76 Gypsum Use-Agricultural Productivity: I

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality Oral session on how gypsum can affect agricultural productivity.


By-product Gypsum Uses in Agriculture Community
Monday, October 22, 2012: 10:25 AM-12:00 PM
Hyatt Regency, Regency Ballroom F, Third Floor

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Community Leader:
Dexter B. Watts
Dexter B. Watts
10:30 AM
Use of Soil Electrical Conductivity to Determine Gypsum Movement.
Francisco Arriaga, USDA-ARS; Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS; H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS
10:45 AM
Impact of FGD Gypsum Application On Water Quality in a Coastal Plain Soil.
H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS; Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS
11:00 AM
Assessment of the Potential for Release of Mercury From FGD-Gypsum When Applied As a Soil Amendment.
Christian Briggs, University of Nevada; Mae S. Gustin, University of Nevada; Ken Ladwig, EPRI
11:15 AM
Evaluation of Gypsum Rates On Greenhouse Crop Production.
Brian W. Brown, Auburn University; Jeff C. Sibley, Auburn University; Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS; H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS; Wheeler G. Foshee III, Auburn University
11:30 AM
Using Gypsum to Increase Yield and Reduce Tuber Rot for White Potatoes in the Mid-Atlantic.
Mark S. Reiter, Virginia Tech; Steve L. Rideout, Virginia Tech; Josh H. Freeman, Virginia Tech
11:45 AM
Impact of FGD Gypsum On Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrient Uptake.
Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS; H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS
12:00 PM