323 Cover Crops In Agricultural Systems: II

Oral Session
S06 Soil & Water Management & Conservation

This session will focus on the management and impact of cover crops in agricultural production systems. Any management issues of cover crops may be presented including establishment, termination, planting date, planting methods, cover crop growth, and nutrient uptake. Impact or effect of cover crops on any aspect of the environment, soil, nutrients, carbon, or cropping systems may also be presented.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010: 8:05 AM-10:50 AM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 301, Seaside Level

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Thomas Kaspar
Eric Brennan
8:05 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:10 AM
Low Residue Cover Crops Evaluated for Use for Intensive Vegetable Production.
Richard Smith, University of California, Cooperative Extension; Michael Cahn, University of California, Cooperative Extension; Aaron Heinrich, University of California-Davis; Barry Farrara, University of California-Davis
8:25 AM
Influences of Winter Cover Crops and Irrigation Systems On Tomato Water Use Efficiency and Yield.
Guihua Chen, University of California Davis; Martin Burger, University of California Davis; William Horwath, University of California Davis; Wesley Wallender, University of California Davis
8:55 AM
Aerially Seeding Winter Rye Into Standing Corn in Minnesota: Successes and Failures.
Melissa Wilson, University of Minnesota; Deborah Allan, University of Minnesota; John Baker, University of Minnesota
9:10 AM
Effect of Quality and Quantity of Residue Inputs On System Efficiency and Productivity in Conventional and Diversified Rotations.
Patricia Lazicki, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign; Michelle Wander, University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
9:25 AM
Cover Crops Impact On Soil Quality and Crop Yield.
Khandakar Islam, The Ohio State University; Stacey M. Reno, The Ohio State University South Centers
9:55 AM
Improving the Water Quality Benefits of Winter Cover Crops Using Remote Sensing and Adaptive Management of Implementation Strategies.
W. Dean Hively, USGS; Gregory McCarty, USDA-ARS; Jason Keppler, Maryland Department of Agriculture; Ali Sadeghi, USDA-ARS
10:10 AM
Cover Crop Biomass Affected by Topographical Features and Its Relationship with Row-Crop Yields.
Juan Munoz-Robayo, Michigan State University; Alexandra Kravchenko, Michigan State University
10:25 AM
Evaluation of Production Potential of Fodder Crops- Chilli (Capsicum annum L.) Systems for Dry Land Alfisols of Karnataka, India.
Manjunatha M. H, Dryland Research Center; A. Somashekara, Dryland Research Center; M.A. Shankar, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore; G.N. Dhanapal, Dryland Research Center; H.P. Ashok Kumar, Dryland Research Center
10:40 AM
10:50 AM