• 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. 

  • Statement Regarding U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s Draft Report On the West Fertilizer Company Fire and Explosion

    The fertilizer industry takes its commitment to safety and security seriously. Since the April, 2013, fire and explosion, fertilizer manufacturers, wholesalers and retailers have taken concrete action to ensure that all fertilizer retailers have access to the information and tools required to comply with all applicable federal regulations. This effort is underway through ResponsibleAg, an independent organization that provides comprehensive regulatory compliance audits to the nation's fertilizer retailers.

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  • The Fertilizer Institute Hails House Passage of Surface Transportation Board Reauthorization Act

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) commended members of the United States House of Representatives for passage today of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization Act of 2015 (S. 808). S. 808 will promote greater competition between railroads and improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Surface Transportation Board (STB). The bill now goes to the White House, and is expected to be signed into law.

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  • TFI Commends Senate Approval of Rail PTC Deadline Extension, Urges President Obama to Sign Bill into Law

    Washington, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) commended members of the U.S. Senate for today’s unanimous vote for The Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 (H.R. 3819). The same legislation was passed yesterday by the House and extends the December 31, 2015, deadline for implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) on our nation’s rail system until December of 2018.

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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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