605 Nutrients and Soil Structure: I (includes Graduate Student Competition)

Oral Session
S11 Soils & Environmental Quality
Monday, 6 October 2008: 7:55 AM-11:45 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 361AB

Gurpal Toor and Vimala Nair
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Assessing Progress in Nutrient Management with Large-scale Nutrient Mass Balances: Ten Year Case Study of Delaware, USA.
James Thomas Sims, Univ. of Delaware; Joshua McGrath, Univ. of Maryland; Amy Shober, Univ. of Florida
8:15 AM
Agri-Environmental Assessment of Pelletized Poultry Litter in Corn Production: Field Studies.
Alyssa Collins, University of Delaware; James Thomas Sims, Univ. of Delaware; Joshua McGrath, Univ. of Maryland
8:30 AM
Agri-Environmental Assessment of Pelletized Broiler Litter In Corn Production: Laboratory Studies.
Cheryl Carmona, University of Maryland; Joshua McGrath, University of Maryland; Solomon Kariuki, University of Maryland; Alyssa Collins, University of Delaware; James Thomas Sims, University of Delaware
8:45 AM
Soil and Phosphorus Source Effects on Phosphorus Buffering Capacity.
Angela M. Ebeling, University of California, Berkeley; Larry Bundy, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Joel G. Davis, Wisconsin Lutheran College; Daniel Ebeling, Wisconsin Lutheran College
9:00 AM
Effects of Phosphorus Source and Water Quality on the Movement of Phosphorus through Sandy Soil.
Matthew Repking, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Carrie Laboski, Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison
9:15 AM
Evaluation of Various Establishment Techniques Implemented to Reduce Sediment and Runoff Loss.
Jared Nemitz, Purdue University; Cale Bigelow, Purdue University; Adam Moeller, U.S. Golf Association; Douglas Smith, National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory; Glenn Hardebeck, Purdue Univ.; Jeremy Shulman, National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory
9:30 AM
Nitrogen Ferttilizers and Their Effects on Microbial Biodivresity.
Darcie Hasting, Southern Illinois University; Jorge Hernandez, Southern Illinois Univ.; David Lightfoot, Southern Illinois University
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Loss of Phosphorus by Runoff from Watersheds in West Virginia.
Moustafa Elrashidi, USDA-NRCS, NSSC; Steve Peaslee, USDA-NRCS, NSSC
10:15 AM
Surface Water Quality as Affected by Sugarcane Residue Management Techniques.
Theophilus Udeigwe, Louisiana State Univ.; Sonny Viator, Louisiana State University AgCenter; Jim Wang, Louisiana State University; Lewis Gaston, Louisiana State University
10:30 AM
Long-Term Irrigation with Treated Wastewater: Effects on Soil-Structure Stability Related Indices.
Ajay Bhardwaj, North Carolina State University; Guy J. Levy, Inst. of Soil, Water and Environmental Sciences
10:45 AM
Streambank Erosion from Grazed Pastures, Grass Filters and Forest Buffers Over a Six-Year Period.
Mustafa Tufekcioglu, Iowa State University; Richard C. Schultz, Iowa State University; George Zaimes, Dept. of Natl. Res. Ecology & Management, Univ. of Arizona; Thomas M. Isenhart, Iowa State University; John Kovar, USDA-ARS National Soil Tilth Laboratory; James Russell, Iowa State University
11:00 AM
Soil Strength Measurement Correlations: Comparisons of Clegg, Soil Cone Penetrometer, and Drop Cone Penetrometer readings on composted mulch embankments.
Niels Svendsen, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; Heidi Howard, USA-CERL; Ermson Nyakatawa, Alabama A&M Univ.
11:15 AM
Stabilizing Disturbed Soils with Hydroseeding, Compost and Polyacrylamide.
Shea Dunifon, Virginia Tech; Rory Maguire, Virginia Tech; Gregory Evanylo, Virginia Tech
11:30 AM
Flue Gas Desulfurization Residue as a Liming Material for Acidic East Texas Soils.
John Sloan, Texas A&M University Research & Extension Center at Dallas; James Heitholt, Texas A&M Univ. Commerce; David Kee, Texas A&M University at Commerce; Russell Sutton, Texas A&M Univ.
11:45 AM