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2014 Fall ESS/AES/ARD Meeting and Workshop

2014 Annual APLU Meeting

2015 CARET/AHS Session

  • March 2-5, 2015
  • Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC
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2015 NCRA Spring Meeting

Contact Information

North Central Regional Association of State Agricultural Experiment Station Directors (NCRA)

Dr. Jeff Jacobsen, Executive Director
jjacobsn (at)
446 West Circle, Room 408
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
Phone: (517) 884-7965

Christina Hamilton, Assistant Director
(NIMSS and Multistate Project Contact)
chamilton (at)
205E Agriculture Hall
1450 Linden Dr.
Madison, WI 53706
Phone: (608) 262-2349
Fax: (608) 265-4528

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Improved Crop and Livestock Management for Protecting the Non-glaciated Upper Mississippi Valley


Carbon Sequestration and Distribution in Soils of Eroded Landscapes


Impact of Climate and Soils on Crop Selection and Management


Nitrogen Cycling, Loading, and Use Efficiency in Forage-Based Livestock Production Systems


Characterizing Soil-Derived Airborne Particulates Using Synchrotron X-Ray Techniques


Assessing Nitrogen Mineralization and Other Diagnostic Criteria to Refine Nitrogen Rates for Crops and Minimize Losses


Impacts of Crop Residue Removal for Biofuel on Soils

NC1187 The Chemical and Physical Nature of Particulate Matter Affecting Air, Water and Soil Quality


Soil Testing and Plant Analysis


Soil Organic Matter: Formation, Function and Management


Specialized Soil Amendments and Products, Growth Stimulants and Soil Fertility Management Programs



Site-Specific Management



North Central Turfgrass Research



IPM strategies for arthropod pests and diseases in nurseries and landscapes



Drainage design and management practices to improve water quality