392 Soil Quality - What Does It Mean and How Can It be Measured

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soils & Environmental Quality
Approved for 1.0 SW CEUs.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015: 1:00 PM-2:20 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, M101 B

Clinton Williams and Shabtai Bittman
Shabtai Bittman
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Quantifying the Effects of Wintertime Processes on Soil Detachment.
Edward P. Boswell, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Nicholas J. Balster, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Anita M. Thompson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
1:20 PM
Regional Estimate of Soil Carbon Sequestration and Soil Quality Index.
Raj K. Shrestha, The Ohio State University; Rattan Lal, The Ohio State University, School of Environment & Natural Resources; Toru Nakajima, Tokyo University of Agriculture
1:35 PM
Comparison of Two Different Measures of Soil Quality in an Orchard Context.
David E. Ruppert, Texas A&M University-Kingsville; Shad D. Nelson, Texas A&M University-Kingsville
2:05 PM
Permanganate Oxidizable Carbon and Nutrient Stratification in Long-Term No-till Systems.
Steven W. Culman, Ohio State University; Warren A Dick, Ohio State University; Clay Dygert, The Ohio State University; Kenzie Reynen, The Ohio State University; Noelymar Gonzalez-Maldonado, The Ohio State University
2:20 PM