• 2015 World Fertilizer Conference

    Join fellow fertilizer industry delegates in Boston, Massachusetts, September 27-29, for the 2015 World Fertilizer Conference. 

  • ResponsibleAg

    The Fertilizer Institute is a proud supporter of ResponsibleAg - an industry-led stewardship initiative designed to help fertilizer storage and handling facilities achieve and maintain federal regulatory compliance.

  • 4R Certification Program: Western Lake Erie Basin

    The new 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program encourages agricultural retailers, service providers and other certified professionals to adopt proven fertilizer best management practices through the 4Rs. 

  • FERT ACTION

    Visit FERT ACTION today to learn more about TFI policy issues, the upcoming elections and ways to take action. 

  • TFI Statement on Waters of the United States Rule

    The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) is expressing concern about the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Army Corps) final “Waters of the United States,” WOTUS rule issued today. The rule defines the scope of waters regulated under jurisdiction of the federal Clean Water Act (CWA).

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  • 1980-2014: U.S. Corn Production More than Doubles; While Fertilizer Use Remains Almost Level

    The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) announced today that between 1980 and 2014, U.S. farmers more than doubled corn production using just under six percent more fertilizer nutrients than were used in 1980. The announcement is based on fertilizer application rate data released today by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS).

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  • The Fertilizer Institute calls for Meaningful Surface Transportation Board Reform

    With today’s House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure as a backdrop, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) registered its support for policies that will promote greater competition between railroads and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Surface Transportation Board (STB). A letter from TFI President Chris Jahn that was delivered to committee leadership as well as the leadership of the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials today, expressed support for the House action on legislation similar to the Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act of 2015 (S.808) which was recently approved by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportatio

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  • Fertilizer Means Food

    Because food production depletes soil nutrient supplies, farmers rely on fertilizers to keep their soils productive. In this way, the fertilizer industry helps nourish soils that in turn, nourish people.

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  • Environmental Stewardship

    The fertilizer industry is a leader in developing, supporting and promoting agronomic research and outreach programs that help farmers, gardeners and homeowners understand the latest environmentally-friendly nutrient technology and management practices available.

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  • Educational Resources

    Visit TFI’s educational resources section to learn about fertilizers from A (ammonia) to Z (zinc) and everything in between.

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  • News Releases

    Get the latest news from TFI by visiting the media center.

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  • Annual Reports

    Browse TFI’s annual reports for highlights of the Institute’s activities.

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  • Environmental Stewardship

    In order to remain sustainable, fertilizer production and use must take place in the most environmentally sensitive manner possible. Learn more about the fertilizer industry's environmental stewardship efforts.

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  • FERT Action

    FERT Action is TFI's new resource to help members get involved in local and national public policy decisions.

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  • ResponsibleAg

    ResponsibleAg is an independent, not-for-profit organization designed to support fertilizer retailers’ compliance with federal safety and security regulations.

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  • Stewardship

    Environmental concerns and increased food demand create agricultural challenges never seen before. 4R nutrient stewardship is helping ag professionals meet those challenges.

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