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Neal S. Eash
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

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.

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.

Carbon fluxes from plants to soil and dynamics of microbial immobilization under plastic film mulching and fertilizer application using 13C pulse-labeling An, T., S. M. Schaeffer, S. Li, S. Fu, J. Pei, H. Li, J. Zhuang, M. A. Radosevich, and J. Wang.  2015.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 80, 53-61.

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.  M.S. Thesis.

Economically optimal nitrogen fertilizer rates for maize produced on Vertisols and Inceptisols under no-till management: A case study in Maphutseng, Lesotho I.B. Cuvaca, D. M. Lambert, F. R. Walker, M. Marake, and N. S. Eash.  2015.  International Journal of Plant and Soil Science, 8(2):1Ė12.

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.

The Other CSA: Climate Smart Agriculture Logan, J.  2015.  Annual meeting of the American Society of Horticultural Science., New Orleans, LA. Aug 3-6, 2015.

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.

Developing Fertilizer Rates: Sustainable Intensification in Ethiopa Prather, T. G., N. S. Eash, and F. R. Walker.  2015.  2015 Esri Users Conference, Ethipian authors: Wassie Haile, Ivan Cuvaca, Selamyihun Kidanu, Samuel Gameda, Hailu Shiferaw.

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).