Tillage Research


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Personnel

Neal S. Eash
Professor
Soil Science

Groups and Facilities


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UT Organics 
Increasing farm income and keeping family farms in the family.


 

News

Five Things You Didn't Know about the AgResearch and Education Center at Milan, 10/14/2016

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Weed Research 
A climate that's good for a variety of crops means many types of weeds also thrive. UT AgResearch works to help farmers battle this yearly problem that can greatly affect their yields.



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No-Till Farming's Effect on May Flood 
May flooding caused extensive damage to agricultural production in Tennessee, but experts say it could have been much worse if not for the widespread use of no-till crop production.


 

Recent Publications

Novel methodology to form micro- and nano-plastics from agricultural plastic materials and their dimensional, thermal and chemical characterization Astner, A. F., D. G. Hayes, H. M. O'Neill, B. R. Evans, S. V. Pingali, V. S. Urban, and T. M. Young.  2019.  Science of the Total Environment, 685: 1097-1106. [Abstract]

Long-term influence of phosphorus fertilization and soil aggregation on soil organic carbon and nitrogen under no-tillage production systems.  Bansal, S., X. Yin, H. J. Savoy, S. Jagadamma, J. Lee, and V. R. Sykes.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Agronomy Abstract. Nov 10-13, San Antonio, TX.

Crop sequence diversity and bio-covers under no-tillage affect greenhouse gas emissions.  Bansal, S., X. Yin, S. Singh, S. Jagadamma, V. R. Sykes, and J. Lee.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Agronomy Abstract. Nov 10-13, San Antonio, TX.

Long-term influence of crop sequences, bio-covers and aggregate sizes on organic carbon and nitrogen in soil profile under no-tillage.  Bansal, S., X. Yin, V. R. Sykes, S. Jagadamma, and J. Lee.  2019.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting, Agronomy Abstract. Nov 10-13, San Antonio, TX.

Long-term effects of different cover crops, tillage, and nitrogen fertilization rates on soil properties under continuous cotton system of west Tennessee.  Ceylan, S., F. R. Walker, S. Jagadamma, A. Nouri, S. Singh, and B. Kozlowski.  2019.  ASA-Southern Branch Annual Meeting, Feb 3-5, Birmingham, AL.

Nutrient source and tillage effects on Maize: 1. Micrometeorological methods for measuring carbon dioxide emissions D.B. O'Dell, N. S. Eash, B. B. Hicks, J. A. Zahn, J. N. Oetting, T. J. Sauer, D. M. Lambert, J. Logan, and J. Goddard.  2019.  Agrosyst., Geosci., Environ..

Nutrient source and tillage effects on Maize: II. Micrometeorological methods for measuring carbon dioxide emissions D.B. O'Dell, N. S. Eash, B. B. Hicks, J. A. Zahn, J. N. Oetting, T. J. Sauer, D. M. Lambert, J. Logan, and J. Goddard.  2019.  Agrosyst., Geosci., Environ..

Nutrient source and tillage effects on maize: Yield, soil carbon, and carbon dioxide emissions D.B. O'Dell, N. S. Eash, J. A. Zahn, B. B. HIcks, J. N. Oetting, T. J. Sauer, D. M. Lambert, J. Logan, and J. Goddard.  2019.  Agrosyst., Geosci., Environ..

Thirty four years of tillage, cover crops, and fertilization effect on yield and yield stability under weather extremes.  Gharahassanlou, A. N., J. Lee, X. Yin, and D. D. Tyler.  2019.  Annual Meetings of SSSA, Canadian Society of Soil Science, and Mexican Society of Soil Science, Soil Abstract. San Diego, CA. Jan. 6-9.

Long-term crop rotation, tillage, and poultry litter application affect the chemical properties of an Alabama Utisol.  He, Z., I. A. Tazisong, X. Yin, D. B. Watts, Z. N. Senwo, and H. A. Torbert.  2019.  Pedosphere, 29:180-194.

Effects of Enhanced Efficiency Urea on No-tillage Corn Yields and Profit Larson, J. A., X. Zhou, C. Boyer, X. Yin, M. A. McClure, H. J. Savoy, and M. E. Essington.  2019.  University of Tennessee Extension Publication, W 828. [Abstract]

Physical, biochemical, and microbial controls on amino sugar accumulation in soils under long-term cover cropping and no-tillage farming Li, L., C. B. Wilson, H. He, X. Zhang, F. Zhou, and S. M. Schaeffer.  2019.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 135, 369-378.