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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Conservation Systems Research for Improving Evnironmental Quality and Producer Profitability

Location: National Soil Dynamics Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Pushing towards cogongrass patch eradication: the influence of herbicide treatment and application timing on cogongrass rhizome elimination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Mar-14)
A powered roller/crimper for walk-behind tractors to terminate cover crops in conservation agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kornecki, T.S. 2014. A powered roller/crimper for walk-behind tractors to terminate cover crops in conservation agriculture. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30(2):153-159.
The impact of the U.S. biofuels expansion on non-point source pollution from nitrogen in a marginal agricultural area - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Affuso, E., Duzy, L.M. 2013. The impact of the U.S. biofuels expansion on non-point source pollution from nitrogen in a marginal agricultural area. Economics Research International. vol. 2013, Article ID 521254, 16 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/521254.
Conservation practices to enhance soil carbon sequestration across the Southeastern coastal plain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balkcom, K.S., Arriaga, F.J., Van Santen, E. 2013. Conservation systems to enhance soil carbon sequestration in the Southeastern U.S. Coastal Plain. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77:1774-1783.
Effects of fertilization, tillage, and phorate on thrips and TSWV incidence in early planted peanuts - (Abstract Only)
Tubbs, R.S., Balkcom, K.S., Toews, M.D., Srinivasan, R. 2013. Effects of fertilization, tillage, and phorate on thrips and TSWV incidence in early planted peanuts [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society. p. 34.
Cutleafgroundcherry (physalis angulata) density, biomass and seed production in peanut (arachis hypogaea L.) following regrowth due to inadequate control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, A.J., Monks, C.D., Kelton, J.A. 2014. Cutleafgroundcherry (physalis angulata) density, biomass and seed production in peanut (arachis hypogaea L.) following regrowth due to inadequate control. Peanut Science. 40:120-126.
Effects of recurrent rolling/crimping operations on cover crop termination, soil moisture, and soil strength for conservation organic systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kornecki, T.S., Arriaga, F.J., Price, A.J., Balkcom, K.S. 2013. Effects of recurrent rolling/crimping operations on cover crop termination, soil moisture, and soil strength for conservation organic systems. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 29(6):841-850.
Net returns and risk for cover crop use in Alabama tomato production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-May-13)
Corn grain and stover yield prediction at R1 growth stage     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mourtizinis, S., Arriaga, F.J., Balkcom, K.S., Ortiz, B.V. 2013. Corn grain and stover yield prediction at R1 growth stage. Agronomy Journal. 105:1045-1050.
Integrating herbicides in a high-residue cover crop conservation agriculture setting - (Book / Chapter)
Price, A.J., Kelton, J.A. 2013. Integrating herbicides in a high-residue cover crop conservation agriculture setting. In: Price, A.J., editor. Herbicides-Current Research and Case Studies in Use. Intech Press, Rijeka, Croatia. ISBN 978-953-51-1112-2. 652 p.
Do plant population and planting date make a difference in corn production? - (Experiment Station)
Ortiz, B.V., Duzy, L.M., Damianidis, D. 2013. Do plant population and planting date make a difference in corn production?. Agricultural Experiment Station Publication. https://sites.aces.edu/group/timelyinfo/Lists/Posts/Post.aspx?ID=658.
Production of the sunn hemp cultivars 'AU Golden' and 'AU Durbin developed by Auburn University - (Experiment Station)
Mosjidis, J.A., Balkcom, K.S., Burke, J.M., Casey, P., Hess, J.B., Wehtje, G. 2013. Production of the sunn hemp cultivars 'AU Golden' and 'AU Durbin developed by Auburn University. Department of Agronomy and Soils. Department Series No. 328. Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station, Auburn University, Auburn, AL. Available at http://www.aaes.auburn.edu/comm/pubs/pubs-by-type/agron301-350.php
Impact of alternative land rental agreements on the profitability of cotton producers across the cotton belt - (Proceedings)
Duzy, L.M., Kelton, J. 2014. Impact of alternative land rental agreements on the profitability of cotton producers across the cotton belt. In: Boyd, S., et al (editors). Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 7-10, 2013, San Antonio, Texas. p. 919-926.
Evaluation of tillage and herbicide interaction for amaranthus control in cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelton, J.A., Price, A.J., Patterson, M.G., Monks, C.D., Van Santen, E. 2013. Evaluation of tillage and herbicide interaction for amaranthus control in cotton. Weed Technology. 27:298-304.
