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Personnel

Timothy G. (Tim) Prather
Extension Specialist I
Farm safety, AgrAbility, & precision ag

Carl E. Dockery
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Johnny B. Glenn
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Jason U. Guinn
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

C Owen (Owen) Gwathmey
Professor Emeritus, Post-retirement appointment
Crop physiology and agronomy

Todd D. Hamby
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Yvonne L. Hitchcock
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Charles R. Summey
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Eric Martin
Clinical Assistant Professor
Field Services

Melody Francesca Adams
Clinical Instructor
Equine Field Service

Adam William Thoms
Research Leader I
Center for Athletic Field Safety

Andrea Sketch (Andi) Lear
Clinical Instructor
Food Animal Field Services

Groups and Facilities


1 mention

Weed Diagnostics Center 
Diagnostic testing services for weeds of crop and non-cropland systems including turfgrass, ornamentals, and utility rights of way.


Events

Horse Hay Field Day, 9/22/2016

Soybean Disease Field Day, 9/13/2016

Horse Hay Field Day, 9/8/2016

Tobacco & Forage Production Field Day, 7/21/2016

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/23/2016

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day, 6/14/2016

Woods and Wildlife Field Day, 10/16/2015

Pumpkin Field Day, 9/24/2015

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day, 6/16/2015

Organic Crops Field Tour, 10/23/2014

 

News

Mobile-Friendly Soybean Disease Field Guide Now Available, 8/23/2016

Unfertilized Cover Crop May Reduce Nutrient Losses from Tennessee Fields, 7/12/2016

Veterans to be Honored at Milan No-Till Field Day, 7/12/2016

Interim Director Named for Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/2/2016

UT AgResearch Announces 2016 Field Day Schedule, 12/1/2015

TN Field Day Helps Producers Turn Pumpkins Into Profits, 8/19/2014

Farmers to Battle Hunger at Milan No-Till Field Day, 7/17/2014

Milan No-Till Field Day to Return on 7/24/14, 6/30/2014

Field Day Helps Producers Turn Pumpkins into Profits, 8/20/2013

UT AgResearch Announces 2013 Field Day Schedule, 12/12/2012

 

Recent Publications

Phenotyping strategies to enhance peanut drought tolerance and molecular markers for crop improvement' Jyostna M. Devi, T.R. Sinclair, V.Vadez, A. Shekoofa, N. Puppala.  Jyostna D. Mura  2017.  A Book Chapter-Genomics Assisted Breeding of Crops for Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Volume 2 Springer, in press.

2017 Insect control recommendations for field crops Stewart, S. D., and M. A. McClure.  2017.  UT Extension, PB 1768.

Field evaluation of agronomic Effectiveness of an organically enhanced nitrogen fertilizer.  3. Winings, J., X. Yin, S. Agyin-Birikorang, and U. Singh.  2016.  Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems.

Geophysical Methods Allred, B., V. Adamchuk, R. Rossel, J. Doolittle, R. S. Freeland, K. Grote, and D. Corwin.  2016.  Encyclopedia of Soil Science, Third Edition, Chesworth, W. (Ed.). (2008). Encyclopedia of soil science (Vol. 207). Berlin: Springer.

PB 378 Forage and field crop seeding guide Bates, G. E., and C. A. Harper.  2016.  Extension publication.

Nematicidal Activity and Saponin Concentration of Chenopod Extracts Batson, E. K., and T. Kouser.  2016.  Proceedings of the International Science and Engineering Fair, Phoenix, AR. 08/08/16-05/08/16.

Hybridization of downregulated-COMT transgenic switchgrass lines with field selected switchgrass for improved biomass traits Baxter, H., L. W. Alexander, M. Mazarei, E. Haynes, G. B. Turner, R. W. Sykes, S. R. Decker, M. F. Davis, R. A. Dixon, Z. Y. Wang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Euphytica.

Optimized transgene overexpression of miR156 leads to significatn gains of field-grown biomass and biofuel in switchgrass.  Baxter, H., M. Mazarei, A. Dumitrache, J. Natzke, M. Rodriguez, Jr., J. Gou, C. Fu, R. W. Sykes, G. B. Turner, S. R. Decker, M. F. Davis, S. Brown, B. H. Davison, Z. Y. Zhang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  Plant Biotechnology Journal.

Time course field analysis of COMT-downregulated switchgrass: lignification, recalcitrance, and rust susceptibility Baxter, H., M. Mazarei, C. Fu, K. Cheng, G. B. Turner, R. W. Sykes, M. T. Windham, M. F. Davis, R. A. Dixon, Z. Y. Wang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  BioEnergy Research.

Field Observable Plant Health Characteristics of Creeping Bentgrass Affected by Strobilurin Fungicide Applications and Turfgrass Diseases.  Benelli, J.J., B. J. Horvath, J. T. Brosnan, and D. A. Kopsell.  2016.  Crop Science56:862-869.

2016 University of Tennessee Turf & Ornamental Field Day Proceedings.  Brosnan, J. T.  2016.  (Editor).

Establishment of American chestnuts (Castanea dentata) bred for blight (Cryphonectria parasitica) resistance: influence of breeding and nursery grading Clark, S. L., S. E. Schlarbaum, A. M. Saxton, and F. V. Hebard.  2016.  New Forests, 47(2): 243-270.