Become a 4R Advocate


Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 4R Advocate Program! The 4R Advocate program recognizes agricultural retailers and their grower customers who are leading the way when it comes to implementing 4R nutrient stewardship on the farm. The selected group of 2017 4R Advocates will assist The Fertilizer Institute in raising awareness and adoption of the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Program. In order to identify grower customers throughout the country who are working with agricultural retailers to utilize 4R consistent products and services, TFI needs input and support from its retail members. Retailers are encouraged to complete the 4R Advocate program nomination form. Nominations will be accepted from August 1 through October 31, 2016. Applications received by October 31 will be reviewed by a panel of judges responsible for selecting the winners.

The 2017 4R Advocate winners will be announced in mid- December, in accordance with the rules of the 4R Advocate Program award, winning nominating retailers, growers, and a grower’s guest must be able to participate in an expense paid trip to the 2017 Commodity Classic which takes place March 2-4, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas. The 2017 4R Advocate growers and nominating retailers will be recognized during a TFI awards banquet at the Commodity Classic, in supporting media releases and on the www. website.

Please follow the links below to review the 4R Advocate Program Rules and to apply to become a 2016 4R Advocate!




Please complete and return all nomination forms via email to Peyton Harper ( by October 31, 2016.