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

407 General Organic Management Systems Oral II

Oral Session
ASA Section: Agronomic Production Systems
This is a general oral session for papers related to organic management systems.

Approved for CM 2.5 CEUs


Organic Management Systems Community

Wednesday, October 25, 2017: 1:30 PM-4:05 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 20

Eric B. Brennan
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Transitioning Organic Grain and Soybean Cropping Systems in Texas: Challenges and Benefits.
Nithya Rajan, Texas A&M University; Ronnie W. Schnell, Texas A&M University; Muthu Bagavathiannan, Texas A&M University; Shyam Nair, Sam Houston State University; Douglas Constance, Sam Houston State University; Kenneth D. Casey, Texas Agrilife Research-Amarillo; Diana Zapata, Texas A&M University; Jonathan Moreno, Texas A&M University; Spencer Samuelson, Texas A&M University
1:50 PM
Effect of Field History and Tillage on Crop Productivity and Soil Quality in Organic No-till Soybean Systems.
Kathleen Delate, Iowa State University; Cynthia A. Cambardella, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment
2:05 PM
Influence of Organic Manures on Growth and Yield of Soyabean and on Soil Quality.
Yogananda Shivalli Boregowda, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.; Devkumar N N, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.; Thimmegowda Puttavenkategowda Gowda, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.; Shruthi Goravale Kempegowda, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore.
2:20 PM
The Effect on Soil Health Indicators By Organic Grain Cropping Systems.
Alan P. Sundermeier, Ohio State University; Vinayak S. Shedekar, Ohio State University
2:35 PM
Farmer-Initiated Soil Testing in an Organic Farm Marketing Cooperative.
Mark J. Kopecky, Organic Valley / CROPP Cooperative; Erin Silva, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Logan Peterman, Organic Valley/ CROPP Cooperative
2:50 PM
3:05 PM
Cover Crops for Integrated Fertility Management in Organic Strawberry/Vegetable Production Systems.
Graeme Baird, University of California-Santa Cruz; Joji Muramoto, University of California-Santa Cruz; Margherita Zavatta, UC Santa Cruz; Carol Shennan, UC Santa Cruz
3:20 PM
Optimizing the Use of Organic Amendments and Cover Crops in Certified Organic Vegetable Production Systems of the Pacific Northwest.
Gabriel Maltais-Landry, University of Florida; Sean M Smukler, University of British Columbia
3:35 PM
Developing Nitrogen Best Management Practices to Reduce Risk to Water Quality in Organic Carrot in Florida.
Danielle D Treadwell, University of Florida; Robert C Hochmuth, University of Florida-IFAS Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center; Ludovica Zampieri, University of Florida - IFAS; Jose Perez, University of Florida - IFAS
3:50 PM
Effect of Rapeseed and Cereal Rye Used As Cover Crops on Soil Health in Organic Sweet Potato Production.
Waana Kaluwasha, University of Missouri; Mengshi Lin, University of Missouri; Jeanne Mihail, University of Missouri; Robert J. Kremer, University of Missouri; Zelalem Mersha, Lincoln University; Xi Xiong, University of Missouri
4:05 PM