Mississippi Research

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Scott D. Stewart

John Brian (Brian) Alford
Assistant Professor
Fishery conservation and management

Heather Sedges Wallace
Assistant Professor
Human Development State Specialist

Tyson Brant Raper
Assistant Professor
Cotton and small grain production



Taking a Next Step Toward a Biobased Economy, 11/7/2016

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the AgResearch & Education Center at Ames Plantation, 10/6/2015


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Weather Station 
There's a saying in Tennessee - if you don't like the weather, just wait a few minutes, it's about to change! Experts with UT AgResearch centers collect weather data and study climate patterns.


Recent Publications

Tennessee and Mississippi Upland Cotton Producer Willingness to Participate in Hypothetical Crop Insurance Programs Boyer, C., K. L. Jensen, E. McLeod, and J. A. Larson.  2017.  Journal of Cotton Science, 21:134Ė142. [Abstract]

Farm Business and Operator Variables Associated with Bulk Tank Somatic Cell Count from Dairy Herds in the Southeastern United States DeLong, K. L., D. M. Lambert, S. M. Schexnayder, P. D. Krawczel, J. M. Fly, L. Garkovich, and S. P. Oliver.  2017.  Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11):9298-9310. [Abstract]

Cotton Disease Loss Estimate Committee Report, 2016 Lawrence, K., H. M. Kelly, et al.  2017.  Beltwide Cotton Conference. [Abstract]

Southern Phosphorus Indices, Water Quality Data, and Modeling (APEX, APLE, and TBET) Results: A Comparison Osmond, D., C. Bolster, A. Sharpley, M. Cabera, S. Feagley, A. Forsberg, C. Mitchell, R. Mylavarapu, L. Oldham, D. Radcliffe, J. J. Ramirez-Avila, D. Storm, F. R. Walker, and H. Zhang.  2017.  Journal of Environmental Quality. [Abstract]

A Spatial Autocorrelation Analysis for Lock Delays on the Upper Mississippi River.  Yu, T. E., B. Sharma, and B. C. English.  2017.  Networks and Spatial Economics.

Precision Farming Adoption Trends in the Southern U.S Zhou, X., B. C. English, J. A. Larson, D. M. Lambert, R. K. Roberts, C. Boyer, M. Velandia, L. L. Falconer, and S. W. Martin.  2017.  Journal of Cotton Science, 21:143-155. [Abstract]

Spotted Bass Population Structure and Diet in Wadeable and Non-Wadeable Streams Draining the Lake Pontchartrain Basin Alford, J. B., and B. A. Heimann.  2016.  Journal of the Southeastern Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, 3:17-24. [Abstract]

From Chinese giant salamanders to Mississippi gopher frogs: the threat of ranaviruses to global biodiversity.  Gray, M. J.  2016.  Eighth World Congress of Herpetology, Hangzhou, China.

Mapping Lake Sturgeon spawning habitat in the Upper Tennessee River using side-scan sonar Walker, Daniel J., and J. B. Alford.  2016.  North American Journal of Fisheries Management, 36(5):1097-1105. [Abstract]

Watershed-scale Project in Oostanaula Creek Walker, F. R., C. D. Clark, M. E. Essington, S. A. Hawkins, D. M. Lambert, A. Layton, J. Schwartz, and L. Reynolds.  2016.  Presentation at USDA NIFA Annual Project Directors meeting, Washington DC. October 21, 2016. [Abstract]

Agricultural Economic Effects of Infrastructure Modernization on the Upper Mississippi River.  Yu, T. E., B. C. English, R. J. Menard, and B. McCarl.  2016.  INFORMS International meeting.

A Spatial Autocorrelation Analysis for Lock Delays on the Upper Mississippi River.  Yu, T. E., B. Sharma, and B. C. English.  2016.  International Conference on Transportation and Logistics.