Soil Science Seminars, Fall 2015

Seminars are held Mondays at 1:10 pm and originate at WSU-Pullman in  Johnson Hall 204 (unless otherwise noted). Arrangements have been made to broadcast to Mt. Vernon, Prosser, Puyallup, Wenatchee and Whatcom stations.
Organized by Dr. Joan Davenport, jdavenp@wsu.edu

August 24 –  no seminar, Organizational meeting

August 31 – Emily Bruner
“Quantifying Soil N Transformations at Microbial, Site-Specific and Field Scales; a Comparison of Modified and Established Methodologies”

September 7 – no seminar, Labor Day

September 14 – TBD

September 21 – James Moberly
“Metal Speciation: Bioavailablity and Toxicity”

September 28 – Annie Pollard
“Harnessing the Beneficial Attributes of Soil Microbes for Improved Crop Performance”

October 5 – TBD

October 12 – Nate Stacey
“Compost Use on Golf Course Fairways”

October 19 – Megan Reese
“Winter Canola Water and Nitrogen Use in Low to Intermediate Rainfall Zones of WA State”

October 26 – Carol McFarland
“Determining Lime Requirement Recommendations for Palouse Soils”

November 2 – Sarah Del Moro
“Hop Cover Crop Research”

November 9 – Bill Pan
“Roots and Soil Fertility—a preview of Dr. Pan’s Leo Walsh Distinguished Lecture at the ASA-CSSA-SSSA meetings in Minneapolis, MN”

November 16 – no seminar, ASA-CSA-SSSA meetings

November 23 – no seminar, Thanksgiving break

November 30 – no seminar

December 7 – Ellen Peng
“Soil Organic Carbon Budget and Turnover Rate Under Different No-Till Crop Rotation Systems Compared to Native Prairie in the Palouse Region”