Chair - Hubert J. Savoy,

Past Chair - Ray Campbell,

Chair-elect - Hailin Zhang,

Secretary - Rao Mylavarapo,

Research Administrative Advisor - Bob Westerman,

Extension Administrative Advisor - David Kissel,

The 2005 annual meeting was hosted by Oklahoma State. Dr. Robert E. Whitson, Vice President of Agricultural Programs and Dean and Director for the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University welcomed the group to Stillwater.

During the coming year, efforts will be focused on completing bulletins in various stages of preparation. Group priorities and future needs were suggested as a topic for the next meeting as the group prepares for a renewal request in 2007.

Clemson has agreed to host the 2006 SERA-IEG-6 meeting.

Cooperative Research Projects/Bulletins: Bulletin 190 has been completed and submitted to the Directors. Upon approval it will be posted on the web site. Other bulletins completed during the year and already posted on the web site include: A New Method for Measuring Lime Buffer Capacity, Kissel and Vendrell; Conversion Equations for Soil Test Extractants: Mehlich 1 and Mehlich 3, Sikora et al.; A New Method for Measuring Soil pH, Kissel and Vendrell.

Publications in Progress: Regional Cotton Fertility Bulletin- In Progress, Charles Mitchell will write bulk of bulletin along with Carl Crozier and Glen Harris; Deficiency Symptoms for Crops in the Southern Region of the United States- Web Site collection of photographs describing nutrient deficiency symptoms for important crops of the Southern Region. No update was given; a fact sheet on CEC is still in progress. Leticia Sonon has agreed to take over the lead in that effort. A fact sheet on copper deficiency in animals is in progress by Debbie Joines and Paul Vendrell.