Integrated palmer amaranth management in glufosinate-resistant cotton: II. primary, secondary, and conservation tillage     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aulakh, J.S., Price, A.J., Enloe, S.F., Wehtje, G., Patterson, M. 2013. Integrated palmer amaranth management in glufosinate-resistant cotton: II. primary, secondary, and conservation tillage. Agronomy. 3:28-42.
Location, seeding date, and variety interactions on winter wheat yield in Southeastern United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tapley, M., Ortiz, B.V., Van Santen, E., Balkcom, K.S., Mask, P., Weaver, D.B. 2013. Location, seeding date, and variety interactions on winter wheat yield in Southeastern United States. Agronomy Journal. 105:509-518.
Nitrogen rates for biomass sorghum production across tillage systems - (Abstract Only)
Balkcom, K.S., Arriaga, F., Duzy, L.M. 2013. Nitrogen rates for biomass sorghum production across tillage systems. In: Iversen, K.V., editor. Proceedings of 33rd Southern Conservation Agricultural Systems Conference, February 19-20, 2013, Norman, Oklahoma. Available at: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/auxiliary/nsdl/scasc/.
Conservation systems in the Southeast - (Abstract Only)
Balkcom, K.S. 2013. Conservation systems in the Southeast. In: Iversen, K.V., editor. Proceedings of 33ed Southern Conservation Agricultural Systems Conference, February 19-20, 2013, Norman, Oklahoma. Available at: http://www.ag.auburn.edu/auxiliary/nsdl/scasc/.
Microbial-based inoculants impact N2O emissions from an incubated soil medium containing urea fertilizers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Calvo, P., Watts, D.B., Kloepper, J.W., Torbert III, H.A. 2013. Microbial-based inoculants impact N2O emissions from an incubated soil medium containing urea fertilizers. Journal of Environmental Quality. 42:704-712.
Evaluation of agronomic and economic benefits of using RTK-GPS-based auto-steer guidance systems for peanut digging operations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ortiz, B.V., Balkcom, K.B., Duzy, L.M., Van Santen, E., Hartzog, D.L. 2013. Evaluation of agronomic and economic benefits of using RTK-GPS-based auto-steer guidance systems for peanut digging operations. Precision Agriculture. 14(4):357-375.
Intergrated palmer amaranth management in glufosinate-resistant cotton: I. Soil-inversion, high-residue cover crops and herbicide regimes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aulakh, J.S., Price, A.J., Enloe, S.F., Van Santen, E., Wehtje, G., Patterson, M. 2012. Intergrated palmer amaranth management in glufosinate-resistant cotton: I. Soil-inversion, high-residue cover crops and herbicide regimes. Agronomy. 2:295-311.
High biomass sorghum production across tillage systems and nitrogen rates - (Abstract Only)
Balkcom, K.S., Arriaga, F.J., Duzy, L.M. 2012. High biomass sorghum production across tillage systems and nitrogen rates [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meetings. CDROM.
Soil carbon and nitrogen dynamic after corn stover harvest - (Abstract Only)
Mourtzinis, S., Ortiz, B., Arriaga, F., Balkcom, K.S., Prior, S.A., Bransby, D. 2012. Soil carbon and nitrogen dynamic after corn stover harvest [abstact]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CDROM.
Use of ENSO forecasts to select nitrogen fertilizer application strategies for winter - (Abstract Only)
Sarkar, R., Ortiz, B., Balkcom, K.S., Tapley, M. 2012. Use of ENSO forecasts to select nitrogen fertilizer application strategies for winter [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CDROM.
Evaluation of vegetation indices (VI) for their sensitivity to corn biomass and chlorophyll content changes associated with nitrogen fertilization - (Abstract Only)
Torino, M., Ortiz, B., Balkcom, K.S., Fulton, J., Wood, C.W. 2012. Evaluation of vegetation indices (VI) for their sensitivity to corn biomass and chlorophyll content changes associated with nitrogen fertilization [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CDROM.
Comparison of soil applied flue gas desulfurization (FGD) and agricultural gypsum on soil physical properties - (Abstract Only)
Arriaga, F.J., Watts, D.B., Torbert III, H.A. 2012. Comparison of soil applied flue gas desulfurization (FGD) and agricultural gypsum on soil physical properties. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CDROM.
