Cover crops Research

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UTIA Students Head to Finals in National Competition, 10/16/2015


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Cover Crop Concerns 
Cover crops can be an effective tool in a weed management program, but there are concerns. Researchers with UTIA address those concerns here.


Recent Publications

Thirty-four years of no-tillage and cover crops improve soil quality and increase cotton yield in Alfisols, Southeastern USA.  Nouri, A. G., J. Lee, D. D. Tyler, A. M. Saxton, and X. Yin.  2019.  Geoderma, v337:998-1008.

Tennessee Producer Willingness to Adopt Cover Crops and No-Till.  Campbell, K., C. Boyer, C. D. Clark, D. M. Lambert, and A. Smith.  2018.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting.

Cover crops: 9 ways to make them pay in 2019 Laws, F., and S. D. Stewart.  2018.  Farm Progress (Delta or SE Farm Press).

Use Full Nitrogen Rates Behind Cover Crops McClure, M. A.  2018.  IPM Blog 3/29/2018.

Cover Crops Quick Facts (major revision).  McClure, M. A., L. E. Steckel, T. B. Raper, V. R. Sykes, and J. Lee.  2018.  UT EXTENSION, W417.

Cover crops to mitigate water contamination in the Mississippi River.  Sabbagh, M., S. Jagadamma, and F. R. Walker.  2018.  Tennessee Water Resource Symposium, April 11-13, Burns, TN.

New video series details benefits of cover crops.  Steadman, J., and T. B. Raper.  2018.  Cotton Grower.

The Tennessee Nutrient Reduction Framework: Development and Progress in Implementation Walker, F. R.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Response of soil surface greenhouse gas fluxes to crop residue removal and cover crops under a corn-soybean rotation Wegner, B., K. Subedi, S. Singh, L. Lai, G. Abagandura, S. Kumar, S. Osborne, M. Lehman, and S. Jagadamma.  2018.  Journal of Environmental Quality, 47(5):1146-1154.

Investment Analysis of Long-Term Cover Crops and Tillage Systems on Cotton Production.  Boyer, C., D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and D. D. Tyler.  2017.  Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the 2017 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association An, Chicago, Illinois, July 30-August 1, 2017.

Effect of Different Cover Crop Species on Crop Production and Soil Health.  Chu, M.  2017.  M.S. Thesis, University of Tennessee. [Abstract]

Economic Impacts of Producing Renewable Aviation Fuel from Cover Crops: A Case Study Using Pennycress as the Feedstock English, B. C., E. L. Markel, R. J. Menard, and C. M. Hellwinckel.  2017.  Expert Opinion of Environmental Biology, 6:4 DOI: 10.4172/2325-9655-C1-017.