267 Conservation Practices That Improve Environmental Quality: I

Oral Session
A05 Environmental Quality
This session aims to quantify the environmental quality benefits that conservation practices produce.
Wednesday, November 4, 2009: 9:55 AM-11:30 AM
Convention Center, Room 407, Fourth Floor

Minghua Zhang
James Ippolito
9:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
10:00 AM
Grassland Establishment Impacts On Soil Physical Characteristics.
Iin Handayani, Murray State Univ.; Robert Tokosh, Murray State Univ.
10:15 AM
Effect of Soil Aeration On Runoff Water Quality and Quantity in No-till Wheat Systems.
Paul DeLaune, Texas AgriLife Res.; John W. Sij, Texas AgriLife Res.
10:30 AM
Using the Agri-Environmental Footprint Index (AFI) to Quantify the Environmental Quality Benefits of EU-Funded Agri-Environment Policy.
Geertrui Louwagie, European Commission, Joint Res. Centre, Inst. for Prospective Technological Studies; Gordon Purvis, Univ. College Dublin; Greg Northey, Univ. College Dublin; John Finn, Teagasc
10:45 AM
Identification of Field-Level Critical Management Areas for Implementing Best Management Practices for the Central Claypan Area.
Ashish Mudgal, Univ. of Missouri, Columbia; Claire Baffaut, Cropping Systems and Water Quality Res. Unit; Stephen Anderson, Univ. of Missouri; E. John Sadler, USDA-ARS; Newell Kitchen, USDA-ARS, Cropping Systems & Water Quality Res. Unit; Allen L. Thompson, Biological Engineering
11:00 AM
Management-Oriented Sensitivity Analysis for Pesticide Transport in Watershed-Scale Water Quality Modeling.
Minghua Zhang, Univ. of California, Davis; Yuzhou Luo, Univ. of California, Davis
11:15 AM
11:30 AM