Manure Research

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Hubert J. (Hugh) Savoy
Associate Professor, Emeritus
Soil fertility/testing for sustainable production

Groups and Facilities

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UT Soil, Plant, and Pest Center 
Soil, media, forage, and grain testing; Insect and plant disease identification; Manure and plant tissue analysis



The Hat, 1/17/2019

Our Fondest Memories: Our Tribute to John Hodges, 7/24/2016

Down to the Short Rows, 11/17/2015


Recent Publications

Dairy Manure Land Application Management Hawkins, S. A., and F. R. Walker.  2019.  UTIA Extension Publication. W 840 09/19 19-0163, UTIA Extension Publication. W 840 09/19 19-0163.

Swine Manure Land Application Management Hawkins, S. A., and F. R. Walker.  2019.  UTIA Extension Publication. W 852 10/19 20-0060, UTIA Extension Publication. W 852 10/19 20-0060.

Financial Risks in Rwandan Smallholder Broiler Production Kenner, B., D. Lambert, C. Trejo-Pech, J. M. Thompson, and T. Gill.  2019.  Journal of Agribusiness in Developing and Emerging Economies, 9(5):569-583. [Abstract]

Soil bacterial biodiversity is driven by long-term pasture management, poultry litter, and cattle manure inputs Yang, Y., A. Ashworth, J. M. DeBruyn, C. Willett, L. Durso, K. Cook, P. A. Moore, and P. Owens.  2019.  PeerJ, 7:e7839.

Absence of genetic selection in a pathogenic Escherichia coli strain exposed to the manure-amended soil environment Truhlar, A. M., T. Denes, K. K. Cantilina, S. K. Leung, M. T. Walter, and A. G. Hay.  2018.  PLoS ONE.

Impacts of Biofumigation and Anaerobic Soil Disinfestation in Strawberry Production.  Wheeler, J., D. E. Deyton, D. M. Butler, F. Louws, and C. E. Sams.  2015.  HortScience, 50:S54. This paper won the SRASHS graduate student poster award at the 2015 meeting. [Abstract]

A Systems Approach to Retaining Manure Nutrient Content and Reducing Odors from Animal Production Systems.  Burns, R. T.  2013.  Proceedings of the 2013 International Research Center for Animal Environment and Welfare Symposia, 10/19-22/2013. Rongchang, Chongquing, China. 11 pages.

When are secondary nutrients or micronutrients needed for tennessee farm fields? Savoy, H. J.  2013.  Extension, Extension special publication 645. [Abstract]

Can Residual Effects of Green Manure Cover Crops (GMCC) Solve N Fertilizer Challenges in Conservation Agriculture (CA) Systems of Southern Africa? Cheesman, S., Thierfelder, C., and N. S. Eash.  2012.  ASA/CSSA/SSSA Proceedings. [Abstract]

An Engineering-Economic Model for Analyzing Dairy Plug-Flow Anaerobic Digesters: Cost Structures and Policy Implications.  Faulhaber, C. R., D. R. Raman, and R. T. Burns.  2012.  Transactions of the ASABE. [Abstract]

Effects of Laying-Hen Strain on Manure Properties and Ammonia Emission.  Rahman, S., H. Xin, S. A. Roberts, J. A. Arthur, R. T. Burns, H. Li, Z. Zhu, L. B. Moody, and K. Bregendahl.  2012.  Transactions of the ASABE, 55(3): 1059-1065.

Influence of aeration implements, phosphorus fertilizers, and soil taxa on phosphorus losses from grasslands Franklin, D.H., D. M. Butler, M.L. Cabrera, V.H. Calvert, L.T. West, and J.A. Rema.  2011.  Journal of Environmental Quality 40:312-319. [Abstract]