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WEBINAR: CROPLANDS RESEARCH GROUP

June 26 @ 12:00 pm 1:30 pm

Join the GRA Croplands Research Group for the upcoming webinar titled “Stacking 4R practices with conservation agriculture to mitigate nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils.” Presentations will be followed by time for Q&A. To attend this online webinar, click on the registration link HERE.

Chair:

Hero Gollany, Co-chair of the GRA Croplands Research Group (USDA-Agricultural Research Service – CPCRC, USA)

Speaker bios:

Craig Drury (Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada)

Dr. Craig Drury is a soil biochemist with Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada at the Harrow Research & Development Centre in Southwestern Ontario. He obtained his BSc and MSc from McGill University and his PhD in soil science from the University of Guelph. Craig’s primary research focus is to develop soil and crop management practices to reduce ammonia volatilization and nitrous oxide emissions from agricultural soils while enhancing soil health and crop yields. Craig is the national lead for the reactive N indicator in Canada.  He is the Canadian representative on the Croplands Research Group and the ‘Conservation and Nitrogen Management’ network lead. Craig is a Fellow and Past President of the Canadian Society of Soil Science.  He has served as Editor for the Canadian Journal of Soil Science, served on the Editorial board of Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment and he is currently an Associate Editor for the Soil Science Society of America Journal. Craig has published 262 peer-reviewed papers.

Diego Abalos (Aarhus University, Department of Agroecology, Denmark)

Dr Diego Abalos is a Senior Researcher at Aarhus University, Department of Agroecology (Denmark). His research ambition is to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve nutrient cycling in agroecosystems, while maintaining optimum production levels under current and future climatic conditions. His research group combines empirical and modelling approaches to design efficient and diversified cropping systems, pointing the way for the sustainable management of the land and its nutrient cycles. Diego is an Associate Editor for Geoderma and Agronomy for Sustainable Development, and member of the Editorial Board of Agriculture Ecosystems & Environment. He is currently leading several national and international projects funded by public and private donors. Diego has published more than 60 peer-reviewed articles, including several highly cited articles.