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Thompsons is first agri-retailer to earn 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification in Ontario

Thompsons Kent Bridge staff worked diligently with an independent, third-party auditor to be the first to pass the rigorous 37 standards set by the program.

The voluntary program certifies nutrient service providers in the Western Lake Erie Basin and across Ontario that apply or make recommendations on fertilizers in accordance with 4R Nutrient Stewardship principles – which refers to using the Right Source of nutrients at the Right Rate, at the Right Time and in the Right Place. 

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Proper handling of treated seed goes a long way

Farmers are well known to be excellent stewards of the land. By following recommended Best Management Practices (BMPs) when planting your insecticide-treated seed, you’re helping support both healthy crops and healthy bees. Read more