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Neal S. Eash
Soil Science



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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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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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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

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.

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.

Blue Light-emitting Diode Treatments Act to Decrease Kale Leaf Tissue Zeaxanthin Concentrations and Non-photochemical Quenching, Thereby Demonstrating a Less Stressful Light Environment.  Barickman, T. C., D. A. Kopsell, and C. E. Sams.  2013.  HortScience, 48(9):pg.43, S131.

Soybean Seed Protein, Oil, Fatty Acids, and Isoflavones Altered by Potassium Fertilizer Rates in the Midsouth Bellaloui, N, X. Yin, A. Menghistu, M. A. McClure, and D. D. Tyler.  2013.  American Journal of Plant Sciences, 2013, 4, 976-988. published online May 2013;.

Using Conservation Agriculture to Intensify and Stabilize Agricultural Production in Southern Africa (Invited).  Eash, N. S., F. R. Walker, D. M. Lambert, M. Wilcox, M. V. Marake, and C. Thierfelder.  2013.  Proceedings Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL. November 3-6, 2013.

The Influence Of N, P and K Fertilizer Rates On Yield and Quality Of Cassava Tubers In The Coastal Semiarid Dondo District Of Mozambique.  I. B. Cuvaca, D. O'Dell, L. W. Mbuthia, M. J. Mpheshea, F. R. Walker, and N. S. Eash.  2013.  Proceedings Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL. November 3-6, 2013.

Microbial Community Composition, Structure and Activity after Long Term (31 years) of Conservation Tillage Under Continuous Cotton Production in West Tennessee.  L. W. Mbuthia, V. Acosta-Martinez, J. M. DeBruyn, S. M. Schaeffer, M. Mpheshea, F. R. Walker, and N. S. Eash.  2013.  Proceedings Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting, Tampa, FL. November 3-6, 2013.

Nutrient release of biochar pellets embedded with fertilizers.  Labbe, N., and P. Kim.  2013.  Pacific Rim Summit San Diego, CA.

Weed Resistance to Herbicides in Cotton Production: Summary Results from A Farmer Survey.  Larson, J. A., R. K. Roberts, D. M. Lambert, B. C. English, K. J. Bryant, R. Hogan, A. Mishra, L. Falconer, and J. M. Reeves.  2013.  In Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, p. 918., S. Boyd, M. Huffman and B. Robertson (eds.). San Antonio, TX, January 7-10, 2013. National Cotton Council of America.

Wet Weather and Supplemental Nitrogen Fertilizer on Wheat.  McClure, M. A.  2013.  IPM Blog, IPM Blog; 4/18/13.

Farmer perceptions of precision agriculture for fertilizer management of cotton Roberts, R. K., J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and J. C. Torbett.  2013.  Book Chapter, pp. 252-264. In (M. A. Oliver, T. F. A. Bishop and B. P. Marchant Eds.) Precision Agriculture for Sustainability and Environmental Protection. Earthscan Food and Agriculture Series. London and New York: Routledge.

When are secondary nutrients or micronutrients needed for tennessee farm fields? Savoy, H. J.  2013.  Extension, Extension special publication 645.