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What are the 4Rs?

4R nutrient stewardship is a framework designed to help farmers achieve cropping system goals, such as increased production, increased farmer profitability, enhanced environmental protection and improved sustainability. To achieve those goals, the 4R concept incorporates the:

  • Right fertilizer source at the       
  • Right rate, at the
  • Right time and in the       
  • Right place

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Becoming a 4R Partner will better enable you to act as an influencer and educator among your employees, your grower customers and members of your community by providing you with the tools and resources you need to spread the word regarding the social, economic and environmental benefits associated with adoption of 4R nutrient stewardship.

4R Partner Benefits

Gain visibility for your organization and its efforts to promote nutrient stewardship

As a 4R partner, you will gain visibility for your organization and any products or services you offer that are applicable within the 4R nutrient stewardship framework. This includes branded agronomy programs that assist farmers in enhancing nutrient use efficiency. Each 4R partner will have the option to have its logo, a description of its business and, if applicable, information regarding its service locations and 4R-related product and services offerings on TFI’s www.nutrientstewardship.org website.

Access to 4R marketing materials

The 4R partner website will give you access to cobranded 4R communication and marketing tools that you can use to provide outreach and raise awareness of your involvement in the 4R initiative. Tools include logos and style guide, brochures, print and radio ads, press release templates, tradeshow banners, and presentation materials.

4R Partner Requirements

4R Partner Requirements

Partners embrace 4R Nutrient Stewardship, promote the 4R initiative, and implement the 4R scientific principles. Before applying to become a 4R Partner, you organization should review and agree to the 4R Mission and Support Statement.