• 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.

  • Statement of Support for ResponsibleAg

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fertilizer industry places a priority on the safe storage, handling, and transportation of plant nutrients. The Fertilizer Institute and the Agricultural Retailers Association have formed ResponsibleAg to support federal regulatory compliance by all agricultural retailers.

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  • First of its Kind Economic Report Shows Fertilizer Industry Supports Nearly Half a Million U.S. Jobs

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fertilizers are well known for their contribution to the world’s food supply, but until now, the economic value and jobs provided by the fertilizer industry have not been known. The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) is proud to announce the release of a first of its kind economic impact study that quantifies the fertilizer industry’s contribution to the U.S. economy and at the state and congressional district levels.

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  • TFI Takes 4R Nutrient Stewardship Outreach to USDA’s Outlook Conference

    Arlington, Va. – The Fertilizer Institute’s (TFI) President Chris Jahn today profiled positive steps the fertilizer industry is taking to ensure that its products are used with the greatest environmental and economic efficiency. Jahn’s remarks, delivered at the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) annual Outlook Forum, centered on 4R nutrient stewardship (use of the right fertilizer source at the right rate, the right time, and in the right place) and its potential to help farmers protect air and water quality.

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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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