Thursday, September 24, 2020

PA 4R Alliance To Host Series Of 3 Webinars On Increasing Nutrient Use Efficiency, Reduce Nutrient Loss To Environment

Pennsylvania 4R Alliance will host a series of three webinars on how farmers can Increase Nutrient Use Efficiency and Reducing Nutrient Loss To The Environment.  

The webinars will be  held--

-- September 30: Low Disturbance Injection - Harnessing The Power Of Your Manure. 11:00 a.m to Noon.  Click Here to register.

-- October 7: Managing Nitrogen With Cover Crops. 11:00 a.m to Noon.  Click Here to register.

-- October 14: Advancing Fertilizer Management With 4Rs. 11:00 a.m to Noon.  Click Here to register.

4R Nutrient Stewardship is a management concept that seeks to match nutrient applications, such as fertilizer and manure, as closely to crop needs as possible. 

The 4Rs refer to the right nutrient source, at the right rate, at the right time, in the right place. Applying 4R Nutrient Stewardship concepts can help to improve nutrient use efficiency on farms, making farms more profitable and reducing losses to the environment.

The PA 4R Alliance was organized 2012 by PennAg Industries. The Steering Committee for the industry-led initiative includes Rosetree Consulting (Eric Rosenbaum and Brooke Rosenbaum serve as Executive Directors), The Nature Conservancy, Growmark FS, Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, NRCS-PA, Timac Agro USA, Chemgro and Syngenta.

For more information on programs, initiatives, other upcoming events and how you can get involved, visit the Pennsylvania 4R Alliance website.  

Related Articles:

-- PA 4R Nutrient Stewardship Alliance: York County Farmer Selected As 2020 4R Advocate

-- NRCS-PA, Mid-Atlantic 4R Nutrient Stewardship Assn. Form Partnership To Assist Farmers

[Posted: Sept. 24, 2020]  PA Environment Digest

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