Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

370 Nutrient Management: Science, Laws and Regulations

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality
With a growing demand and requirement for water quality improvements across the country, the nutrient management planning landscape is evolving from a voluntary best management practice to that of a regulatory requirement enforceable by local, state, and federal agencies.  This session will investigate:       Different regulatory approaches around the country; How 3rd party lawsuits are being used; What regulations mean for agronomists and farmers; Research opportunities / information gaps - How science is – or isn’t – being utilized; The economics of nutrient imbalances Farmer opportunities inside stiffer regulation - Water quality trading, cost-share programs.

Approved for NM 1.5 CEUs


Nutrients and Environmental Quality Community

ASA Section: Environmental Quality

Wednesday, October 25, 2017: 10:00 AM-11:25 AM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 8

Leif Fixen
Leif Fixen
10:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:05 AM
Water Quality Trading in Jordan Lake Watershed, NC: A Cautionary Tale.
Deanna L. Osmond, North Carolina State University; Daniel Line, North Carolina State University; Marzieh Motallebi, Clemson University; Dana Hoag, Colorado State University
10:20 AM
How State-Mandated Nutrient Management Education Is Improving Crop Yields and Water Quality in Delaware.
Amy L. Shober, University of Delaware; Sydney Riggi, University of Delaware; Terra Eby, University of Delaware
11:00 AM
11:20 AM
Concluding Remarks
11:25 AM