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The Ohio 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.

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.

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
  • 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 – Sure Crop
  • *Sally Flis – The Fertilizer Institute
  • Mark Fritz – Ohio AgriBusiness Association
  • Chris Henney – Ohio AgriBusiness Association
  • Joe Kelpinski – Michigan Department of Agriculture
  • *Greg LaBarge – The Ohio State University Extension
  • Jim Lake – Conservation Technology Information Center (founder)
  • *Matt Lane – Ohio Dept. of Agriculture
  • 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
  • *Joe Nester – Nester Ag, LLC
  • Sarah Orlando – The Ohio Sea Grant College Program
  • John Oster – Morral Companies, LLC
  • Gary Pennell – Farmers Elevator Grain and Feed Association
  • Heidi Peterson – International Plant Nutrition Institute
  • 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

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.