Cover crop use for weed management in Southern reduced-tillage vegetable cropping systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, A.J., Norsworthy, J.S. 2013. Cover crop use for weed management in Southern reduced-tillage vegetable cropping systems. Weed Technology. 27(1):212-217.
Effects of different residue management methods on cotton establishment and yield in a no-till system     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kornecki, T.S., Arriaga, F.J., Price, A.J., Balkcom, K.S. 2012. Effects of different residue management methods on cotton establishment and yield in a no-till system. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 28:787-794.
Soil carbon accumulation after short-term use of rye as a winter cover crop - (Abstract Only)
Arriaga, F.J., Ducamp, F., Balkcom, K.S. 2012. Soil carbon accumulation after short-term use of rye as a winter cover crop [abstract]. 67th Soil and Water Conservation Society International Conference. Available: http://www.swcs.org/documents/filelibrary/12ac/2012_Abstract_Book_7B7F4A470290D.pdf.
Effects of fertilizer placement on trace gas emissions from nursery container production     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marble, S.A., Prior, S.A., Runion, G.B., Torbert III, H.A., Gilliam, C.H., Fain, G.B., Sibley, J.L., Knight, P.R. 2012. Effects of fertilizer placement on trace gas emissions from nursery container production. HortScience. 47(8):1056-1062.
Agricultural management options for climate variability and change: conservation tillage - (Other)
Balkcom, K.S., Duzy, L.M., Dourte, D., Fraisse, C. 2012. Agricultural management options for climate variability and change: conservation tillage. University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ae486.
Impact of no-tillage and conventional tillage systems on soil microbial communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mathew, R.P., Feng, Y., Githinji, L., Ankumah, R., Balkcom, K.S. 2012. Impact of no-tillage and conventional tillage systems on soil microbial communities. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. vol. 2012, Article ID 548620, 10 pages. doi:10.1155/2012/548620. Available: http://www.hindawi.com/journals/aess/2012/548620/.
Determining trace gas efflux from container production of woody nursery crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marble, S.C., Prior, S.A., Runion, G.B., Torbert III, H.A., Gilliam, C.H., Fain, G.B., Sibley, J.L., Knight, P.R. 2012. Determining trace gas efflux from container production of woody nursery crops. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 30(3):118-124.
Evaluation of methods to assess termination rates of cover crops using visual and non-visible light active sensors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kornecki, T.S., Arriaga, F.J., Price, A.J. 2012. Evaluation of methods to assess termination rates of cover crops using visual and non-visible light active sensors. Transactions of the ASABE. 55(3):733-741.
Herbicide and cover crop residue integration for amaranth control in conservation agriculture cotton and implications for resistance management     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Price, A.J., Balkcom, K.S., Duzy, L.M., Kelton, J.A. 2012. Herbicide and cover crop residue integration for Amaranthus control in conservation agriculture cotton and implications for resistance management. Weed Technology. 26(3):490-498.
Sidedress nitrogen rates and costs for Southeastern cotton production - (Proceedings)
Balkcom, K.S., Duzy, L.M. 2012. Sidedress nitrogen rates and costs for Southeastern cotton production. In: Boyd, S., et al., editors. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, Jan. 3-6, 2012, Orlando, Florida. p. 1379-1383.
100 years of the cullars rotation (c. 1911). - (Proceedings)
Mitchell, C.C., Delaney, D., Balkcom, K.S. 2012. 100 years of the cullars rotation (c. 1911). In: Boyd, S., et al., editors. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 3-6, 2012, Orlando, Florida. p. 1335-1344.
Cover crop use for weed management in Southern reduced-tillage vegetable cropping systems - (Abstract Only)
Norsworthy, J.K., Price, A.J. 2012. Cover crop use for weed management in Southern reduced-tillage vegetable cropping systems [abstract]. Weed Science Society of America Meeting. CDROM.
Integrated resistant pigweed control in the Southeast - (Proceedings)
Monks, D., Price, A.J., Culpepper, S., Marshall, M., Nichols, R., Patterson, M., Steckle, L., Kelton, J. 2012. Integrated resistant pigweed control in the Southeast. In: Boyd, S., et al., editors. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 3-6, 2012, Orlando, Florida. p. 141-145.
