2014 Symposium

 

Beneficial Reuse Management LLC

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI CENTER


The Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium will feature 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 will also include panel discussions with experienced gypsum users, plus spreader set-up and application tips.

The symposium provides advanced education for Certified Crop Advisers, independent agronomists, educators, conservationists, farm managers and others interested in managing soil quality.


8.5 CCA CEU CREDITS
$20 for advance registration or $25 at door
(Event parking is included with ticket price)

Hotel Information:
Holiday Inn At The Campus
1641 Anderson Avenue
Manhattan, KS 66502
(785) 539-7531
Special MSIS rate: $99.95 plus tax

Call before August 1, 2014, Group Code: GYS

Pre-Conference gypsum spreading demonstration

6:45 AM

Please arrive at the farm to check in for the demonstration.

7:00-7:50

Spreading demonstration at:

KSU North Agronomy Farm
(directly north of the KSU football stadium)
2200 Kimball Avenue,
Manhattan, KS 66506

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

Program

7:00

Registration opens at:

Alumni Center
1720 Alumni Center
Manhattan, KS 66506

8:15

Program begins at KSU Alumni Center

Welcome by Dave Schuurman, Chairman

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

Speakers:

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

Noon

Lunch will be provided -- 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

4:50

Dismiss

 

Eventbrite - 2014 Midwest Soil Improvement Symposium

Questions? Please call 1(866)GYPSOIL (497-7645)

 

Sponsors:

 Beneficial Reuse Management LLC

EARLY REGISTRATION EXTENDED UNTIL FRIDAY, AUGUST 8.

 

 

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