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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.


Recent Publications

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.

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.

Optimal Fertilizer Application and Crop Choice between A Perennial Bioenergy Feedstock and An Annual Crop Zhou, X., C. D. Clark, D. M. Lambert, and B. C. English.  2015.  Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences, 4(1): 1-13.

The Effect of Abscisic Acid on Tomato Calcium Partitioning and Fruit Quality.  Barickman, T. C.  2014.  Ph.D. Dissertation, A Dissertation Presented for the Doctor of Philosophy Degree The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Spring 2014.

Nitrogen fertilizer application timing influences mesotrione efficacy on large crabgrass.  Beck, L. L., A. J. Patton, D. V. Weisenberger, G. K. Breeden, J. J. Vargas, J. T. Brosnan, and D. V. Farnsworth.  2014.  Proc. Southern Weed Sci. Soc., 67:243.

Container-grown Knock Outô rose affected by fertilizer rate and plant growth regulator.  Cochran, D.R., and A. Fulcher.  2014.  Southern Nursery Association Research Conference, 59:283-286.

Investigating the effects of contrasting n, P. and K fertilizer rates on cassava tuber yield and quality and maize grain yield in Southern Africa.  Ivan Cuvaca  2014.  M.S. Thesis.

Nutrient release from switchgrass derived biochar pellets embedded with fertilizers.  Kim, P., D. Hensley, and N. Labbe.  2014.  Geoderma.

Adoption and Frequency of Precision Soil Testing in Cotton Production Lambert, D. M., B. C. English, S. Larkin, J. A. Larson, D. Mooney, R. K. Roberts, M. Velandia, and J. M. Reeves.  2014.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 39(1):115Ė132.

167-10 ASA Published Abstracts. Potassium Rate and Timing of Application to Optimize Bermudagrass Hay Yield and K Content Savoy, H. J.  2014.  Amercan Society of Agronomy published abstracts, ASA, CSSA & SSSA International Annual meetings, Long Beach, CA Nov. 2-15, 2014.

Verification of fertilizer recommendations in a corn-wheat-soybean rotation in TN.  Savoy, H. J., and X. Yin.  2014.  ASA Southern Branch 2015 Annual Meeting Abstracts, Atlanta, GA. Feb. 1-3 (Accepted).

Using Conservation Agriculture to Sustainably Intensify Maize Production and Increase Yields in the Maphutseng valley, Lesotho.  Walker, F. R., N. S. Eash, M. V. Marake, and D. M. Lambert.  2014.  Proceedings, Proceedings of World Congress of Conservation Agriculture, June 22 to 25, 2014. Winnipeg, Canada.