Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, August 3-5, 2015

   Hosted by Dr. Brenda Ortiz

13th annual,
NUE Conference
Auburn, Alabama
August 3-5, 2015

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 13th annual NUE Conference, August 3-5, 2015

If you are planning to attend the 2015 NUE meeting, please register using the link below. Registration is free.

Meeting Location: Hubbard Center for Advanced Science, Innovation, and Commerce (CASIC) Room 109, 559 DeVall Drive, Auburn University Research Park, Auburn Alabama.
The CASIC building is on campus but a little far from hotels. Don’t worry, we will provide some type of transportation from the hotel to the meeting place.

Monday, August 3th, 2015

Traveling day to Auburn, Alabama

Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

All day meeting. Possible trip to the E.V. Smith research station at the end of the afternoon.

Wednesday, August 5th, 2015

Meeting will end at noon.

Travel logistics

Atlanta is the most convenient airport for most of you. The Atlanta airport is located 101 miles north east of Auburn, and the travel distance is about 1h 30 minutes via I-85N.

Transportation from Atlanta airport to Auburn, AL: There is a shuttle that provides service from Atlanta airport to Auburn. Groome transportation is the company: Round trip cost is $76 USD and reservation can be done online. Click here for shuttle schedule: This shuttle provide service to some of the main hotels in Auburn.

Suggested hotels

1.    The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center (In front of campus)

Hotel rate is $119   by using the “War Eagle Partners rate”. Use this link to book your hotel room as soon as you can. War Eagle Partners Program

This hotel will be your best option if you want to be close to downtown. It is only a block from downtown (restaurants and bars). However, this hotel is very popular then book as early as possible.

2.    Holiday Inn Express and Suites

2013 South College Street
Auburn, AL 36832
Phone 334-502-1090

Our meeting is gonna have a special room rate of $109 dollars/night. If you are interested on this hotel, please reserve as soon as possible and before 07/03/2015.

Reservations can be made by using one of the following methods:  Calling Holiday Inn Express reservations 1-800-HOLIDAY, or dialing the hotel direct at 334-502-1090 and asking for the Group’s rate.  Group Code NUE

NUE 2015 Agenda

August 4 & 5, 2015
Center for Advance Science Innovation and Commerce (CASIC)
Auburn University

Tuesday – August 4th - 2015
8:00-8:30 am      Welcome and Introductions, Dr. Brenda Ortiz
8:30-9:00 am      Present State of Sensor Based N Algorithms. Bill Raun, Oklahoma State University
Algorithm comparison, 2008


9:00-9:30 am      Maize Nutrient Accumulation and Partitioning in Response Planting Density and Nitrogen Rate.  Dr. Ignacio  Ciampitti, Kansas State University

9:30-10:00 am    Nitrogen Losses: A Meta-analysis of 4R Nutrient Management in U.S. Corn-based Systems.
Dr. Alison Eagle, Duke University

10:00-10:30 am Break to view posters

10:30-11:00 am  On-farm sensor based N fertilization of cotton.  Dr. Jac Varco, Mississipi State University

11:00-11:45 am Nitrogen management on sugarcane and cotton in Louisiana.
Dr. Brenda Tubana, Louisiana State University

11:45-12:15 pm Nitrogen management in Sorghum. Dr. Leo Espinoza, University of Arkansas

12:15-1:15 pm    Lunch

1:15-2:15 pm      Why has adoption of sensor based N methodologies been slow?  - Panel discussion
Panel members: Dr. James Schepers, Dr. Brian Arnall, Dr. Brenda Tubana, Dr. Leo Espinoza  

2:15-2:45 pm     A Simplified Version of the Generalized Algorithm , Dr. John Solie, Oklahoma State University

2:45-3:15 pm  Adapt N, Dr. Harold Van Es, Cornell University
3:15-3:25 pm      Break to view posters
3:25-6:00 pm      Tour to the E.V. Smith Research station – Mini afternoon field day
6:00 pm                Catfish Dinner at the E. V. Smith Research Station

Wednesday – August 5th 2015

8:00-8:20 am      Fertigation aided by remote sensors.
Dr. Antonio Asebedo, Kansas State University
8:20-8:40 am      Digital image processing for cotton N determination
Dr. Tyson Raper, University of Tennessee
8:40-9:10 am      Advances in crop sensing technologies.
Dr. Kyle Holland, Holland Scientific.

