Just as we help grow plants, we also grow our nation’s economy, adding $155 billion according to recent calculations. The fertilizer producers, wholesalers and retailers, along with the businesses that serve them, support nearly half a million U.S. jobs with total annual compensation of $36 billion.
We support businesses in all 50 states and these operations pay a combined $15 billion in local and federal taxes each year. The fertilizer industry supplies the nutrients farmers need to grow successful crops with the precise application, keeping them profitable while protecting the environment.
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The U.S. fertilizer industry grows the nation’s economy. We supply the nutrients farmers need to grow crops with the greatest amount of precision – which is good for the environment and good for farmers’ businesses. The production, wholesaling, and retail sales of our products and the companies that provide goods and services to our industry contribute $155 billion annually to the U.S. economy.
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Think you know about fertilizer? Think again. The U.S. fertilizer industry contributes $155 billion to the U.S. economy. The fertilizer producers, wholesalers and retailers, and the businesses that serve them support 495,000 U.S. jobs with total annual compensation of $36 billion. We support businesses in every state and these operations pay $15 billion in state and federal taxes each year. Fertilizer helps keep U.S. farmers profitable, and helps them grow in excess of $419 billion worth of crops each year.
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