557 Management of Grassy Crops: Corn, Wheat, Sorghum, and Switchgrass

Oral Session
C03 Crop Ecology, Management & Quality
Monday, 6 October 2008: 8:25 AM-11:15 AM
George R. Brown Convention Center, 370EF

Roger Elmore
8:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:30 AM
Successes and Failures With Skip Row Rainfed Corn.
Robert Klein, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Drew Lyon, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; David Baltensperger, Texas A&M Univ.; Alexander Pavlista, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Charles Shapiro, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Stevan Knezevic, Univ. of Nebraska; Stephen Mason, Univ. of Nebraska, Lincoln; Roger Elmore, Iowa State Univ.; Alan Schlegel, Kansas State Univ.; Merle Vigil, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey Golus, Univ. of Nebraska
9:00 AM
Stabilizing Dryland Corn Production in Central Kansas.
Aaron J. Sindelar, Kansas State University; Kraig Roozeboom, Kansas State University; Walter Gordon, Kansas State University; William Heer, Kansas State University
9:15 AM
Performance of Late Planted, Short Season Corn Hybrids in Ohio.
Peter Thomison, Ohio State University; Allen Geyer, Ohio State University; Richard Minyo, Ohio State University
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Stimulating Growth of Late-Planted Winter Wheat with Gibberellic Acid.
Alexander Pavlista, University of Nebraska, Panhandle Research & Extension Center; Gary Hergert, University of Nebraska, Panhandle Research & Extension Center; Steven Knox, University of Nebraska; Eric Nielsen, University of Nebraska, Panhandle Research & Extension Center; Les Kampbel, University of Nebraska, Panhandle Research & Extension Center
10:15 AM
Environmental and Morphological Effects on Pre-harvest Sprouting of Wheat.
Kelly Burt, Virginia Tech; Wade Thomason, Virginia Polytechnic Inst. & State Univ. (Virginia Tech)
10:30 AM
Comparison of Sorghum Types for Hay Production.
Brent Bean, Texas AgriLife Extension Service; Juerg Blumenthal, Texas A&M University
10:45 AM
Modeling Winter Cereal Grain Canopies for Legume Intercrop Establishment.
Brock C. Blaser, Iowa State University; Lance R. Gibson, Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.; Jeremy Singer, USDA-ARS
11:00 AM
Estimating Standing Crop and Botanical Composition of Switchgrass Swards Using Indirect Methods.
Marty Schmer, USDA-ARS; Robert Mitchell, USDA-ARS-NPA-GFBRU; Kenneth Vogel, USDA-ARS; Walter Schacht, University of Nebraska; David B. Marx, Univ. of Nebraska
11:15 AM