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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,

January 11

Organizational Meeting

January 18

no seminar, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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”

February 8 – Student Choice Seminar

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”