LaSalle County Farm Bureau

Using struvite as an alternative to traditional phosphorus field applications

In the second of eight virtual field days taking place across the state this summer, David and Jim Isermann
share research on their farm using struvite as an alternative to traditional phosphorus field applications.
Partners from Farm Bureau, Isermann Farms, University of Illinois, Illinois NREC and Soil Health
Partnership all play a role in studying the Isermanns’ LaSalle County plot. Find more details in the booklet
below, then watch the field day coverage. 


Field Day highlights


Watch the full event

 

Table of Contents

00:15: Lauren Lurkins, Illinois Farm Bureau, Director of Environmental Policy
IFB Nutrient Stewardship Efforts

7:48: David Isermann, Isermann Farms and LaSalle County Farm Bureau president
Welcome and introductions, site background

13:30: Julie Hewitt, Illinois Nutrient Research and Education Council executive director
NREC Research Support

30:43: Dr. Andrew Margenot, assistant professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Phosphorus research in Illinois

32:40: Dr. Andrew Margenot, assistant professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Slow Release Phosphorous for Illinois Production Agriculture

46:55: Neha Chatterjee, University of Illinois PhD student
Struvite as an Alternative P Source for Mitigating Risk Loss

1:05:48:Dr. Andrew Margenot, assistant professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Updating Phosphorus(P) Fertility Recommendations for Illinois.

1:37:24:Jim Isermann, northern Illinois and and Wisconsin field manager, Soil Health Partnership; Dr. Andrew Margenot, assistant professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer & Environmental Sciences
Soil Health Demonstration

1:48:12: Dr. Laura Christianson, assistant professor in the Department of Crop Sciences at the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Woodchip Bioreactor Research and Monitoring

1:58:26: Dr. Reid Christianson, assistant professor at the University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
Augmented Reality Sand Table Demonstration

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