Nutrition Research

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Joseph W. (Joe) Bartges
Medicine and nutrition

Janie L. Burney
Nutrition Specialist

Thomas V. (Tom) Dailey
Research Scientist I
Bobwhite conservation

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Lacey Hubbs Johnston
Equine Behavior, Equitation Science, Nutrition

Claudia A. Kirk
Professor and Head
Internal Medicine, Nutrition

John Travis (Travis) Mulliniks
Assistant Professor
Beef Cattle Nutrition and Management

Carl E. Sams
Distinguished Professor
Crop physiology



Faculty 360 | Tao Wu, 1/11/2018

Promotion and Tenure 2017, 10/16/2017

A New Generation of Faculty, 8/2/2017

Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

Beef Heifer Development CenterĖOne Year Later, 12/29/2016

Faculty 360 | Phillip Myer, 6/20/2016

Five Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 5/24/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Do We Need More Space?, 11/17/2015

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


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Governor's Garden 
Some Tennessee teachers have a new lesson plan this fall, and their curriculum came straight from the grounds of the Governor's home.

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Food vs. Fuel 
UT Ag Researchers are studying what could be a compromise between food and fuel.

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Microgreens are tiny plants that add zest to salads and main dishes, and are popular with chefs and customers at high-end restaurants.


Recent Publications

4-H Nutrition, Health, and Fitness Project Outcomes.  Richards, J. K.  207.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, W 416 A, W 416 B, W 416 C. The University of Tennessee.

Several pesticides influence the nutritional content of sweet corn Cutulle, M. C., G. R. Armel, D. A. Kopsell, H. P. Wilson, J. T. Brosnan, J. J. Vargas, T. E. Hines, and R. M. Koepke-Hill.  2018.  Agric. & Food Chem., 66: 3086-3092.

Interactive web-based tool for nutritional microbiology in applied agriculture outreach Ivey, J. L., and P. Myer.  2018.  Journal of Microbiology and Biology Education, 19(2).

Nutrition and food habits of eastern elk.  Muller, L. I.  2018.  Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation, D. White, J. Cox, and J. Larkin (editors). Elk in eastern North America. Missoula, Montana, USA.

Agronomic Performance and Seed Inorganic Phosphorus Stability of Low Phytate Soybean Line TN09-239 Wiggins, S. J., C. Smallwood, D. R. West, D. A. Kopsell, C. E. Sams, and V. R. Pantalone.  2018.  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 95:787-796. [Abstract]

Protein, Methionine and Cysteine Upregulation in Phaseolus vulgaris Black Turtle Bean Seeds through Sulfur Fertilization at V2 and R2 Stages of Growth.  Barry, H. P.  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

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. [Abstract]

Soil science and plant nutrition. In: Tennessee Extension Master Gardener Handbook.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2017.  UT Extension publication PB 1845E.

Validation of a collaboration readiness assessment tool for use by Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed) Agencies and Partners.  Butel, J., R. Novotny, K. L. Franck, S. P. Parker, and L. Stephenson.  2017.  Journal of Nutrition Education & Behavior.

Seral stage manipulation increases nutritional carrying capacity for cervids.  Harper, C. A., J. S. Nanney, D. A. Buehler, and G. E. Bates.  2017.  International Union of Game Biologists Conference, Montpellier, France.

Influence of soil nutrients on plant nutrition for white-tailed deer.  Harper, C. A., M. A. Lashley, J. S. Nanney, and B. K. Strickland.  2017.  Southeast Deer Study Group Meeting, St. Louis, MO.

Nutrition, Health and Fitness Beginner Outcomes, 4-H Project Outcomes.  Jarvandi, S.  2017.  Extension Peer-Reviewed.