Growers and Their Retailers to Discuss 4R Nutrient Stewardship

22nd Feb 2013 4R Events,4R Practices,Implement the 4Rs,Right Place,Right Rate,Right Source,Right Time,

In January, The Fertilizer Institute (TFI) named five grower and retailer pairs recognized for protecting the environment, boosting profitability and benefiting society through nutrient management based on the 4R’s (using the right nutrient source at the right rate, the right time and in the right place). On February 28 – March 2, TFI will host these individuals in the booth highlighting 4R Nutrient Stewardship at the Commodity Classic in Kissimmee, Florida. While in the booth they will discuss their use of the 4Rs and the impacts of the 4Rs on their cropping systems. Additionally, they will be honored by TFI for their efforts at the 2013 4R Advocate Banquet on Thursday, February 28th at Sea World. 

TFI Commodity Classic Booth Number: 310 and 312

Commodity Classic Booth Schedule:

1:00 – 2:00 pm – Alan Jones of Jones Potato Inc., in Parrish, Florida; and Dennis Coleman with Crop Production Services
3:00 – 4:00 pm – Alan Madison of Madison Farms in Walnut, Illinois; and Mark Orr with Ag View FS

11:00 – Noon – Justin Stoneman of Stoneman Farms, in Breckenridge, Michigan; and Steve Wendzel with Wilbur Ellis
1:00 – 2:00 pm – Rick and Jesse Brunner of Fifth Generation Farms in Almira, Washington; and Josh Bafus with Crop Production Services
3:00 – 4:00 pm – John Scates of Pat Scates and Sons Farm, in Shawneetown, Illinois; and Mike Wilson with Wabash Valley FS