Global Issues in Nutrient Management Science, Technology and Policy

An international symposium addressing global issues and trends in nutrient management was held at the University of Delaware from August 21-24, 2011. The symposium focused on how agricultural management practices, technological advances, and global or regional policies are affecting both nutrient use efficiency in the food chain and the quality of our environment in different regions of the world.

    Symposium Themes:

  • Worldwide challenges in the management of nutrients to produce a safe and secure food supply while protecting the quality of the global environment
  • Focus on current issues and trends in nutrient management in China, the European Union, and the United States
  • Advances in nutrient management science and technology – adapting recent innovations to meet global needs
  • Developing national and international policies for nutrient management in today’s rapidly changing global economy