Mississippi Research

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

Tyson Brant Raper
Assistant Professor
Cotton and small grain production

Scott D. Stewart

Heather Sedges Wallace
Assistant Professor
Human Development State Specialist



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

Promotion and Tenure 2016, 9/29/2016

Five Things You Didn’t 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

Prevalence of gastrointestinal parasites in northern Mississippi shelter cats.  Loftin, C. M., U. B. Donnett, L. Schneider, and A. S. Varela-Stokes.  2018.  Proceedings Southeastern Society of Parasitologists.

Glyphosate-resistant Echinochloa colona from Mississippi and Tennessee: confirmation 2nd resistance mechanisms.  Nandula, V., G. Montgomery, D. Giacomini, M. Jugula, J. Ray, J. Bond, L. E. Steckel, and P. Tranel.  2018.  Weed Science, 66:603-610.

Cover Crops to Mitigate Water Contamination in the Mississippi River.  Sabbagh, M., S. Jagadamma, and F. R. Walker.  2018.  Tennessee Water Resource Symposium, April 11-13, Burns, TN.

Cover crops to mitigate water contamination in the Mississippi River.  Sabbagh, M., S. Jagadamma, and F. R. Walker.  2018.  Tennessee Water Resource Symposium, April 11-13, Burns, TN.

A four-season longitudinal study of enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli in beef cow-calf herds in Mississippi and Nebraska.  Schneider, L., G. L. Lewis, R. A. Moxley, and D. R. Smith.  2018.  Zoonoses and Public Health.

Effects of Optical Sensing Based Variable Rate Nitrogen Management on Yields, Nitrogen Use, and Profitability for Cotton Stefanini, M., J. A. Larson, D. M. Lambert, X. Yin, C. Boyer, P. Scharf, B. S. Tubaņa, J. J. Varco, D. Dunn,, H. J. Savoy, and M. J. Buschermohle.  2018.  Precision Agriculture. [Abstract]

Investigating Lock Delay on the UpperMississippi River: a- Spatial Panel Analysis Yu, T. E., B. J. Sharma, and B. C. English.  2018.  Network and Spatial, March pp 1-17. [Abstract]

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, 21:134–142. [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.