March 11, 2015

Washington, D.C.  - The lawsuit filed by the Des Moines Water Works today against the governing authorities for 10 of the state’s drainage districts is unfortunate and will divert resources that could help fund a real solution to Des Moines’ water quality issue.

We are reviewing the...

February 2, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Agricultural, first responder and safety organizations today signed an alliance with federal agencies to advance fertilizer safety. 

The Agricultural Retailers Association, The Fertilizer Institute, International Fire Fighters Association, National Volunteer...

January 28, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, The Fertilizer Institute’s (TFI) President Chris Jahn testified before the...

January 12, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) today announced the winners of the 2015 4R Advocate Awards.  The 4R Advocate Award program, now in its fourth year, recognizes on-farm stewardship actions.  Winners are selected based on their actions to protect the environment, boost...

December 18, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) today applauds Senate passage of legislation to increase the inland waterways barge diesel fuel user fee.  This increase is also supported by commercial barge operators.  The legislation, which was included as part of...

December 11, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – ResponsibleAg, a new safety and security initiative for fertilizer retailers, was highlighted today in a joint Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW) and Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) hearing...

December 10, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) today commends the Senate for passage of H.R. 4007 “Protecting and Securing Chemical Facilities from Terrorist Attacks Act of 2014” and we strongly urge the House of Representatives to act quickly to pass this...

November 26, 2014

Given the important role that the fertilizer industry is playing in the U.S. economic recovery, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) is very concerned about the timing of this proposal, which experts say...

November 6, 2014

“The American people have made their voices heard and have elected a new class of officials to lead and govern at the local, state and federal levels,” said The Fertilizer Institute (TFI)...

October 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C., (October 29, 2014) – As farming practices increasingly attract interest from the general public, two farmers are ensuring they meet public approval. They use proven management practices that focus on improving soil quality and...