We Are Fertilizer Canada

Making changes that positively impact the environment, economy, and social fabrics of Canadian life

Who We are

We are growing stronger

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

We are always working towards better

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Fertilizer Industry Benefits

We are working for Canada’s economy

The fertilizer industry plays an essential role in Canada’s economy, contributing $23 billion annually and over 76,000 jobs. The association is committed to supporting the fertilizer industry with innovative research and programming, while advocating for sustainability, stewardship, safety, and security through standards and Codes of Practice.

76,000 Jobs

The Canadian fertilizer industry supports 76,000 jobs in Canada.

$23 Billion

The fertilizer industry creates $23 billion in annual economic activity in Canada.

12% Supply

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

75+ Countries

Canadian fertilizer is exported to over 75 countries.

95% Exported

95% of Canada’s potash production is exported.

3rd in Volume

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

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Nutrien is the world’s largest provider of crop inputs and services, playing a critical role in helping growers increase food production in a sustainable manner.

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Richardson International is Canada’s largest agribusiness and is recognized as a global leader in agriculture and food processing.

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Mosaic is a leader in the potash industry with annual capacity of 10.5 million tonnes of product per year. Production during 2016 totaled 7.6 million tonnes, or approximately 13% of estimated world annual production and 42% of estimated North American annual production.

Our Focus

We are a unified voice for the fertilizer industry

Fertilizer Canada represents manufacturers, wholesale and retail distributors of nitrogen, phosphate, potash, and sulphur fertilizers.


Fertilizer Canada works with all industry stakeholders to advance the development and deployment of the best science-based environmental stewardship practices for fertilizers.

Safety & Security

On behalf of industry, farmers and the public, Fertilizer Canada helps ensure that fertilizer is stored, transported and applied with rigorous attention to safety and security.


To enhance the global competitiveness of Canadian agriculture, Fertilizer Canada liaises with government on a wide-range of policy issues relating to the fertilizer sector.


Fertilizer Canada is committed to strong membership value. Your company will benefit from a wide range of services provided by a team of respected industry professionals recognized in Canada and within the international fertilizer industry.


Committees are a vital component of the success of Fertilizer Canada. When they work effectively, our committees provide valuable insight and advice to the Board of Directors and staff and can help efficiently achieve the goals and vision of the association.



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August 19, 2024

August 19, 2024 – August 21, 2024 @ All Day – Fertilizer Canada is pleased to invite members to our 77th Annual Conference in Montreal from Aug. 19 to 21, 2024. Attended by delegates involved in all aspects of the fertilizer industry and related sectors, Fertilizer Canada’s Annual Conference offers a chance for collective collaboration on current hot topic issues and upcoming opportunities for positive growth. […]


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