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The Canadian Co-operative Association and Fertilizer Canada collaborate to help acheive the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (9/25/2015) - A new partnership between the Canadian Co-operative Association and Fertilizer Canada will benefit small-holder farmers in developing countries and will support the achievement of key United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
Ontario takes the Right Approach with Environmental Action using 4R Nutrient Stewardship (9/17/2015) - We are pleased to inform you that the Government of Ontario, Fertilizer Canada and the Ontario Agri Business Association signed a Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) helping Ontario farmers maximize crop yields and minimize environmental impact using 4R Nutrient Stewardship.
Fertilizer Canada Announces Steve Biggar of Richardson International Ltd. as Chair (8/19/2015) - Fertilizer Canada’s Board of Directors today appointed Steve Biggar of Richardson International Ltd. as Chair for a one-year term.
Fertilizer Canada: Canada’s Fertilizer Industry is Growing Stronger (8/17/2015) - Canada`s fertilizer industry is rolling out a new brand name – Fertilizer Canada - to reflect its evolution into a global leader for sustainable fertilizer production and use.
4R Nutrient Stewardship: The Right Results for PEI Farmers (4/1/2015) - 4R Demonstration Farms are proving that there are significant economic and environmental benefits for Island farmers who apply 4R Nutrient Stewardship practices on their soils.
Government of Canada Invests in Research for Canada’s Fertilizer Industry (3/27/2015) - Parliamentary Secretary Pierre Lemieux, on behalf of Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz, announced today an investment of up to $1.1 million to the Canadian Fertilizer Institute.
A Canadian 4R Research Network: 4R Nutrient Stewardship for Environmental Health and Crop Production (3/27/2015) - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz has approved $1.1 million in funding towards the Canadian Fertilizer Institute’s project entitled “A Canadian Research Network to Improve 4R Nutrient Stewardship for Environmental Health and Crop Production” under the Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) AgriInnovation Program: Growing Forward II.
The Right Step Forward: 4R Nutrient Stewardship for Island Farmers (1/30/2015) - As on-farm sustainability continues to emerge as a key topic of discussion in the province, Island farmers are keen to show that they are ahead of the curve when it comes to reducing nutrient losses into the environment.
Grow Canada Announcement (12/3/2014) - The Canadian Fertilizer Institute, Ducks Unlimited Canada and the Soil Conservation Council of Canada have been working in partnership toward a common goal of protecting the quality of Canada’s lakes, rivers and groundwater.
Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops Holds Launch Today (11/27/2014) - Bringing together leaders from all corners of the grains value chain, the Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Crops (CRSC) will hold its official launch today in Ottawa.
Sustainable 4R Nutrient Stewardship practices implemented on New Brunswick soils (11/20/2014) - On November 20, 2014 the New Brunswick Soil and Crop Improvement Association (NBSCIA) signed a 4R Nutrient Stewardship Memorandum of Understanding with the Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI).
New partnership launched to protect water quality and support Ontario agriculture (10/6/2014) - Fertilizer industry representatives, farm leaders and agronomists joined together to launch a $65,000 partnership that will protect water quality in Ontario and support the sustainable intensification of agriculture in the region.
Canadian Fertilizer Institute appoints Clyde Graham as Acting President (9/29/2014) - The Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Clyde Graham, Senior Vice-President of Strategy and Alliances, has accepted the appointment of Acting President effective October 1, 2014.
4R Nutrient Stewardship Demonstration Farms Show Promising Results (9/18/2014) - The results of 4R demonstration farms on Prince Edward Island are proving that producers, consumers and the environment benefit when new practices 4R Nutrient Stewardship.
Research collaboration provides opportunity for promoting greenhouse gas reduction in Alberta (4/8/2014) - The Alberta Research and Extension Council of Alberta (ARECA) and the Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) have signed a 4R Nutrient Stewardship Memorandum of Understanding.
Fertilizer industry and Capital Power promote greenhouse gas emissions reduction (4/8/2014) - The Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) and Capital Power Corporation are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding to work together with Canadian agronomy firm Farmers Edge and Alberta’s agricultural producers.
Lakeland College Student Managed Farm Adopts 4R Nutrient Stewardship (4/8/2014) - The Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) and Lakeland College are pleased to announce a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at incorporating the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program into Lakeland curriculum.
CCEMC supported study indicates Alberta grain farmers can see increased revenue with fertilizer BMPs (4/4/2014) - A recent study shows that following best practices in fertilizer use under the Nitrous Oxide Emissions Reduction Protocol (NERP), can increase yields and increase returns for Alberta grain farmers by as much as $87 per acre.
The Canadian Fertilizer Industry – Safety First (3/11/2014) - In the spirit of Canadian Agricultural Safety Week, the Canadian Fertilizer Institute reminds canadians to stay safe when using fertilizer products.
Conservation and Agriculture Groups Come Together for Canada’s Wetlands (1/31/2014) - In the spirit of sustainability between conservation and agriculture and to celebrate World Wetlands Day on February 2, Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI), CropLife Canada, Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), and Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC) have joined together for a shared policy position that Canada can and must do more to protect our country’s wetlands in agricultural landscapes.
Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation Announces Funding to Help Alberta Farmer (12/5/2013) - The Climate Change and Emissions Management (CCEMC) Corporation is providing $252,500 to support the second phase of a project led by the Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) called Farming 4R Land. The project will help Alberta farmers improve yields, reduce greenhouse gas emissions linked to fertilizer use and generate offset credits.
Potash: Feeding the World Exhibit Opens (10/29/2013) - "Potash: Feeding the World” Exhibit Opens: Potash Producers Educate Public on Global Food Security, Local Career Opportunities.
Province and Industry Promote Environmental Action and Agricultural Sustainability on 4R Farm Tour (9/20/2013) - The 4R Nutrient Stewardship Farm Tour, hosted today by the Canadian Fertilizer Institute; the government of Prince Edward Island (PEI); the PEI Federation of Agriculture; the PEI Potato Board; and the Kensington North Watersheds Association, offered a first-hand look at what Island farmers and the fertilizer industry are doing to link environmental action and agricultural sustainability with improved fertilizer use.
Agrium’s Greg Yont Elected Chairman of the Canadian Fertilizer Institute Board (8/21/2013) - The Canadian Fertilizer Institute (CFI) is pleased to announce the election of Greg Yont, Vice President, Wholesale Global Logistics at Agrium Inc., as Chairman of the Board of Directors at the association’s Annual General Meeting today.
Tri-Partner 4R Agreement Signed to Enhance Soil Nutrient Management in Manitoba (1/15/2013) - The Province of Manitoba, the Canadian Fertilizer Institute and Keystone Agriculture Producers have signed a 4R Nutrient Stewardship memorandum of understanding that formalizes a joint commitment to support agriculture production and environmental protection through improved fertilizer use in the province.