IANR Summits


Data-driven Water Nutrient Management Summit

3rd Annual IANR | WICS

March 7th, 2024 - East Campus Union - Great Plains Room

Recording of the Event: 

Water and Nutrient Management Summit

Morning Agenda

 9:30 am           Registration/Coffee

 10:00 am         Welcome

Mike Boehm, Vice President and Harlan Vice Chancellor for IANR

 Summit Focus

Daren Redfearn, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture & Faculty Leader, Water & Integrated Cropping Systems Hub

10:30 am         Science of Nutrient and Water Cycling

Richard Ferguson (Moderator), Department of Agronomy & Horticulture;

Abia Katimbo, Biological Systems Engineering/West Central Research, Extension, and Education Center;

Aaron Daigh, Department of Agronomy & Horticulture/Biological Systems Engineering;

Dan Snow, Nebraska Water Center

Virginia Jin, USDA-ARS

11:15 am         Nutrient and Water Efforts and Opportunities

Katie Pekarek, (Moderator), Nebraska Extension;

Laura Johnson, Division Administrator, Drinking Water and Groundwater Division;

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy

Marty Stange, Environmental Director; City of Hastings

Kole Pederson, Director of Environmental & Regulatory Affairs; Nebraska Farm Bureau

Daryl Andersen, Water Manager; Lower Platte North Natural Resources District

12:00 pm        Lunch

 Afternoon Agenda

 12:45 pm        Water, Water Everywhere: Respecting Nebraska's Valued Resource

Chittaranjan Ray, Director, Nebraska Water Center

 1:15 pm          Data-driven Innovation, Technology, and Management

Joe Luck (Moderator), Biological Systems Engineering

Yufeng Ge, Biological Systems Engineering

Jackson Stansell, Sentinel Fertigation

Roric Paulman, Producer, Sutherland, Nebraska

Mike Spray, Producer, Clay Center, NE

 2:00 pm          Break/Extended Discussion

2:30 pm          What’s Realistic? A Round Table Discussion

Daren Redfearn and Crystal Powers (Facilitators), Nebraska Water Center & Nebraska Extension

3:15 pm          Synthesis and Closing

 3:30 pm          Adjourn


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