No-till Research


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Events

Milan No-Till Field Day, 7/26/2018

Milan No-Till, 7/28/2016

 

News

Farmers Battle Hunger at Milan No-Till Field Day, 7/3/2018

In Memoriam: Delle Rhue Burgess, curator of the West Tennessee Agricultural Museum, 8/13/2017

5 Things You Should Know about the West Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 8/9/2017

Five Things You Didn't Know about the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan, 10/14/2016

2016 AgResearch Faculty Awards, 10/6/2016

Our Fondest Memories: Our Tribute to John Hodges, 7/24/2016

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

Summer 2016 Upcoming Events, 5/16/2016

Video


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No-Till Farming's Effect on May Flood 
May flooding caused extensive damage to agricultural production in Tennessee, but experts say it could have been much worse if not for the widespread use of no-till crop production.


 

Recent Publications

Long-term influence of phosphorus fertilization and soil aggregation on soil organic carbon and nitrogen under no-tillage production systems.  Bansal, S., X. Yin, H. J. Savoy, S. Jagadamma, J. Lee, and V. R. Sykes.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Agronomy Abstract. Nov 10-13, San Antonio, TX.

Crop sequence diversity and bio-covers under no-tillage affect greenhouse gas emissions.  Bansal, S., X. Yin, S. Singh, S. Jagadamma, V. R. Sykes, and J. Lee.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Agronomy Abstract. Nov 10-13, San Antonio, TX.

Long-term influence of crop sequences, bio-covers and aggregate sizes on organic carbon and nitrogen in soil profile under no-tillage.  Bansal, S., X. Yin, V. R. Sykes, S. Jagadamma, and J. Lee.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Agronomy Abstract. Nov 10-13, San Antonio, TX.

Comparison of dual-use and single-use cover crops in no-till Tennessee production systems.  Bracey, W., V. R. Sykes, G. E. Bates, R. N. Oakes, X. Yin, and L. E. Steckel.  2019.  2019 Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Agronomy Abstract. San Antonio, TX. Nov. 10-13.

Effects of Enhanced Efficiency Urea on No-tillage Corn Yields and Profit Larson, J. A., X. Zhou, C. Boyer, X. Yin, M. A. McClure, H. J. Savoy, and M. E. Essington.  2019.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, W 828. [Abstract]

Physical, biochemical, and microbial controls on amino sugar accumulation in soils under long-term cover cropping and no-tillage farming Li, L., C. B. Wilson, H. He, X. Zhang, F. Zhou, and S. M. Schaeffer.  2019.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 135, 369-378.

Ammonia volatilization loss in corn nitrogen nutrition and productivity with efficiency enhanced UAN and urea under no-tillage Liu, S., X. Wang, X. Yin, H. J. Savoy, M. A. McClure, and M. E. Essington.  2019.  Scientific Reports, 9:6610.

Thirty-four years of no-tillage and cover crops improve soil quality and increase cotton yield in Alfisols, Southeastern USA.  Nouri, A. G., J. Lee, D. D. Tyler, A. M. Saxton, and X. Yin.  2019.  Geoderma, v337:998-1008.

Crop species in no-tillage summer crop rotations affect soil quality and yield in an Alfisol.  Nouri, A., J. Lee, X. Yin, A. M. Saxton, D. D. Tyler, V. R. Sykes, and P. Arelli.  2019.  Geoderma, v345:51-62.

Crop sequence diversity and bio-covers under no-tillage affect greenhouse gas emissions.  S. Bansal, X. Yin, S. Singh, S. Jagadamma, V. R. Sykes, and J. Lee.  2019.  UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting, Knoxville, TN, 17 Dec. 2019.

Comparison of dual-use and single-use cover crops in no-till Tennessee production systems.  W. Bracey, V. R. Sykes, G. E. Bates, X. Yin, L. E. Steckel, D. M. Butler, and R. N. Oakes.  2019.  Southern Cover Crops Council Conference, Auburn, AL, 16-17 July 2019.

Comparison of dual-use and single-use cover crops in no-till Tennessee production systems.  W. Bracey, V. R. Sykes, G. E. Bates, X. Yin, L. E. Steckel, D. M. Butler, and R. N. Oakes.  2019.  UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting, Knoxville, TN, 17 Dec. 2019.