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2022 UF/IFAS Ag BMP Summit Register for the summit

The second annual Ag BMP Summit will feature research and extension updates. 

2022 UF/IFAS Ag BMP Summit Agenda

Note: Zoom links will be emailed to registered attendees each morning of the Summit. 

Tuesday, April 5, 9-11:00 a.m. 

TimeTopicPresenter
9:00 a.m.

What is the process in developing UF/IFAS fertilizer recommendations

Dr. Tom Obreza, Associate Dean Extension, UF/IFAS

9:20 a.m. History and success stories of BMP

Dr. Kelly Morgan, Professor, Soil and Water Sciences Department, UF/IFAS

9:40 a.m. NDVI sensor-based nitrogen management

Dr. Sudeep Sidhu, Regional Specialized Agent, NFREC, Live Oak, UF/IFAS Extension

10:00 a.m.

Benefits of using of soil moisture sensor

Dr. Vivek Sharma, Assistant Professor, Agriculture and Biosystems Engineering Department, UF/IFAS

10:20 a.m.

Sulfur applications in agriculture

Dr. Lakesh Sharma, Assistant Professor, Soil and Water Sciences Department, UF/IFAS

10:40 a.m.

Use of smart fertilizers to improve N use efficacy

Jay Capasso, Extension Agent

 

Tuesday, April 12, 9-11:00 a.m. 

TimeTopicPresenter
9:00 a.m.

Nitrogen management of sugarcane in sandy soils

Dr. Mabry McCray, Professor, Department of Agronomy, UF/IFAS

9:20 a.m. Nitrogen management in potatoes

Dr. Lincoln Zotarelli, Associate Professor, Department of Horticulture, UF/IFAS

9:40 a.m. Cost-benefit analysis of cover crops use in citrus production systems

Dr. Shourish Chakravarty, Postdoctoral Fellow, Food and Resource Economics Department, UF/IFAS

10:00 a.m.

Cover crop use in nutrient management in row crops- a case study

Joel Love, Extension Agent, NFREC, Live Oak, UF/IFAS

10:20 a.m.

Animal Ag BMPs

Caitlin Bainum, Livestock Agent, UF/IFAS 

10:40 a.m.

FDACS update on IV's BMP implementation

Vanessa Stephen, Office of Water Agricultural Policy, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services