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Sharon Lachnicht Weyers
Soil Management Research
Research Soil Scientist

Phone: (320) 585-8446
Fax: (320) 589-3787
Room 110

803 IOWA AVENUE
MORRIS, MN 56267

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Projects
Integrating Science and Stewardship to Advance Sustainable Management Practices for the Upper Midwest
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441240
Partnering with Land Leaders to Adopt Carbon Sequestering Land Management Practices
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 440201
MulcH2O: Biodegradable Composite Hydromulches for Sustainable Organic Horticulture
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 440478
Farm-Ready Cover Crops for Protecting Water Quality
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 437086

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Soybean relay-cropped with winter camelina reduces biological nitrogen fixation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammed, Y.A., Matthees, H.L., Gesch, R.W., Weyers, S.L., Adem, S.M. 2022. Soybean relay-cropped with winter camelina reduces biological nitrogen fixation. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.21142.
Radish and annual ryegrass alter corn yield response to nitrogen rate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Scott, D.A., Weyers, S.L. 2021. Radish and annual ryegrass alter corn yield response to nitrogen rate. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 85(6):2054-2066. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20311.
Soil inoculations with Anabaena cylindrica improve aggregate stability and nutrient dynamics in an arable soil and exhibit potential for erosion control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarez, A.L., Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Gardner, R.D. 2021. Soil inoculations with Anabaena cylindrica improve aggregate stability and nutrient dynamics in an arable soil and exhibit potential for erosion control. Journal of Applied Phycology. 33:3041-3057. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10811-021-02526-9.
Yield, nitrogen, and water use benefits of diversifying crop rotations with specialty oilseeds Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, D.A., Eberle, C., Gesch, R.W., Schneider, S.K., Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M. 2021. Yield, nitrogen, and water use benefits of diversifying crop rotations with specialty oilseeds. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 317(1). Article 107472. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2021.107472.
Microalgae, soil and plants: A critical review of microalgae as renewable resources for agriculture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alvarez, A.L., Weyers, S.L., Goemann, H.M., Peyton, B.M., Gardner, R.D. 2021. Microalgae, soil and plants: A critical review of microalgae as renewable resources for agriculture. Algal Research. 54. Article 102200. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.algal.2021.102200.
Milk production, body weight, body condition score, activity, and rumination of organic dairy cattle grazing two different pasture systems incorporating cool- and warm-season forages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ritz, K.E., Heins, B.J., Moon, R.D., Sheaffer, C.C., Weyers, S.L. 2021. Milk production, body weight, body condition score, activity, and rumination of organic dairy cattle grazing two different pasture systems incorporating cool- and warm-season forages. Animals. 11(2). Article 264. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11020264.
Forage yield and nutritive value of cool-season and warm-season forages for grazing organic dairy cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ritz, K.E., Heins, B.J., Moon, R., Sheaffer, C., Weyers, S.L. 2020. Forage yield and nutritive value of cool-season and warm-season forages for grazing organic dairy cattle. Agronomy. 10(12). Article 1963. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10121963.
Specialty oilseed crops in rotations could improve corn and soybean yields - (Abstract Only)
Biochar amendments show potential for restoration of degraded, contaminated, and infertile soils in agricultural and forested landscapes Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Brockamp, R.L., Weyers, S.L. 2021. Biochar amendments show potential for restoration of degraded, contaminated, and infertile soils in agricultural and forested landscapes. In: Stanturf, J; Callaham, M., editors. Soils and Landscape Restoration. Cambridge, MA: Academic Press. p. 209-236. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813193-0.00008-4.
Surface runoff and nutrient dynamics in cover crop-soybean systems in the Upper Midwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Gesch, R.W., Forella, F., Eberle, C.A., Thom, M.D., Matthees, H.L., Ott, M., Feyereisen, G.W., Strock, J.S. 2021. Surface runoff and nutrient dynamics in cover crop-soybean systems in the Upper Midwest. Journal of Environmental Quality. 50(1):158-171. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20135.
Management drives differences in nutrient dynamics in conventional and organic four-year crop rotation systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J.M., Wilts, A.R. 2020. Management drives differences in nutrient dynamics in conventional and organic four-year crop rotation systems. Agronomy. 10:764. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10060764.
