EMILI hosted Manitoba 4R Day on Innovation Farms in August 2023 to highlight how innovations in digital agriculture support sustainable 4R practices. The day included presentations by experts on ways that sustainable 4R practices can be applied across the prairies.

For example, David Ives from Enns Brothers presented how to find the perfect nitrogen blend using ESN (Environmentally Smart Nitrogen) and explained how this urea fertilizer uses controlled nitrogen release by responding to soil temperature and moisture.

Read more about how Ives works with Rick Rutherford to optimize yield using 4R principles in this Manitoba Cooperator article by Gord Gilmour.