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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

NSDL News

November 15-19, 2015

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Research Scientists Kip Balkcom, Leah Duzy, Allen Torbert, Dexter Watts and Stephen Prior attended the 2015 ASA, CSSA, & SSSA Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, MN.  Dr. Balkcom made a presentation titled “Soil Compaction across the Old Rotation,” Dr. Duzy made a presentation titled “Summary of Cover Crop Effects on Cotton Production,” Dr. Torbert made a presentation titled “Environmental Implications of Using Poultry Litter in Agriculture,” Dr. Watts made a presentation titled “Broiler Litter Management Effects on the Nutrient Composition of the Litter” and Dr. Prior made a presentation titled “Effects of elevated atmospheric CO2 and N fertilization on bahiagrass pastures in the Southeastern U.S.”

 

December 14-15, 2015

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Agricultural Economist Leah M. Duzy and Agricultural Engineer Ted S. Kornecki were invited to speak at the 2015 Alabama Corn and Wheat Short Course in Auburn, AL. Dr. Duzy presented on wheat production and profitability across the Southeast, and Dr. Kornecki presented on equipment used to manage high residue cover crops.”

January 12-14, 2016, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Research Soil Scientist, Allen Torbert presented research results at the Annual National Conservation System Cotton and Rice Conference in Memphis, TN.  Dr. Torbert made a presentation entitled “Enhanced Efficiency Fertilizer’s Effect on Cotton Yield and Quality in the Coastal Plains”.

 

January 27-30, 2016

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Researchers Ted S. Kornecki and Corey Kichler attended the 25th Southern SAWG Conference: Practical Tools and Solutions for Sustaining Family Farms in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Kornecki presented a poster “Multiple rolling/crimping effects on termination of two summer cover crops in a conservation system.” Mr. Kichler displayed the ARS NSDL booth and demonstrated prototypes of the powered roller and powered coulter planting system for small walk-behind tractors.

 

February 10-11, 2016

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Scientist, Andrew Price presented “Cover Crops and Weed Management” at the annual North Carolina Tomato Growers Association Meeting, held in Ashville, NC. The presentation highlighted high‐residue cover crops weed suppressive attributes.

 



ARS News Articles

Scientists Study Climate Change's Effects on Timber
Sep 26, 2013
Scientists Study Climate Change's Effects on Timber
Sep 26, 2013
The Right Way to Roll Rye
Feb 28, 2013
USDA Soil Lab Celebrates 75 Years of Innovative Research
Nov 18, 2010
Future Soybean, Sorghum Growth Examined
Sep 14, 2010
New Poultry Litter Applicator Holds Promise for Chesapeake Bay Area
Aug 02, 2010
Long-Term Effects of Carbon Dioxide on Plants Studied by ARS
Dec 07, 2009
Dr. Brenton Sharratt new Research Leader
Dec 23, 2008
Managing Cover Crops with Rolling and Crimping Techniques
Sep 03, 2008
Elevated Carbon Dioxide Boosts Invasive Nutsedge
Jun 09, 2008
Soil Scientist Wins Top Honor from USDA Research Agency
Feb 12, 2008
Elevated Carbon Dioxide Has Uneven Influence on Longleaf Communities
Dec 11, 2007
High-Tech Tools Tackle Ag Management
Jul 26, 2007
New Sharepoint Site for NAA Employees
Nov 20, 2006
Farming Practices Influence the Effects of Rising Carbon Dioxide
Aug 29, 2006
Conservation Tillage Has Immediate Benefits
Oct 28, 2004
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