2020 4R Advocates Off to a Strong Start

| April 30, 2020

4R Consistent, 4R Events, 4R's in the Media, Implement the 4Rs

Earlier this year, TFI selected the 2020 4R Advocates, and this year’s winner represent 215,006 acres of farmland in 22 states, including two new geographies – Pennsylvania and Texas – and two new crops – cotton and sugarcane.

The 2020 Advocates are:

  • John Hundley and Eric Hopkins, Hundley Farms, Belle Glade, Fla. Tim Stein, Wedgworth’s Inc., Belle Glade, Fla.
  • Brian Ryberg, Ryberg Farms, Buffalo Lake, Minn. Mike Welter, Central Region Cooperative, Buffalo Lake, Minn.
  • Jeff O’Bannon, Morgan-O’Bannon Family Farm, Madison, Mo. Todd Ragsdale, Nutrien Ag Solutions, Paris, Mo.
  • Mike Kurek, Susquehanna Orchards, Delta, Pa. Tim Hushon, The Mill, Red Lion, Pa.
  • Jeremy Brown, Broadview Agriculture, Inc., Lubbock, Texas Taylor Allison, Eco-Drip Irrigation, Abernathy, Texas

The Advocates gathered for the first time at Commodity Classic in San Antonio, Texas, in February, where they got off to a strong start in advocating for adoption of 4R practices. Here’s a sampling of some of their outreach efforts:

 

2020 4R Advocates Award Banquet