141 Cover Crops: Management and Impacts On Agroecosystems and the Environment: I

Oral Session
S06 Soil & Water Management & Conservation Presentations will address management of cover crops in agricultural systems and their impacts on nutrient cycling, soil carbon, soil structure, soil productivity, erosion, nitrous oxide emissions, water quality, and crop growth and yield.


Land Management & Conservation
Monday, October 22, 2012: 12:55 PM-3:50 PM
Duke Energy Convention Center, Room 236, Level 2

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Thomas Kaspar
Thomas Kaspar
1:00 PM
Soil and Environmental Benefits of Cover Crops In the Semiarid Central Great Plains.
Humberto Blanco, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE; John D. Holman, Kansas State University
1:15 PM
Catch Crops to Mitigate Phosphorus Leaching Under Cold Climate.
Jian Liu, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Barbro Ulén, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Göran Bergkvist, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences; Helena Aronsson, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
1:30 PM
Cover Crop Influence On Nitrogen Availability for Organic Dry Beans.
Erin Taylor, Michigan State University; Karen Renner, Michigan State University; Christy Sprague, Michigan State University
1:45 PM
Impact of Fall Cover Crops On Processing Tomato Yield and Quality, Pest Pressure, Nitrogen Availability, and Profit Margins.
Laura L. Van Eerd, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus; Cheryl Trueman, University of Guelph, Ridgetown Campus; Steven A. Loewen, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus; Richard J. Vyn, University of Guelph Ridgetown Campus
2:00 PM
The Influence of Termination Techniques On Plant Available Nitrogen Mineralized From Winter Annual Leguminous Cover Crops.
Matthew Brown, North Carolina State University; Julie Grossman, North Carolina State University; Samuel Christopher Reberg-Horton, North Carolina State University; Wei Shi, North Carolina State University
2:15 PM
2:30 PM
Cover Crop Seed Germination As Affected by Swine Manure Under Controlled Conditions.
Edwin Suarez, Purdue University; James J. Camberato, Purdue University; Eileen Kladivko, Purdue University; Brad Joern, Purdue University
2:45 PM
Cover Crops and Conservation Tillage: Rainfall Partitioning and Sedimentation Benefits.
Clinton Truman, USDA-ARS; Thomas Potter, USDA-ARS; Joey Shaw, Auburn University; Wayne Reeves, USDA-ARS (Retired)
3:00 PM
Quantifying Forest Management Impacts On Hydrology and Water Quality Using a Modeling Approach.
Prem B. Parajuli, Mississippi State University; Sunita Khanal, Mississippi State Univ
3:15 PM
Nitrous Oxide Emissions From Cover Crop Systems in the US Midwest Under Conventional and Organic Management.
Neville Millar, W.K. Kellogg Biological Station, Michigan State University; Dean G. Baas, Michigan State University Extension; Kevin Kahmark, Michigan State University; G. Philip Robertson, W. K Kellogg Biological Station and Dept. of Crop & Soil Sciences; Dale R. Mutch, Michigan State University Extension
3:30 PM
Evaluating Cover Crop and Irrigation Management in Terms of Water Use, Energy Costs and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Tomato Rotations.
Martin Burger, University of California Davis; Guihua Chen, University of Maryland; William Horwath, University of California Davis; Karen Klonsky, University of California Davis; Wesley Wallender, University of California Davis
3:50 PM