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Agriculture Community Encouraged to Commit to 4R Certification Program to improve Lake Erie Water Quality

COLUMBUS, Ohio (April 14, 2014) – Agricultural retailers and nutrient service providers in the Western Lake Erie Basin are encouraged to join a comprehensive, long-term effort to improve Lake Erie’s water quality by registering for the newly-launched 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification Program. Those committing by April 18 will receive a discounted rate at half the […]

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Wallet Cards for Best Management Practices for Phosphorus Fertilizer Applications

The Partnership for Ag Resource Management has developed an Agronomist Wallet Card with best management practices to reduce the movement of phosphorus fertilizers.  These cards are available to ag retailers, government agencies, and any other entity or group that would like to encourage the use of best management practices for phosphorus fertilizer applications.  These recommendations adhere to the 4R Nutrient Management […]

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Purdue researchers launch two new farm decision tools

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – A group of Purdue University researchers has led the Useful to Usable climate initiative in launching two free online tools to help farmers make crop decisions in variable weather conditions. Useful to Usable, or U2U, aims to improve profitability and longevity of U.S. farms amid a variable and changing climate. The […]

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4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification program launched

More than 250 agricultural retailers and stakeholders from the Ohio, Indiana and Michigan agriculture communities attended the launch of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification program last week in Perrysburg. The Ohio AgriBusiness Association is administering the program on behalf of the Nutrient Stewardship Council. The voluntary program is geared toward the long-term improvement of Lake […]

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