PhenoCam Dataset v2.0: Digital Camera Imagery from the PhenoCam Network, 2000-2018 Reprint Icon - (Database / Dataset)
Milliman, T., Seyednasrollah, B., Young, A.M., Hufkens, K., Friedl, M.A., Frolking, S., Richardson, A.D., Abraha, M., Allen, D.W., Apple, M., Arain, M.A., Baker, J.M., Bernacchi, C.J., Baldocchi, D., Bhattacharjee, C.J., Blanken, P., Bosch, D.D., Boughton, R., Boughton, E.H., Brown, R.F., Browning, D.M., Brunsell, N., Burns, S.P., Cavagna, M., Chu, H., Clark, P., Conrad, B.J., Cremonese, E., Debinski, D., Desai, A.R., Diaz-Delgado, R., Duchesne, L., Dunn, A.L., Eissenstat, D.M., El-Madany, T., Ellum, D.S., Ernest, S.M., Esposito, A., Fenstermaker, L., Flanagan, L.B., Forsythe, B., Gallagher, J., Gianelle, D., Griffis, T., Groffman, P., Gu, L., Guillemot, J., Halpin, M., Hanson, P.J., Hemming, D., Humphreys, E.R., Jaimes-Hernandez, A., Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J., Keel, E., Kelly, V.R., Kirchner, J.W., Kirchner, P.B., Knapp, M., Krassovski, M., Langvall, O., Lanthier, G., Maire, G.I., Magliulo, E., Martin, T.A., Mcneil, B., Meyer, G.A., Migliavacca, M., Mohanty, B.P., Moore, C.E., Mudd, R., Munger, J.W., Murrell, Z.E., Nesic, Z., Neufeld, H.S., Oechel, W., Oishi, A.C., Oswald, W.W., Perkins, T.D., Reba, M.L., Sadler, E.J., Scott, R.L., Weyers, S.L., etal. 2019. PhenoCam Dataset v2.0: Digital Camera Imagery from the PhenoCam Network, 2000-2018. Scientific Data. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1689.
PhenoCam Dataset v2.0: Vegetation Phenology from Digital Camera Imagery, 2000-2018 Reprint Icon - (Other)
Milliman, T., Seyednasrollah, B., Young, A.M., Hufkens, K., Friedl, M.A., Frolking, S., Richardson, A.D., Abraha, M., Allen, D.W., Apple, M., Arain, M.A., Baker, J.M., Baldocchi, D., Bernacchi, C.J., Bhattacharjee, J., Blanken, P., Bosch, D.D., Boughton, R., Boughton, E.H., Brown, R.F., Browning, D.M., Brunsell, N., Burns, S.P., Cavagna, M., Chu, H., Clark, P., Conrad, B.J., Cremonese, E., Debinski, D., Desai, A.R., Diaz-Delgado, R., Duchesne, L., Dunn, A.L., Eissenstat, D.M., El-Madany, T., Ellum, D.S., Ernest, S.M., Esposito, A., Fenstermaker, L., Flanagan, L.B., Forsythe, B., Gallagher, J., Gianelle, D., Griffis, T., Groffman, P., Gu, L., Guillemot, J., Halpin, M., Hanson, P.J., Hemming, D., Hove, A.A., Humphreys, E.R., Jaimes-Hernandez, A., Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J., Keel, E., Kelly, V.R., Kirchner, J.W., Kirchner, P.B., Knapp, M., Krassovski, M., Langvall, O., Lanthier, G., Maire, G.I., Magliulo, E., Martin, T.A., Mcneil, B., Meyer, G.A., Migliavacca, M., Mohanty, B.P., Moore, C.E., Mudd, R., Munger, J.W., Murrell, Z.E., Nesic, Z., Neufeld, H.S., Oechel, W., Oishi, A.C., Oswald, W.W., Perkins, T.D., Reba, M.L., Rundquist, B., Runkle, B.R., Russell, E.S., Sadler, E.J., Saha, A., Saliendra, N.Z., Schmalbeck, L., Schwartz, M.D., Scott, R.L., Smith, E.M., Sonnentag, O., Weyers, S.L., etal. 2019. PhenoCam Dataset v2.0: Vegetation Phenology from Digital Camera Imagery, 2000-2018. Scientific Data. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1674.
