• Western Lake Erie Basin Summer Events

    May 2019 May 1, 2019. Ohio Working Lands Buffer Program Enrollment Deadline May 13-19, 2019. Swanton, OH. The Nature Conservancy’s Blue Week. 8:00AM – 9:00PM. Visit HERE for more information. May 15, 2019. Oak Harbor, OH. Ottawa Co SWCD Women In Conservation Series: Fermen. tation. Visit HERE for more information. Call Becky Simpson (419).898.1595. or […]

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  • Ohio Director of Agriculture Will Keynote the 2019 4R Summit – Register Today!

    The agenda for the 2019 4R Summit is now available. The Fertilizer Institute is pleased to welcome Dorothy Pelanda, the Ohio Director of the Department of Agriculture as the keynote speaker for the 2019 4R Summit in Cleveland, Ohio. With Ohio as the backdrop, TFI has worked with the Ohio Agribusiness Association to help set […]

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  • Lessons Learned from the Farm Help CCA Serve Others

    By Matt Reese It is not that books, research and coursework are unimportant for agriculture — they certainly are. The best agronomists, though, are able to combine those book smarts with real lessons learned from hands in the dirt on a working farm. With nearly 40 years of crop advising service in the Hancock County […]

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  • Western Lake Erie Basin Spring Events

    April 2019 April 2, 2019. Paulding, OH. OSU Extension – Cover Crop Round Table. 6:30PM – 8:30PM. Visit HERE for more information. Call Sarah Noggle (419).399.8225 or email Noggle.17@osu.edu to RSVP. April 2, 2019. Tiffin, OH. Seneca Conservation District. Practical Talk – Keeping Your P in Your Fields for Your Crops. 6:00PM – 8:00PM. Visit […]

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  • Motter Focuses on Improving Every Day

    If Agriculture had an Academy Awards, this Ohio farmer would be in line to receive the Oscar equivalent for his outstanding farm management, innovation, conservation and leadership: Mr. John Motter. John was recently awarded the Master Farmer award for his farming excellence by Ohio Farmer.  John received his award during the CTC in Ada in […]

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  • Farmers at the Forefront of Sustainable Agriculture

    Seven farmers share how they’re creating a lasting legacy for their family, their communities and nature. There’s a growing movement among farmers to improve soil health  and nutrient management on their lands. By employing a suite of science-based practices, they’re able to improve crop yields, reduce input costs, and deliver a host of environmental benefits. […]

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  • First Two Facilities Earn 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification in Ontario

    Less than a year after its launch, the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program in Ontario announces Thompsons Limited and AGRIS Co-operative Ltd. as the first two agriculture nutrient service providers to achieve certified status. The voluntary program certifies nutrient service providers in the Western Lake Erie Basin and across Ontario that apply or make recommendations […]

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  • Mercer Landmark Payne Achieves Year Two Certification in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

    Continuing its commitment to improving water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Mercer Landmark Payne facility has achieved certified status for year two 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 from running off fields, which […]

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  • Western Lake Erie Basin Winter-Spring Events

    March 2019 March 5-6, 2019. Ada, OH. Conservation Tillage Conference. Visit HERE for more information. March 5, 2019.  Ada, OH. 4R Nutrient Certification Program Recognition and Sign-up. 5:30PM – 6:30PM. Raffle Prizes. Visit HERE for more information. Contact OABA (614).326.7520 to RSVP. March 5, 2019. Paulding, OH. OSU Extension – Cover Crops Round Table. 6:30PM – […]

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  • John Oster Announced as 2019 Distinguished Service Award Recipient

    The Nutrient Stewardship Council is proud to announce John Oster of Morral Companies, LLC as the recipient of the 2019 Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented to an individual who has provided outstanding service and commitment to the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program. The award was presented to Oster on Jan. 31 during the […]

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