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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...

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...

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...

Nurse Tank Placards Regulatory Update

Further to the memo issued by Fertilizer Canada and the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers on Jan. 12, 2017, the respective Equivalency Certificates (SH 10006 – Ren 5 and SH 6171 – Ren 9) allowing placards on only the two longs sides of a nurse tank will expire on...

“Soil Your Undies” during National Soil Conservation Week

National Soil Conservation Week, from April 16 to 22, is an opportunity to talk about the importance of soil health and soil science as the foundation of sustainable agriculture. Last week, on April 10, the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC) launched their...

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...