PhenoCam dataset v2.0: digital camera imagery from the PhenoCam Network, 2000-2018 Reprint Icon - (Database / Dataset)
Milliman, T., Seyednasrollah, B., Young, A.M., Hufkens, K., Friedl, M.A., Frolking, S., Richardson, A.D., Abraha, M., Allen, D.W., Apple, M., Baker, J.M., Bosch, D.D., Browning, D.M., Clark, P., Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., Keel, E.W., Reba, M.L., Sadler, E.J., Saliendra, N.Z., Scott, R.L., Weyers, S.L. 2019. PhenoCam dataset v2.0: digital camera imagery from the PhenoCam Network, 2000-2018. Oak Ridge National Library Distributed Active Archive Center. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1689.
PhenoCam dataset v2.0: vegetation phenology from digital camera imagery, 2000-2018 Reprint Icon - (Database / Dataset)
Seyednasrollah, B., Young, A.M., Hufkens, K., Milliman, T., Friedl, M.A., Frolking, S., Richardson, A.D., Abraha, M., Allen, D.W., Apple, M., Baker, J.M., Bosch, D.D., Browning, D.M., Clark, P., Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., Keel, E.W., Reba, M.L., Sadler, E.J., Saliendra, N.Z., Scott, R.L., Weyers, S.L. et al. 2004. PhenoCam dataset v2.0: vegetation phenology from digital camera imagery, 2000-2018. Oak Ridge National Library Distributed Active Archive Center. https://doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1674.
Regenerating agricultural landscapes with perennial groundcover for intensive crop production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, K., Anex, R., Elobeid, A.E., Fei, S., Flora, C.B., Goggi, S., Jacobs, K., Jha, P., Kaleita, A.L., Karlen, D.L., Laird, D.A., Lenssen, A.W., Lubberstedt, T., Mcdaniel, M.D., Raman, D.R., Weyers, S.L. 2019. Regenerating agricultural landscapes with perennial groundcover for intensive crop production. Agronomy. 9(8):458. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9080458.
Potential for nutrient loss reduction in cover cropped systems in the Upper Midwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Thom, M.D., Forcella, F., Eberle, C.A., Matthees, H.L., Gesch, R.W., Ott, M., Feyereisen, G.W., Strock, J.S., Wyse, D. 2019. Potential for nutrient loss reduction in cover cropped systems in the Upper Midwest. Journal of Environmental Quality. 48(3):660-669. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.09.0350.
Manure and residue inputs maintained soil organic carbon in Upper Midwest conservation production systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W. 2018. Manure and residue inputs maintained soil organic carbon in Upper Midwest conservation production systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 82:878-888. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2017.09.0344.
Evaluating the effect of microalgal biomass on soil-plant-water systems - (Abstract Only)
Long-term productivity in traditional, organic and low-input management systems of the Upper Midwest - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J.M., Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F. 2017. Long-term productivity in traditional, organic and low-input management systems of the Upper Midwest [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 22-25, 2017, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper105947.html.
Influence of fertilization on mycorrhizal dynamics in a perennial biomass production system - (Abstract Only)
The Potential of the Nutrient Uptake and Outcome network (NUOnet) to Contribute to Soil and Water Conservation - (Abstract Only)
Nutrient Uptake and Outcome network (NUOnet): Connecting a Wide Range of Natural Resource Conservation Networks - (Abstract Only)
Impact of fertilizer, corn residue, and cover crops on mycorrhizal inoculum potential and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associations - (Abstract Only)
Specialty oilseed crops provide an attractive source of pollen for beneficial insects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thom, M., Eberle, C., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Weyers, S.L. 2017. Specialty oilseed crops provide an attractive source of pollen for beneficial insects. Journal of Applied Entomology. 1-12.
Can reducing tillage and increasing crop diversity benefit grain and forage production? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Johnson, J.M. 2017. Can reducing tillage and increasing crop diversity benefit grain and forage production? Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. doi: 10.1017/S1742170517000187.
Organic and low input farming: Pros and cons for soil health - (Abstract Only)
Strip-tillage reduces productivity in organically managed grain and forage cropping systems in the Upper Midwest, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Johnson, J.M. 2017. Strip-tillage reduces productivity in organically managed grain and forage cropping systems in the Upper Midwest, USA. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. doi: 10.1017/S1742170517000084.
