Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

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

338 Soil and Water Management and Conservation General Oral III

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil and Water Management and Conservation
This is the general session of the Division of Soil and Water Management and Conservation
Wednesday, October 25, 2017: 8:00 AM-10:45 AM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 31

Humberto Blanco
Andrea Diane Basche and Maria Mercedes Martinez
8:00 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:05 AM
Soil Quality Outcomes from Dryland Cropping Systems: Comparison of Conservation and Business As Usual Practices.
Mark A. Liebig, USDA-ARS; Veronica Acosta-Martinez, USDA-ARS; David W. Archer, USDA-ARS; John Hendrickson, USDA-ARS; Scott L. Kronberg, USDA-ARS; Susan Samson-Liebig, USDA-NRCS
8:35 AM
Regression-Kriged Soil Organic Carbon Stock Changes in Manured Corn Silage-Alfalfa Production Systems.
Joshua D. Gamble, USDA-ARS; Gary W. Feyereisen, USDA-ARS; Sharon K. Papiernik, USDA-ARS; Chris Wente, USDA-ARS; John Baker, USDA-ARS
8:50 AM
An Artificial Neural Network Model for Predicting Particle Size Distribution (texture) of Eroded Soil.
Carlos A Bonilla, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile; María Paz Lagos-Avid, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile
9:05 AM
Impact of Polymers and Biochar on Hydro-Physical Properties of Sandy Soil.
Arafat Alkhasha, king saud university; Abdrubalrasol Al-Omran, King Saud University; Anwar aly, king Saud University
9:20 AM
9:30 AM
Soil Health Evaluation of Flooded Rice Cultivation Compared to Other Agricultural Land-Use Practices.
Jehangir Bhadha, University of Florida; Raju Khatiwada, University of Florida; Salvador Galindo, University of Florida; Jay Capasso, University of Florida
9:45 AM
Using Designed Terraces Systems for Sustainable Management of Degraded Arid Loess Cultivated Lands. Attir Farm, Northern Negev, a Case Study.
Amir Mor-Mussery Sr., The Hebrew University of Jerusalem; Michael Ben-Eli, The sustainability Lab. USA; Stefan Leu, Ben Gurion University of the Negev
10:00 AM
Comparing Variability of Soil Health Indicators to More Commonly-Measured Soil Nutrient Availability Tests.
Tunsisa T. Hurisso, Ohio Ag Res. & Devlpmt. Ctr.; Steven W. Culman, Ohio State University; Kaiguang Zhao, Ohio State University
10:15 AM
Elevated Rangeland Dust Emissions Threaten Ecosystem Services with Continued Grazing and Vehicle Disturbance and Increasing Drought.
Travis Nauman, US Geological Survey; Michael Duniway, US Geological Survey; Jayne Belnap, U.S. Geological Survey
10:30 AM
Comparative Assessment of Physico-Chemical Characteristics and Selected Trace Metal Distribution in Soils from Three South African Tea Estates.
Funso Raphael Kutu, North-West University (Mafikeng Campus); Tanmoy Karak, Tea Research Association (TRA); Adeola M Ojo, Raw Material Research Development Council
10:45 AM