• 2016 World Fertilizer Conference

    Registration is now open for the 2016 World Fertilizer Conference! More than 800 delegates from around the world will convene this September in sunny San Diego, California, for two days of building business networks and discussing issues and trends in the fertilizer industry.

  • 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. 

  • U.S. Fertilizer Jobs

    The U.S. fertilizer industry contributes $139 billion to the U.S. economy.

  • The Fertilizer Institute Applauds Senators’ Introduction of the FARM Act

    The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) commends Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) for introducing bipartisan legislation that would require the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) to withdraw a July 2015 memorandum that subjected approximately 3,800 agricultural retail facilities that store or handle anhydrous ammonia, a critical nitrogen fertilizer, to the Process Safety Management (PSM) program.

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  • 4R Summit Expands Nutrient Stewardship Knowledge Base

    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 21, 2016 -- Successful nutrient management requires a systems approach based on the 4R principles. That was the message farmers, crop consultants, and other ag industry stakeholders received during The Fertilizer Institute's (TFI) 4R Summit in Indianapolis last week. The annual event provides an opportunity for participants to learn more about implementing effective stewardship practices across North America's growing regions.

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  • The Nature Conservancy and The Fertilizer Institute Join Forces in Nutrient Stewardship Partnership

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The Nature Conservancy and The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) today announced a new partnership in support of farm practices that result in clean water. The two organizations signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) aimed at ensuring American agriculture has access to tools to use fertilizer with maximum environmental and economic efficiency.

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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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  • 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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  • Fertilizer Advocacy

    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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