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Fertilizer Canada is an industry association representing Canadian manufacturers, wholesalers and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate and potash fertilizer used in the production of agricultural crops that help feed the world.

Fertilizer – An industry that works for Canada’s economy

Why The Fertilizer Industry Matters To Canada

12,000 jobs
The Canadian fertilizer industry employs more than
12,000 Canadians in high skilled, high paying jobs.

Why The Fertilizer Industry Matters To Canada

80+ countries
Canadian fertilizer is exported to over 80 countries.

Why The Fertilizer Industry Matters To Canada

$12
billion
The fertilizer industry creates $12 billion in annual economic activity in Canada.

Why The Fertilizer Industry Matters To Canada

95% exported
95% of Canada’s potash production is exported.

Why The Fertilizer Industry Matters To Canada

12%
12% of the world’s fertilizer supply comes from Canada.

Why The Fertilizer Industry Matters To Canada

3rd
in volume
Fertilizer is the 3rd highest volume commodity shipped by Canadian railways

News

Spreading the Sustainability Message

Following the release of our first Sustainability Report, Fertilizer Canada President & CEO Garth Whyte had the opportunity to speak with Peter Watts of News Talk 770 in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta during the radio’s morning show on Saturday, May 20. Whyte...

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Mapping a Path to Sustainable Agriculture

The global population is expected to climb to 9.7 billion by 2050. In order to provide food and clothing for such a vast population with increasingly fewer resources, creating sustainability in agriculture is of utmost importance and should already be a top priority...

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2017 4R Summit to be Held in Minneapolis this June

The annual 4R Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Minn. on June 12 and 13 this year. The summit is an opportunity for participants to learn more about the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program and hear how stakeholders across the country are implementing 4R principles. See...

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Events

Next Fertilizer Canada Event

North American Fertilizer Transportation Forum

August 20, 2017 - August 22, 2017

Commercial fertilizers feed the crops that feed the world. An efficient transportation system is key to continuing the competitiveness of North America’s fertilizer industry. Be a part of the discussion at the North American Fertilizer Transportation Forum in Banff, Alberta.

Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Ave
Banff, Alberta T1L 1J4

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Upcoming Fertilizer Canada Event

Fertilizer Canada 72nd Annual Conference

August 21, 2017 - August 23, 2017

Fertilizer Canada invites you to the majestic Laurentian peaks, tucked into the heart of the region’s most picturesque village. Experience a Laurentian adventure at this inspired mountain château, a true legendary beauty.

Fairmont Banff Springs
405 Spray Ave
Banff, Alberta T1L 1J4

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