MADISON, WI One of the nation's most popular radio programs, AgriTalk, will feature six leading scientists talking about cutting-edge agricultural research during a live broadcast at the Annual Meetings of the American Society of Agronomy (ASA)-Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)-Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) in Denver, CO, on Nov. 4.
"This conference brings together leading researchers who are changing the face of modern agriculture," says the show's host Mike Adams. "It provides a great opportunity for our audience to interact with that resource and to hear what innovations are on the horizon."
The hour-long program will be broadcast from Lobby B of the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO, and begins at 9:00 a.m. local time. The featured topics and scientists to be interviewed include:
- Nutrient Trading with Bob Hoeft, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Plant Genetics with Stephen Baenziger, University of Nebraska
- Globalization with Pedro Sanchez, Columbia University and John Ryan, International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA), Syria
- Conservation with Al Dedrick, USDA-Agricultural Research Service and Maury Mausbach, USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service
St. Louis-based AgriTalk is broadcast each weekday by nearly 100 affiliate radio stations across the country and the Worldwide Web to more than 100,000 people. The program focuses on agricultural and rural-life issues.
The Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA, will be held Nov. 2-6, at the Colorado Convention Center, Denver, CO, under the theme, "Changing Sciences for a Changing World: Building a Broader Vision". Over 2,800 research papers that cover such topics as plant genomics, turfgrass science, international agriculture development, soil nutrient management, and sustainable agriculture will be presented. Over 4,000 delegates from more than 100 countries are anticipated. A detailePage: 1 2 Related biology news :1
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