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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Phosphorus Risk to Water? Seminar Thursday (1/27) on How to Gauge It

January 25, 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Libby Dayton, a research scientist with Ohio State University’s School of Environment and Natural Resources (SENR), will give a free presentation titled “The Utility of a Phosphorus Risk Index Framework in Ohio” from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Thursday (1/27) as part of the school’s “Agriculture, Water Quality and Nutrient Management” winter seminar series.

Attend in 103 Kottman Hall, 2021 Coffey Rd., on Ohio State’s main campus in Columbus or by video link in 123 Williams Hall at the university’s Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), 1680 Madison Ave., in Wooster.

The Phosphorus Risk Index is a field-based planning tool that integrates soil properties, hydrology and agricultural management practices to assess the risk of phosphorus movement from soil to water, according to a publication by the Southern Regional Water Program.

For more information, e-mail Jeff S. Sharp,, or call 614-292-2265. Details on SENR are at

SENR and OARDC are part of Ohio State’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences.

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Kurt Knebusch
Jeff S. Sharp