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John R. Buchanan
Associate Professor
Wastewater Management

Daniel C. Yoder
Soil and water engineering

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

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.



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

Environmental technologies of woody crop production systems Zalesny Jr., R. S., J. A. Stanturf, E. S. Gardiner, G. S. Bañuelos, R. A. Hallett, A. Hass, C. M. Stange, J. H. Perdue, T. M. Young, D. R. Coyle, and W. L. Headlee.  2016.  BioEnergy Research, 9(2):492-506.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Development and Implementation of No-Till Systems in Tennessee in the Southeastern United States: 1960s to Present Walker, F. R., H. P. Denton, D. D. Tyler, N. S. Eash, and J. E. Morrison.  2005.  Proceedings Third World Congress of Conservation Agriculture. Nairobi, Kenya. October 3 to 7, 2005.

RUSLE2 Software NRCS Releases.  Yoder, D. C., J. P. Lyon, and D.F. Lightle.  2005.  Two (3/16/05 and 10/19/05) approved and certified releases of RUSLE2 software posted on the official USDA-NRCS RUSLE2 website, http://fargo.nserl.purdue.edu/rusle2_dataweb/NRCS_Base_Database.htm.

RUSLE2 Software ARS Release.  Yoder, D. C., J. P. Lyon, and G.R. Foster.  2005.  Release (Jan. 19, 2005) of RUSLE2 software posted on the official USDA-ARS RUSLE2 website, http://www.ars.usda.gov/Research/docs.htm?docid=5971.