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Personnel

Carl E. Sams
Distinguished Professor
Crop physiology

Janie L. Burney
Professor
Nutrition Specialist

Jennifer Anne Franklin
Associate Professor
Tree physiology

Joseph W. (Joe) Bartges
Professor
Medicine and nutrition

Claudia A. Kirk
Professor & Head
Internal Medicine, Nutrition

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

Lacey Hubbs Johnston
Lecturer
Equine Behavior, Equitation Science, Nutrition

 

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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 
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

Mycorrhizal stimulation of leaf gas exchange in relation to root colonization, shoot size, leaf phosphorus and nitrogen: a quantitative analysis of the literature using meta-regression Augé, R. M., A. M. Saxton, and H. D. Toler.  2016.  Frontiers in Plant Science, Front. Plant Sci., 29 July 2016 | http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01084.

Host animal genetic influence in rumen microbial community establishment in cows.  Clemmons, B. A., J. T. Mulliniks, D. R. Donohoe, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

Partnering Together for Nutrition Education.  Cummings, C. E.  2016.  Extension Brochure.

A Delphi study to identify barriers, facilitators and training needs for policies, systems and environmental interventions in nutrition education programs.  Franck, K. L., and K. Shelnutt.  2016.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

The importance of cognitive interviews as a face validity method for nutrition education surveys for limited-resource audiences.  Franck, K. L., T. Khan, and J. Walsh.  2016.  Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

PB 1847 Equine Welfare Series; Recovering the Malnutritioned Horse.  Ivey, J. L.  2016.  UT Extension Publication.

UT Schedules Horse Hay Field Days; Two Events Highlight Forage and Nutrition Information for Horse Owners and Business Operators.  Ivey, J. L.  2016.  UTIA News Packet.

Nutritional Value of Crisphead ‘Iceberg’ and Romaine Lettuces (Lactuca sativa L.) Kim, M. J., Y. Moon, D. A. Kopsell, S. Park, J. C. Tou, and N. L. Waterland.  2016.  Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol. 8, No. 11.

LED light quality impacts plant content of nutritionally important pigments in sprouting broccoli.  Kopsell, D. A., C. E. Sams, R. Metallo, R. Morrow, and D. E. Kopsell.  2016.  HortScience, 51(9):S241-S242.

Nutritionally important pigments in purslane (Portulaca oleracea) differ between cultivars and in response to nitrogen.  Kopsell, D. A., C. J. Whitlock, C. E. Sams, and D. E. Kopsell.  2016.  HortScience, 51(6):784-787.

Nutritional and management strategies to increase reproductive efficiency and longevity in young beef cows.  Mulliniks, J. T.  2016.  XX Curso “Novos Enfogues na Producoa e Reproducao de Bovinos.

Nutritional management of spring-calving cows should be a priority this winter: Here are a few reasons why cutting corners does more harm than good.  Smith, J.  2016.  Tennessee Cattle Business Magazine, December.