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Neal S. Eash
Professor
Soil Science

 

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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.



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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.



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Ag Year Preview 
Spring is almost here, and itís just about time for Tennessee farmers to plant their 2012 crops. All indications are - things are looking good for producers, following what was a good year in 2011.



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High Input Costs 
Food prices have been going up, but so are the production costs for farmers who grow what we eat. Farm expenses are at record highs for Tennessee row-crop producers.



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Home Tomato Production 
UT Extension shares tips that can enhance the quality of the tomatoes you grow in your garden.


 

Recent Publications

Field evaluation of agronomic Effectiveness of an organically enhanced nitrogen fertilizer.  3. Winings, J., X. Yin, S. Agyin-Birikorang, and U. Singh.  2016.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems.

Abscisic Acid Improves Tomato Fruit Quality by Increasing Soluble Sugar Concentrations Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  Journal of Plant Nutrition.

Elevated Levels of Potassium in Greenhouse-grown Red Romaine Lettuce Impacts Mineral Nutrient and Soluble Sugar Concentrations.  Barickman, T. C., T. E. Horgan, J. R. Wheeler, and C. E. Sams.  2016.  HortScience, vol.51(9):504-509.

Effect of biochar on nutrient release and retention in container crops.  Basiri, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, and J. Altland.  2016.  Proceedings of Southern Nursery Association meeting. Athens GA. August 29 to 31, 2016.

Cotton Producer Awareness and Participation in Cost-Sharing Programs for Precision Nutrient Management Technology Boyer, C., D. M. Lambert, M. Velandia, B. C. English, R. K. Roberts, and J. A. Larson.  2016.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 41(1):81-96.

Planning to Apply Fertilizer?.  Duncan, L. A.  2016.  UT Extension - News You Can Use.

Spent Microbial Biomass as An Alternative Fertilizer: A Spatial Cost And Optimal Product Mix Analysis.  Eatherly, R., A. Smith, and T. E. Yu.  2016.  Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) annual meeting, Nashville, TN. November 13-16.

Impacts of Land Use Disturbance on Fish and Aquatic Macroinvertebrate Assemblages in the Nolichucky River Watershed Gotwald, Hayley S.  2016.  M.S. Thesis, University of Tennessee-Knoxville.

Comparing the Value of Soil Test Information Using Deterministic and Stochastic Yield Response Plateau Functions Harmon, X., C. Boyer, D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and C. O. Gwathmey.  2016.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 41(2): 307-323.

Opportunities in sustainability: Maize seeders for the developing world and alternative fertilizers in the United States.  Mattingly Harman, R.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Poultry litter as a sustainable fertilizer for stockpiled tall fescue during winter grazing in Middle Tennessee Oakes, R. N., R. P. Barbero, C. Boyer, M. D. Corbin, and G. E. Bates.  2016.  Crop, Forage & Turfgrass Management.

Summary of current University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture research evaluating urea-nitrogen-fertilizer additives or coatings.  Savoy, H. J., M. E. Essington, X. Yin, and M. A. McClure.  2016.  University of Tennessee Extension Bulletin, W364.