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InWMC Symposium - Indiana Agriculture & Water Monitoring

  • 11 Dec 2014
  • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Indiana Government Center South


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Indiana Agriculture and Water Monitoring When and Where
Date: Thursday, December 11, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Indiana Government Center South, Conference Rooms B&C (302 W. Washington St. Indianapolis, IN 46204)

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There are no fees to attend the symposium. Please register by Friday, December 5th.

8:30 Registration and Check in
9:00 Welcome
and opening remarks

9:10 Monitoring Needs in the Indiana Nutrient Management and Soil Health Strategy Plan: Justin Schneider, Indiana Farm Bureau

9:30 Protecting Soils, Building Soil Organic Matter and Utilizing Nutrients: Shannon Zezula, NRCS

9:50 Partnering to Implement Conservation and Monitoring in School Branch: Bob Barr, IUPUI

10:10 Break

10:30 Monitoring Tile Drainage and Conservation Drainage Practices: Jane Frankenberger, Purdue University

10:50 Saturated Buffers, Continuous Monitoring and Community Feedback: Dan Perkins, Jasper County SWCD

11:10 Monitoring the Effect of Watershed-Scale Pairing of Cover Crops and the Two Stage Ditch on Water Quality: Jennifer Tank, Notre Dame

11:30 Networking and Lunch

12:40 Bioreactors: Ron Turco, Purdue University

1:00 Water Quality Trends and Monitoring Technology: Martin Risch, USGS

1:20 Trends and Impacts of Agriculture Irrigation Wells: Mark Basch, IDNR

1:40 Soil Moisture and Temperature Monitoring: Shawn Naylor, Indiana Geological Survey

2:00 Break

2:20 How Climate Data Helps the Agricultural Community Make Better Decisions: Melissa Widhalm, Purdue University

2:40 Kentucky Agriculture Science and Monitoring Committee: Brad Lee, Kentucky

3:00 Facilitated Discussion - Where do we go from here? How do we move forward effectively? Jeff Frey, USGS

3:30 IWRA business meeting and social hour at Loughmiller's Pub (301 W. Washington Street)
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