Fertilizer Industry


During 2007 total revenue of the fertilizer industry of USA was 14,200 million dollars and the industry had also achieved a growth of 5.1%. Financial value of gross product of the US industry was 5,450 million dollars. There were 645 units of various establishments and 470 units of various enterprises. There were 15,750 people employed in the fertilizer industry of the US during 2007.

Major Names in US Fertilizer Industry


During 2007 total revenue of the fertilizer industry of USA was 14,200 million dollars and the industry had also achieved a growth of 5.1%. Financial value of gross product of the US industry was 5,450 million dollars. There were 645 units of various establishments and 470 units of various enterprises. There were 15,750 people employed in the fertilizer industry of the US during 2007.

Major Names in US Fertilizer Industry
The major names in US fertilizer industry are Terra Industries Inc., IMC Global Inc., Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., and Agrium Inc. The major products and services of the fertilizer industry of the USA are phosphatic fertilizer manufacturing, fertilizer (mixing only) manufacturing and nitrogenous fertilizer manufacturing.

  Performance of US Fertilizer Industry
The US fertilizer industry exported products and services worth 3,856.6 million dollars during 2007 and imported goods and services worth 7,511million dollars. The total amount of wages provided during 2007 in the US fertilizer industry was 860 million dollars.

Activities of US Fertilizer Industry The fertilizer industry of the USA is a diverse one. It engages in a number of activities that may be mentioned as below:

  • Ammonia, anhydrous and aqueous, manufacturing
  • Diammonium phosphates manufacturing
  • Ammonium nitrate manufacturing
  • Fertilizers, mixed, made in plants producing phosphatic fertilizer materials
  • Ammonium sulfate manufacturing
  • Phosphatic fertilizer materials manufacturing
  • Anhydrous ammonia manufacturing
  • Phosphoric acid manufacturing
  • Mixing and making fertilizers in plants producing nitrogenous fertilizer materials
  • Plant foods, mixed, made in plants producing phosphatic fertilizer materials
  • Manufacturing fertilizers, natural organic, except compost
  • Superphosphates manufacturing
  • Manufacturing fertilizers of animal waste origin
  • Compost manufacturing
  • Fertilizers, of sewage origin, manufacturing
  • Fertilizers, mixed, made in plants not manufacturing fertilizer materials
  • Nitric acid manufacturing
  • Mixing purchased fertilizer materials
  • Nitrogenous fertilizer materials manufacturing
  • Nitrogenous fertilizers made by mixing purchased materials
  • Plant foods, mixed, made in plants producing nitrogenous fertilizer materials
  • Phosphatic fertilizers made by mixing purchased materials
  • Urea manufacturing
  • Potassic fertilizers made by mixing purchased materials
  • Ammonium phosphates manufacturing
  • Potting soil manufacturing
  • Defluorinated phosphates manufacturing

Products of US Fertilizer Industry
The names of some of the most popular fertilizer products available in the United States of America are as follows:

  • True Organic Fertilizer
  • DAP Fertilizer
  • Natural Organic Liquid Bonemeal Fertilizer
  • Urea 46 Fertilizer
  • Urea 46% Carbamide Urea Prilled
  • “poultry Gould” Organic Fertilizer NPK 4-3-3
  • Parker Neem Organic Fertilizer
  • Plus minerals Florastim Fertilizer
  • Rock Phosphate / Rock Sulfur Fertilizer
  • Organic Fertilizer
  • Organic Pelletized Poultry Fertilizer With Trace Minerals
  • Liquid Fertilizer
  • Terra Foods 16 Oz Concentrate
  • Natural Kelp & Sulfate of Potash Fertilizer
  • Seaweed Extract Fertilizer
  • Micro Excellerate Fertilizer
  • Humus Plus Organic Fertilizer
  • Soil Sensation
  • Organic Fertilizer Pellets
  • Agrirx60 Organic Fertilizer

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