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

Conservation tillage impacts and adaptations in irrigated corn in a humid climate Anapalli, S., K. Reddy, and S. Jagadamma.  2018.  Agronomy Journal.

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.

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

An overview of conservation tillage tobacco in Tennessee.  Walker, E. R., W. A. Bailey, G. N. Rhodes, H. P. Denton, and D. Fowlkes.  2018.  48th Tobacco Workers' Conference Proceedings.

Profitability of enhanced efficiency urea fertilizers in no-tillage production.  Zhou, X., J. A. Larson, X. Yin, H. J. Savoy, M. A. McClure, M. E. Essington, and C. Boyer.  2018.  Agronomy Journal, 110:1439-1446.

Microbial community structure is affected by cropping sequences and poultry litter under long-term no-tillage Ashworth, A. J., J. M. DeBruyn, F. L. Allen, M. A. Radosevich, and P. R. Owens.  2017.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 114: 210-219.

Risk Effects on Nitrogen Fertilization and Cost-Share Payments under Alternative Tillage and Cover Crop Systems for Cotton.  Boyer, C.  2017.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting, Mobile, AL. February 4-7, 2017..

Investment Analysis of Long-Term Cover Crops and Tillage Systems on Cotton Production.  Boyer, C., D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and D. D. Tyler.  2017.  Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the 2017 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association An, Chicago, Illinois, July 30-August 1, 2017.

Reducing CO2 flux by decreasing tillage in Ohio: Overcoming conjecture with data.  D. O'Dell, N. S. Eash, B. Hicks, J. Oetting, T. J. Sauer, D. M. Lambert, J. Logan, W. C. Wright, and J. A. Zahn.  2017.  NACTA JournalJournal Agricultural Science.

Influence of tillage method on management of Amaranthus species in soybean.  Farmer, J. A., K. W. Bradley, B. G. Young, and L. E. Steckel.  2017.  Weed Technology, Weed Technol 31:10-20.

Can long-term crop rotation improve soil hydro-physical quality and production under no-tillage?.  Gharahassanlou A. N., J. Lee, X. Yin, D. D. Tyler, N. S. Eash, and H. J. Savoy.  2017.  2017 Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA. Poster. Agronomy Abstract. Tampa, FL. Oct. 22-26.

Long-term interactive impact of cover crop and no-tillage on soil hydro-physical quality, N-fertilizer demand and rainfed cotton yield.  Lee, J., A. N. Gharahassanlou, X. Yin, D. D. Tyler, H. J. Savoy, and N. S. Eash.  2017.  2017 Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA. Poster. Agronomy Abstract. Tampa, FL. Oct. 22-26..