• Luckey Farmers Facilities Achieve Year Three Certification in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

    Continuing their commitment to improving water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Luckey Farmers, Inc. facilities in Berkey, Bradner and Graytown have achieved certified status for year three through the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program. The voluntary certification program is a concentrated effort by the agriculture industry to significantly reduce and prevent applied nutrients […]

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  • Second AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. Site Achieves 4R Certified Status

    Fertilizer Canada announces that a second AGRIS Co-operative site at Stoney Point has passed the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification audit. AGRIS Stoney Point joins AGRIS Cottam, FS PARTNERS, Thompsons Kent Bridge, and Setteringtons as part of the growing list of agri-retailers in Ontario to achieve 4R Certified status. The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program is […]

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  • Western Lake Erie Basin Upcoming Events

    November 13 & 14, 2019- Water Management Association of Ohio Annual Conference.  Columbus, OH.  Registration. November 15, 2019-  Oak Openings Science Summit.  1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Contact ashlee.decker@tnc.org. November 19, 2019.  Lunch and Learn: Nutrient Handling BBQ.  Paulding, OH.  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Registration by November 12. ovember 19, 2019.  Environmental Professionals Network:  The Future of Wildlife […]

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  • Managing Phosphorus for Yield and Reduced Edge of Field Losses

    By Greg LaBarge, CPAg/CCA, Ohio State University Extension A new factsheet highlights eight steps to reducing edge of field P losses while maintain soils for increase crop production. The Phosphorus Nutrient Management for Yield and Reduced P Loss at Edge of Field-AGF-509 (https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/agf-509) highlight practices that can be used to reduce edge of field losses […]

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  • Farmers want quantifiable results of conservation

    Ohio State University Extension works to get more farmers to participate in water quality efforts. Source: Ohio Farmer Skepticism, more than anything else, is keeping farmers from changing how they apply fertilizer to their fields, according to a behavioral scientist at Ohio State University. Many farmers question whether the conservation measures they are being asked […]

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  • Western Lake Erie Basin Upcoming Events

    October 4, 2019.  Wetland Treatment Train for Removing Nutrients from Farm Fields.  9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.  Lenawee County, MI.  Tour Location. RSVP to asherjer@msu.edu.  Wetland Factsheet. October 7, 2019.  Timber Sales 101 & Woodland Management Workshop. Williams County Conservation League, 12813 County Road J in Montpelier, OH.    5:00 p.m. with pizza.  Call the Williams SWCD at […]

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  • Western Lake Erie Basin Autumn Events

    September 4, 2019. Harlan, IN. 5th Annual Soil Health Field Day. 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Visit HERE for more information. September 4, 2019. Defiance, OH. Organic Soil Health. 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Visit HERE for more information. Contact Steve Snyder (419) 782-1794 or email steve.snyder@usda.gov to RSVP. September 4, 2019. Defiance, OH. Soil […]

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  • Apply Today for the 2020 4R Advocate Program

    The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) is now accepting nominations for the 2020 4R Advocate awards. This program recognizes farmers and fertilizer retailers for their commitment to nutrient stewardship using the 4R’s (use of the right fertilizer source, at the right rate, the right time and in the right place). Using suites of 4R practices, farmers improve […]

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  • Western Lake Erie Basin Summer Events

    August 2019 August 6, 2019. Paulding, OH. OSU Extension Cover Crop Round Table. 6:30PM. Contact Sarah Noggle (419).399.8225 for more information. August 6, 2019. Lake Erie. 2019 Day at the Lake. Contact Allen County IN SWCD (260).484.5848 ext 3 to RSVP and more information. August 6, 2019.  Oakwood, OH. Oakwood Park boat dock. Lunch on […]

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  • Nutrient Stewardship Council Seeking Independent Contractor to Review Audit Reports

    The Nutrient Stewardship Council seeks to contract with a consultant as a 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program Certification Reviewer. The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program was officially launched in March 2014, and includes specifications for best practices for nutrient management for nutrient service providers in and around the Lake Erie Watershed, with the goal of […]

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