University of Minnesota
College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
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Department of Soil, Water, and Climate

SWAC Seminar

Life Depends on Soil, Water, & Climate

Spring 2014 Seminar Series

Every other Wednesday | 3:30-4:30 pm | 375 Borlaug Hall 

refreshments to be served 4:30-5:00pm 

Seminar poster (pdf.)

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Jan. 29

Deb Jaisi

Department of Plant and Soil Sciences
University of Delaware

Sources and biogeochemical cycling of phosphorus in Chesapeake Bay watershed

375 Borlaug Hall

Feb. 12

Adrian Johnston

VP, Asia and Africa, IPNI

Fertilizer recommendations for small-holder farmers - Challenges and opportunities

375 Borlaug Hall

Feb. 26

Dan Jaynes

Iowa State University

Field - Edge Practices to Reduce Nitrate Losses to Surface Waters from Tile - Drained fields.

375 Borlaug Hall

March 12

Emily Heaton

Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University

Managing a second-generation crop portfolio through sustainable intensification: Examples for the USA and the EU

375 Borlaug Hall

March 26

Brad Joern

Department of Agronomy
Purdue University

The future of nutrient management: coming to grips with more regulations and increased technology

375 Borlaug Hall

April 10

(2:00 PM)

* Larson-Allmaras Lecture

Diana Wall

Colorado State University

Soil biodiversity and Climate Change

335 Borlaug Hall

April 16

Lixin Wang

Department of Earth Sciences
Indiana University

Water, soil and vegetation in drylands: the effect of environmental changes

   375 Borlaug Hall

April 23


Nic Jelinski - CANCELLED

Department of Soil, Water, and Climate
University of Minnesota

Constraining cryoturbation rates in Arctic patterned ground: Prospects and Implications

375 Borlaug Hall

May 7

Mark Tomer

Iowa State University

Development of conservation planning tools for agricultural watersheds using precision GIS technology

   375 Borlaug Hall

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