Upcoming Events

Soil Sampling Workshop

Workshop Soil Sampling for Precision Agriculture Applications

Monday, January 23, 2017

  E.V. Smith Research Center Conference Facility

4725 County Road 40 – Shorter, AL




8:00 a.m. Welcome and Instructions Brenda Ortiz – Auburn University
8:15 a.m. Role of soil testing in nutrient management Patrick Watkins – Oklahoma State University
8:35 a.m. Differences between Grid sampling and Zone sampling Patrick Watkins – Oklahoma State University
9:00 a.m. “Nuts and Bolts” of soil sampling strategies for site specific nutrient management Brian Arnall – Oklahoma State University
9:15 a.m. Importance of sampling soil depth –Updates from the AU Soil Testing  Laboratory Gobena Huluka  – Auburn University
9:30 a.m. Break  
9:40 a.m. Getting started with soil sampling using AgStudio software/Hands-on exercise Mathew Tapley  (MapShots) and Brenda Ortiz
11:20 p.m. Services of soil sampling and variable rate nutrient management by a private company – Southern Ag (http://southernagllc.com/) Ethan Willers – Southern Ag Consulting


12:00 p.m. Questions/Answers session – Lunch Various speakers


Christy Hicks

Regional Extension Agent

Agronomic Crops


Twitter @AgnewChristy