A forum for technical information about all aspects of fertilisers and crop nutrition.

Since 1947 the International Fertiliser Society has been a forum for the dissemination and discussion of technical information about all aspects of fertilisers and crop nutrition. As such, we are for all individuals throughout the food supply chain who have a professional interest in any aspect of fertiliser production, supply and usage.

We fulfil this purpose by organising conferences, webinars and meetings, from which we publish written papers and presentation recordings. Our archive of over 860 Proceedings and 130 recordings covers most aspects of this subject area and is arguably unique. As a non-representative organisation we are unconstrained in our flexibility to cover topics that will be of interest and value to our Members.

As crop nutrition has become more multi-faceted than ‘simply’ the efficient and effective production of high yields and quality crops, so the Society’s focus has broadened to encompass soil management, environmental impacts, sustainable production and the increasing need to maximise the utilisation of manure and slurry, along with other organic and recycled materials.

More information about the Society, the benefits of Membership, and the ability to join us, are available on our website.

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