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2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

29 Cover Crop Management Oral (includes student competition)

Oral Session
ASA Section: Land Management and Conservation
Presentations in this session cover general cover crop management issues, such as advantages or disadvantages of cover crop mixtures, termination methods, effects on soil and crops, dual use for forage and soil building, and other topics. At the end of this session we will hold the Cover Crop Management Community meeting, including the awards ceremony for the student contest.

Approved for CM 4.5 CEUs


Cover Crop Management Community

Monday, October 23, 2017: 7:55 AM-12:35 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 13

Jay Norton and Gretchen F. Sassenrath
Jay Norton and Gretchen F. Sassenrath
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Management and Implications of Cover Crops in No-till Corn and Soybean Systems in Nebraska.
Katja Koehler-Cole, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Roger W. Elmore, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Humberto Blanco-Canqui, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Charles Shapiro, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Christopher Proctor, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Derek Heeren, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Burdette Barker, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Charles A. Francis, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Tim Shaver, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Matt Stockton, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
8:15 AM
Effect of Cover Crops on Yield, Quality, and Soil Properties in No-till Baby Corn.
Atinderpal Singh, Texas Tech University; Sanjit K Deb, Texas Tech University; Sukhbir Singh, Texas Tech University; Jasjit Singh Kang, Punjab Agricultural University
8:30 AM
Cover Crop Influence on Stored Soil Water Availability to Subsequent Crops.
Ricardo St Aime, Clemson University; Sruthi Narayanan, Clemson University; Geoffrey W. Zehnder, Clemson University
8:45 AM
Optimizing Management for Establishment of Alfalfa Interseeded into Silage Corn.
William R. Osterholz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Mark J. Renz, University of Wisconsin-Madison; John H. Grabber, USDA-ARS
9:00 AM
The Effect of Cool Season Grass Cover Crops on Nitrogen Cycling in Soil.
Jaimie R West, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Matthew D. Ruark, University of Wisconsin-Madison
9:15 AM
Tracking Deep Soil Nitrogen in Cover Crop Systems: A N-15 Isotope Study.
Sarah Marie Hirsh, University of Maryland; Ray R Weil, University of Maryland
9:30 AM
Using Diverse Cover Crop Mixtures to Increase Biomass and Nitrogen Production.
Bethany Wolters, Virginia Tech; Mark S. Reiter, Virginia Tech; William Hunter Frame, Virginia Tech; Ryan Stewart, Virginia Tech; Steven C. Hodges, Virginia Tech; Charles W. Cahoon, Virginia Tech
9:45 AM
Short-Term Benefits of Cover Crops on Labile Carbon and Nitrogen Pools in Soil.
Kavya Krishnan, Cornell University-Crop & Soil Sciences; Jaimie R West, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Matthew D. Ruark, University of Wisconsin-Madison
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Forage Radish and Winter Rye Cover Crop Performance in Corn Silage Cropping Systems.
Kirsten Workman, University of Vermont Extension; Jeffrey Carter, University of Vermont; Sidney C. Bosworth, University of Vermont
10:30 AM
Cereal Rye (Secale cereale L.) Fall Planting Date to Determine Cover Crop Biomass Production in the US Midwest.
Angela Bastidas, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Christopher Proctor, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Roger W. Elmore, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
10:45 AM
Planting Green: Delayed Cover Crop Termination As a Tool for Soil Conservation, Water Management, and IPM.
Heidi Myer, Pennsylvania State University; Heather D. Karsten, Pennsylvania State University; William S Curran, Pennsylvania State University; John Tooker, Pennsylvania State University; Sjoerd Williem Duiker, The Pennsylvania State University
11:00 AM
11:15 AM
Interseeding Cover Crops in Corn in Michigan.
Aaron Brooker, Michigan State University; Karen A. Renner, Michigan State University; Christy L. Sprague, Michigan State University; Lisa Tiemann, Michigan State University
11:30 AM
Interseeded Cover Crop Effects on Dynamic Indicators of Soil Health.
Yeukai Katanda, Trent University; Mehdi Sharifi, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Laura L Van Eerd, University of Guelph; David Hooker, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus
11:45 AM
Impacts of Cover Crop and Grazing Management Under Integrated Crop Livestock System on Soil Microbial Parameters.
Vishal Seth, South Dakota State University Agronomy & Conservation Club; Sandeep Kumar, South Dakota State University
12:00 PM
Cover Crop and No-Tillage Impacts on Soil Health Indicators over a Growing Season.
Jennifer D. Woodyard, Purdue University; Stacy M. Zuber, Purdue University; Eileen J. Kladivko, Purdue University
12:15 PM
Interseeding Cover Crops into Early Season Corn.
Melissa Geiszler, North Dakota State University; Joel Ransom, North Dakota State University; Marisol T. Berti, North Dakota State University
12:20 PM
Community Planning Session
12:35 PM