Upcoming Annual Meeting

SERA-17 2024 Annual Meeting (In-person)
Nov. 13 – 14, 2024
San Antonio, TX
(In association with the Agronomy, Crop, and Soil Science International Meeting)


SERA-17 Annual Meeting
Nov. 13, 2924 5:00 – 8:00pm Mixer
Nov. 14, 2024 8:00am – 1:00pm Meeting
Location: TBD


The 2025 SERA-17 International Workshop on Legacy Phosphorus and
Phosphorus in Drainage Waters will be held June 24-26, 2025 in Fort Collins, CO.


Registration Fee – $0
We thank USDA-ARS for sponsoring this SERA-17 meeting.

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Remember to make your hotel reservation.
ASA, CSSA, and SSSA have negotiated discounted rates for you at hotels within walking distance of the America Center Convention Complex in St. Louis. Discounted rates are only available by making your reservation through the ASA, CSSA & SSSA website.

2024 Agenda

8:00-9:00 am

  • How do we use phosphorus terminology: point – counterpoint of legacy P
    Andrew Margenot, University of Illinois and Amy Shober, University of Delaware and group discussion

9:00-9:15 am Break

9-15:10:15 am

  • Reflections on the critical source area concept and phosphorus across the globe
    R.W. McDowell, AgResearch NZ/Lincoln University and group discussion

10:15-10:30 am Break

10:30-11:30 am

  • Updates to the USDA-NRCS 590 Standard to address concerns of high soil test phosphorus
    Tim Pilkowsky, USDA-NRCS and group discussion

11:30-11:45 am Break

11:45-12:15 pm Reports

  • FRST including modeling portion of FRST, Osmond
  • Methods publication with organic P methodology, Cade-Menun and/or Kovar

12:15-1:00 pm Business Meeting

  • Comments by the administrator
  • Workgroup meet and report out:
    • BMP Workgroup, Osmond
    • Climate Change, Nelson
    • New Work Groups?
  • Vote on incoming chair

Next meeting will be the SERA-17 International Workshop on Legacy Phosphorus and Phosphorus in Drainage Waters in Fort Collins, CO, June 24-26, 2025.

Jamie Luther and Jazmin Garcia-Lawson
919-513-3321 and 919-513-3224