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Hubert J. (Hugh) Savoy
Associate Professor
Soil fertility and testing

 

Video


2 mentions

Soil Testing 
If youíre looking for a healthy garden or green grass, itís good to know the content of your soil. UT Extension offers inexpensive soil tests, and itís all done in a special lab in Nashville.



2 mentions

Gourmet Food Safety 
We all want good-tasting foods, but what we eat also has to be safe. UTís Institute of Agriculture works with producers statewide in food safety programs.



1 mention

Preventing Nitrate Toxicity in Cattle 
UT experts talk about the danger of nitrate toxicity and how you can prevent it on your farm.



1 mention

Nursery Industry 
Tennessee is a top producer of ornamental plants. The nursery industry here is concentrated in a very specific part of our state, known for a mild climate and growing beautiful trees and shrubs.


 

Recent Publications

Downy Mildew on Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides) caused by Pernospora belbahrii sensu lato in Tennessee Rivera, Y., C. Salgado-Salazar, A. S. Windham, and J. A. Crouch.  2015.  Plant Disease.

167-10 ASA Published Abstracts. Potassium Rate and Timing of Application to Optimize Bermudagrass Hay Yield and K Content Savoy, H. J.  2014.  Amercan Society of Agronomy published abstracts, ASA, CSSA & SSSA International Annual meetings, Long Beach, CA Nov. 2-15, 2014.

School IPM Advisory Board Meets in Nashville Vail, K. M., and P. Barnwell.  2014.  Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter, 8(1): 1-2.

When are secondary nutrients or micronutrients needed for tennessee farm fields? Savoy, H. J.  2013.  Extension, Extension special publication 645.

Freeway Capping: Capping Nashville's I-40 South Loop to Connect Downtown and Midtown.  Rogers, S. M.  2012.  MLA Thesis.

Measuring the Effects of a Land Value Tax on Land Development Cho, S., S.G. Kim, and R. K. Roberts.  2011.  Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy 4:45-64.

Identifying the Range of Distance over which Open Space Affects Housing Vaues Cho, S., D. M. Lambert, S.G. Kim, W. M. Park, and R. K. Roberts.  2010.  Published on-line at AgEcon Search, Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 6-9, 2010.

Measuring Interactions among Agricultural Productivity, Trade Openness, Agricultural GDP, and Income in Korea (1972- 2007) Cho, S., T. E. Yu, and Y. T. Kim.  2010.  Published on-line at AgEcon Search, Selected Poster at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association 2010 AAEA, CAES, & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 25-27, 2010.

Realizing the economic value of a forested landscape in a viewshed: an assessment of the Scottsboro-Bells Bend forest area near Nashville, Tennessee.  Poudyal, N.C., D. G. Hodges, Fenderson, J., and Tarkington, W..  2010.  Southern Journal of Applied Forestry 34(2): 72-28.

Changes in Soil and Bermudagrass Plant Tissue K with Rate of Application and Time.  Savoy, H. J., B. G. Leib, and Joines, D.  2009.  American Society of Agronomy Abstracts.