270 Symposium--Cover Crops and Soil Health: I

Oral Session
ASA Section: Land Management & Conservation
Over the past few years there has been great interest in soil health and how it relates to soil and plant relations.  Cover crops are an important aspect of building and maintaining good Soil Health and this symposium will feature invited speakers from across different regions within the US.  Although the relationship of cover crops and soil health will be emphasized over all parameters of soil health will be included.   Volunteered speakers are also encouraged to submit abstracts for oral and poster presentations.

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Cover Crop Management Community

Soils & Environmental Quality
Soil & Water Management & Conservation
Nutrient Management & Soil & Plant Analysis

Soil-Plant-Water Relations Community
Soil Carbon and Greenhouse Gas Emissions Community

Tuesday, November 4, 2014: 7:55 AM-12:05 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 201B

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Community Leader:
Timothy M. Reinbott
Timothy M. Reinbott
Robert J. Kremer
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Cover Cropping Impacts on Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Soil Aggregation.
Kristine A. Nichols, Rodale Institute; David W. Archer, USDA-ARS; Jonathan J. Halvorson, USDA-ARS; John Hendrickson, USDA-ARS; Holly A Johnson, USDA-ARS; Mark A. Liebig, USDA-ARS; Scott L. Kronberg, USDA-ARS; Jeffrey W Moyer, Rodale Institute; Mark Smallwood, Rodale Institute; Matt A. Sanderson, USDA-ARS
8:30 AM
Cover Crop Biomass Production and Water Use in California' San Joaquin Valley.
Jeffrey Mitchell, University of California-Davis; Theodore Hsiao, University of California, Davis; Anil Shrestha, California State University-Fresno; Suat Irmak, University of Nebraska - Lincoln
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
Cover Crops and Soil Health in Missouri.
Robert J. Kremer, University of Missouri; Kristen S. Veum, USDA-ARS & University of Missouri
10:00 AM
10:15 AM
Cover Crops in Corn-Soybean Rotations in the Upper Midwest.
Thomas C. Kaspar, USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment
11:15 AM
Soil Health Benefits Using Cover Crops Across the Southeast.
Kipling S. Balkcom, USDA-ARS; Leah M. Duzy, USDA-ARS; Ted S. Kornecki, USDA-ARS; Andrew J. Price, USDA-ARS
11:45 AM
12:05 PM