388 Environmental Implications of Using Poultry Litter in Agriculture

Oral Session
ASA Section: Environmental Quality
It is well established that poultry litter is an excellent source of plant nutrients for agricultural production systems. However, it is also well known that continuous use of poultry litter in limited land areas can lead to serious environmental concerns. This session will present research concerning issues associated with poultry litter utilization in agriculture production.

Animal Agriculture and the Environment Community

Wednesday, November 18, 2015: 1:00 PM-2:05 PM
Minneapolis Convention Center, M100 E

Community Leader:
Robert S. Dungan
H. Allen Torbert
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Legacy Phosphorus in Calcareous Soils: Effects of Long-Term Poultry Litter Application.
Heidi M. Waldrip, USDA-ARS; Paulo H. Pagliari, University of Minnesota; R. Daren Harmel, USDA-ARS, Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory; Zhongqi He, USDA-ARS; N. Andy Cole, USDA-ARS; Mingchu Zhang, University of Alaska-Fairbanks
1:20 PM
Effects of Bedding Material on Ammonia Volatilization in a Broiler House.
H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS; Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS
1:35 PM
Agroforestry Switchgrass and Poultry Litter Fertilization: Productivity and Environmental Impacts, Northern Louisiana.
Lewis Gaston, Louisiana State University; Michael A Blazier, LSU Agricultural Center - Hill Farm Research Station; William L Felicien, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center
1:50 PM
Broiler Litter Management Effects on the Nutrient Composition of the Litter.
Dexter B. Watts, USDA-ARS; H. Allen Torbert, USDA-ARS
2:05 PM