258 Adaptive Management: A How-to Guide and the USDA NRCS Code 590 Standard

Oral Session
Z01 Z Series Special Sessions

Provide scientists, NRCS staff, extension educators, policymakers, and other interested individuals with: 1)hands-on experience implementing techniques for learning by adults, and 2)knowledge about how assessments of nutrient practices are critical for learning, for improvement of nutrient practices, and for accountability of nutrient management planning.


Soil Water Conservation Society
Wednesday, November 3, 2010: 8:10 AM-12:00 PM
Renaissance Long Beach, Renaissance Ballroom III, Second Floor

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Jorge Delgado and Thomas Morris
Jorge Delgado
8:10 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:35 AM
Nitrogen Timing and Form: Improving the Efficiency of Nitrogen Use.
Tracy Blackmer, Iowa Soybean Association; Peter Kyveryga, Iowa Soybean Association
9:15 AM
Application of Adaptive Management Principles Using USDA-NRCS Nutrient Management (590) Conservation Practice Standard.
Christoph Gross, USDA-NRCS; Norm Widman, USDA-NRCS; John R. Davis, USDA-NRCS; Michael Hubbs, USDA-NRCS
9:50 AM
Adaptive Nitrogen Management for Corn Using Adapt-N: Understanding the Processes and Information Needs.
Harold van Es, Cornell University; Jeff Melkonian, Cornell University; Bianca Moebius-Clune, Cornell University
10:20 AM
10:35 AM
Benefits of Interactive Meetings with Farmers.
Sheila Hebenstreit, West Central Coop; Tracy Blackmer, Iowa Soybean Association
11:15 AM
11:45 AM
12:00 PM