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Earn 4 Free Nutrient Management CEUs!

Register today to earn 4 nutrient management CEUs free!     Visit ctic.org for the full agenda.    


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  Hello!   Don't forget to register for CTIC's one-day discussion about innovative approaches to reducing phosphorus in the Western Lake Erie Basin.   The Conservation Technology Information Center, Heidelberg University and Bayer Carbon Program just concluded a one-year pilot of the PLUS-UP phosphorus credit program. On November 15, we will be reviewing the program—the credits, the modeling, reporting and results—and exploring how we could best scale up the concept.    We are inviting you because we think your insight would help us shape the future of programs like this in the Western ...

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  You're invited to join us tomorrow, December 6, 2022, at 9:30 EDT for a virtual 4R Training hosted by CTIC. This webinar has been approved for 2.5 nutrient management CEUs. You can register HERE.   Agenda: Welcome, housekeeping, agenda (Callie North, CTIC) 9:30- Background to phosphorus issues in WLEB (Laura Johnson, Heidelberg) 10:00- PLUS-UP program (Hans Kok, CTIC) 10:30- NTT modeling and payment for farmer DRP savings (Judy Smith, Heidelberg) 11:00- H2Ohio update, nutrient management, ties to 4-R (Kip Studer, ODA) 11:30- Matching field conditions to 4R and structural practices to reduce field P losses (Greg LaBarge, OSU Extension) 12:00- ...

‘Farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin Can Earn Money in New CTIC Phosphorus Reduction Pilot Program’

Farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin Can Earn Money in New CTIC Phosphorus Reduction Pilot Program Farmers in the Western Lake Erie Basin—including parts of Ohio, Michigan and Indiana—can earn money through a phosphorus load reduction pilot program. The “Phosphorus Load-Reduction Stimulation Program” (PLUS-UP) program, coordinated by the Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC), will pay farmers in the project area $5 to $10 per acre in 2022 to reduce P loads using practices such as no-till or cover crops. "The PLUS-UP program will provide a financial incentive for conservation practices that help farmers reduce phosphorus ...