Minnesota Phosphorus Index Workshop Presentations

Using the Minnesota Phosphorus Index to Reduce Risk of P Loss

This workshop was presented January 26th to February 3rd in Crookston, Staples, Willmar, Lamberton, and Rochester, MN.


About 40 people attended at each location. Participants included crop consultants, private agronomists, farmers, and employees from the NRCS, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, Watershed Districts, and other state and federal agencies.


  • Demonstration of the program -Ed Dorsey
  • Hands-on practice -Ed Dorsey/Ann Lewandowski
  • Agency perspectives on application of P Index:

Minnesota Department of Agriculture -Matt Drewitz
Natural Resource Conservation Service PDF iconstoresnrcs.pdf -Jeff St.Ores
Minnesota Pollution Control Agency PDF iconpindexandfeedlotrules.pdf -Dave Wall and others

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The workshop was organized by the UMN Dept of Soil, Water, & Climate in cooperation with the MN Dept. of Agriculture, MN Pollution Control Agency, USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, and the UMN Extension Service.