use the facilty as an import terminal to complement its California terminals in San Diego, Stockton and Port Hueneme. Based in Oslo, Norway, Yara was established in 1905. Yara is a manufacturer of ammonia, nitrates, NPK and specialty fertilizers.

Yara acquires ZIM

The Norwegian company Yara International has purchased German water sensor company ZIM Plant Technology. ZIM Plant Technology sells crop water sensor technology, used primarily in high-precision irrigation systems. Yara, based in Oslo, Norway, produces agricultural inputs including fertilizers, ammonia, nitrates, NPK and specialty fertilizers. Egil Hogna, senior vice president and head of downstream, said the purchase was “a strategic step for Yara into a new segment of the precision farming business.” Completion of the purchase…  » Read more