The Future. Faster. The Pursuit of Su...

The future isn’t just written by the past. It’s written by the right now. And right now, we’re focused on what’s next.

Welcome to the Future. Faster. A sustainable agriculture podcast created by Nutrien Ag Solutions—for growers, for partners, for the planet.

Nutrien Ag Solutions is the retail division of Nutrien, the world’s largest crop inputs company. At Nutrien Ag Solutions, our network of over 2,000 retail locations and 3,400 crop consultants across 7 countries helps support our more than half a million grower-customers in their mission to feed the world.

Join Sustainable Ag Director of Retail Tom Daniel and Field Manager Sally Flis from Nutrien Ag Solutions every other week as they share company, industry and partner updates, plus engage with agriculture and environmental professionals to generate dialogue about sustainable agriculture. Follow along, as we stay a step ahead and pursue sustainable success.


  • Coffee shop talk
  • Feature Interviews with agronomic specialists, sustainable ag experts, and industry leadership figures
36. Food Security, Inflation, Russia-Ukraine, S...
In an uncertain world, sustainably increasing agriculture production can help solve a lot of problems.
36 min
35. How Do We Measure Greenhouse Gas Emissions,...
Decisions made by government regulators and corporate board rooms will determine how growers are impacted by carbon accounting.
26 min
34. NASCAR Spotter Brett Griffin: Eyes in the S...
When he's not coordinating strategy for Nutrien Ag Solutions' NASCAR team, he's hosting our new video series.
36 min
33. NASCAR's AJ Allmendinger: Pursuing Excellen...
Visiting with the driver of the #16 Nutrien Ag Solutions Chevy Camaro before his big win at the Charlotte Motor Speedway.
26 min
32. Economic Sustainability: Building a Farming...
A farming legacy needs to be viable for generations to come; the right financial support can make it happen.
26 min
31. Why Soil Health Can Be a Sustainability Gam...
A good sustainability strategy recognizes that soil is its own living ecosystem, not just a means to an end.
28 min
30. Harvest Time in the American South: Cover C...
We're seeing a wide variety of conditions and yields in a year of extremes, and it's time to make fall cover cropping and soil sampling plans.
30 min
29. How High-Tech Inputs From Loveland Products...
Incorporating smart, targeted nutrient management technology can help reduce runoff, improve water use efficiency and qualify growers for profit-enhancing sustainability programs.
28 min
28. California Water Management: Foreshadowing ...
240-thousand acres of agricultural land east of the Diablos depend on the San Joaquin River Exchange Contractors Water Authority.
32 min
27. Inside the World's First Carbon Neutral Foo...
Maple Leaf Foods has learned a lot of sustainability lessons from which we can all stand to benefit.
32 min
26. How Supply Chain Disruptions Are Impacting ...
Collecting data on your farming operation could help avert supply chain issues in next year's planting season.
31 min
25. Milestone Edition: Sustainability Highlight...
Tom and Sally look back on some of the biggest takeaways from their earliest podcast interviews.
35 min
24. New Fall and Winter Sustainable Ag Program ...
A look at some of the new opportunities growers will have as the calendar turns from 2022 to 2023.
31 min
23. Corn Belt Climate Resilience, with Agri-Bus...
Derecho storms and other extreme weather have made Midwestern growers more aware of climate issues than ever before.
30 min
22. Sustainable Ag in the Sunshine State, with ...
Plus, an update on the global market volatility and the slow start to Spring planting.
29 min
21. What This Year's Slow Start to Planting Mea...
Learn how the NCGA has helped drive the conversation around sustainability--in farm fields and on Capitol Hill.
31 min
20. How Strip Till and New Equipment Tech Creat...
Combined with variable-rate technology, strip till is an increasingly popular practice for growers who want the best of both worlds.
31 min
19. Sustainability Lessons from a Dairy Operati...
After enrolling in Nutrien Ag Solutions' Carbon Pilot last year, Janette shares insights from her 13,000-acre operation.
25 min
18. Carbon Summit Sound Off at Commodity Classi...
After the first year of the Carbon Pilot, our growers shared some key sustainability insights.
26 min
17. ESG: The Nexus of Food, Climate and the Wor...
Corporate Sustainability is a Key Piece of How Nutrien Ag Solutions is Making an Impact
30 min
16. Droughts and Downpours: How Growers Can Wea...
Extreme weather is expected to become more frequent, and sustainable ag practices can help growers stay resilient.
31 min
15. Fertilizer Enhancers: Maximizing Sustainabi...
Crop planning for 2022 should definitely stress the 4R nutrient stewardship principles.
30 min
14. Hands in the Dirt - Precision Nutrient Mana...
There's a cost for soil sampling, but there's ALSO a cost for not soil sampling.
30 min
13. 2022: The Year of the Agronomist, with Seni...
With his formative experiences on a family farm in Iowa, David Elser's perspective in the C-Suite helps build trust with growers.
29 min
12. Innovation in Sustainable Agriculture Start...
Staying on the cutting edge with Nutrien Ag Solutions can reduce costs, improve margins and improve sustainability outcomes.
33 min
11. Getting to 75 Million Acres: How Partnershi...
Plus, Sustainable Ag Program Enrollment is Underway. Make Sure to Consider These Factors.
30 min
10. 2022's New Sustainable Ag Program Offerings...
Growers will have even more opportunities to capitalize on the growing value to be found in sustainable practices.
31 min
9. The Holy Trinity of Soil Health, with Dr. Ch...
A longtime respected authority in the field shares how his work has shaped our understanding of the science behind sustainable agriculture.
30 min
8. Americas Largest Flour Milling Operation, Ar...
The general manager of Ardent Mills explains how they are meeting consumer expectations and funneling value to growers.
29 min
7. Opening Up Opportunities for Growers in the ...
Downstream partnerships and labelling trends are creating new value in the supply chain. Growers can and should get their share.
30 min
6. Farm Data Collection, Complexities & Complia...
A longtime expert in the field of farm data discusses the data collection landscape, how carbon programs are putting value on farm data for the first time and how Agrible can help
28 min
5. Cover Crop Return on Investment, with Patric...
Everyone's focus shifts to harvest as fall approaches, but next year's crop planning decisions should be occurring now—especially for cover crops.
34 min
4. Carbon Markets Landscape (Pt. 2), with Tom D...
Tom and Sally dive into the nitty-gritty details of carbon markets.
25 min
3. Carbon Markets Landscape (Pt. 1), with Ben N...
CO2 emissions are a huge contributor to climate change, and growers are well-positioned to help.
30 min
2. Driving Change with Sustainable Ag, featurin...
With planning underway for next year's crop, here's why to consider new sustainable practices.
27 min
1. Sustainable Ag 101, with Brent Smith, VP of ...
There's an entire world of opportunity in sustainable agriculture. Let's start at the beginning.
28 min
Coming Soon: The Future, Faster: the Pursuit of...
Launching September 8, 2021
1 min