Soil test Research


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Groups and Facilities


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UT Soil, Plant, and Pest Center 
Soil, media, forage, and grain testing; Insect and plant disease identification; Manure and plant tissue analysis


 

Video


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Home Tomato Production 
UT Extension shares tips that can enhance the quality of the tomatoes you grow in your garden.


 

Recent Publications

Soil Organic Carbon Changes for Switchgrass Farms in East Tennessee, USA.  D. K. Toliver, B. C. English, D. D. Tyler, J. Lee, R. J. Menard, and J. C. Walton.  2018.  Soil Systems. [Abstract]

Cliff’s notes for soil testing.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2017.  Tennessee Smart Yards Newsletter.

Temporal Frequency of Soil Test Information Effects on Returns to Potassium Fertilization in Cotton Production Harmon, X.L., C. Boyer, D. M. Lambert, and J. A. Larson.  2017.  Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics, 49,2: 251-272. [Abstract]

Comparing the Value of Soil Test Information Using Deterministic and Stochastic Yield Response Plateau Functions Harmon, X., C. Boyer, D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and C. O. Gwathmey.  2016.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 41(2): 307-323. [Abstract]

Temporal Frequency of Soil Test Information Effects on Returns to Potassium Fertilization in Cotton Production.  X.L. Harmon, C. Boyer, D. M. Lambert, and J. A. Larson.  2016.  Southern Agricultural Economics Association annual meeting,, San Antonio, TX. February 6-9, 2016.

The Tennessee Vegetable Garden: Site selection and soil testing.  Bumgarner, N. R.  2015.  W-346A UT Extension factsheet.

Adoption and Frequency of Precision Soil Testing in Cotton Production Lambert, D. M., B. C. English, S. Larkin, J. A. Larson, D. Mooney, R. K. Roberts, M. Velandia, and J. M. Reeves.  2014.  Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 39(1):115–132. [Abstract]

Soils of the Southeastern U.S. Chapter 1.1 IN Soil Test Methods From the Southeastern United States. Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 419 ISBN# 1581614195 Mylavarapu, R., C. C. Mitchell, and H. J. Savoy.  2014.  Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 419.

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]

Procedures Used by Soil Testing Laboratories in the Southern Region of the United States Savoy, H. J.  2013.  Southern Region Bulletin, Savoy, H.J. (editor) Southern Region Bulletin 407 (revision). [Abstract]

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

Potassium Carryover Dynamics and Optimal Carryover Policy in Cotton Production Harper, D., D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and C. O. Gwathmey.  2012.  Agricultural Systems 106(2012): 84-93. (doi:10.1016/j.agsy.2011.10.014). [Abstract]