TFI is your exclusive source for valuable statistics on fertilizer production, inventory and commerce. These reports are not available through any other organization and most of them are provided at no charge for TFI members.
Production and Inventory Package
This package includes four comprehensive production and inventory reports: The Fertilizer RECORD, Operating Rates, the Import/Export Summary and The Fertilizer RECORD Base Year Report.
Cost: Free to TFI members; $7,500 for non-TFI members
- The Fertilizer RECORD (quarterly): The RECORD provides the most current monthly information on production, producer inventories and producer disappearance. It also includes data on imports and exports.
Fertilizer RECORD Sample (PDF)
Import/Export Summary Sample (PDF)
- Operating Rates (semiannual): The survey summarizes data on operating rates expressing producing as a percent of capacity for the products covered in The RECORD.
Operating Rates Report Sample (PDF)
- The Fertilizer RECORD Base Year Report (annual): The summary reports final monthly and fiscal-year totals for all the products reported in The RECORD.
Fertilizer RECORD Base Year Sample (PDF)
Fertilizer Imports and Exports
Monthly fertilizer trade data (quantity and value for imports and quantity for exports) by material and country of origin for imports and by country of destination for exports. The report also includes totals by nutrient.
Cost: Free to TFI members; $250 for non-TFI members.
Phosphate Materials' Export Report
Reports U.S. exports of wet-process phosphoric acid and combined diammonium phosphate (DAP) and monoammonium phosphate (MAP) by country of destination on a monthly, calendar year-to-date and fertilizer year-to-date basis.
Cost: Free to TFI members; $2,500 for non-TFI members.
Feedgrade Phosphate Report
Reports monthly sales of dicalcium, tricalcium and monocalcium phosphate. This report also includes a monthly history back to January 1984.
Cost: Free to TFI members; $1,000 for non-TFI members.
Commercial Fertilizers Report
The 2015 edition of the Commercial Fertilizers report, a cooperative effort between TFI and the Association of American Plant Food Control Officials, has been finalized and copies are available for purchase. Basic findings from the report show a 5.3 percent decline in U.S. fertilizer nutrient consumption to 22.021 million short tons for the fertilizer year ending June 30, 2015.
Cost: $30 for members; $125 for non-TFI members