691 Symposium --Soil Testing Requirements in an Increasingly Monitored Environment

Oral Session
S08 Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis
This symposium will focus on soil testing method validation, soil testing industry quality monitoring control programs, regulatory requirements, and data presentation to end-users. The goal of the symposium is to provide a current overview of soil testing methodology and requirements resulting in better understanding of involved parties (labs, academia, extension, governmental agencies, fertilizer industry, ag consultants, etc.).
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:55 AM-12:00 PM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 371A

Randall Warden
8:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:30 AM
The NAPT Program and Its Use for Monitoring Laboratory Proficiency.
Janice Kotuby-Amacher, Utah State Univ.; Donald Horneck, Oregon State Univ.; D. Keith Reid, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs; Victoria Normandin, MotZZLaboratory Inc; John Lawley, Utah State University
10:00 AM
Soil Testing for Participating in Government Programs.
Jerry Lemunyon, Natural Resources Conservation Service
11:30 AM
12:00 PM