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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Management Strategies for Meeting Agronomic, Environmental, and Societal Crop Production Demands

Location: Agroecosystem Management Research

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

Can cover crop and manure maintain or improve soil properties after stover removal from irrigated no-till corn? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(14-Apr-14)
Cob biomass supply for combined heat and power and biofuel in the north central USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-Feb-14)
Nitrous oxide emissions and herbage accumulation in smooth bromegrass pastures with nitrogen fertilizer and urine application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(13-Feb-14)
Energy potential and greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy cropping systems on marginally productive cropland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmer, M.R., Vogel, K.P., Varvel, G.E., Follett, R.F., Mitchell, R.B., Jin, V.L. 2014. Energy potential and greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy cropping systems on marginally productive cropland. PLoS One. 9:e89501 DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0089501 2014.
Relationship between grain crop yield potential and nitrogen response     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arnall, B., Mallarino, A., Ruark, M.D., Varvel, G.E., Solie, J.B., Stone, M.L., Mullock, J., Taylor, R., Raun, B. 2013. Relationship between grain crop yield potential and nitrogen response. Agronomy Journal. 105(5): 1335-1344. DOI:10.2134/agronj2013.0034.
Earthworms (Oligochaeta: Acanthodrilidae and Lumbricidae) associated with Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant, Travis County, Texas, USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Damoff, G.A., Hamlett, P., Grubh, A., Jin, V.L., Johnson, M.V., Arnold, J.G., Fries, L. 2013. Earthworms (Oligochaeta: Acanthodrilidae and Lumbricidae) associated with Hornsby Bend Biosolids Management Plant, Travis County, Texas, USA. Megadrilogica. 15(12):251-265.
Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi differ in their ability to regulate the expression of phosphate transportors in maize (Zea mays L.)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tian, H., Drijber, R.A., Li, X., Miller, D.N., Wienhold, B.J. 2013. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi differ in their ability to regulate the expression of phosphate transportors in maize (Zea mays L.). Mycorrhiza. Available: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00572-013-0491-1/fulltext.html.
Carbon source quality and placement effects on soil organic carbon status     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wienhold, B.J., Varvel, G.E., Johnson, J.M., Wilhelm, W.W. 2013. Carbon source quality and placement effects on soil organic carbon status. BioEnergy Research. 6:786-796. Available: http://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs12155-013-9301-z.pdf.
A career in government: my experiences working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service - (Popular Publication)
Schmer, M.R. 2013. A career in government: my experiences working for the U.S. Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service. CSA News. 58(2):46-49. Available: https://www.soils.org/publications/csa/articles/58/2/46.
Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest - (Proceedings)
Jin, V.L., Baker, J.M., Johnson, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Lehman, R.M., Osborne, S.L., Sauer, T.J., Stott, D.E., Varvel, G.E., Venterea, R.T. 2012. Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest. In: Proceedings of the Sun Grant National Conference. Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, October 2-5, 2012, New Orleans, Louisiana. Available: http://sungrant.tennessee.edu//NatConference/ConferenceProceedings/.
Landscape variation in soil properties and potential impacts on biofuel cropping systems - (Abstract Only)
(06-Sep-12)
Corn stover harvest: Likely effects on soil productivity - (Experiment Station)
Wortman, C., Varvel, G.E. 2012. Corn stover harvest: Likely effects on soil productivity. Extension Publications. Available: http://cropwatch.unl.edu/web/cropwatch/archive?articleID=4968806.
Corn stover removal impacts on soil greenhouse gas emissions in irrigated continuous corn systems - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jun-12)
Greenhouse gas fluxes in response to corn stover harvest - (Abstract Only)
(11-Jun-12)
Growing season greenhouse gas flux from switchgrass in the northern Great Plains     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmer, M.R., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Tanaka, D.L., Phillips, B.L. 2012. Growing season greenhouse gas flux from switchgrass in the northern Great Plains. Biomass and Bioenergy. 45:315-319.
Elevating your elevator talk - (Popular Publication)
Schmer, M.R. 2012. Elevating your elevator talk. CSA News. June 2012. 57:38.
Landscape influences on soil nitrogen supply and water holding capacity for irrigated corn - (Proceedings)
Ferguson, R., Shaver, T., Ward, N., Irmak, S., Van Donk, S., Rudnick, D., Wienhold, B.J., Schmer, M.R., Jin, V.L., Francis, D.D., Adamchuck, V., Hendrickson, L. 2012. Landscape influences on soil nitrogen supply and water holding capacity for irrigated corn. In: Proceedings of International Society of Precision Agricultural. 11th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, July 15-18, 2012, Indianapolis, Indiana. 2012 CDROM.
Corn and soybean grain yields in a long-term tillage and cropping systems study - (Abstract Only)
Varvel, G.E., Wilhelm, W.W. 2012. Corn and soybean grain yields in a long-term tillage and cropping systems study [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Poster No. 401-30.
Cob biomass supply for bioenergy in the north central USA - (Abstract Only)
(16-Apr-12)
Cob component of corn residue can be used as a biofuel feedstock with little impact on soil and water conservation     Reprint Icon - (Research Technical Update)
Wienhold, B.J. 2012. Cob component of corn residue can be used as a biofuel feedstock with little impact on soil and water conservation. Natural Resources Research Update (NRRU). Update #278169. Available at: http://hdl.handle.net/10113/44286, http://hdle.handle.net/10113/48120.
Nitrous oxide emissions from smooth bromegrass pasture under nitrogen fertilizer and bovine urine application in eastern Nebraska - (Abstract Only)
Snell, L., Guretzky, J., Jin, V.L., Drijber, R., Mamo, M. 2012. Nitrous oxide emissions from smooth bromegrass pasture under nitrogen fertilizer and bovine urine application in eastern Nebraska [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 0119.
Nitrous oxide emissions from smooth bromegrass pasture under nitrogen fertilizer and bovine urine application in eastern Nebraska - (Abstract Only)
(06-Jun-11)
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