Workshop Presentations

Workshop Presentations

Red River Basin/Cold Climate Agricultural Nutrients BMP Workshop April 16-17, 2019 University of Minnesota-Crookston Crookston, MN

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

8:00 – 8:15 Welcome and Introductions – Mike Ell, North Dakota Department of Health and Rebecca Power, University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension

8:15 – 8:30 Workshop Objectives and Purpose

Setting the Stage in the Red River Basin

8:30 – 8:40 Review setting the stage webinar presentations

Webinar 1 – Basin Geology • Basin Soils and Soil Nutrients

Webinar 2 – Basin Hydrology • Basin and Field Scale Nutrient Trends

8:40 – 9:00 Cropping and Livestock Management Systems in the Basin – Mitchell Timmerman, Manitoba Agriculture, and Dave Franzen, North Dakota State University

9:00 – 9:20 Other Natural Resource Concerns in the Basin – Brian Wiebe, Manitoba Sustainable Development, and Keith Weston, Red River Retention Authority

9:20 – 9:30 Questions and Discussion

9:30 – 9:45 Introduce Working Session Format – Rebecca Power, University of Wisconsin Division of Extension

9:45 – 10:00 Break

Nutrient Management BMPs

10:00 – 11:00 Nutrient Management BMPs for Cropping Systems – Jay Goos, North Dakota State University, and Lindsay Pease, University of Minnesota

11:00 – 12:00 Nutrient Management BMPs for N and P for Integrated Livestock Systems - Chryseis Modderman, University of Minnesota Extension, and Henry Wilson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

12:00 – 12:45 Lunch

Nutrient Transport Reduction BMPs

12:45 – 1:45 Field Erosion Pathways and BMPs for N and P Reduction – Dave Franzen, North Dakota State University, and David Lobb, University of Manitoba

1:45 – 2:45 Field Runoff Pathways and BMPs for N and P Reduction – Jeppe Kjaersgaard, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, and Henry Wilson, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 4:15 Breakout Sessions with Facilitated Discussion

4:15 – 5:15 Report Out

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

8:00 – 8:15 Recap of Day 1 and Introduce Day 2

Vegetative BMPs

8:15 – 9:00 Vegetative BMPs and Nitrogen Reduction – Jay Furhrer, NRCS

9:00 – 9:45 Vegetative BMPs and Phosphorus Reduction – David Lobb, University of Manitoba, and Jian Liu, University of Saskatchewan

9:45 – 10:00 Questions and Discussion

10:00 – 10:15 Break

Structural BMPs

10:15 – 10:35 Partitioning field runoff and nutrient transport between surface and sub- surface pathways with tile drainage - Merrin Macrae, University of Waterloo

10:35 - 10:55 Nutrient reduction BMPs to treat tile drainage discharge – Gary Feyereisen, USDA-ARS

10:55 – 11:15 Drainage water management and subsurface irrigation to reduce nutrient runoff – Xinhua Jia, North Dakota State University

11:15 – 11:35 Water retention structures and nutrient removal efficiency – Jane Elliott, Environment and Climate Change Canada

11:45 – 12:30 Lunch

Integrating BMPs and Addressing Multiple Natural Resource Concerns

12:30 – 1:00 Integrating/Stacking BMPs in a Systems Approach to Maximize Nutrient Reduction – Roger Wolf, Iowa Soybean Association

1:00 – 1:30 Integrating BMPs for Multiple Natural Resource Benefits – Hank Venema, Strategic Community Consultants

1:30 – 2:45 Breakout Sessions with Facilitated Discussion

2:45 – 3:00 Break

3:00 – 4:00 Report Out

4:00 – 4:15 Wrap Up and Next Steps