USDA Agricultural Research Service creates Nutrient Uptake and Outcome Network (NUOnet) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delgado, J.A., Weyers, S.L., Dell, C.J., Harmel, R.D., Kleinman, P.J., Sistani, K.R., Leytem, A.B., Huggins, D.R., Strickland, T.C., Kitchen, N.R., Meisinger, J.J., Del Grosso, S.J., Johnson, J.M., Balkcom, K.S., Finley, J.W., Fukagawa, N.K., Powell, J.M., Van Pelt, R.S. 2016. USDA Agricultural Research Service creates Nutrient Uptake and Outcome Network (NUOnet) Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 71(6):147A-148A. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.71.6.147A.
NUOnet, a Data Network Initiative Led by the USDA Agricultural Research Service - (Abstract Only)
Eve, M.D., Delgado, J.A., Weyers, S.L., Dell, C.J., Harmel, R.D. 2016. NUOnet, a Data Network Initiative Led by the USDA Agricultural Research Service. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. CSANews 61:26-26. doi:10.2134/csa2016-61-10-11.
Low input and intensified crop production systems effects on soil health and environment - (Book / Chapter)
Weyers, S.L., Gramig, G. 2017. Low input and intensified crop production systems effects on soil health and environment. In: Al-Kaisi, M., Lowery, B., editors. Soil Health and Intensification of Agroecosystems. London, UK: Academic Press. p. 277-304.
Productivity and nutrient cycling comparisons of perennial and annual forage systems for organic dairy - (Abstract Only)
Cover crop, N-rate impacts on corn yield and soil N - (Abstract Only)
Industrial oilseeds bolster "hub" crop yields when used in rotation - (Abstract Only)
Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F., Papiernik, S.K., Eberle, C., Riedell, W.E., Lundgren, J.G., Nemec, K.T., Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Thom, M.D. 2015. Industrial oilseeds bolster "hub" crop yields when used in rotation [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops. p. 19.
Nectar production in oilseeds: Food for pollinators in an agricultural landscape Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thom, M.D., Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Weyers, S.L., Lundgren, J.G. 2016. Nectar production in oilseeds: Food for pollinators in an agricultural landscape. Crop Science. 56:727-739.
Soil nutrient dynamics in a perennial biomass production system - (Abstract Only)
Flowering dynamics and pollinator visitation of oilseed echium (Echium plantagineum) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eberle, C.A., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W., Weyers, S.L., Peterson, D.H., Eklund, J.J. 2014. Flowering dynamics and pollinator visitation of oilseed echium (Echium plantagineum). PLoS One. 9(11):e113556. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0113556.
Spring-sown oilseeds provide pollinators with abundant floral resources - (Abstract Only)
Biochar aging reduces earthworm avoidance - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Spokas, K.A., Gaskin, J., Collins, H.P., Cantrell, K.B. 2014. Biochar aging reduces earthworm avoidance [abstract]. The 10th International Symposium on Earthworm Ecology. p. 120.
Crop residue decomposition in Minnesota biochar-amended plots Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Spokas, K.A. 2014. Crop residue decomposition in Minnesota biochar-amended plots. Solid Earth. 5:499-507.
Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Soil nutrient response to fertilizer and harvest treatments - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Kuchenreuther, M.A., Wilts, A.R. 2013. Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Soil nutrient response to fertilizer and harvest treatments [abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Available: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2013/webprogram/Paper43898.html.
Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Biomass production and plant community response to fertilizer and harvest treatments - (Abstract Only)
Kuchenreuther, M.A., Ranelli, L.B., Toll, A.E., Weyers, S.L. 2013. Development of sustainable, native grass-based bioenergy production systems in the prairie region of Minnesota: Biomass production and plant community response to fertilizer and harvest treatments [abstract]. Ecological Society of America. Available: http://eco.confex.com/eco/2013/webprogram/Paper43510.html.
Assessment of multiple management systems in the Upper Midwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W. 2013. Assessment of multiple management systems in the Upper Midwest. Agronomy Journal. 105:1665-1675.
Nitrous oxide, methane emission, and yield-scaled emission from organically and conventionally managed systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2012. Nitrous oxide, methane emission, and yield-scaled emission from organically and conventionally managed systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76:1347-1357.
