Lower-cost nitrogen operations
Nutrien is the third-largest nitrogen producer in the world with close to 8 million
tonnes of gross ammonia product capacity and operations in 5 countries, including our joint-venture assets.
What is nitrogen and where does it come from?
Nitrogen (N) is one of the building blocks of life. About 80 percent of the air we breathe is nitrogen;
plants are able to use it once it is changed to ammonium or nitrate by industrial or natural
WHAT IS NITROGEN USED FOR?
Essential for protein synthesis and speeds plant growth
Plays a key role in animal growth and development
Used to make industrial products such as plastics, resins, adhesives and emission controls