New technology N products in alabama - (Proceedings)
Mitchell, C.C., Watts, D.B., Moore, D.P. 2012. New technology N products in alabama. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 3-6, 2012, Orlando, Florida. CDROM.
Allelopathic weed suppression through the use of cover crops - (Book / Chapter)
Price, A.J., Kelton, J.A., Mosjidis, J. 2012. Allelopathic weed suppression through the use of cover crops. In: Price, A.J., editor. Weed Control. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech Press. p. 115-130.
Utilization of sunn hemp for cover crops and weed control in temperate climates - (Book / Chapter)
Price, A.J., Kelton, J.A., Mosjidis, J. 2012. Utilization of sunn hemp for cover crops and weed control in temperate climates. In: Price, A.J., editor. Weed Control. Rijeka, Croatia: Intech Press. p. 101-114.
Roller type and operating speed effects on rye termination rates, soil moisture and yield of sweet corn in a no-till system     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kornecki, T.S., Arriaga, F.J., Price, A.J. 2012. Roller type and operating speed effects on rye termination rates, soil moisture and yield of sweet corn in a no-till system. HortScience. 47(2):217-223.
Nitrogen rates for wheat with and without fall tillage - (Abstract Only)
Balkcom, K.S., Burmester, C. 2012. Nitrogen rates for wheat with and without fall tillage [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Southern Branch Meeting. CDROM.
Estimating the economic optimal rate of nitrogen fertilizer: a battle of functional form - (Proceedings)
Duzy, L.M., Balkcom, K.S. 2012. Estimating the economic optimal rate of nitrogen fertilizer: a battle of functional form. In: Boyd, S., et al., editors. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 2-6, 2012, Orlando, Florida. p. 445-450.
Conservation practices to enhance soil carbon sequestration across southeastern Coastal Plain soils - (Abstract Only)
Balkcom, K.S., Arriaga, F.J. 2011. Conservation practices to enhance soil carbon sequestration across southeastern Coastal Plain soils [Abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Meetings. CDROM.
Nitrogen and carbon mineralization from peanut residues under conservation and conventional tillage at two locations - (Abstract Only)
Mulvaney, M.J., Balkcom, K.S., Wood, C.W., Meso, B. 2011. Nitrogen and carbon mineralization from peanut residues under conservation and conventional tillage at two locations [Abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Meeting. CDROM.
Peanut response to starter fertilizer, tillage, and planting date interactions - (Abstract Only)
Tubbs, R.S., Balkcom, K.S., Harris, G.H., Beasley, J.P. 2011. Peanut response to starter fertilizer, tillage, and planting date interactions. In: Proceedings of American Peanut Research and Education Society, July 12-14, 2011, San Antonio, Texas. p.31.
Short-term soil nutrient impact in a real-time drain field soil moisture controlled SDI wastewater disposal system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
He, J., Dougherty, M., Arriaga, F.J., Fulton, J., Wood, C.W., Shaw, J.N., Lange, C.R. 2011. Short-term soil nutrient impact in a real-time drain field soil moisture controlled SDI wastewater disposal system. Irrigation Science. 9 pages. doi:10.1007/s00271-011-0292-2. Available: http://www.springerlink.com/content/j0t0342721075257/.
Do nitrogen fertilizer rate and application timing make a difference in corn production? - (Experiment Station)
Ortiz, B.V., Burmester, C., Balkcom, K.S. 2011. Do nitrogen fertilizer rate and application timing make a difference in corn production?. Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Available: http://www.aces.edu/timelyinfo/Ag%20Soil/2011/April/Corn April2011.pdf.
Managing cover crops in no-till organic systems using rolling technology - (Abstract Only)
Kornecki, T.S. 2011. Managing cover crops in no-till organic systems using rolling technology [abstract]. USDA Organic Farming Systems Research Conference. CDROM.
Soil penetrometers and penetrability - (Book / Chapter)
Arriaga, F.J., Lowery, B., Raper, R.L. 2011. Soil penetrometers and penetrability. Encyclopedia of Agrophysics. P. 912-924.
Trafficability and workability of soils - (Book / Chapter)
Muller, L., Lipiec, J., Kornecki, T.S., Gebhardt, S. 2011. Trafficability and workability of soils. Encyclopedia of Agrophysics. P. 912-924.
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