The message to farmers, crop consultants, and other ag industry stakeholders during The Fertilizer Institute’s (TFI) 4R Summit in Indianapolis last week is that successful nutrient management requires a systems approach based on the 4R principles. The annual event provided an opportunity for participants to learn more about implementing effective stewardship practices across North America’s growing regions. Read more
2016 Early Season Projections for Harmful Algal Bloom severity in Western Lake Erie beginning in mid-May.
SAINT PAUL, MINN, May 10, 2016 – Agricultural producers looking to solve natural resource problems on their farms will want to plan ahead and sign-up early for United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) funding. Cathee Pullman, USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) State Conservationist in Minnesota, announced that farmers interested in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) need to apply by August 19, 2016, for funding in 2017. Read more