Greenhouse gas emission from two cropping systems in the northern Corn Belt - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Greenhouse gas emission from two cropping systems in the northern Corn Belt [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Soil quality changes with organic no-till production - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Cambardella, C.A. 2011. Soil quality changes with organic no-till production [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Impact of biochar on earthworm populations: A review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Spokas, K.A. 2011. Impact of biochar on earthworm populations: A review. Applied and Environmental Soil Science. DOI: 10.1155/2011/541592.
Do mitigation strategies reduce global warming potential in the northern U.S. Corn Belt? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Do mitigation strategies reduce global warming potential in the northern U.S. Corn Belt? Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1551-1559.
Statistical modeling of yield and variance instability in conventional and organic cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A., Weyers, S.L. 2011. Statistical modeling of yield and variance instability in conventional and organic cropping systems. Agronomy Journal. 103(3):673-684.
The Effects of Two Different Biochars on Earthworm Survival and Microbial Carbon Levels - (Proceedings)
Liesch, M., Weyers, S.L., Gaskin, J., Das, K.C. 2010. The Effects of Two Different Biochars on Earthworm Survival and Microbial Carbon Levels. In: Gilkes, R.J., Prakongkep, N., editors. Proceedings of the 19th World Congress of Soil Science: Soil Solutions for a Changing World, August 1-6, 2010, Brisbane, Australia. p. 67-70.
Earthworms, Microbes and the Release of C and N in Biochar Amended Soil - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Gaskin, J., Liesch, A.M., Das, K.C. 2010. Earthworms, Microbes and the Release of C and N in Biochar Amended Soil [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 2010 U.S. Biochar Initiative Conference, June 27-30, 2010, Ames, Iowa. Available: http://www.biorenew.iastate.edu/fileadmin/www.biorenew.iastate.edu/biochar2010/Presentations/Weyers_USBI_2010.pdf
Impact of Two Different Biochars on Earthworm Growth and Survival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liesch, A.M., Weyers, S.L., Gaskin, J.C., Das, K.C. 2010. Impact of Two Different Biochars on Earthworm Growth and Survival. Annals of Environmental Science. 4:1-9.
Earthworms Contribute to Increased Turnover in Biochar Amended Soils - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Liesch, A.M., Gaskin, J.W., Das, K.C. 2009. Earthworms Contribute to Increased Turnover in Biochar Amended Soils [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 1-5, 2009, Pittsburgh, PA.
Soil management implications of producing biofuel feedstock - (Book / Chapter)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Karlen, D.L., Weyers, S.L., Wilhelm, W.W. 2011. Soil management implications of producing biofuel feedstock. In: Hatfield, J. and Sauer, T., editors. Soil Management: Building a Stable Base for Agriculture. Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy Special Publication. American Society of Agronomy and Soil Science Society of America. p. 371-390.
Soil Processes and Residue Harvest Management - (Book / Chapter)
Johnson, J.M., Papiernik, S.K., Mikha, M.M., Spokas, K.A., Tomer, M.D., Weyers, S.L. 2009. Soil Processes and Residue Harvest Management. In: Lal, R., Stewart, B.A., editors. Soil Quality and Biofuel Production. Advances in Soil Science. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 1-44.
Microbial biomass and nutrient dynamics in transitional systems in Minnesota - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J.M., Jaradat, A.A. 2008. Microbial biomass and nutrient dynamics in transitional systems in Minnesota [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 5-9, 2008, Houston, TX.
N mineralization and microbial dynamics in manured and non-manured fields - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Reicosky, D.C., Ochsner, T.E., Baker, J.M. 2008. N mineralization and microbial dynamics in manured and non-manured fields [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 5-9, 2008, Houston, TX.
ENERGY AND CARBON BUDGETS IN TRANSITIONAL CROPPING SYSTEMS IN MINNESOTA - (Abstract Only)
Archer, D.W., Weyers, S.L. 2008. ENERGY AND CARBON BUDGETS IN TRANSITIONAL CROPPING SYSTEMS IN MINNESOTA. Agronomy Abstracts.
Determinants and Prediction of Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio in Five Diverse Crop Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W. 2009. Determinants and Prediction of Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio in Five Diverse Crop Plants. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 40:2688-2711.
Sustainable biomass removal rates - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Reicosky, D.C. 2008. Sustainable biomass removal rates [abstract] [CD-ROM]. Midwest Area Bioenergy Research Forum Meeting Abstracts. Midwest Area Bioenergy Research Forum. July 18, 2008, Peoria, IL.
