Nutrient Management Conference: Mankato, Minn. Feb. 18

Published online: Jan 11, 2010 CTIC
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Participants will hear from University of Minnesota researchers on nitrogen and phosphorous guidelines and new technologies for drainage management. University of Wisconsin researchers will share information on nutrient management studies at Wisconsin Discovery Farms. Kansas State University representatives will present new tools for nitrogen management, and Purdue University researchers will present new manure management techniques. Nutrient Management Conference February 18, 2010 8:30 am - 4:00 pm (Central time) Verizon Wireless Center 1 Civic Center Plaza Mankato, Minnesota Contact: brian.c.williams@state.mn.us For additional information go to www.upstreamheroes.org/nutmgmtconf.php Please register by calling 651-201-6141. Your fee of $10 at the door will cover your refreshments and lunch. 8:30- 9:00 am Registration and Poster Presentations 9:00 - 9:15 Welcome - Warren Formo, MAWRC 9:15 - 10:00 Nutrient Use Efficiency & Global Agriculture - Dan Froehlich, Mosaic 10:00 - 10:45 Agriculture and the Hypoxia Issue - Cliff Snyder, IPNI 10:45 - 11:00 Break--Poster Presentations 11:00 - 11:50 Innovative On-Farm Nutrient Management Farmer Crop Consultant Panel Discussion - Brandon Schaefer, Hogs/Beef Goodhue Co. - Curt Burns, Crop Consultant - Lawrence Sukalski, C/SB-SB Growers Award 12:00 - 1:15 pm Luncheon & Keynote Speaker 11:50 - 1:15 Poster Presentations 1:20 - 2:05 Breakout Session I Corn Belt N Guidelines - John Lamb, University of Minnesota New N Prediction Technology Tools -Dave Mengel, Kansas State Nutrient Management Initiative & Drainage Demo. Results - Brian Williams, MDA 2:10-2:55 Breakout Session II Manure Management-Keeping it in the Root Zone - Brad Joern, Purdue University Where the Country Meets the City - John Moncrief, University of Minnesota Phosphorous Management Practices - Al Sims, University of Minnesota 3:00-3:45 pm Breakout Session III Nutrient Measurements in Wisconsin--Discovery Farms - Dennis Frame, Univ. of Wisc. New Technologies for Drainage Systems -Gary Sands, University of Minnesota Nitrogen, Sulfur, and Residue Management for Corn-Corn - Jeff Strock, Univ. of Minnesota Cooperators Conservation Technology Information Center (CTIC) , Mn. USDA-NRCS, Mn. Corn Research & Promotion Council, Mn. Ag Water Resources Coalition, Mn. Crop Production Retailers, Mn. Certified Crop Advisers, Mn. Independant Crop Consultants, University of Minnesota Extension, Mn. Pollution Control Agency, Mn. Board of Water and Soil Resources, Mn. Department of Agriculture, Soil and Water Conservation Districts, & Local Watershed Organizations