Agricultural retailers and Certified Crop Advisers from the Western Lake Erie Basin attended the Land to Lake Field Day, held August 21-22 on South Bass Island. The event provided participants the opportunity to learn more about the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program and hear the latest research happening on Lake Erie.
The event included a tour of The Ohio State University’s Stone Lab on Gibraltar Island and the Aquatic Visitors Center, as well as a variety of industry and research presentations including:
- John Oster, Morral Companies, LLC – Why it Makes Sense to Participate in the 4R Certification Program
- Jessica Stacy, The Andersons, Inc. – Case Study of the 4R Certification Program
- Christopher Winslow, Ohio Sea Grant College Program – Current Research at OSU Stone Lab
The Land to Lake Field Day was hosted by the Tri-State Watershed Alliance. The event was sponsored by the WLEB/Ohio 4R Nutrient Stewardship Council, Indiana Corn Marketing Council, Indiana Soybean Alliance, The Nature Conservancy and the Ohio AgriBusiness Association.