TFI Welcomes Confirmation of USDA Secretary Vilsack

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) President and CEO Corey Rosenbusch today released the below statement congratulating Secretary Vilsack on his confirmation to lead the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

“TFI and the fertilizer industry congratulate Secretary Vilsack in his return to leading the Department of Agriculture and welcome the opportunity to work with him again in this important role. Secretary Vilsack has a strong record of working collaboratively with all stakeholders to find solutions to the many challenges faced by agriculture. We are confident that he has what it takes to lead USDA during these challenging times by providing farmers with the tools necessary to continue growing the food, fuel and fiber to feed the world.” 



The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) is the leading voice of the nation’s fertilizer industry. Tracing its roots back to 1883, TFI’s membership includes fertilizer producers, wholesalers, retailers and trading firms. TFI’s full-time staff, based in Washington, D.C., serves its members through legislative, educational, technical, economic information and public communication programs. Find more information about TFI online at and follow us on Twitter at @Fertilizer_Inst. Learn more about TFI’s nutrient stewardship initiatives at and on Twitter at @4rnutrients.