253 Symposium--Science behind a Soil Conservation Practice Standard for Soil Amendments

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality
The overall goal will be to present the science behind the development of a Conservation Practice Standards for the use of soil amendments.  Specific criteria for the use of by-product gypsum as a soil amendment will be presented.

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By-product Gypsum Uses in Agriculture Community

Environmental Quality
Soils & Environmental Quality
Soil & Water Management & Conservation
Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition

By-product Gypsum Uses in Agriculture Community

Tuesday, November 4, 2014: 1:10 PM-4:45 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 201B

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Community Leader:
Arthur L. Allen
Arthur L. Allen
Arthur L. Allen
1:10 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:15 PM
2:00 PM
Reducing Erosion and Sediment Loss with Soluble Calcium Soil Amendments.
Lloyd Darrell Norton, USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory (Retired); Jerry M. Bigham, Ohio State University
2:15 PM
Soluble Calcium Amendments: Effects on Soil Structure.
Jose Miguel Reichert, Federal University of Santa Maria; Lloyd Darrell Norton, USDA-ARS National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory (Retired)
2:30 PM
Soluble Calcium Amendment: Reducing Pathogen Losses.
Michael B. Jenkins, USDA-ARS; Harry H. Schomberg, USDA-ARS; Dinku M Endale, USDA-ARS; Dorcas H. Franklin, University of Georgia-Athens; Dwight S Fisher, USDA-ARS-retired
2:45 PM
3:00 PM
Gypsiferous Amendments: Sequestering Phosphorus in Soils.
Owen Fenton, TEAGASC; Karen Daly, TEAGASC; Mark G. Healy, National University of Ireland, Galway; David P. Wall, Teagasc
3:30 PM
Soluble Calcium Amendment: Minimizing Negative Environmental Impacts.
Rufus L Chaney, USDA ARS; Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS; Harry H. Schomberg, USDA-ARS; H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS
3:45 PM
Rate and Method of Application of Gypsum As a Soil Amendment.
Warren Dick, The Ohio State University/OARDC; Ron Chamberlain, Gypsoil; Robert D. Hecht, Soil Solutions; Joe Nester, Nester Ag; David Kost, The Ohio State University/OARDC; Liming Chen, The Ohio State University/OARDC
4:00 PM
Conservation Practice Standard: Amending Soil Properties with Gypsiferous Products.
Ray B. Bryant, USDA-ARS; Arthur L. Allen, University of Maryland Eastern Shore; Mark S. Reiter, Virginia Tech
4:15 PM
Concluding Remarks
4:30 PM
4:45 PM
4:45 PM
Community Business Meeting