Wednesday Nite @ the Lab
Patrick McLaughlin Presents "Assessing U.S. phosphate reserves in the shadow of peak phosphorus: implications for Wisconsin's agricultural future"
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Continued rapid global population expansion is putting pressure on resources and natural systems. One of the central players, phosphorus — vital to Wisconsin's agricultural industry and global food prices — is rapidly running out. Here we describe our recent and ongoing collaborative work with the USGS investigating U.S. rock phosphate resources. Live videostream at biotech.wisc.edu/webcams.