Nutrient Management Summit Coming March 23-24

Posted: January 3, 2005

A conference cosponsored by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture,
the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, and
Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences
March 23-24, 2005 at the Holiday Inn Harrisburg-Hershey, Grantville, Pa.


Highlight of Summit Topics and Sessions


Nutrient Management: A Balancing Act

The topics of this summit will be specific to Pennsylvania and will address the history, current status, science, best practices, regulations, knowledge gaps, and future challenges for nutrient management. The summit will detail specific issues related to the environment, science/research, approaches (regulatory, BMPs, etc.), and implementation strategies. It is intended to promote thoughtful dialogue and innovative ideas among the attendees and broaden the network of resources to encourage science-based, efficient, and effective nutrient management solutions.


Nutrient Resource Management from a National Perspective

Tom Sims , T.A. Baker Professor of Soil and Environmental Chemistry; Associate Dean for Academic Programs and Research; Director, Institute of Soil and Environmental Quality and Delaware Water Resources Center, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Delaware.


US Landcare: A Community Conservation Movement

Wade Hughes , Director, Global EHS Education, Training and Communication, Alcoa, New York City, NY


Who Should Attend:

The meeting is designed for agricultural producers, support industry personnel, agricultural consultants, legislators, policy developers, regulators, researchers, educators, local public officials, environmental groups, and other stakeholders with an interest in nutrient management issues.


Register Now

To review the entire program and to register online , please visit, e-mail, or call toll free 877-778-2937.

Thank you for your support of this important program. We look forward to seeing you in March!

Conferences and Short Courses
Office of the Dean, College of Agricultural Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University
301B Agricultural Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802
Phone: 814-865-8301 Fax: 814-865-7050