PrintThe 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program is governed and guided by the Nutrient Stewardship Council, a diverse set of stakeholders from business, government, university and non-governmental sectors with a common goal of maintaining agricultural productivity while also improving the quality of Lake Erie and its contributing watersheds.

For more information on the 4Rs, visit www.nutrientstewardship.com.

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Administered by Ohio AgriBusiness Association on behalf of the Nutrient Stewardship Council. Contact us about the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program by emailing aallman@oaba.net or calling 614-326-7520 ext. 1.


 

  • 4R Advisory Committee & Nutrient Stewardship Council:

    • *Larry Antosch – Ohio Farm Bureau Federation
    • Tony Bailey – Indiana Natural Resources Conservation Service
    • *Mindy Bankey – Ohio Federation of Soil & Water Cons. Districts
    • Matt Beal – Ohio Department of Agriculture
    • Beth Bechdol – Agribusiness Council of Indiana
    • Jennifer Boyle – Indiana Soil and Water Conservation Districts
    • Cindy Brookes – Sandusky River Watershed Coalition
    • Tom Bruulsema – International Plant Nutrition Institute
    • Shelby Burlew – Michigan State University Extension
    • Jim Byrum – Michigan Agri-Business Association
    • Jim Camberato – Purdue Extension
    • Laura Campbell – Michigan Farm Bureau
    • Jay Casteman – Nachurs
    • Karen Chapman – Environmental Defense Fund
    • Larry Clemens – The Nature Conservancy
    • Ed Crawford – Ohio Department of Natural Resources-Division of Soil & Water Resources
    • Jessica D’Ambrosia – The Nature Conservancy
    • Randy Dell – The Nature Conservancy
    • *Kevin Elder – Ohio Dept. of Agriculture
    • *Steve Emery – Crop Production Services
    • Joe Farmer – Agribusiness Council of Indiana – The Andersons
    • Kurt Fisher – AgroLiquid
    • John Fritz – The Andersons, Inc.
    • Jack Irvin – Ohio Corn & Wheat Growers Association
    • Joe Kelpinski – Michigan Department of Agriculture
    • Denise Franz King – Ohio Department of Agriculture
    • *Greg LaBarge – The Ohio State University Extension
    • Jim Lake – 4R Certification Program Consultant
    • Cecelia Lokai-Minnich – Ohio Certified Crop Adviser Board
    • *Lara Beal Moody – The Fertilizer Institute
    • Henry Moore – Carrollton Farmers Exchange
    • *John Motter – Ohio Soybean Council
    • Jason Moulin – Dow AgroSciences
    • Greg Nageotte – Ohio Department of Agriculture
    • Joe Nester – Nester Ag, LLC
    • Sarah Orlando – The Ohio Sea Grant College Program
    • *John Oster – Morral Companies, LLC
    • Sharon Partridge – The Nature Conservancy
    • Gary Pennell – Farmers Elevator Grain and Feed Association
    • Lori Phalen – Michigan Soil and Water Conservation Districts
    • Natalie Rector – Michigan Corn Growers Association
    • Emily Reinart – Michigan Farm Bureau
    • Justin Schneider – Indiana Farm Bureau
    • Walter Sell – Purdue Extension
    • *Mark Smith – Ohio Natural Resources Conservation Service
    • Bill Stanley – The Nature Conservancy
    • *Mark Sunderman – Ohio AgriBusiness Association Board – Legacy Farmers Cooperative
    • Jennifer Thum – Indiana State Department of Agriculture
    • *Carrie Vollmer-Sanders – The Nature Conservancy
    *Denotes Nutrient Stewardship Council members

  • Partners

    Thank you to our contributing and funding partners who have been integral in the creation and implementation of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program.