Oral SessionS04 Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition Synthetic fertilizers have provided a tremendous return on investment by increasing crop yields and improving crop quality. However if used improperly and with overapplication comes the potential for negative environmental costs. Speakers will be selected to provide balanced views of both sides of the issue, regarding both the benefits and value of fertilizers and the potential environmental costs of fertilizer use.
Cosponsor(s):Agronomic Production Systems, Environmental Quality, Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition, Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis, Soils & Environmental Quality
Wednesday, October 19, 2011: 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Henry Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 213B
Merle Vigil and Chris van Kessel