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Burton C. (Burt) English
Production Economics


Annual Meeting of Forage Producers to Address Quality Issues, 11/8/2013



New Forage Analysis Method will Better Serve Tennessee Livestock Producers, 8/22/2014

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

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


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Ag Economy 
Tennessee farmers are making plans for their 2016 crops after a disappointing 2015. When farmers have a down year, an entire community can be impacted.


Recent Publications

Tennessee's Turfgrass Industry: Economic Contributions.  English, B. C., R. J. Menard, K. L. Jensen, C. Boyer, and J. T. Brosnan.  2017.  Tennessee Turfgrass, December/January 2017.

Resistance is Futile: Estimating the Costs of Managing Herbicide Resistance as a First-order Markov Process and the Case of US Upland Cotton Producers.  Lambert, D. M., J. A. Larson, R. K. Roberts, B. C. English, X. Zhou, L. L. Falconer, R. J. Hogan, J. L. Johnson, and J. M. Reeves.  2017.  Agricultural Economics, 48:1–10, http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/agec.12341/epdf.

Changes in the Use of Precision Farming Information Sources Among Cotton Farmers and Implications for Extension.  B. Edge, M. Velandia, D. M. Lambert, R. K. Roberts, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, C. Boyer, R. Rejesus, and A. Mishra.  2016.  Journal of Extension.

Effect of biochar on nutrient release and retention in container crops.  Basiri, N., F. R. Walker, A. Fulcher, and J. Altland.  2016.  Proceedings of Southern Nursery Association meeting. Athens GA. August 29 to 31, 2016.

Cotton Producer Awareness and Participation in Cost-Sharing Programs for Precision Nutrient Management Technology Boyer, C., D. M. Lambert, M. Velandia, B. C. English, R. K. Roberts, and J. A. Larson.  2016.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 41(1):81-96.

Upland Cotton Producers’ Willingness to participate in a BMP/STAX Pilot Program.  Boyer, C., K. L. Jensen, E. McLeod, and J. A. Larson.  2016.  Agricultural and Applied Economics Association>2016 Annual Meeting, July 31-August 2, Boston, Mass..

Economic Analysis of Alternative Logistics Systems for Tennessee-Produced Switchgrass to Penetrate Energy Markets Chugh, S., T. E. Yu, S. W. Jackson, J. A. Larson, B. C. English, and S. Cho.  2016.  Biomass and Bioenergy, 85:25-34.

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.

The next ten years: Strategic vision of water resources for nursery producers.  Fulcher, A., A. V. LeBude, J. S. Owen, S. A. White, and R. C. Beeson.  2016.  HortTechnology, 26(2):121-132.

History of Milk Marketing Orders and Current Implications to Dairy Producers and Industry.  Griffith, A. P.  2016.  Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, PB 1843-A.

Market Highlights: Caution ahead for Beef Producers Following Planting Report Griffith, A. P.  2016.  Drovers Cattle Network.

Bioactive Natural Products in Plant Disease Control.  Gwinn, K. D.  2016.  Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Book Series, Elsevier, The Netherlands, A. ur Rahman (editor). Invited Review.