A crowd of people viewing posters during the poster presentation at a previous annual conference

A PDF of the poster presentations is available here.

Poster presentations report the results of research or lessons learned on a specific theme-related topic. Posters will be on display throughout the conference in the Exhibit Hall, and presenters will be available during exhibit hours. Poster tracks are subject to change.

Adaptive Management of Conservation Efforts

  1. Evaluating the Effectiveness of a “Unique” Agroforestry System for Land Restoration of Degraded Watershed Basin in Southern Guam
  2. Kansas NRCS-USDA Plant Materials Center Cereal Rye (Secale cereale) Adaptability Study
  3. Moving the Needle: A Pilot Watershed Approach to Demonstrate Dissolved Phosphorus Reductions
  4. Native Species Seed Establishment Methods
  5. Soil Water Depletion and Recharge following Cover Crop Use in Semi-Arid Cotton Production
  6. Vegetated Buffers and Their Influence on Fish Habitat in Agricultural Streams in Michigan: Implications for Conservation

At the Intersection of Agriculture and Conservation

  1. #Diversecornbelt: Enhancing Rural Resilience through Landscape Diversity in the Midwest
  2. Cover Crops and Double Cropping as Sustainable Crop Production Practices for Improving Soil Health and Crop Yields
  3. Designing Targeted Conservation Buffers for Water Quality with the Agbufferbuilder Tool
  4. Enhancing Conservation Planning to Meet Desired Environmental Outcomes through the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework National Hub
  5. Long-Term Effects of Tillage and Crop Rotation on Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Storage in a Temperate Humid Climate
  6. Potential to Use Narrow Rows and Plant Populations to Maximize Harvested Grain or Silage Production while Increasing Irrigated Water and Nitrogen Use Efficiencies in Irrigated Systems
  7. Replacing Fallow Periods: Exploring Species and Varieties to “Green” Annual Crop Rotations
  8. The Soil Health Assessment Protocol and Evaluation (SHAPE) Version 2.0
  9. Using the Agricultural Conservation and Planning Framework (ACPF) in the Southern Piedmont: A Comparison Between ACPF and Local Expert Conservation Practice Selection
  10. Utilizing a New ACPF-Compatible Tool and Exploring the Role of Policy in Conservation Implementation in Iowa

CIG Showcase

  1. A Community-Based Approach to Regenerative Agriculture Technology Development and Dissemination
  2. Biocarbon-Driven Dairy Manure Management Demonstration for Enhanced Water Quality
  3. Cultivating Conversation: A Pilot Study Using Q Methodology to Understand Information Needs of US Wheat Industry Professionals
  4. Demonstrating Phosphorus Adsorbance in a Slag/Biochar Bioreactor Design for the Treatment of Stormwater Runoff
  5. Double-Cropping Wheat System Effects on Soil Extracellular Enzyme Activity Related to Carbon and Nitrogen Cycling across Texas
  6. Evaluation of Agricultural Nutrient Management Technologies at Vermont Natural Ag Products, Middlebury, Vermont
  7. Farmer-Driven Implementation of Soil Health Management Systems Adapted to Diverse Cropping Systems in Tropical and Subtropical Island Environments
  8. Improving Irrigation Water Use Efficiency And Disease Management Using Low-Cost Sensor Technology
  9. Making a Breakthrough in Restoring Degraded Rangelands with Novel Seed Coating Technologies
  10. On-Farm Demonstration of Cloud-Based Soil Moisture Monitoring Technologies for Irrigation Scheduling in South Carolina
  11. Organically Sourced Hydroponic Inputs: Knowledge Gaps for Commercial Applications
  12. Protecting and Restoring Flow in the Pecos River Watershed
  13. Subtropical Soil Health Demonstration:  On-Farm Trials of Cover Crops in Arid Farms of South Texas—Year 1 Results
  14. The State of the Science for Reducing Ammonia Emissions along Colorado’s Front Range: Review of Kinetics and Management Approaches 
  15. Tools to Manage Conflicts and Range Health on Landscapes Shared with Livestock and Predators
  16. Tree-Age: A Decision Support Tool for Estimating Grassland Bird Response to Brush Management Practices
  17. Tribal Lands Carbon and Co-Benefits Tool

Conservation Economics and Policy

  1. Lessons in Developing Community-Driven, State Soil Health Policy and Programs

Conservation in Organic, Specialty, Small-Scale, or Urban Agriculture

  1. Influence of Crop Rotation and Cover Crop Selection on Soil Organic Carbon and Microbial Communities during the First Year of Organic Transition

Conservation Models, Tools, and Technologies

  1. An Overview of the STAR (Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources) Initiative’s Web Application: An Innovative Platform to Promote and Track Conservation Improvements at the Field Level
  2. Calculation Requirements May Contribute to Low Controlled Traffic Farming Adoption 
  3. Consideration of Restored Floodplain Easements in the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF)
  4. How Much Grass Will Grow on Your Rangelands This Year? Grass-Cast Sheds Light on the Question!
  5. Quantifying the Conservation Effects of CREP Practices Using STEPL In Illinois Watersheds
  6. Utilizing Overland Flow Elements from the Daily Erosion Project (DEP) to Calculate Sediment Delivery in the Context of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF)

Social Sciences Informing Conservation

  1. Farmers’ Motivation for Participating in Pennsylvania’s Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

Soil Health Resources, Indicators, Assessment, and Management

  1. Comparative Effects of Cover Crops with Tillage on Soil Hydro-Physical Properties
  2. Customizing Cover Crop Species Mixes for Acid Soil Conditions
  3. Does Soil Organic Matter Accrual Increase Nitrogen Use Efficiency? A Field Study of Long-Term versus First-Time versus No Cover Cropping 
  4. Dynamic Soil Properties: Snapshot in Time for Deuel County, South Dakota
  5. Economic Evaluation of Conservation Practices and Management for Rangeland Soil Health: Economic Modeling
  6. Evaluating Differences in Soil Properties and Management on a Long-Term Watershed Study in Kansas
  7. Land Management for Improved Yields, Environmental Resilience, and Sustainability

Water Resource Assessment and Management

  1. Effects of Cover Crops on Soil Moisture Retention and Yield in Four On-Farm Sites in Kansas
  2. Historic Precipitation Values Contrasted to Potential Soil Infiltration in Northeast Colorado
  3. Mapping of Center Pivot Irrigation Systems in South Carolina Using Quantum Geographic Information System
  4. The Use of Biochar to Reduce Excess Nutrients in Water Bodies Used for Livestock Production