Tillage Research

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Neal S. Eash
Soil Science

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UT Organics 
Increasing farm income and keeping family farms in the family.



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


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Weed Research 
A climate that's good for a variety of crops means many types of weeds also thrive. UT AgResearch works to help farmers battle this yearly problem that can greatly affect their yields.

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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.

Residue retention and minimum tillage improve physical environment of the soil in croplands: A global meta-analysis Li, Y, Z. Li, S. Cui, S. Jagadamma, and Q. Zhang.  2019.  Soil and Tillage Research, 194:104292.

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.

Mapping Agricultural Subsurface Drainage by Proximal and Remote Sensing Technologies Integrated with a Satellite Navigation System - Invited Paper 351735 Allred, B., R. S. Freeland, D. Wishart, G. Rouse, and T. Williamson.  2018.  American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting, Dec 10-14, Washington DC. [Abstract]

Conservation tillage impacts and adaptations in irrigated corn in a humid climate Anapalli, S., K. Reddy, and S. Jagadamma.  2018.  Agronomy Journal, 110 (6): 2673-2686.

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.

Influence of Cover Crop and Tillage System on Optimal Nitrogen Rate for Tennessee Cotton Considering Risk Harmon, X, C. Boyer, D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and D. D. Tyler.  2018.  Journal of Cotton Science, 22:211220.

Long-term crop rotation, tillage, and poultry litter applications impacted an Alabama Utisol chemical properties.  He, Z., I. Tazisong, X. Yin, D. B. Watts, Z. Senwo, and H. A. Torbert.  2018.  Pedosphere, (In press).

Quantifying the Effects of Fungicides and Tillage on Cercospora sojina Severity and Yield of Soybean Mengistu, A., H. M. Kelly, et al.  2018.  Plant Health Progress, 19(3):226-232.

Long-term impact of tillage and cropping managements on soil hydro-physical properties and yield.  Nouri, A. G.  2018.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

The Effect of Fallow Tillage Management on Aeolian Soil Losses in Semi-arid Central Anatolia, Turkey.  Nouri, A. G., F. Youssef, M. Basaran, J. Lee, A. M. Saxton, and G. Erpul.  2018.  Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment, doi:10.2134/age2018.07.0019.