9:10-9:30  Moving beyond NDVI for active sensing in irrigated corn, Dr. Kevin Bronson, USDA-ARS

9:30-9:50  Use of Climate Forecast as a Tool to Increase Nitrogen Use Efficiencyh in Wheat and Corn, Dr. Brenda Ortiz

9:50-10:10  Break to view posters

10:10-10:30  Climate Corporation, Dr. Nick Koshnick, VP of Soil Science

10:30-10:50  Measurement and application methods as tools to N efficiency, James Hedges, Yield 360

10:50-11:10  Encirca, Yield Nitrogen Management Management Service, Dr. John Shanahan, Dupong/Pioneer

11:10-11:30  Trimble Aerial Imaging, John Curry Trimble

11:30-12:00         Discuss the future of the group – Raising money for a Grad. Student fellowship.
12:00-12:15pm   Announce graduate student poster awards
12:15-12:30pm  2016 NUE meeting 12:30 pm              To Go Lunch box



The Hotel at Auburn University

NUE Conferences 2003-2014
Author Institution Poster
Jagmandeep Dhillon    OSU Evaluation of Drum Cavity Size and Planter-tip on Singulation and Plant Emergence in Maize (Zea mays L.)
Ethan Driver          OSU Effect of Droplet Size and Foliar Nitrogen Rate on Protein Content of Hard Red Winter
Bruno Figueiredo      OSU Effect of Micronutrient Fertilizers on Winter Wheat Grain Yield
Mariana Del Corso     OSU Evaluation of Foliar UAN Rate and Application Timing on Wheat Grain Yield and Protein
Sulochana Dhital      OSU Effect of Preplant/Early Irrigation, Nitrogen, and Plant Population on Winter Wheat Grain
Melissa Golden        OSU Evaluation of Yield Goals in Long-Term Experiments
Marilyn Dalen LSU Harvest Date Effects on the Relationship Between Spectral Reflectance and Energy Cane Yield
D. Forestieri LSU Evaluating the Effect of Nitrogen Sources Applied at Different Rates in Louisiana Sugarcane Proudction
Logan Ahlers Univ. Wisconsin Soil and Environmental Implications of Land Rolling Corn

Past Conferences
NUE Meeting History

November 21-22, 1996, Lincoln, NE
June 6-7, 1998, Lincoln, NE
March 1, 1999, Stillwater, OK, Schepers Lecture
July 19-20, 2001, Stillwater, OK  “2X Strip”
January 17-19, 2002, Lincoln, NE
June 10-12, 2002, Shelton, NE

May 18-20, 2003, Stillwater, OK
August 3-5, 2004, Lincoln,NE
August 10-12, 2005, Columbia, MO
August 7-9, 2006, Waseca, MN
August 6-8, 2007, Monmouth, IL
July 31 - August 1, 2008, Manhattan, KS
August 4-6, 2009, West Lafayette, IN
August 2-4, 2010, Stillwater, OK
August 6-8, 2012, Fargo, ND
August 5-7, 2013, Johnston, IA
August 4-6, 2014, Sioux Falls, SD

USA, Australia, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Germany, France, China, India, Argentina,

Future Hosts: 
University of Arkansas 
Auburn University
Colorado State University 
John Deere
University of Kentucky 
Louisiana State University
Ohio State University 
University of Maryland
Mississippi State University 
Virginia Tech


Nitrogen Conference 2013 (August 5-7, Johnston, IA)  Annual NUE Meeting Presentations on-line

Nitrogen Conference 2012 (August 5-7, Fargo, ND)

Nitrogen Conference 2010 (August 2-4, Stillwater, OK)

Nitrogen Conference 2009 (August 4 - August 6,
West Lafayette, Indiana)

Nitrogen Conference 2008 (July 31 - August 1, Manhattan, KS)

Nitrogen Conference 2007 (August 6-8, Monmouth, IL)

Nitrogen Conference 2006 (August 7-9, Waseca, MN)

Nitrogen Conference 2005 (August 10-12, Columbia, MO)

Nitrogen Conference 2004 (Lincoln, NE)

Nitrogen Conference 2003 (Stillwater, OK)