149 Bioenergy Production and Environmental Consequences

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil & Water Management & Conservation
Focus is on how production and harvest of bioenergy crops will affect environmental quality.

Soil & Water Management & Conservation

Monday, November 4, 2013: 1:10 PM-4:00 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Grand Ballroom J

Community Leader:
Alan J. Franzluebbers
Humberto Blanco
1:10 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
Promoting Food Security and Environmental Quality in Afghanistan.
James Douglas Fisher, Soil Solutions, Inc.
1:30 PM
Biofuels On The Landscape: Modeling To Balance The Environmental Footprint Of Feedstock Production On Marginal Lands.
John L Field, Colorado State University; Thai N Dinh, University of Oklahoma; Ernie Marx, Colorado State University; Jessica Tryner, Colorado State University; Keith Paustian, Colorado State University
1:45 PM
Sweet Pearl Millet, Sweet Sorghum, and Corn As Bioenergy Crops in Eastern Canada: Learning From the Roots.
Marie-Noelle Thivierge, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Anne Vanasse, Laval University; Denis Angers, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Martin Chantigny, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada; Philippe Seguin, McGill University
2:00 PM
Long-Term Stover Removal Decreases Soil Aggregate Stability in a Dryland Continuous Corn System.
Virginia L. Jin, USDA-ARS; Catherine E. Stewart, USDA-ARS; Gary E. Varvel, USDA-ARS; Brian J. Wienhold, USDA-ARS; Marty R. Schmer, USDA-ARS; Ronald F. Follett, Soil Plant Nutrient Research, USDA-ARS; Kenneth P. Vogel, Grain, Forage, and Bioenergy Research Unit, USDA-ARS; Robert B. Mitchell, Grain, Forage, and Bioenergy Research Unit, USDA-ARS
2:15 PM
Using Cover Crops and Animal Manure To Maintain Or Improve Soil Properties After Corn Stover Removal.
Humberto Blanco, University of Nebraska; Richard B. Ferguson, University of Nebraska; Virginia L. Jin, USDA-ARS; Marty R. Schmer, USDA-ARS; Brian J. Wienhold, USDA-ARS
2:30 PM
2:45 PM
Seed Pre-Treatment Improves Field Establishment Of Switchgrass.
Whitney Marie Churchman, University of Kentucky
3:00 PM
Growing Advanced Energy Feedstock With Recycled Materials On Marginal Soil.
Khandakar R. Islam, Ohio State University; Lindsay Kilpatrick, Ohio State University; Randall C Reeder, Ohio State University; Yogendra Raut, Ohio State University; Emily N Weaks, Ohio State University; Hasni Jahan, Ohio State University South Centers; Frederick C Michel, Ohio State University
3:15 PM
Biomass Production of Prairie Cordgrass Using Urea and Kura Clover As a Source of Nitrogen.
SungUn Kim, Pusan National University; Vance N. Owens, South Dakota State University; Kenneth A. Albrecht, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Dokyoung Lee, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Craig Sheaffer, University of Minnesota; Sen Subramanian, South Dakota State University
3:30 PM
3:45 PM
Viability of Ash Recycling As a Disposal Option Following Conversion of a Coal-Fired Power Plant to Biomass.
Christopher L. Warren, Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, The University of Georgia; Lawrence A. Morris, University of Georgia-Athens; Miguel Cabrera, University of Georgia; L. Mark Risse, The University of Georgia; Lamar Larrimore, Southern Company
4:00 PM