Published: January 11th, 2011
Originator: Chesapeake Bay Program
EPA Number: 903-R-02-007
Phosphorus plays a major role in nonpoint source pollution. It has become evident that agriculture is experiencing over-application of phosphorus, which has resulted in phosphorus enriched soils in certain locations. The Agricultural Nutrient Reduction Workgroup of the Chesapeake Bay Program's Nutrients Subcommittee held a one-day conference on Coordinating Phosphorus Based Nutrient Management Policies in the Chesapeake Bay Region.