• 4R Certification Program Launches in New York

    With the first substantial rain in weeks pounding on the barn’s tin roof and water pooling under the doors like a spring creek rising, Dale Bartholomew of Growmark FS announced August 8 at Empire Farm Days in Seneca Falls, NY the official launch of 4R NY Nutrient Stewardship Certification, a voluntary certification effort for the […]

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  • Become a 4R Advocate

    Apply Now for the 2019 4R Advocate Program! The 4R Advocate program recognizes agricultural retailers and their grower customers who are leading the way when it comes to implementing 4R Nutrient Stewardship on the farm. The selected group of 2019 4R Advocates will assist The Fertilizer Institute in raising awareness and adoption of 4R Nutrient […]

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  • Farming In The Zone

    By Larry Stalcup, Contributor for The Progressive Farmer Ohio growers protect watershed and yields by adopting nutrient management plan. Farming near Toledo, Ohio, and Lake Erie, David and his father, Lowell Myerholtz, work hard to limit their corn and soybean farm’s impact on the watershed. Father and son manage varying clay soils near Gibsonburg. Wanting to respond […]

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  • Innovation and Research Take Center Stage at 2018 4R Technology Review Field Day

    Industry Continues to Strengthen Commitment to Improving Water Quality More than 150 agricultural influencers came together for the 2018 4R Technology Review Field Day at Kellogg Farms, a Blanchard River Demonstration Farm located in Hardin County. Agricultural retailers, researchers, farmers and others were in attendance to discuss the latest research on nutrient management, water quality, […]

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  • Defiance Soil and Water Conservation District Field Day

    The Defiance Soil and Water Conservation District and numerous partners are hosting the Western Lake Erie Basin Field to Lake, Field Day Event on August 7th.  The theme will be Productive Farms, Profitable Conservation.  Spend the day with more than fifteen industry, science, and farming experts to learn how conservation can save your soil, improve […]

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  • Save the Date: 2019 4R Summit – June 10-11 in Cleveland, Ohio

    Please save the date for the 2019 4R Summit, which will be held June 10-11, 2019, in downtown Cleveland, Ohio. More details about registration and hotels will be made available in spring 2019. This year’s Summit will feature a reception at the famed Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Mark your calendars today and plan […]

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  • Save Your Seat for the 4R Technology Review Field Day

    At the free 4R Technology Review Field Day, retailers, farmers and other interested parties will hear from experts and see field demonstrations focused on strengthening the industry’s commitment to improving the quality of Ohio’s waterways. The day features presentations by Dr. Steve Culman, Ohio State University; Glen Arnold, OSU Extension; Dr. Elizabeth Dayton, Ohio State […]

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  • TFI Hosts Meeting of Geographies Pursuing 4R Certification

    This week representatives for Ohio, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, Missouri, Florida and Canada (on behalf of Ontario) met in The Fertilizer Institute offices in Washington D.C. for a facilitated discussion to advance the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Programs within their geographies. The meeting provided an opportunity to learn from each other’s efforts and to gain […]

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  • 2018 4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit Recap

    Just as one of the most-publicized Summits in world history was getting underway on the Malaysian Peninsula earlier this week, The Fertilizer Institute’s (TFI) 2018 4R Nutrient Stewardship Summit was kicking off in Des Moines, IA. Noting the appropriateness of the meeting’s “Hartford of the West” setting (Des Moines is a big insurance town) when considering both […]

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  • Summer Events Around WLEB

    Mark your calendars for these events around the Western Lake Erie Basin! June 2018 June 11-12th, Des Moines, Iowa, 4R Summit. The Fertilizer Institute. Register at https://www.tfi.org/conferences/4r-summit. June 22-24th, Defiance County, RiverFest 2018. Free and open to the public. 315 E. River Rd. Defiance, OH 43512. June 26th, Seneca County, Summer Pasture Walk. Bob Hendershot […]

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