Soil erosion Research


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Personnel

John R. Buchanan
Associate Professor
Wastewater Management

Wesley C. Wright
Research Associate I
Instrumentation, soil & water management

Daniel C. Yoder
Professor
Soil and water engineering

Groups and Facilities


(2 mentions)

Soil Erosion 
RUSLE2 is the worldwide standard in soil erosion modeling.



(1 mention)

Milan No-Till 
For more than 20 years, our Milan center has led the world in no-till research.


 

News

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

Biodegradable Mulch Team Uses Transdisciplinary Approach to Meet Objectives, 9/16/2015

Video


(2 mentions)

No-Till Hills 
There was a time when sloped land was just about useless because of frequent soil erosion. But now, hilly terrain can be productive. 'No-till” farming makes it possible.


 

Recent Publications

Effect of Environmental Weathering on Microbial Assimilation of Biodegradable Mulch Films.  Cowan-Banker, C. D., M. B. Anunciado, L. C. Wadsworth, and D. G. Hayes.  2018.  15th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites, and Biorefining, July 24 – 27, 2018, Guelph, Ontario, Canada. [Abstract]

Effect of Environmental Weathering on Microbial Assimilation of Biodegradable Mulch Films.  Cowan-Banker, C. D., M. B. Anunciado, L. C. Wadsworth, and D. G. Hayes.  2018.  25th BioEnvironmental Polymer Society (BEPS) Annual Meeting, August 15-17, 2018, Troy, NY. [Abstract]

Adapting to climate change, improving the sustainability of grazing systems and improving water quality in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and P. D. Keyser.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]

Native Warm Season Grasses For Adapting to Climate Change, Improving the Sustainability of Grazing Systems and Improving Water Quality in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and P. D. Keyser.  2018.  Proceedings 73r SWCS International Annual Conference. July 29 to August 1st, 2018. Albuquerque NM. [Abstract]

Analysis of Environmental and Economic Tradeoffs in Switchgrass Supply Chains for Biofuel Production Zhong, J., T. E. Yu, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, J. S. Fu, and J. Calcagno.  2016.  Energy, 107: 791-803. [Abstract]

The Other CSA: Climate Smart Agriculture Logan, J.  2015.  Annual meeting of the American Society of Horticultural Science., New Orleans, LA. Aug 3-6, 2015. [Abstract]

Development and Implementation of No-Till Systems in Tennessee Walker, F. R.  2015.  Nutrient Management and Edge of Field Monitoring: From the Great Lakes to the Gulf. Dec. 1 to 3, 201. [Abstract]

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. [Abstract]

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. [Abstract]

Developing Sustainable Subsistence Smallholder Conservation Agriculture Systems in Lesotho Eash, N. S., F. R. Walker, D. M. Lambert, M. D. Wilcox, Jr., M. V. Marake, and P. Wall.  2011.  Regional Conservation Agriculture Symposium, Johannesburg, South Africa, 8-10 February 2011. [Abstract]

Predicting soil erosion potential from military vehicle tracking and terrain impacts.  Howard, H., P. D. Ayers, D. Koch, A. Anderson, J. Kane, G. Bozdech, and N. Svendsen.  2011.  ASABE Paper #11107 in the Proceedings of the International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution. Anchorage, AK.

Economic and Environmental Impacts of the Corn Grain Ethanol Industry on the United States Agricultural Sector Larson, J. A., B. C. English, D. G. De La Torre Ugarte, R. J. Menard, C. M. Hellwinckel, and T. O. West.  2010.  Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 65(5): 267-279. [Abstract]