• ResponsibleAg

    The Fertilizer Institute is a proud supporter of ResponsibleAg - an industry-led stewardship initiative designed to help fertilizer storage and handling facilities achieve and maintain federal regulatory compliance.

  • 4R Certification Program: Western Lake Erie Basin

    The new 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program encourages agricultural retailers, service providers and other certified professionals to adopt proven fertilizer best management practices through the 4Rs. 

  • FERT ACTION

    Visit FERT ACTION today to learn more about TFI policy issues, the upcoming elections and ways to take action. 

  • U.S. Fertilizer Jobs

    The U.S. fertilizer industry contributes $141.2 billion to the U.S. economy.

  • Court Upholds PSM Retail Exemption

    WASHINGTON, D.C. September 23, 2016 – The D.C. Court of Appeals yesterday ruled the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) violated the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act and the Administrative Procedures Act (APA) when it issued an enforcement memorandum on July 22, 2015, redefining the longstanding retail facility exemption to the Process Safety Management Standard. The court’s action saves U.S. fertilizer retailers in excess of $100 million in compliance costs.

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  • The Fertilizer Institute Testifies in Support of Rail Reform Bill

    Sioux Falls, S.D. - The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) in partnership with TFI member CHS Inc. today applauded Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) and Ranking Member Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) for their leadership in support of December’s passage of the Surface Transportation Board (STB) Reauthorization Act of 2015 during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing in Sioux Falls, SD on implementation of the Act.

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  • Nominations Open for the 4R Advocate Program

    Nominations are now being accepted for the 4R Advocate program to recognize agricultural retailers and agricultural producers that are leading the way when it comes to implementing 4R nutrient stewardship on the farm.

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  • Fertilizer Means Food

    Because food production depletes soil nutrient supplies, farmers rely on fertilizers to keep their soils productive. In this way, the fertilizer industry helps nourish soils that in turn, nourish people.

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  • Environmental Stewardship

    The fertilizer industry is a leader in developing, supporting and promoting agronomic research and outreach programs that help farmers, gardeners and homeowners understand the latest environmentally-friendly nutrient technology and management practices available.

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  • Educational Resources

    Visit TFI’s educational resources section to learn about fertilizers from A (ammonia) to Z (zinc) and everything in between.

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  • News Releases

    Get the latest news from TFI by visiting the media center.

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  • Environmental Stewardship

    In order to remain sustainable, fertilizer production and use must take place in the most environmentally sensitive manner possible. Learn more about the fertilizer industry's environmental stewardship efforts.

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  • Fertilizer Advocacy

    FERT Action is TFI's new resource to help members get involved in local and national public policy decisions.

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  • ResponsibleAg

    ResponsibleAg is an independent, not-for-profit organization designed to support fertilizer retailers’ compliance with federal safety and security regulations.

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  • Stewardship

    Environmental concerns and increased food demand create agricultural challenges never seen before. 4R nutrient stewardship is helping ag professionals meet those challenges.

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