No-till Research

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

Milan No-Till, 7/28/2016



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


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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

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.

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.

Investment Analysis of Cover Crop and No-Tillage Systems on Tennessee Cotton Boyer, C., D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and D. D. Tyler.  2018.  Agronomy Journal, 110, 1:331338.

Profitability of Enhanced Efficiency Urea Fertilizer in No-Till Corn Production Boyer, C., X. Yin, X. Zhou, and J. A. Larson.  2018.  30th Milan No-Till Crop Production Field Day Tour Report, pp. 34-35.

Economic and environmental impact of multi-use cover crop species in Tennessee no-till soybean/corn rotations.  Bracey, W., V. R. Sykes, A. Willette, L. E. Steckel, G. E. Bates, R. N. Oakes, and D. M. Butler.  2018.  International Annual Meetings ASA-CSSA, Baltimore, MD.

Tennessee Producer Willingness to Adopt Cover Crops and No-Till.  Campbell, K., C. Boyer, C. D. Clark, D. M. Lambert, and A. Smith.  2018.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting.

Celebrating 30: Milestone Milan No-Till Field Day offers farmers latest research on variety of conservation topics.  Geyer, S., and T. B. Raper.  2018.  Tennessee Farmer's Cooperative Magazine.

No-till establishment of alfalfa M. Da Silva, R. N. Oakes, and G. E. Bates.  2018.  UT Extension SP 435-A.

Soil Organic Carbon Changes for Switchgrass Farms in East Tennessee, USA Toliver, D.K., B. C. English, D. D. Tyler, J. Lee, R. J. Menard, and J. C. Walton.  2018.  Soil Systems, 2018, 2(2), 25; [Abstract]

The Tennessee Nutrient Reduction Framework: Development and Progress in Implementation Walker, F. R.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Profitability of Enhanced Efficiency Urea Fertilizers in No-Tillage Corn Production Zhou, X., J. A. Larson, X. Yin, H. J. Savoy, M. A. McClure, M. E. Essington, and C. Boyer.  2018.  Agronomy Journal, Agronomy Journal. 110:14391446. [Abstract]