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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.


 

Video


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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

Microbial community structure is affected by cropping sequences and poultry litter under long-term no-tillage Ashworth, A. J., J. M. DeBruyn, F. L. Allen, M. A. Radosevich, and P. R. Owens.  2017.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 114: 210-219.

Investment Analysis of Long-Term Cover Crops and Tillage Systems on Cotton Production.  Boyer, C., D. M. Lambert, J. A. Larson, and D. D. Tyler.  2017.  Selected Paper prepared for presentation at the 2017 Agricultural & Applied Economics Association An, Chicago, Illinois, July 30-August 1, 2017.

Influence of tillage method on management of Amaranthus species in soybean.  Farmer, J. A., K. W. Bradley, B. G. Young, and L. E. Steckel.  2017.  Weed Technology, Weed Technol 31:10-20.

Fungal communities in rhizosphere soil under conservation tillage shift in response to plant growth Wang, Z., T. Li, X. Wen, Y. Liu, J. Han, Y. Llao, and J. M. DeBruyn.  2017.  Frontiers in Microbiology, 8:1301.

Tillage and Cover Crop Impacts on Economics of Cotton Production in Tennessee Zhou, X., J. A. Larson, C. Boyer, R. K. Roberts, and D. D. Tyler.  2017.  Agronomy Journal, 109, 5: 2087-2096.

Long-term corn yield impacts from crop rotations and bio-covers under no-tillage Ashworth, A. J., F. L. Allen, A. M. Saxton, and D. D. Tyler.  2016.  Agronomy Journal, 108(4): 1495-1502.

Long-Term Cotton Yield Impacts from Cropping Rotations and Biocovers under No-Tillage Ashworth, A. J., F. L. Allen, A. M. Saxton, and D. D. Tyler.  2016.  Journal of Cotton Science, 20:95102.

Tillage system and cover crop management impacts on soil quality and vegetable crop performance in organically managed production in Tennessee Butler, D. M., G. E. Bates, and S. Eichler Inwood.  2016.  HortScience.

Impact of tillage management on Aeolian sediment transport: A multi-source regression analysis using effective plant cover (EPC) factor.  Gharahassanlou, A. N., G. Erpul, F. Youssef, M. Basaran, and J. Lee.  2016.  2016 Agro-Environ Symposium.

Impact of thirty four years of tillage and cover crop management on soil physical properties.  Gharahassanlou, A. N., J. Lee, X. Yin, and D. D. Tyler.  2016.  2016 Annual Meetings of ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Phoenix, AZ. Nov. 6-9.

Minimal Tillage and Crop Residue Retention Adoption, Input Demand and Maize Production: A Household Survey Analysis of Smallholder Producers in Lesotho.  Lambert, D. M., E. Bisangwa, M. Maloake, and N. S. Eash.  2016.  Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, 71(2):118-128.

Profitability of Winter Cover Crops and No-Tillage from a Long-Term Experiment.  Larson, J. A., C. Boyer, X. Zhou, and D. D. Tyler.  2016.  oint Western Agricultural Economics Association and Canadian Agricultural Economics Society Annual M, Victoria, BC. June 21-24, 2016.