72 S4/S8 M.S. Oral Competition

Oral Session
SSSA Division: Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
Sponsored by Koch Agronomic Services, J.R. Simplot, Agrium U.S. Inc. and Potash Corp.

Acceptance into the graduate student competition will be on a first-come basis with preference given to students selecting either Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition or Nutrient Managemnt & Soil & Plant Analysis as their primary division of interest.


SSSA Division: Nutrient Management and Soil and Plant Analysis

Monday, November 7, 2016: 9:30 AM-3:20 PM
Phoenix Convention Center North, Room 129 B

Carl R. Crozier and Gregory J. Schwab
Cristie L Edwards and Austin Pearce
9:30 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:35 AM
9:50 AM
Soil Potassium Test Recalibration and Sampling Time for Corn in North Dakota.
John S. Breker, North Dakota State University; David W. Franzen, North Dakota State University
10:05 AM
Effects of Variable Rate Potassium Application at Three Landscape Positions on Soybean Yield.
Andrew Scholtz, Department of Plant Science, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD, USA
10:20 AM
Comparing Extraction Methods for Soil Test Potassium (STK) Relative to Soybean [Glycine max (L.) Merr] Yield.
Lauren L. Barber, Mississippi State University; Mark W. Shankle, Mississippi State University; Michael S. Cox, Mississippi State University; Trevor F. Garrett, Mississippi State University
10:35 AM
Comparison of Portable Soil Test Kits for Smallholder Farmers.
Job Fugice Jr., IFDC; Celia Sylvester, IFDC; Upendra Singh, International Fertilizer Development Ctr.; Sampson Agyin-Birikorang, International Fertilizer Development Ctr.; Wendie Bible, IFDC
10:50 AM
11:20 AM
The Role of LIME Application on Reducing Straighthead of RICE.
Meghnath Pokharel, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Surendra Singh, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Sixte Ntamatungiro, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff; Bihu Huang, University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff
11:35 AM
Effect of Diverse Compost Products on Soil Quality and Potato Productivity.
Carolyn Wilson, Dalhousie University; Bernie Zebarth, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada; David L. Burton, Dalhousie University; Claudia Goyer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
12:05 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM
afternoon introduction
1:35 PM
Optimum Preplant Nitrogen Rates for Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor).
Gwendolyn Wehmeyer, Oklahoma State University; Ethan Driver, Oklahoma State University; William R. Raun, Oklahoma State University
1:50 PM
Rice Yield and Aboveground Biomass Response to Nitrogen Additions.
Richard Turner, Mississippi State Extension and Research Center; Bobby R. Golden, Mississippi State University; Jason Bond, Mississippi State University; Jeff Gore, Mississippi State University; Trent Irby, Mississippi State University
2:05 PM
2:20 PM
2:35 PM
The Role of Iron in the Mediation of Nitrogen Mineralization.
Jordon Wade, University of California-Davis; William R. Horwath, University of California-Davis
2:50 PM
Growth and Yield Effects of Nitrogen Split Applications on Sesame (Sesamum indicum) in a Rainfed Field Setting.
Anastasia E Vaccaro, University of Florida Agronomy & Soils Club; Wesley M Porter, University of Georgia; R. Scott Tubbs, University of Georgia - Tifton; Romain Gloaguen, University of Florida; Diane L. Rowland, University of Florida
3:05 PM
In-Season Nitrogen Availability for Corn As Influenced By Source, Time, and Rate of Fertilizer Nitrogen.
Jared A. Spackman, University of Minnesota; Fabián G. Fernández, University of Minnesota; Gabriel Dias Paiao, University of Minnesota; Jeffrey A. Coulter, University of Minnesota; Daniel E. Kaiser, University of Minnesota
3:20 PM