Construction of an electrical device for sampling earthworm populations in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Schomberg, H.H., Hendrix, P.F., Spokas, K.A., Endale, D.M. 2008. Construction of an electrical device for sampling earthworm populations in the field. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 24(3):391-397.
Dynamics of crop residue composition-decomposition: Temporal modeling of multivariate carbon sources and processes [abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W. 2007. Dynamics of crop residue composition-decomposition: Temporal modeling of multivariate carbon sources and processes [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA.
Comparison of methods to determine carbon and nitrogen in soil extractions - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Wilts, A.R. 2007. Comparison of methods to determine carbon and nitrogen in soil extractions [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA.
Liquid manure injection and tillage effects on carbon dioxide and water fluxes using eddy covariance techniques - (Abstract Only)
Reicosky, D.C., Baker, J.M., Ochsner, T.E., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L. 2007. Liquid manure injection and tillage effects on carbon dioxide and water fluxes using eddy covariance techniques [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA.
Agricultural opportunities to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Franzluebbers, A.J., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Reicosky, D.C. 2007. Agricultural Opportunities to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Environmental Pollution. 150:107-124.
COVER CROP EFFECT ON SOIL CARBON FRACTIONS UNDER CONSERVATION TILLAGE COTTON - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sainju, U.M., Schomberg, H.H., Singh, B.P., Whitehead, W.F., Tillman, P.G., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L. 2007. Cover crop effect on soil carbon fractions under conservation tillage cotton. Soil and Tillage Research. 96(2):205–218.
Crop productivity and economics during the transition to alternative cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Archer, D.W., Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F., Kludze, H.K. 2007. Crop Productivity and Economics during the Transition to Alternative Cropping Systems. Agronomy Journal. 99:1538-1547.
Mid-continent fall temperatures at the 10-cm soil depth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Forcella, F., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L. 2007. Mid-continent Fall Temperatures at the 10-cm Soil Depth. Agronomy Journal. 99:862-866.
TRACKING N USE EFFICIENCY WITH 15N LABELING OF CORN - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Olness, A.E., Clapp, C.E., Wilts, A.R., Rinke, J.L., Barbour, N.W. 2006. Tracking N use efficiency with 15N labeling of corn [abstract][CD-ROM] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN.
Cover crops and sampling date effect on on-farm soil carbon pools under conservation tillage cotton - (Abstract Only)
Sainju, U.M., Schomberg, H.H., Singh, B.P., Whitehead, W.F., Tillman, P.G., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L. 2006. Cover crops and sampling date effect on on-farm soil carbon pools under conservation tillage cotton. American Society of Agronomy Meetings. Paper No. 54-4. Page 51.
CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF CROP BIOMASS IMPACTS ITS DECOMPOSITION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L. 2007. Chemical Composition of Crop Biomass Impacts Its Decomposition. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71(1):155-162.
MICROBIAL DYNAMICS IN CONVENTIONAL AND ORGANIC MANAGED SYSTEMS - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J.M., Wilts, A.R., Barbour, N.W., Eklund, J.J. 2005. Microbial dynamics in conventional and organic managed systems [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT.
INVASION OF EXOTIC EARTHWORMS INTO ECOSYSTEMS INHABITED BY NATIVE EARTHWORMS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hendrix, P., Baker, G., Callaham, Jr., M., Damoff, G., Fragoso, C., Gonzalzez, G., James, S., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Winsome, T., Zou, X.M. 2006. Invasion of exotic earthworms into ecosystems inhabited by native earthworms. Biological Invasions. 8:1287-1300.
POLICY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSES TO EARTHWORM INVASIONS IN NORTH AMERICA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Callaham, Jr., M.A., Gonzalez, G., Hale, C.M., Heneghan, L., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Zou, X. 2006. Policy and management responses to earthworm invasions in North America. Biological Invasions. 8:1317-1329.
USE OF FAME TO DISTINGUISH MANAGEMENT EFFECTS IN CONVENTIONAL AND ORGANIC FARMING SYSTEMS - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J., Wilts, A., Barbour, N., Eklund, J. 2005. Use of FAME to distinguish management effects in conventional and organic farming systems [abstract]. Soil Ecology Society. p. 63.
