January 27, 2016

Given ongoing litigation surrounding the West Fertilizer Company fire and explosion, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) is unable to comment on the specific recommendations contained in the Chemical Safety Board's (CSB) report. 

The fertilizer industry takes its commitment to safety and...

December 10, 2015

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...

October 28, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) lauded members of the U.S. House of Representatives for today’s passage of  The Surface Transportation Extension Act of 2015 (H.R. 3819), legislation to extend the deadline for implementation of Positive Train Control (PTC) on our nation’s...

October 28, 2015

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...

October 22, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) President Chris Jahn participated in a press conference today at the U.S. Capitol to urge Congress to act immediately to extend the deadline for implementing positive train control (PTC) technology and prevent a shutdown of the nation’s freight...

October 9, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C., October 9, 2015 – Bill and Chris Heintz, owners of Heintz Farms near Lakeview, Ohio, and Kevin Doseck with Crop Production Services in Botkins, Ohio, are featured in a new ...

October 6, 2015

The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) today kicked off the 2016 4R Advocate Awards Program with a call for entries from retailers wishing to highlight exceptional nutrient stewardship...

October 1, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) announced the election of Garrett Lofto, president of the agribusiness group at J.R. Simplot Company, to serve as chairman of the Institute’s Board of Directors. In addition, the board selected Chuck Magro, president and chief executive officer...

October 1, 2015

U.S. agriculture could grind to a halt if Congress does not act by Oct. 31 to pass critical rail transportation legislation. That’s...

October 1, 2015

Washington, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) today lauded House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee leadership including Reps. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.), Peter DeFazio (R-Ore.), Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) and Michael Capuano (D-Mass.), for introducing legislation to extend the deadline for...