2014 Symposium

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Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium featured leading experts on the use of gypsum to add valuable nutrients to agricultural soils, improve soil structure, reduce nutrient runoff and bring significant economic returns to crop operations. The symposium also included panel discussions with experienced gypsum users, plus a live demo of spreader set-up and application tips.


Pre-Conference gypsum spreading demonstration



Spreading demonstration at:

KSU North Agronomy Farm

Equipment set-up and application tips with Ron Chamberlain.
Spreading demo by J.B. Pearl Sales & Service




Program at KSU Alumni Center

Welcome by Dave Schuurman, Chairman

Moderator:  Dana Minihan, Vice President, Member Services and External Operations Kansas Ag Retailers Association


Dr. Warren Dick, Soil Scientist and Professor,
School of Evironment and Natural Resources The Ohio State University

Dr. Darrell Norton, Soil Scientist (Retired), National Soil Erosion Research Laboratory, USDA,
and Professor Emeritus, Department of Agricultural & Biological Engineering, Purdue University

Dr. Leo Espinoza, Associate Professor, Soil Science, University of Arkansas

Joe Nester, Owner, Nester Ag, Bryan, OH


Luncheon with comments by special guests Kansas Secretary of Agriculture Jackie McClaskey and Kansas Water Office Director Tracy Streeter

Jared Morrison, Environmental Manager of Water and Waste Programs, Westar Energy

Dr. DeAnn Pressley, Associate Professor, Environmental Soil Science and Management,
Kansas State University

Dr. Dorivar Ruiz Diaz, Associate Professor, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management,
Kansas State University

Dr. Marv Batte, Professor Emeritus

Ron Chamberlain, Lead Agronomist GYPSOIL/BRM

Grower panel with Cory Schurman, National Sales Manager, GYPSOIL/BRM




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