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April 16, 2020

Ontario’s Agriculture Industry Continues to Demonstrate Its Commitment to Sustainable Food Production Through the 4R Certification Program

As spring seeding quickly approaches and we continue to tackle the challenges associated with COVID-19, Fertilizer Canada assures that agri retail businesses will continue to provide their grower customers with essential crop nutrients. We are […]
April 7, 2020

Nutrien Ag Solutions Leipsic and Ottawa Facilities Achieve Year Two Certification in 4R Nutrient Stewardship

Continuing their commitment to improving water quality in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Nutrien Ag Solutions Leipsic and Ottawa facilities have achieved certified status for year two through the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program. The […]
April 3, 2020

Staying Informed and Connected from Home

Even during COVID, you can remain connected with Ohio agriculture. Check out these available offerings: Upcoming Events: April 3. Hardin County Ag Issues Virtual Coffee Hour. 8:00 – 9:00 AM. Join at Zoom or call […]
April 1, 2020

Expanding the Program – An Update on Canada

The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program, spearheaded by Fertilizer Canada, has made significant inroads in Ontario and across Canada. 4R is a framework for nutrient management which improves efficiency and increases crop yields and profitability while […]
March 19, 2020

The Nature Conservancy Announces Jennifer Morris as CEO

Leader with 25 years of experience to take the helm of global conservation organization The Nature Conservancy has named Jennifer Morris, currently president of Conservation International, as its next Chief Executive Officer (CEO).   For the […]
February 24, 2020

Winter Events in WLEB

The following events are available throughout the Western Lake Erie Basin this winter: Investing in Your Soil’s Success Series. Paulding, OH. 6:00 – 8:30 PM. Each session will feature a speaker and be followed by […]
January 14, 2020

Second FS PARTNERS Site Achieves 4R Certified Status

Fertilizer Canada is pleased to announce that FS PARTNERS (Delhi, ON) has passed the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification audit. FS PARTNERS Delhi joins the growing list of agri-retailers to achieve 4R Certified status in 2019, […]
December 19, 2019

New 4R Certification Program Launches With Help of Major Ag Players

Water quality is a topic near and dear to the hearts of those in Florida agriculture, and the announcement of a new Florida 4R Certification Program focusing on improving water quality is proof of that […]
December 19, 2019

2020 4R Advocates Showcase the Economic and Environmental Benefits of 4R Farming

The Fertilizer Institute has revealed the 2020 4R Advocates, five farmer and retailer pairs who have teamed up to turn the 4R Nutrient Stewardship principles into practice, yielding economic and environmental benefits on their farms. […]
December 10, 2019

Nutrient Stewardship Council Announces Updates and Additions to 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program Standard

The Nutrient Stewardship Council is pleased to announce updates to the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program Standard requirements, to incorporate up-to-date research, technology and best management practices; and create greater transparency and efficiency for program […]
November 19, 2019

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 […]
November 14, 2019

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 […]
November 12, 2019

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 […]
October 15, 2019

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 […]
October 10, 2019

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, […]