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2014 North Central Regional Cooperative Soil Survey Conference

June 2-5, 2014
Ames, Iowa

“Soil Health and Dynamic Soil Properties – Critical Components of Modern Soil Surveys”
 

PROGRAM TOPICS

  • National and MO Reports
  • University Research and Reports
  • Soil Data Join Recorrelation as a Tool in Quality Assurance
  • Soil Health and Soil Dynamic Properties in Agriculture Settings
  • Humans as a Factor of Pedogenesis
  • Field Trip to Doolittle Prairie, Jewell Bog, and Lake Cairo (Wednesday, June 4th)

Detailed program will be available on May 15.
 

REGISTRATION

Please register by simultaneously emailing lburras@iastate.edu and rick.bednarek@ia.usda.gov.

There is NO registration fee. 
 

LINK

VENUE

Agronomy Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa
 

CONTACTS

Rick Bednarek
State Soil Scientist
USDA-NRCS
Iowa
rick.bednarek@ia.usda.gov
515-323-2238

C. Lee Burras
Professor
Iowa State University
lburras@iastate.edu
515-294-0559
 

POSSIBLE LODGING

Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
2500 University Blvd
Ames, IA 50010
515-296-2500

  • Block of rooms held under “North Central Soil Survey” until May 12th.
  • Government rate applies for government employees.

Memorial Union
Iowa State University Campus
2229 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50011
515-296-6848

Gateway Hotel
2100 Green Hills Drive
Ames, Iowa 50014
515-292-8600

  • Block of rooms held under “North Central Soil Survey” until May 2nd.
  • It is unclear if government rate applies for government employees.