Low-cost and competitively positioned facilities

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.

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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
processes. 

WHAT IS NITROGEN USED FOR?

Fertilizer

  • Essential for protein synthesis and speeds plant growth

Feed

  • Plays a key role in animal growth and development

Industrial

  • Used to make industrial products such as plastics, resins, adhesives and emission controls