Nutrient Stewardship

Leading the charge with nutrient stewardship and water quality is the Sunrise Precision Solutions Team. 4R nutrient stewardship provides a framework to 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
Properly managed fertilizers support cropping systems that provide economic, social and environmental benefits. On the other hand, poorly managed nutrient applications can decrease profitability and increase nutrient losses, potentially degrading water and air.