Frontiers in Water Technology for Agriculture
with a focus on nitrogen and phosphorus bioremediation for Minnesota's waterways
October 23, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cargill Auditorium | University of Minnesota | St. Paul Campus
8:30 am Introductory remarks
Dr. Paige Novak MnDRIVE Co-director (Environment and Industry), Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo- Engineering
Dr. Jeffrey Peterson Director, Water Resources Center Department of Applied Economics
Dr. Allen Levine Vice President for Research, University of Minnesota
8:55-9:45 Keynote Dr. Owen Fenton Principal Research Scientist, Teagasc (Irish Agriculture and Food Research Institute) Ireland
9:50-10:05 Dr. Michael Sadowsky MnDRIVE Co-director (Environment and Industry) Director of the BioTechnology Institute
10:40-11:05 Dr. Jeppe Kjaersgaard, Minnesota Department of Agriculture
11:10-11:35 Dr. Heidi Peterson Phosphorus Program Director, International Plant Nutrition Institute
1:15-2:05 Keynote 2 Dr. Michelle Soupir Iowa State University, Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering
2:10-2:25 Dr. Carl Rosen Department Head, Department of Soil, Water, and Climate University of Minnesota
2:30-2:55 Dr. Gary Feyereisen Research Agricultural Engineer, USDA-ARS-Soil & Water Mgt. Research Unit
3:00-3:25 Dr. Sebastian Behrens Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geo-Engineering, University of Minnesota
3:30 Closing remarks Michael Sadowsky & Paige Novak
3:45 Reception and poster session
Register today for Frontiers in Water Technology for Agriculture.
Our keynote speakers will be Owen Fenton (Teagasc, Ireland) and Michelle Soupier (Iowa State University). A schedule of speakers and talks will be published closer to the event.
We welcome posters related to the event or to other MnDRIVE Environment bioremediation funded research. Please contact Dan Jones with questions. Registration for the poster session closes on October 17, 2018. Poster titles, authors, and abstracts will be listed on the MnDRIVE Environment website.