Nitrogen Roundtable 2016

June 1-2, 2016

MSU’s W.K. Kellogg Biological Station
3700 E. Gull Lake Drive
Hickory Corners, MI 49060

MSU's Nitrogen Roundtable workshop

Extension educators and crop consultants from Michigan, Iowa, Indiana, and Illinois attended this 1 1/2-day workshop to explore current nitrogen management strategies, producer decision making, and nitrogen variability in cropping systems.

Agenda: 2016 Nitrogen Roundtable Agenda

Workshop products:


Recommending readings:

  • Millar, N., and G. P. Robertson. 2015. Nitrogen transfers and transformations in row-crop ecosystems. Pages 213-251 in S. K. Hamilton, J. E. Doll, and G. P. Robertson, editors. The Ecology of Agricultural Landscapes: Long-Term Research on the Path to Sustainability. Oxford University Press, New York, New York, USA.
  • Robertson, G. P., and P. M. Vitousek. 2009. Nitrogen in agriculture: balancing the cost of an essential resource. Annual Review of Environment and Resources 34:97-125.
  • Robertson, G. P., K. L. Gross, S. K. Hamilton, D. A. Landis, T. M. Schmidt, S. S. Snapp, and S. M. Swinton. 2014. Farming for ecosystem services: an ecological approach to production agriculture. BioScience 64:404-415.
  • Stuart, D., B. Basso, S. Marquart-Pyatt, A. Reimer, G.P. Robertson, and J. Zhao.  2015.  “A Coupled Human-Natural Systems Understanding of Agricultural Nitrogen Loss.”  BioScience 65(6):571-578.

Photos of the event: Nitrogen Roundtable Photos

Primary financial support provided by NSF Award 1313677 to Michigan State University.