680 Soil Quality and Cover Crops (includes Graduate Student Competition)

Oral Session
S06 Soil & Water Management & Conservation
Tuesday, 7 October 2008: 8:55 AM-11:45 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 360AB

Dana Dinnes
8:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:00 AM
Fine-tuning Interpretations of the Cornell Soil Health Test in New York through Multivariate Analyses.
Omololu Idowu, Cornell Univ.; Harold van Es, Cornell University; Robert Schindelbeck, Cornell University; George Abawi, Cornell University; David Wolfe, Cornell University; Beth Gugino, Cornell University; Bianca Moebius-Clune, Cornell Univ.
9:15 AM
PCA Analysis of Soil Quality Indicators in Relation to Soil Erodibility.
Manmohanjit Singh, Punjab Agricultural University; Khera K L, Punjab Agricultural University; Hadda M S, Punjab Agricultural University
9:30 AM
Soil Changes After Sixty Years of Land Use in Iowa.
Jessica Veenstra, Iowa State University; Lee Burras, Iowa State Univ.
9:45 AM
Implementing Sustainable Management Practices at Two Central Coast Vineyards.
Dawn Stimson, California Polytechnic State University
10:00 AM
Grazing Winter Cover Crops in a Cotton-Cover Crop Conservation Tillage System.
Harry Schomberg, USDA-ARS; Donald Reeves, USDA-ARS; Dwight Fisher, USDA-ARS; Randy L. Raper, USDA-ARS; Dinku Endale, USDA-ARS; Michael Jenkins, USDA-ARS
10:15 AM
10:30 AM
Double Cropping Effects on Forage Yields and The Water Balance in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Ymene Fouli, Univ. of Maryland; Daniel Fritton, Pennsylvania State University; Sjoerd Duiker, Pennsylvania State University; Marvin Hall, Pennsylvania State University; John Watson, Pennsylvania State University
10:45 AM
High Biomass Cover Crops and Organic Mulch Effects on Soil Moisture and Weed Distribution during Collard Production.
Michael Mulvaney, Auburn Univ.; C. Wesley Wood, Auburn University; Brenda Wood, Auburn University; Kipling Balkcom, USDA-ARS; Joseph Kemble, Auburn University; Dennis Shannon, Auburn University
11:00 AM
Cover Crop Nitrogen: Where are you?.
Bill Deen, University of Guelph; Ken Janovicek, University of Guelph; Greg Stewart, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture & Food
11:15 AM
Reducing Nitrate Loss in Tile Drainage Water with Cover Crops and Watertable Management.
Craig Drury, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Chin Tan, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; W. Reynolds, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Tom Oloya, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Tiequan Zhang, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Thomas Welacky, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; John Gaynor, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
11:30 AM
Growing Cover Crops to Improve Carbon Sequestration.
Qingren Wang, Univ. of Florida; Yuncong Li, Tropical Research and Education Center, University of Florida; Ashok Alva, USDA-ARS
11:45 AM