Re: A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan On behalf of Fertilizer Canada and our members, I would like to thank you for the opportunity to comment on A Made-in-Ontario Environment Plan. Our industry continues to collaborate with a diverse group of Ontario stakeholders to proactively develop and implement industry-led programming that aims to reduce nutrient loss and […]
Sent on behalf of Garth Whyte, President & CEO, Fertilizer Canada Dear Minister, Fertilizer Canada was pleased to see inclusion of our sustainable agriculture program, 4R Nutrient Stewardship (Right Source @ Right Rate, Right Time, Right Place®), in the Prairie Resilience: A Made-in-Saskatchewan Climate Change Strategy. Please find attached a letter of support from the […]
Fertilizer Canada, the Government of Manitoba, and Keystone Agricultural Producers have renewed their partnership to promote 4R Nutrient Stewardship as the leading approach to sustainable nutrient beneficial management practices (BMPs) in the province. The Memorandum of Understanding links the Government of Manitoba’s objectives for environmental performance with the 4R Nutrient Stewardship programming developed by Canada’s […]
Effective today, Fertilizer Canada’s Board of Directors has appointed Brian Mark, Nutrien Ltd., as Chair for a two-year term.
A new report published by Fertilizer Canada, Key Findings of the Canadian 4R Research Network, highlights 10 scientifically-proven 4R Nutrient Stewardship Best Management Practices (BMPs) across a range of cropping systems from Atlantic Canada through to the Prairies amply demonstrating the universality of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship approach.
The purpose of this report is to present the findings of the Canadian 4R Research Network (also referred to as the ‘4R Research Network’). After a three-year independent research project engaging nine researchers across the country, the 4R Research Network has provided much needed scientific evidence to support the efficacy of the BMPs associated with […]
The information provided in this directive is intended as guidance and is subject to revisions as learnings and new information come forward as part of a commitment to continuous improvement.
The 4R Certification standards were created by the 4R Ontario Steering Committee in close collaboration with the Nutrient Stewardship Council, the Ohio Agri-Business Association and The Fertilizer Institute in the U.S. to ensure alignment between cross-border efforts to implement 4R Nutrient Stewardship and minimize nutrient losses under the 4R Certification Program.