SERA-17 Annual Meeting

October 15, 2020   

Virtual Meeting  10:30am-12:30pm  (Eastern time zone)

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Joni Tanner


SERA-17 is an organization of research scientists, policy makers, extension personnel, and educators. Our mission is to develop and promote innovative solutions to minimize phosphorus losses from agriculture by supporting:

  • Information exchange between research, extension, and regulatory communities
  • Recommendations for phosphorus management and research
  • Initiatives that address phosphorus loss in agriculture
10:30am Welcome and Opening Remarks
John Kovar, USDA-ARS National Lab for Ag & Environment
Current Activities
10:35-10:45am Fertilizer Recommendation Support Tool (FRST) Project
Deanna Osmond, NC State University
10:45-11:00am Phosphorus Trade-offs Project
Andrew Sharpley, University of Arkansas
New Activities
11:00-11:10am 4R Practice Implementation in the Northern Great Plains
Lindsay Pease, University of Minnesota
11:10-11:20am USDA LTAR Phosphorus Balance Project
Pauline Welikhe, Purdue University
Business Meeting
11:20-11:30am SERA-17 Administrative Advisor Comments
Nathan McKinney, University of Arkansas
11:30am-12:20pm Workgroup Reports

  • P Index workgroup, Gurpal Toor, University of Maryland
  • BMP workgroup, Forbes Walker, University of Tennessee
  • Modeling workgroup, Nathan Nelson, Kansas State University
  • Ideas for New Workgroups
12:20-12:30pm Future Meetings

  • 2021, Salt Lake City, UT (with ASA-CSSA-SSSA)
  • 2022, Crookston, MN (summer meeting)
12:30pm Adjourn