Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Commercial Fertilizer Testing:
Uniform Fertilizer Tonnage Reporting System (UFTRS) Tonnage Format:
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Laws and Regulations
The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) enforces Florida's Commercial Fertilizer Law.
Any person or company who distributes fertilizer in Florida and whose name appears on the fertilizer label as the guarantor is responsible for obtaining a license from FDACS.
All licenses and specialty fertilizer registrations expire on June 30 of each year and are renewed annually.
The fee for obtaining a fertilizer license is $200. The fee for specialty fertilizer product registration is $200 per product.
How to Apply for or Renew a Fertilizer License
Fertilizer manufacturers can use the Fertilizer Licensing and Regulatory Website to apply for or renew a license.
View step-by-step instructions for:
Licensees are required to report sales of fertilizer to FDACS on a quarterly basis.
Fertilizer Tonnage Data
Florida Fertilizer Reports
Tonnage by Licensee
Tonnage by County
Request earlier reports by emailing AESCares@FreshFromFlorida.com.