61 Organic Management Systems: I

Oral Session
ASA Section: Agronomic Production Systems
The session includes a variety of volunteered research presentations in the general area of organic management systems. This oral session will continue on Tuesday November 4 from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. as Organic Management Systems III, which will be live-streamed.

Organic Management Systems Community

Monday, November 3, 2014: 7:55 AM-12:00 PM
Long Beach Convention Center, Room 203B

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Community Leader:
Ellen B. Mallory
Ellen B. Mallory
7:55 AM
Introductory Remarks
8:00 AM
Forage Production and Canada Thistle Control in Mob Grazed Pastures: Comparing Herbicide Application to Livestock-Based Biological Control Strategies.
Anders Gurda, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Mark J. Renz, Agronomy Dept., University of Wisconsin; Geoffrey E. Brink, USDA-ARS
8:15 AM
Organic Perennial Pastures Outperform Organic Annual Pastures with Lower N Losses and Equivalent Yields When Exposed to Drought, Extreme Rainfall and Simulated Grazing.
Alison Grantham, Pennsylvania State University; Jason P. Kaye, Pennsylvania State University; Marvin H. Hall, The Pennsylvania State University; Denyse Schrenker, The Pennsylvania State University
8:30 AM
Establishing Alfalfa for Organic Feed and Seed in Western Washington.
Andrew T. Corbin, Washington State University; Steven C. Fransen, Washington State University; Stephen S. Jones, Washington State University
8:45 AM
Organic Rice Production: Minimizing Exposure to Grain Arsenic.
Anna M. Mcclung, USDA-ARS; Russ Gerad, Applied Speciation and Consulting; Rufus L Chaney, USDA ARS; Fugen Dou, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center; Xingen Zhou, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Beaumont; Sara E. Duke, USDA-ARS
9:00 AM
Effects of Cover Crop and Soil Amendment on Organic Rice Production.
Fugen Dou, Texas Agrilife Research-Beaumont; Frank M. Hons, Texas A&M University; Xingen Zhou, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Beaumont; Anna M. Mcclung, USDA-ARS; Shu Wang, Shenyang Agricultural University; Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS; Youzhong Lang, Yangzhou University; Ganghua Li, Nanjing Agricultural University; Joeseph O. Storlien, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Jason P. Wight, Texas Agrilife Research
9:30 AM
Nitrogen Fertilization Management in Organic Processing Tomato Production.
Sebastian Castro Bustamante, University of Califonia-Davis; Tim Hartz, University of California-Davis
9:45 AM
10:00 AM
Changes in Soil Status during Third Year of Summer Cover Crops.
William B. Evans, Mississippi State University; Carl E. Motsenbocker, LSU AgCenter; Sarah Reynolds, Mississippi State University; Anna McCain, Mississippi State University; Rao S. Mentreddy, Alabama A&M University; Girish Kumar Panicker, Alcorn State University
10:15 AM
Cover Crop Mixtures Can Improve Nitrogen Retention and Supply in Organic Grain Cropping Systems.
Charles Macaulay White, The Pennsylvania State University; Tianna DuPont, Penn State Extension; Dave Hartman, Penn State Extension; Mena M. Hautau, Penn State Extension; Jason P. Kaye, Pennsylvania State University
10:30 AM
Intercropping Peas and Small Grains during the Transition Period to Organic Production.
Nicole Tautges, Washington State University; Ian C. Burke, Washington State University
10:45 AM
Low-Residue Cover Crops for Organic No-till.
Natalie Lounsbury, University of Maryland; Raymond R. Weil, University of Maryland
11:00 AM
The Legacy Matters: Cover Crop Management in Organic Rotational No-till.
Clair Keene, Pennsylvania State University; William Curran, Pennsylvania State University; Steven Mirsky, USDA, ARS, ANRI; Mark J. VanGessel, University of Delaware
11:15 AM
Continuous Organic Zero-till: Elusive or Illusory.
Patrick M. Carr, North Dakota State University; Greta G. Gramig, North Dakota State University
11:30 AM
Long-Term Weed Dynamics and Yield Comparison of Organic and Conventional Cropping Systems in the Canadian Prairies.
Dilshan Benaragama, University of Saskatchewan; Stewert Brandt, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Reynald Lemke, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Eric N. Johnson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Robert Zentner, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Owen O. Olfert, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Julia Y. Leeson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; Steve Shirtliffe, University of Saskatchewan
11:45 AM
Impact of Long Term Production Systems on Greenhouse Gas Emissions.
Alexandra Marie Knight, North Carolina State University; Wesley J. Everman, North Carolina State University; S. Chris Reberg-Horton, NC State University; Shuijin Hu, NC State University; David L. Jordan, North Carolina State University; Nancy Creamer, NC State University
12:00 PM