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.
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 Report, W364.
Crop and soil response from phosphorus and potassium fertilizer rate verification for the state of Tennessee.
Savoy, H. J., S. Jagadamma, X. Yin, and D. K. Joines. 2016.
ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting. Phoenix, AZ. Nov 5-9.
Nitrogen fertilizer enhancement products. 29th Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day Tour Report.
Yin, X., and M. E. Essington. 2016.
Tenn. Agric. Exp. Sta. Special Pub., 16-0158.
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.