A Plymouth-based company that produces and distributes concentrated phosphate and potash, crop nutrition products and feed ingredients.

May 15, 2018

Schafer: Mosaic's headquarters move is disappointing but put it into context

It was surprising to learn this week that the Mosaic Co. has elected to relocate its corporate headquarters to Florida, though the surprise was in…
August 2, 2016

After 2Q loss, Mosaic sees buying prospects

Shares jumped as execs signaled an end to slump in crop nutrient prices.
October 1, 2015
The site of a breach on the gypsum stack, that is a reservoir for phosphogypsum wastewater from the Cargill Crop Nutrition.

Feds reach nearly $2B settlement in suit with fertilizer maker Mosaic

The company has been in talks with federal regulators for a decade about waste handling at Florida, Louisiana sites.
September 23, 2015
Mosaic Co. warned Wednesday that fertilizer demand was lower than expected and it would respond by slowing production of key components, potash and ph

Mosaic shares dip again following production cut

Farmers pull back, and fertilizer companies feel it.
May 4, 2015

Mosaic results lifted by higher prices

The Mosaic Co. said Thursday its first-quarter profit rose 35 percent, helped by tax gains and higher prices for the two major commodities it sells,…
April 6, 2015
Mosaic CEO Jim Prokopanko in his Plymouth, Minn. headquarters.

CEO Pay Watch: Jim Prokopanko, Mosaic Co.

CEO Pay Watch Mosaic Co.James Prokopanko, president and CEOTotal compensation: $15,916,260 for the year ended Dec. 31Salary: $1,200,000Non-equity incentive pay: $2,203,200Other compensation: $817,037Exercised stock…
October 31, 2014

Mosaic forecasts more fertilizer gains despite growing cost pressures on farmers

Shipments for both phosphates and potash grew in the third quarter, the company said.
September 30, 2014

Mosaic to cut phosphate fertilizer production

Mosaic Co. on Tuesday said it will cut phosphate fertilizer production, a move that will result in lower operating rates at the company's mines and…
July 31, 2014

Mosaic's Prokopanko returning after medical leave

Jim Prokopanko had been on leave for cancer treatment.
July 30, 2014

Cargill buys Michigan salt mine, plant from Mosaic

Cargill Inc. said Wednesday that it acquired a Michigan mine and production facility that it will use for salt from Mosaic Co., its former fertilizer…
May 7, 2014
Mosaic said it would cut 500 of its 8,000 jobs as low fertilizer prices continue to erode profits. Jim Prokopanko, Mosaic's chief executive officer, i

Mosaic unveils 500 job cuts after 1Q profit declines

With the global fertilizer business in the dumps, Mosaic Co. said Tuesday that it is cutting more than 500 jobs globally, including about 50 at…
April 16, 2014

Mosaic to acquire ADM's fertilizer unit in South America

Plymouth-based Mosaic Co. has agreed to buy Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s fertilizer distribution business in Brazil and Paraguay for $350 million. The deal is expected…
November 5, 2013
A Mosaic Co. dragline carves out phosphate matrix in Tampa, Fla.

Mosaic's profit falls as price pressure builds

Mosaic Co., the fertilizer giant whose business was upended this summer by melodrama among Eastern European competitors, reported a 70 percent decline in third-quarter profit…
Mosaic expands in Florida
October 29, 2013
Mosaic Co., the world's largest producer of phosphate, on Monday bought the phosphate operations of CF Industries for $1.4 billion. 2011 file photo of

Mosaic buys Florida phosphate business for $1.4 billion

Plymouth firm gets a 22,000-acre phosphate mine and processing plant close to another mine it is building southeast of Tampa Bay.
August 22, 2013

CEO Pay Watch: Mosaic's James Prokopanko, $6.7 million

CEO Pay Watch Mosaic Co. Jim Prokopanko, president, CEO   Total compensation: $6,718,926 for the year ended May 31 Salary: $1,116,667 Non-equity incentive pay:…
August 8, 2013
An employee watched a machine transporting potash ore in the OAO Uralkali mine in Berezniki, Russia.

Schafer: Markets matter, even when a cartel is involved

It is refreshing to hear a CEO of a major publicly held company talk openly about making big money operating in a cartel, in this…
July 30, 2013
Plymouth-based Mosaic operates the K2 Potash Mine near Esterhazy, Saskatchewan.

Potash cartel collapse sends Mosaic shares down 17%

The collapse of a Russian cartel sent potash prices plunging; Mosaic's CFO says investor perceptions have been "upended."
Executive Compensation Report
July 29, 2013

Minnesota CEO pay: Lots of options

Minnesota's top CEOs cashed in far more stock options in 2012 than they did the year before, boosting median total pay 2.6 percent.
July 16, 2013

Mosaic's profit falls as fertilizer prices drop

With prices low and near-term demand rather slack, the company plans to cut potash production somewhat.
May 13, 2013

Mosaic prepares for stock buybacks

Besides purchasing shares from public stockholders, the company also could buy shares from the Cargill family charitable trusts.
April 16, 2013

Mosaic earnings edge up slightly

The second quarter for the Plymouth fertilizer producer was a mixed bag, with sales down from a year ago.
April 16, 2013
Streamsong was built about an hour from Tampa on sand dunes and rolling contours, a geography that’s unusual in central Florida.

Mosaic: From phosphate to fairways

Why is Mosaic building a golf resort in Florida? It's a way to give new life to an old mining site.
April 16, 2013

Mosaic settles collusion claim

It will pay $43.75 million, admit no wrongdoing to end litigation.
March 29, 2013
Mosaic CEO Jim Prokopanko

Mosaic earnings jump 26 percent

The fertilizer producer's third-quarter revenue was up 2 percent from a year earlier.
March 21, 2013

Mosaic invests in Saudi fertilizer venture

It will put $1 billion into a joint venture with two Saudi Arabian firms to mine phosphate and produce fertilizer in the Mideast nation.