WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) President & CEO Chris Jahn today lauded Friday’s announcement by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative on the removal of section 232 tariffs imposed on imports of steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico, saying the news is welcomed by the country’s agricultural sector as the deal will also eliminate retaliatory tariffs that had been imposed by the two countries on U.S. agricultural exports.
Simply put, fertilizer—or even simpler, plant food—is any combination of specific nutrients designed to provide the nourishment essential for growth and maintenance of crops.
As an industry, fertilizer stretches across the world. And with the global population expected to be nearly 10 billion people by 2050, the science, values and operations of the fertilizer industry is more important than ever. Click below to read more about the science and logistics of fertilizer.