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Ammonium Nitrate Code of Practice Amendments

Fertilizer Canada has finalized a number of minor amendments for implementation within the April 2016 Revision of the Agricultural Ammonium Nitrate Code of Practice (AN Code). The AN Code came into force December 31, 2015, requiring all members of Fertilizer Canada...

Fertilizer Canada Celebrates Canadian Ag Safety Week

Fertilizer Canada is celebrating Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) 2017 by promoting the safe and secure handling and use of fertilizer products through multiple eLearning courses geared towards industry workers and first responders. We’re an official...

Gaining support for 4R Nutrient Stewardship Nationwide

We have reached a tipping point. Last week, at the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s (CFA) Annual General Meeting held at the Ottawa Marriott from Feb. 21 to 23, Fertilizer Canada’s President and CEO Garth Whyte presented on the benefits 4R Nutrient...

4R Nutrient Stewardship takes centre stage in New Brunswick

With thousands of acres of farmland to be managed across the province, education on 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®) for nutrient management will be critical for continued agricultural sustainability in New Brunswick....

Celebrating Canada’s Agriculture Day

The world of agriculture is a tight-knit one, and if there was ever proof of that it was on Canada’s Agriculture Day. On Feb. 16, hundreds of industry representatives gathered at the Ottawa Marriot Hotel – alongside thousands of other Canadians marking the occasion at...

Fertilizer Shipments Survey – July to December 2016

The Fertilizer Shipments Survey is a mandatory Statistics Canada survey conducted by Agriculture Division on behalf of Fertilizer Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, starting in 2008. The survey produces statistics on shipments of fertilizer in Canada by...

Businesses Unite to Support Canada-US Trade

On January 26, 2017, Fertilizer Canada and 19 other business associations pledged to work with the Canadian government to help ensure that U.S. legislators are aware of the millions of American jobs that depend on the Canada-U.S. relationship. The Canadian Chamber of...

Canadian Science Shows Strong Support for Climate Smart Agriculture

On December 1, members of the Canadian 4R Research Network, a group of nine leading Canadian researchers, gather in Ottawa to deliver an important message on the agronomic data gathered on how applying fertilizer using Nitrous Oxide Emission Reduction Protocol (NERP)...

Canadian 4R Research Network

Agriculture has a valuable role to play in Canada’s plan to limit the impacts of climate change. Innovative climate smart practices, such as the Nitrous Oxide Emissions Reduction Protocol (NERP) and 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right...