Fertilize Research


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Personnel

Neal S. Eash
Professor
Soil Science

Hubert J. (Hugh) Savoy
Associate Professor, Emeritus
Soil fertility/testing for sustainable production

 

News

UTIA Studies Profitability of Enhanced Efficiency Urea Fertilizers, 11/9/2018

Unfertilized Cover Crop May Reduce Nutrient Losses from Tennessee Fields, 7/12/2016

Video


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Little River Facility 
Its long been an issue in farming how can we be productive in agriculture and still protect the environment? UT Ag-Research has a new facility dedicated to that cause.



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


 

Recent Publications

UT Fertilizer Recommendation Development.  Duncan, L. A., H. J. Savoy, R. Florence, M. A. McClure, T. B. Raper, F. R. Walker, M. E. Essington, M. J. Buschermohle, S. Jagadamma, S. A. Hawkins, D. D. Tyler, et al.  2018.  UT Extension Publication, In press.

Hickory and Oak Growth Over 10 Years in Response to Initial Fertilization.  Franklin, J. A., and D. S. Buckley.  2018.  Proceedings of the American Society of Mining and Reclamation, St. Louis, MO, June 3-7, 2018. [Abstract]

Response of Native Warm-Season Grasses to Fertilizer Amendments.  Keyser, P. D.  2018.  Progressive Forage Grower.

Phosphorus and potassium fertilizer rate verification for the corn-wheat-soybean system in Tennessee.  Singh, S., H. J. Savoy, S. Jagadamma, and X. Yin.  2018.  American Society of Agronomy Southern Regional Branch Annual Meeting, February 4-6, Jacksonville, FL.

Variable-Rate Application on Fertilizer Use in Cotton Production Thompson, N.M, J. A. Larson, M. Velandia, D. M. Lambert, and B. C. English.  2018.  Journal of Agricultural Science, 10, 10: 40-52. [Abstract]

Profitability of enhanced efficiency urea fertilizers in no-tillage production.  Zhou, X., J. A. Larson, X. Yin, H. J. Savoy, M. A. McClure, M. E. Essington, and C. Boyer.  2018.  Agronomy Journal, 110:1439-1446.

Protein, Methionine and Cysteine Upregulation in Phaseolus vulgaris Black Turtle Bean Seeds through Sulfur Fertilization at V2 and R2 Stages of Growth.  Barry, H. P.  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Potassium Fertilizer effects on Cassava Tuber Yield in the Coastal District of Dondo, Mozambique.  Cuvaca, I. B, N. S. Eash, D. M. Lambert, F. R. Walker, and W. P. Rustrick.  2017.  African Journal of Agricultural Research, African Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 12 (42); 3112 3119. [Abstract]

Irrigation success stories from the field. The switch to drip saved water and fertilizer.  Fulcher, A., B. G. Leib, J. McHugh, W. C. Wright, W. Yeary, and Q. Cypher.  2017.  Tennessee Green Times, 18(2):16.

Selecting Cotton Yield Response Function to Estimate Profit-Maximizing Potassium Fertilization Rates for Cotton Production in Tennessee Harmon, X., C. Boyer, C. O. Gwathmey, J. A. Larson, and R. K. Roberts.  2017.  Journal of Plant Nutrition, 40,11:1547-1556. [Abstract]

Hazardous pollutants emissions and environmental impacts from fuelwood burned and synthetic fertilizers applied by tobacco growers in Pakistan.  Hussain, M, R. N. Malik, A. M. Taylor, and M. Puettmann.  2017.  Environmental Technology & Innovation.

Long-term interactive impact of cover crop and no-tillage on soil hydro-physical quality, N-fertilizer demand and rainfed cotton yield.  Lee, J., A. N. Gharahassanlou, X. Yin, D. D. Tyler, H. J. Savoy, and N. S. Eash.  2017.  2017 Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA. Poster. Agronomy Abstract. Tampa, FL. Oct. 22-26..