SERA-17(Organization to Minimize Phosphorus Losses from Agriculture) is an organization of national and international research scientists, policy makers, extension personnel, and educators. The mission of SERA-17 is to develop and promote innovative solutions to minimize phosphorus losses from agriculture by supporting:
One initiative of SERA-17 has been to develop a series of thirty-two best management practice (BMP) factsheets. These fact sheets were published in 2005. The BMPs can broadly be divided into three groups:
The list of topics in this series will continue to expand, as new research and technologies demonstrate further possible reductions in phosphorus losses.
These publications are on the SERA-17 website under BMP Workgroup Publications. The following links will take you directly to each fact sheet.
Forbes Walker, University of Tennessee