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.
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.
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.
Home Tomato Production
UT Extension shares tips that can enhance the quality of the tomatoes you grow in your garden.
Alternative fertilizer for local corn farmers: the use of spent biomass on an Emory silt loam.
C. Sullivan, R. Mattingly Harman, N. S. Eash, F. R. Walker, J. Zahn, and J. Goddard. 2015.
Soil Science Society of America meetings, Minneapolis.
An examination of fertilizer use efficiency and irrigation management in Tennessee agricultural.
Grant, T., B. G. Leib, H. J. Savoy, and D. D. Tyler. 2015.
Cassava tuber quality as measured by starch and cyanide (HCN) affected by nitrogen,
phosphorus and potassium fertilizer rates.
I.B. Cuvaca, N. S. Eash, S. Zivanovic, D. M. Lambert, F. R. Walker, and W. Rustrick. 2015.
Journal of Agricultural and Applied EconomicsJournal of Agricultural Science, 7(3):32-48.
Effects of Optical Sensing and Variable Rate Technology on Nitrogen Fertilizer Use, Lint Yields, and Profitability in Cotton Production.
Melissa R. Stefanini 2015.
M.S. Thesis, (Committee: J.A. Larson [Major Professor], C.N. Boyer, D.M Lambert, X. Yin, S. Cho). Knoxville, TN: The University of Tennessee, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics.
Verification of fertilizer recommendations in a corn-wheat-soybean rotation in TN.
Savoy, H. J., and X. Yin. 2015.
Abstract, ASA Southern Branch 2015 Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA. Feb. 1-3.
Changes of Soil Microbial Structure under an Organically Enhanced Nitrogen Fertilizer Application.
Winings, J. H., X. Yin, S. Agyin-Birikorang, U. Singh, and J. Sanabria. 2015.
European Journal of Soil Biology (Accepted with revisions).
Soil microbial community structure responses to an organically enhanced nitrogen fertilizer.
Yin, X., and J. Winings. 2015.
Agronomy Abstract, Annual Meetings of American Society of Agronomy (ASA)-Crop Science Society of America (CSSA)-Soil Science Society of America (SSSA). Minneapolis, MN. Nov. 15-18.