Soil Science Seminars, Spring 2016

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, and Wenatchee stations.
Organized by Dr. Joan Davenport, jdavenp@wsu.edu

January 11 – Organizational Meeting

January 18 – no seminar, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Note Location of Seminar
January 25 – Catherine Jones
“Instructional Design: Creating College Level Agriculture Curriculum Using Technology”
VBRB 305 Auditorium

February 1 – Jeremy Hansen
“Soil Microbial Community Changes Associated with the Inclusion of Oilseed Crops into Cereal Grain Rotations”

Student Choice Seminar
February 8 – Dr. Sarah Davidson Evanega
“Advocacy in Science”

February 15 – no seminar, President’s Day

February 22 – no seminar

February 29 – Erika Kruse
“Life After Grad School: A Panel Discussion”
Find out what recent WSU Crop & Soil  Science graduates have to say about graduating, finding a job, and transitioning into a career. Our graduates represent diverse career paths and are here to answer your questions about life after grad school.

March 7 – Henry Sintim
“Biodegradable Plastic Mulches: Degradation and Impacts on Soil Quality and Soil Microclimate”

March 14 – no seminar, Spring Break

March 21 – Dr. Robert Evans
“Site-Specific Water Applications Under Self-Propelled Sprinkler Irrigation Systems”

March 28 – Kyle Bair, SoilTest Farm Consultants
“Operations in a Commercial Soil Analysis Laboratory”

April 4 – no seminar

April 11 – Victoria Barth, Soil Science M.S. Student
“Soil Chemistry and Microbiological Community Structure”

April 18 – Issac Madsen, Soil Science Ph.D. Student
“Cartography in The Root Zone: The Spatiotemporal Progression of Toxicity from Banded Urea Fertilizer”

April 25 – CeCe Crosby, Soil Science Ph.D. Student
“Composting People”