Nashville Research

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Justin Ernest Crowe
Extension Specialist II
4-H Youth Development

Robert W. (Rob) Holland



Commendations Corner - July 2019, 7/9/2019

5 Things You Didnít Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017

Spring 2016 Upcoming Events, 2/15/2016

I AM UTIA -- In Knoxville, Meet Joe Sarten, PE, 12/9/2015

Winter 2015 Upcoming Events, 11/18/2015


(2 mentions)

Soil Testing 
If youíre looking for a healthy garden or green grass, itís good to know the content of your soil. UT Extension offers inexpensive soil tests, and itís all done in a special lab in Nashville.

(2 mentions)

Gourmet Food Safety 
We all want good-tasting foods, but what we eat also has to be safe. UTís Institute of Agriculture works with producers statewide in food safety programs.

(1 mention)

Preventing Nitrate Toxicity in Cattle 
UT experts talk about the danger of nitrate toxicity and how you can prevent it on your farm.

(1 mention)

Biosolids in Ag 
Tons of waste generated by the city of Nashville is now being used to help Tennessee farmers.

(1 mention)

Nursery Industry 
Tennessee is a top producer of ornamental plants. The nursery industry here is concentrated in a very specific part of our state, known for a mild climate and growing beautiful trees and shrubs.


Recent Publications

Cost and Profitability Analysis of a Prospective Pennycress to Sustainable Aviation Fuel Supply Chain in Southern USA Trejo-Pech, C., J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and T. E. Yu.  2019.  Energies, 12(16): 3055. [Abstract]

Downy Mildew on Coleus (Plectranthus scutellarioides) caused by Pernospora belbahrii sensu lato in Tennessee Rivera, Y., C. Salgado-Salazar, A. S. Windham, and J. A. Crouch.  2015.  Plant Disease. [Abstract]

167-10 ASA Published Abstracts. Potassium Rate and Timing of Application to Optimize Bermudagrass Hay Yield and K Content Savoy, H. J.  2014.  Amercan Society of Agronomy published abstracts, ASA, CSSA & SSSA International Annual meetings, Long Beach, CA Nov. 2-15, 2014. [Abstract]

School IPM Advisory Board Meets in Nashville Vail, K. M., and P. Barnwell.  2014.  Pests and Pesticides in Child-serving Facilities: An IPM Newsletter, 8(1): 1-2.

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

Freeway Capping: Capping Nashville's I-40 South Loop to Connect Downtown and Midtown Payne, M. J.  2012.  M.S. Thesis.

Measuring the Effects of a Land Value Tax on Land Development Cho, S., S.G. Kim, and R. K. Roberts.  2011.  Applied Spatial Analysis and Policy 4:45-64. [Abstract]

Identifying the Range of Distance over which Open Space Affects Housing Vaues Cho, S., D. M. Lambert, S.G. Kim, W. M. Park, and R. K. Roberts.  2010.  Published on-line at AgEcon Search, Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the Southern Agricultural Economics Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 6-9, 2010. [Abstract]

Measuring Interactions among Agricultural Productivity, Trade Openness, Agricultural GDP, and Income in Korea (1972- 2007) Cho, S., T. E. Yu, and Y. T. Kim.  2010.  Published on-line at AgEcon Search, Selected Poster at the Agricultural & Applied Economics Association 2010 AAEA, CAES, & WAEA Joint Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, July 25-27, 2010. [Abstract]

Realizing the economic value of a forested landscape in a viewshed: an assessment of the Scottsboro-Bells Bend forest area near Nashville, Tennessee Poudyal, N. C., D. G. Hodges, J. Fenderson, and W. Tarkington.  2010.  Southern Journal of Applied Forestry, 34(2): 72-28. [Abstract]

Changes in Soil and Bermudagrass Plant Tissue K with Rate of Application and Time.  Savoy, H. J., B. G. Leib, and Joines, D.  2009.  American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. [Abstract]