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2017 4R Summit to be Held in Minneapolis this June

The annual 4R Summit will be held in Minneapolis, Minn. on June 12 and 13 this year. The summit is an opportunity for participants to learn more about the 4R Nutrient Stewardship program and hear how stakeholders across the country are implementing 4R principles. See...

Nurse Tank Placards Regulatory Update

Further to the memo issued by Fertilizer Canada and the Canadian Association of Agri-Retailers on Jan. 12, 2017, the respective Equivalency Certificates (SH 10006 – Ren 5 and SH 6171 – Ren 9) allowing placards on only the two longs sides of a nurse tank will expire on...

“Soil Your Undies” during National Soil Conservation Week

National Soil Conservation Week, from April 16 to 22, is an opportunity to talk about the importance of soil health and soil science as the foundation of sustainable agriculture. Last week, on April 10, the Soil Conservation Council of Canada (SCCC) launched their...

Ammonium Nitrate Code of Practice Amendments

Fertilizer Canada has finalized a number of minor amendments for implementation within the April 2016 Revision of the Agricultural Ammonium Nitrate Code of Practice (AN Code). The AN Code came into force December 31, 2015, requiring all members of Fertilizer Canada...

Fertilizer Canada Celebrates Canadian Ag Safety Week

Fertilizer Canada is celebrating Canadian Agricultural Safety Week (CASW) 2017 by promoting the safe and secure handling and use of fertilizer products through multiple eLearning courses geared towards industry workers and first responders. We're an official Friend of...

Gaining support for 4R Nutrient Stewardship Nationwide

We have reached a tipping point. Last week, at the Canadian Federation of Agriculture’s (CFA) Annual General Meeting held at the Ottawa Marriott from Feb. 21 to 23, Fertilizer Canada's President and CEO Garth Whyte presented on the benefits 4R Nutrient Stewardship can...

4R Nutrient Stewardship takes centre stage in New Brunswick

With thousands of acres of farmland to be managed across the province, education on 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®) for nutrient management will be critical for continued agricultural sustainability in New Brunswick....