NUE Seal2017 NUE Conference


NUE Participants


August 8, Tuesday

8:00 – 8:15 am

Welcome Remarks and Introduction of Participants

8:15 – 8:30

Opportunities for Sensor-Based Nitrogen Management in Cereals

Dr. Bill Raun, Oklahoma State University

8:30 – 8:45

A Quick 15 Years is the Key to the Next Five

Dr. James Schepers, University of Nebraska

8:45 – 9:00

Finding the ‘Holy Grail’ Reflectance-Sensing Corn Nitrogen Algorithm

Dr. Newell Kitchen, University of Missouri

9:00 – 9:15

How the Adoption of N-Rich Strip Has Changed N Management in Crop Production?

Dr. Brian Arnall, Oklahoma State University

9:15 – 9:50

Panel Discussion (Drs. Raun, Schepers, Kitchen and Arnall)

9:50 – 10:00

Developing a Precision Ag Workforce

Dr. Stephanie Bruggeman, South Dakota State University

10:00 – 10:15

Break/Poster Viewing

10:15 – 10:30

Effect of Soil Moisture on the Efficiency of Pre-flood N Application in Rice

Dr. Dustin Harrell, Louisiana State University AgCenter

10:30 – 10:45

Recent Works on Oat and Canola N Management Projects in Ontario, Canada

Dr. Bao-Luo Ma, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

10:45 – 11:00

Bringing Innovative Technologies to Serve Farmer’s Nutritional Needs

Dr. Olena Castello, ICLSF North America

11:00 – 11:15

Using Polymer Coated Urea to Reduce N Loss, Increase Yields and Grower’s Profit

Mr. Mike Howell

11:15 – 11:30

Accessing Grower Adoption to Crop Sensors

Dr. Olga Walsh, University of Idaho

11:30 – 11:45

Tools for Improving Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Minnesota

Dr. Jeff Vetsch, University of Minnesota

11:45 – 12:00 nn

World Phosphorus Use Efficiency in Cereal Crop Productions

Jagman Dhillon, Oklahoma State University

12:00 – 12:15 pm

Evaluation of N-Stabilizers in Enhancing NUE of Animal Manures

Dr. Syam Dodla, Louisiana State University

1:30 – 2:30 pm

2nd Annual Marvin Stone Graduate Student Poster Competition

Poster Presentation

August 9, Wednesday

8:00 – 8:15 am

Efforts to Increase Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Arkansas and Central America

Dr. Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas

8:15 – 8:30

Impact of Late N Application on Corn Production in Alabama: Yield and Spectral Reflectance

Dr. Brenda Ortiz, Auburn University

8:30 – 8:45

Influence of Late N Application on Corn Yields on Mississippi River Alluvial Soils

Dr. Henry Mascagni, Louisiana State University AgCenter

8:45 – 9:15

Panel Discussion

9:15 – 9:30

Acquiring Crops NDVI Readings via Drone Equipped with a Single NDVI Camera System

Dr. Randy Price, Louisiana State University AgCenter

9:30 – 9:45

Effect of Sulfur Fertilization on Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Spring Wheat and Corn in ND and MN

Dr. Jasper Teboh, North Dakota State University

9:45 – 10:00

New Research on Nitrogen Use Efficiency in Corn-Grain and Whole-Plant Basis

Dr. Ignacio Campitti, Kansas State University

10:00 – 10:15

Break/Poster Viewing

10:15 – 10:30

Can Crop Growth Modeling Inform Management Practices that Improve NUE in Wheat?

Dr. Joel Ransom, North Dakota State University

10:330 – 10:45

In Search of Optimal On-The-Go Nitrogen Application Rate

Dr. Terry Griffin, Kansas State University

10:45 – 11:00

How High Should NUE Be, and Can Knowing Soil N Help Us Get There?

Emerson Nafziger, University of Illinois

11:00 – 11:15

UAN – N Source in Brazil Sugarcane Production, 4R Research Project in Iowa, CF Industries in LA

Dr. Yebin Zhao, CF Industries

11:15 – 12:00 nn

Planning for 2018 NUE Meeting

Announcement of the 2nd Annual Marvin Stone Graduate Students Poster Competition

Poster Presentations 

2nd Marvin Stone Memorial Graduate Student Poster Competition
Can crop modeling assist in predicting the need for post anthesis nitrogen in spring wheat? Nicholas Schimek, North Dakota State University
Maize grain yield response to method of nitrogen fertilization with indigenous and precision planters. Fikayo Oyebiyi, Oklahoma State University
The best corn nitrogen fertilization rate tools in Midwest. Curtis Brown, University of Missouri
Impact of potassium fertilization on biomass production in alfalfal overseeded pasture in South Central LA. Lance Rice. Louisiana State University
Effect of plant spacing and seeding density on sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) grain yields using the OSU hand planter. Nambi Eva, Oklahoma State University
Improving performance of active-optical reflectance sensor algorithms using soil and weather information. Mac Bean, University of Missouri
Use of portable XRF: effect of thickness and antecedent moisture of soils on measured concentration of trace elements. Josh Padilla, Louisiana State University
Optimum preplant nitrogen rates for maize (Zea mays) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor). Gwen Wehmeyer, Oklahoma State University
Kinetics of molybdenum (VI) adsoprtion-desorption in soils. Wenguang Sun, Louisiana State University
Predicting the grain protein content of spring wheat with hand-held active sensors. Matthew Rellaford, North Dakota State University
Effects of nitrogen level and soil silicon amendments on rice insect pest complex in Louisiana. James Villegas, Louisiana State University
Applied use of climatological sata to refine optimum times for nitrogen stress sensing. Bruno Figeiredo, Oklahoma State University
Diazotrophic bacteria's effect on improving nitrogen use efficiency in sugarcane. Lucas Girio, Auburn University
Interseeding cover crops in North Dakota corn to reduce N loss. Melissa Geiszler, North Dakota State University
Physiological effect of plant growth promoting bacteria in sugarcane. Patricia Candida de Menezes, Auburn University
OSU hand planter update. Alimamy Fprnah, Oklahoma State University
Efficiency of coated nitrogen sources applied in ratoon cane in Brazilian production system. Bruno Nicchio, Louisiana State University
Evaluation of two canopy sensors for estimation of saptio-temporal variability of soybean growth. Franciele Morlin Carneiro, Auburn University
Poster Presentation
Utilization of an inexpensive digital camera to assess cotton N status. Dr. Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture
Effect of arborite as a nitrogen efficiency enhanced fertilizer on corn performance. Dr. Jasper Teboh, North Dakota State University
Ammonium volatilization from surface applied urea and NBPT-treated urea at different soil moistures. Dr. Nutifafa Adotey, LSU AgCenter

Marvin Stone Memorial Graduate Student Poster Competition Winners (Click the photo to access the full poster)

First place     First Place              Matthew Rellaford        NDSU

2nd Place        Second Place             Nambi Eva                 Oklahoma State U      

3rd place      Third Place         Franciele Carneiro    Auburn University 

group      Winners w/ the judges    

NUE Conference Photos

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