4R Nutrient Stewardship Program Making Headway
After three years, the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program continues to support ag retailers with following the 4R’s when applying nutrients. The 4R’s refer to, “…using the Right Source of Nutrients at the Right Rate and Right Time in the Right Place.” The focus of the program is to implement methods to retain valuable ag inputs on cropland to mitigate nutrient runoff. Currently, 45 facilities servicing 2.8 million acres in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio have obtained certification. National and international awareness of the program is increasing, with two states in the U.S. and Ontario expressing an interest to implement the program. Read more about the program here! Click here to read the full article!