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Personnel

Timothy G. (Tim) Prather
Extension Specialist I
Farm safety, AgrAbility, & precision ag

Carl E. Dockery
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Johnny B. Glenn
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Jason U. Guinn
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

C Owen (Owen) Gwathmey
Professor Emeritus, Post-retirement appointment
Crop physiology and agronomy

Todd D. Hamby
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Yvonne L. Hitchcock
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Charles R. Summey
Agricultural Service Aide II
Senior Field Worker

Brian Whitlock
Assistant Professor
Field Services, Theriogenology

Eric Martin
Clinical Assistant Professor
Field Services

Melody Francesca Adams
Clinical Instructor
Equine Field Service

Adam William Thoms
Research Leader I
Center for Athletic Field Safety

Andrea Sketch (Andi) Lear
Clinical Instructor
Food Animal Field Services

Events

Organic Crops Field Tour, 10/26/2017

Turf and Ornamental Field Day, 9/7/2017

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/22/2017

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day, 6/13/2017

Horse Hay Field Day, 9/22/2016

Soybean Disease Field Day, 9/13/2016

Horse Hay Field Day, 9/8/2016

Tobacco & Forage Production Field Day, 7/21/2016

Tobacco, Beef and More Field Day, 6/23/2016

Fruits of the Backyard Field Day, 6/14/2016

 

News

Then & Now | Field Trials at Ames, 5/20/2017

Mobile-Friendly Soybean Disease Field Guide Now Available, 8/23/2016

Veterans to be Honored at Milan No-Till Field Day, 7/12/2016

Unfertilized Cover Crop May Reduce Nutrient Losses from Tennessee Fields, 7/12/2016

Interim Director Named for Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/2/2016

UT AgResearch Announces 2016 Field Day Schedule, 12/1/2015

TN Field Day Helps Producers Turn Pumpkins Into Profits, 8/19/2014

Farmers to Battle Hunger at Milan No-Till Field Day, 7/17/2014

Milan No-Till Field Day to Return on 7/24/14, 6/30/2014

Field Day Helps Producers Turn Pumpkins into Profits, 8/20/2013

 

Recent Publications

Transgenic miR156 switchgrass in the field: growth, recalcitrance and rust susceptibility Baxter, H., M. Mazarei, A. Dumitrache, J. M. Natzke, M. Rodriguez, Jr, J. Gou, C. Fu, R. W. Sykes, G. B. Turner, M. F. Davis, S. D. Brown, B. H. Davison, Z. Y. Zhang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2017.  Plant Biotechnology Journal.

Seed Inorganic Phosphorus Stability and Agronomic Performance of Two Low Phytate Soybean Lines Evaluated Across Six Southern U.S. Environments.  Boehm, J.D., F. R. Walker, H. Bhandari, D. A. Kopsell, and V. R. Pantalone.  2017.  Crop Science, 57:1-9. [More]

University of Tennessee Turf & Ornamental Field Day Proceedings.  Brosnan, J. T.  2017.  (Editor).

The Insecticide and Miticide Mode of Action Field Guide: A resource to assist in managing arthropod pests of turfgrass and ornamental plants.  Chong, J. C., W. E. Klingeman, and F. A. Hale.  2017.  web only, W 415. 75 pp.

Effect of the mutant Danbaekkong or stem termination alleles on soybean seed protein concentration, amino acid composition, and other seed quality and agronomic traits.  Cunicelli, M. J.  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [More]

Field grown transgenic switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) with altered lignin does not affect soil chemistry, microbiology and carbon storage potential DeBruyn, J. M., D. A. Bevard, M. E. Essington, J. Y. McKnight, S. M. Schaeffer, H. Baxter, M. Mazarei, D. G. J. Mann, R. A. Dixon, F. Chen, C. Zhou, Z. Y. Wang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2017.  Global Change Biology Bioenergy 9: 11001109.

Field grown transgenic switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) with altered lignin does not affect soil chemistry, microbiology and carbon storage potential DeBruyn, J. M., D. A. Bevard, M. E. Essington, J. Y. McKnight, S. M. Schaeffer, H. Baxter, M. Mazarei, D. G. J. Mann, R. A. Dixon, F. Chen, C. Zhuo, Z.-Y. Wang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2017.  GCB Bioenergy, 9: 1100-1109.

Transgenic switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) targeted for reduced recalcitrance to bioconversion: a 2-year comparative analysis of field-grown lines modified for target gene or genetic element expression Dumitrache, A., J. Natzke, M. Rodriguez Jr., K. L. Yee, O. A. Thompson, C. R. Poovaiah, H. Shen, M. Mazarei, H. Baxter, C. Fu, Z.-Y. Wang, A. K. Biswal, G. Li, A. C. Srivastava, Y. Tang, C. N. Stewart, Jr., R. A. Dixon, R. S. Nelson, D. Mohnen, J. Mielenz, S. D. Brown, and B. H. Davison.  2017.  Plant Biotechnology Journal, 15: 688-697.

Reliability of soil sampling method to assess visible biodegradable mulch fragments remaining in the field post soil-incorporation.  Ghimire, S., A. M. Saxton, A. L. Wszelaki, J. L. Moore, and C. A. Miles.  2017.  HortTechnology, 27:650-658.

A quick guide for landowners managing old-fields for wildlife.  Harper, C. A.  2017.  UT Extension, PB 1855.

Field-grown miR156-transgenic switchgrass reproduction, yield, global gene expression analysis, and bioconfinememt Johnson, C. R., R. J. Millwood, Y. Tang, J. Gou, R. W. Sykes, G. B. Turner, M. F. Davis, Y. Sang, Z. Y. Wang, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2017.  Biotechnology for Biofuels.

Fungi associated with insect galleries and lesions in branches of TCD-impacted walnut and Geosmithia species diversity on field-collected beetles.  Klingeman, W. E., K. Chahal, R. Gazis, S. Seybold, A. Graves, M. T. Windham, and D. Hadziabdic.  2017.  Ann. Meeting of the Entomol. Soc. Amer., Denver, CO. 4-9 November 2017.