Adam Dexter - West Central FS

Adam Dexter is a Certified Crop Adviser at West Central FS. He oversees the sales territory based in Williamsfield, Illinois. Earlier this year, he won The Fertilizer Institute's 4R Advocate award. 

"4R nutrient stewardship is important to me because it is economically and environmentally the right thing to do," said Dexter. "Using the 4R approach helps us reduce losses while improving efficiencies."

Jay Matthews - AgVantage FS

Jay Matthews is a Certified Crop Adviser at AgVantage FS, based in Charles City, Iowa. He is a 4R Nutrient Management Specialist and advises growers on seed, chemical, fertilizer, and precision farming needs. 

"It is important to continue to show the world that we are growing crops sustainably and are good stewards of the environment," said Matthews.



Nicole Weber - FS PARTNERS

Nicole Weber is the Precision Ag Manager at FS PARTNERS. She works with their six main agronomy hubs across southern and central Ontario. Weber holds her Certified Crop Adviser and 4R Nutrient Management Specialist designations in Ontario.

"Not only are we utilizing the 4Rs to make nutrient recommendations based off of scientific principles and best management practices," said Weber. "There's also an environmental and economic benefit by minimizing losses and maximizing crop nutrient uptake."

John Musser - Stephenson Service Company

John Musser is a Certified Crop Adviser at Stephenson Service Company based in Stockton, Illinois. He has 37 years of experience in the agriculture industry and has worked at Stephenson Service Company since 1990. 

Musser is a 4R Nutrient Management Specialist and 2012 Certified Crop Adviser of the year. He also serves on the Illinois Fertilizer and Chemical Association Board.

"The use of the 4R ideas is sound in how we deal with nutrients," said Musser. "This will improve our overall footprint we apply."




Don Jones is a Certified Crop Adviser at GROWMARK FS. He oversees seven locations with salespeople in New York and Pennsylvania. He has worked at GFS and predecessor companies since 1990. 

"I live north of the Canandaigua Lake," said Jones. "We must preserve its integrity. I take pride in our use of the 4Rs, especially in the management of nitrogen."