341 Air Quality and Agriculture: Challenges and Solutions

Oral Session
S11 Soils & Environmental Quality

Sustainable agriculture production faces the greatest challenges in complying with the increasingly environmental regulations. This symposium will present the major air-quality issues associated with production agriculture. The symposium will cover issues realted to particulate matter, fumigants and VOCs, and greenhouse gases.


A05 Environmental Quality
Wednesday, November 3, 2010: 12:55 PM-4:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Seaside Ballroom B, Seaside Level

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Scott Yates and Suduan Gao
Brenton Sharratt and Scott Yates
12:55 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Threshold Velocity of Agricultural Soils within the Columbia Plateau, USA.
Venkata Vaddella, Washington State University; Brenton Sharratt, USDA Agricultural Research Service
1:30 PM
Implementation of WEPS 1.0 within NRCS.
Larry Wagner, USDA-ARS Engineering and Wind Erosion Research Unit; Michael Sporcic, USDA-NRCS
1:45 PM
National Air Emission Monitoring Study: North Carolina Swine Sites.
Jihoon Kang, North Carolina State University; Wayne Robarge, North Carolina State University
2:00 PM
Nitrous Oxide Emissions From California Silage Corn Cropping Systems: I. Sampling Techniques and Preliminary Results.
Dave Goorahoo, California State University-Fresno; Florence Cassel Sharma, California State University-Fresno; Shawn Ashkan, California State University-Fresno; Natalio Mendez, California State University-Fresno
2:15 PM
Nitrous Oxide and Ammonia Emissions From Turfgrass: Urea Vs. Polymer Coated Urea.
Joshua LeMonte, University of Delaware; Bryan Hopkins, Brigham Young University; Jeffery Summerhays, Brigham Young University; Von Jolley, Brigham Young University; Richard Terry, Brigham Young University
2:30 PM
3:00 PM
Potential of Using Low Permeability Tarp to Reduce Emissions and Application Rates in Soil Fumigation.
Suduan gao, USDA-ARS; Ruijun Qin, USDA-ARS; Alfonso Cabrera, USDA-ARS; Brad Hanson, University of California, Davis; Dong Wang, USDA-ARS
3:15 PM
Evaluation of Totally Impermeable Film for Fumigant Emissions Reduction.
Ruijun Qin, USDA-ARS; Suduan Gao, USDA-ARS; Husein Ajwa, University of California, Davis; David Sullivan, Sullivan Environmental Consulting, Inc.; Dong Wang, USDA-ARS
3:30 PM
Soil Solarization in Combination with Reduced–Rate Fumigation for Pest Control.
Lifang Luo, University of California-Riverside; Scott Yates, USDA-ARS, USSL; Ole Becker, University of California-Riverside; Daniel Ashworth, USDA-ARS, USSL
3:45 PM