Events, Seminars, & Workshops

SCS Seminars

March 2, 2017
"How much could ecosystem service payments for perennial crops, cover crops, and improved fertilizer management contribute to improved water quality in the Chesapeake Bay," Peter Woodbury, Senior Research Associate, Soil and Crop Sciences, Cornell University
Thursday, 12:20pm - 1:10pm • 135 Emerson Hall
Complete listing of the SCS Spring 2017 Seminars
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How much could ecosystem service payments for perennial crops, cover crops, and improved fertilizer management contribute to improved water quality in the Chesapeake Bay?

Mar 2 | 12:00 am

Nitrogen losses from annual crops such as maize contribute to excess nitrogen that impairs water quality in the coastal zone, including the Chesapeake Bay. Practices such as replacing maize with...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

What to do when over-zealous pesticide use exacerbates pest management problems

Mar 9 | 12:20 pm

The prevailing form of agriculture performed today suffers from “lock-in” which is to say the production system has features that limit it’s ability to redirect. One such feature is genetically...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Autonomous pest control in the coffee agroecosystem of Mexico

Mar 16 | 12:20 pm

Three major pests have been in evidence throughout the coffee producing regions of Mexico and Central America in recent history. Work over the past 15 years has uncovered a complicated network of...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Translational regulation of Ethylene responses

Mar 23 | 12:20 pm

Transcriptional regulation has long been recognized as a vital process in the plant’s responses to the environment and in the execution of developmental programs. In contrast, very little is known...

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Ecology meets the Earth system: Tension, success, and opportunities

Apr 13 | 12:20 pm

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Effects of interseeded cover crops on weed seed predation in corn

Apr 27 | 12:20 pm

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar

Biological and thermochemical conversion of human solid waste to fertilizers and soil conditioners

May 4 | 12:20 pm

Location: Emerson Hall  | Event type: Seminar