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  • • Advisors you can trust
    • Productivity
    • High quality training
    • Environment
    • Accurate spreading
  • FERTILIZER INDUSTRY
    • Market Structure
    • Consumption
    • Sustainability
    • Supply
    • Global
    • Stewardship
    • Regulation
  • FERTILIZER ISSUES
    • Climate Change
    • Quarantine
    • Security
    • Nutrients in water
    • Description and labelling
    • Food safety
  • MEMBERSHIP
    • Value
    • Responsibility
    • Engagement
    • Reputation
    • Sale Statistics
Value
For Members

For Members

Efficient engagement in public policy

  • Stay informed - early involvement
  • Influence policy outcomes
  • Reduce your business risk

​Manage compliance

  • Codes of practice 
  • Industry standards
  • Training and accreditation

​Protect your reputation

  • High profile - policy makers
  • Strong links - science community
  • Broad membership - reputable companies

​Play your part

  • Shape our agenda
  • Membership is voluntary
  • Without members...
For Advisors

For Advisors

Professional development

  • Continuous improvement 
  • Fertcare information and events

​Enhance your reputation

  • Fertcare Accredited Advisor – the only national standard
  • Recognition by science and policy community
  • Farmer recognition is growing

​Set the standard

  • Accepted standards 
  • Rational assessment of alternative products
  • Independent QA audit

​Play your part

  • Promote your status 
  • Add value to the brand
For Policy and Science

For Policy and Science

Efficient engagement with industry

  • Comprehensive membership
  • Effective engagement

​Specialist knowledge

  • Products and agronomy
  • Logistics and supply chain
  • Customer requirements
  • Finance and economics

​Implementation

  • National training program
  • Accredited Advisors 
  • Contact with growers
  • Responsive members

​Play your part

For Farmers

For Farmers

Trusted products

  • Purchasing COP
  • Labelling COP
  • Substantiated product claims

​Trusted advice

  • Fertcare Accredited Advisors 
  • Fertcare training 
  • Fertcare Accu-Spread 

​Protect your farm

  • From hidden impurities
  • From Miss-labelled product
  • From unfounded advice
  • From uneven spreading

​Play your part

  • Ask for a Fertcare Advisor
  • Ask for an Accu-Spread contractor
  • Ask about labelling standards
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Track Record
  • Supported by government funding
    we have established a national training
    and accreditation program - Fertcare
  • 2800 Courses completed.
    Evaluated and awarded.
  • John Lewis (Director)
    receives a National Biosecurity Award
    from The Hon. Barnaby Joyce MP,
    for our work on quarantine
  • Since the first "Bali bombing" Fertilizer Australia
    has worked with the authorities to reduce the
    risk of fertilizer being misused.
    Our security code of practice was used in
    developing a national code covering all chemicals
    of security concern.
  • Fertilizer Australia is helping to develop
    and implement policy and management practices
    to manage nutrients in the
    Great Barrier Reef catchments.
 
Our Team

Fertilizer Australia has a small staff and works with member companies to develop and implement our programs.


Nick Drew
Executive Manager

Nick has a background that includes commercial agriculture, research and extension in the public sector and commercial and technical roles in the fertilizer Industry. 


Jeff Kraak
Program Manager

Jeff manages the Fertcare program and other projects. He has a long background in the fertilizer industry in technical, product development and sales roles and as a private consultant.


Monique Thomson
Customer Services Manager

Monique is the public face of Fertilizer Australia and administers the Fertcare Program. She has a background in customer service in the disability sector.


Adam Richardson
Chairman

Adam is Chief Executive Officer of Summit Fertilizers and Chairman of the Fertilizer Australia Board.

Our Members