MULTIDISCIPLINARY APPROACH TO ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY IN COTTON PRODUCTION IN THE SOUTHEASTERN USA - (Abstract Only)
Schomberg, H.H., Tillman, P.G., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Timper, P., Olson, D.M., Sainju, U.M., Phatak, S., Whitehead, W., Singh, B. 2005. Multidisciplinary approach to enhancing sustainability in cotton production in the southeastern USA [abstract]. The ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings, November 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, Utah. CDROM.
ENHANCING SUSTAINABILITY IN COTTON PRODUCTION THROUGH REDUCED CHEMICAL INPUTS, COVER CROPS, AND CONSERVATION TILLAGE - (Other)
Schomberg, H.H., Tillman, G., Timper, P., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Olson, D.M., Sainju, U.M., Phatak, S., Lamb, M.C., Whitehead, W., Utley, S. 2005. Enhancing sustainability in cotton production through reduced chemical inputs, cover crops, and conservation tillage. Final Project Report LSO1-121 to the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. http://www.sare.org/reporting/report_viewer.asp?pn=LSO1-121&ry=2004&rf=1.
COMPARISON OF SOIL BIOLOGICAL INDICATORS DURING THREE YEAR TRANSITION FROM CONVENTIONAL TO ALTERNATIVE AND ORGANIC CROPPING SYSTEMS - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W., Eklund, J.J., Wilts, A.R. 2004. Comparison of soil biological indicators during three year transition from conventional to alternative and organic cropping systems [CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Madison, Wisconsin.
SOIL MICROARTHROPOD COMMUNITY CHANGE UNDER CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT PRACTICES - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Schomberg, H.H., Tillman, P.G. 2004. Soil microarthropod community change under conservation management practices [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, October 31-November 4, 2004, Madison, Wisconsin. 2004 CDROM.
COVER CROP INFLUENCES ON N MINERALIZATION IN A PIEDMONT SOIL - (Abstract Only)
Schomberg, H.H., Endale, D.M., Calegari, A., Cabrera, M., Peixoto, R., Maza, M., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Sharpe, R.R. 2004. Cover crop influences on N mineralization in a piedmont soil [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America Annual Meetings. 31 October - 4 November 2004, Seattle, Washington. p. 292. CDROM.
WINTER DECOMPOSITION OF TRANSGENIC COTTON RESIDUE IN CONVENTIONAL-TILL AND NO-TILL SYSTEMS ON THE GEORGIA PIEDMONT, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Hendrix, P.F., Potter, R.L., Coleman, D.C., Crossley, D.A. 2004. Winter decomposition of transgenic cotton residue in conventional-till and no-till systems on the Georgia Piedmont, USA. Applied Soil Ecology. 27:135-142.
Influence of cover crops on insect pests and predators in conservation tillage cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, P.G., Schomberg, H.H., Phatak, S., Mullinix, B., Timper, P., Lachnicht, S., Olson, D.M. 2004. Influence of cover crops on insect pests and predators in conservation tillage cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(4):1217-1232.
DIFFERENCES IN THE SOIL MICROARTHROPOD COMMUNITY UNDER TWO WINTER COVER CROPS IN STRIP-TILLED COTTON - (Proceedings)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Schomberg, H.H., Tillman, P.G. 2003. Differences in the soil microarthropod community under two winter cover crops in strip-tilled cotton [abstract]. Soil Ecology Society, 9th Biannual International Conference "Invasive Species and Soil Ecology." p. 49-50.
SOIL MICROARTHROPODS: BIOINDICATORS OF CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT PRACTICES - (Proceedings)
LACHNICHT, S.L., SCHOMBERG, H.H., TILLMAN, P.G. SOIL MICROARTHROPODS: BIOINDICATORS OF CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT PRACTICES. ANNUAL SOUTHERN CONSERVATION TILLAGE CONFERENCE FOR SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE. 2002.
INTERACTIVE EFFECTS OF NATIVE AND EXOTIC EARTHWORMS ON RESOURCE USE AND NUTRIENT MINERALIZATION IN A TROPICAL WET FOREST SOIL OF PUERTO RICO. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Hendrix, P.F., Zou, X. 2002. Interactive effects of native and exotic earthworms on resource use and nutrient mineralization in a tropical wet forest soil of puerto rico.. Biology and Fertility of Soils. v. 36. p. 43-52.
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