Donald D. (Don) Tyler, Ph.D., deceased

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  • No-till and precision farming
  • Research involves use of no-tillage and precision farming technologies for improved agronomic research to enhance agricultural sustainability.
Recent Publications


Ph.D. Soil Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1978
M.S. Soil Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1975
B.S. Agriculture and Chemistry, Murray State University, Murray, KY, 1972


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.  
Switchgrass Forage
Experts with UT's Institute of Agriculture believe switchgrass is nutritious for farm animals, and environmentally friendly.