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Steven Brian Mirsky
Sustainable Agricultural Systems Laboratory
Research Ecologist

Phone: (301) 504-5324
Fax: (301) 504-8370
Room 117

BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 207052350
Projects
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430588
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430590
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 430591
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 437444
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 437490
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 437519
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 437597
Cover Crop-Based Weed Management: Defining Plant-Plant and Plant-Soil Mechanisms and Developing New Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429826
Enhancing Sustainability of Mid-Atlantic Agricultural Systems Using Agroecological Principles and Practices
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 435046
Cracking Soft Seed in Hairy Vetch: Marker-Assisted Cover Crop Improvement
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434053
Managing Cover Crop-Herbicide Interactions to Improve Herbicide Efficacy
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 434630
Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 435445
Selection to Distribution: Delivering Regionally Adapted Cover Crop Varieties to Organic Farmers
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 436097
Creating the Cover Crops that Organic Farmers Need: Delivering Regionally Adapted Varieties across America
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430050
Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 431623
Cover Crop-Based Weed Management: Defining Plant-Plant and Plant-Soil Mechanisms and Developing New Systems
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 438956
Managing Cover Crop-herbicide Interactions to Improve Herbicide Efficacy
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 418954
Hairy Vetch Genome Assembly
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 436449
Cover Crops: The Cornerstone of Water Management in the Face of Increasing Demand and a Changing Climate
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 436413
Cover Crop Germplasm and Breeding in Support of New Cultivar Development
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 432813
Decision Support Tools for Cover Crops: Crediting Water and Nitrogen Conservation
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 430164
Enhancing the Sustainability of United States Cropping Systems through Cover Crops and an Innovative Information and Technology Network
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 437552
Leveraging Long-Term Agroecological Research to Improve Agronomic, Economic and Environmental Performance of Organic Grain Production
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430831
Developing Cover Crop Decision Support Tools and Meta-analysis for NRCS and the Northeast, Southeast, and Midwest Cover Crop Councils
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436569
Integrated Weed Management in Cover Crop-based Field Crop Production
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437226
An Integrated Pest Management Approach to Addressing the Multiple Herbicide-Resistant Weed Epidemic in U.S. Field Crop Production (LSU AgCenter)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435359

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
How to feed the world ()
Scaling up agricultural research with artificial intelligence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bestelmeyer, B.T., Marcillo, G., McCord, S.E., Mirsky, S.B., Moglen, G.E., Neven, L.G., Peters, D.C., Sohoulande Djebou, D.C., Wakie, T. 2020. Scaling up agricultural research with artificial intelligence. IEEE IT Professional. 22:32-38.
Drought stress detection using low-cost computer vision systems and machine learning techniques Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos-Giraldo, P., Reberg-Horton, C., Locke, A.M., Mirsky, S.B., Lobaton, E. 2020. Drought stress detection using low-cost computer vision systems and machine learning techniques. IEEE IT Professional. https://doi.org/10.1109/MITP.2020.2986103.
Pod dehiscence in hairy vetch (Vicia Villosa Roth) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kucek, L.K., Riday, H., Rufener, B.P., Burke, A.N., Seehaver Eagen, S., Ehlke, N., Krogman, S., Mirsky, S.B., Reberg-Horton, C., Ryan, M.R., Wayman, S., Weiring, N. 2020. Pod dehiscence in hairy vetch (Vicia Villosa Roth). Frontiers in Plant Science. 11:82. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2020.00082.
Efforts to Domesticate Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth): Eliminating Hard Seed and Pod Shatter - (Abstract Only)
Kucek, L.K., Riday, H., Burke, A.N., Eagen, S.S., Ehkle, N., Krogman, S., Mirsky, S.B., Reberg-Horton, C., Ryan, M.R., Trammel, M., Wayman, S., Wiering, N.P. 2020. Efforts to Domesticate Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth): Eliminating Hard Seed and Pod Shatter. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. 1/11/2020.
Fate of weed seeds after HSD processing in Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shergill, L., Bejleri, K., Davis, A.S., Mirsky, S.B. 2019. Fate of weed seeds after HSD processing in Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic United States. Weed Science. 68:92–97.
Phenolic acids released to soil during cereal rye cover crop decomposition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Otte, B., Rice, C., Schomberg, H.H., Tully, K., Mirsky, S.B. 2020. Phenolic acids released to soil during cereal rye cover crop decomposition. Chemoecology. 20:25-34. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00049-019-00295-z.
The LTAR croplands common experiment: long-term research for improved agricultural sustainability - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Robertson, P., Archer, D.W., Awada, T., Baker, J.M., Cavigelli, M.A., Collins, H.P., Dell, C.J., Huggins, D.R., Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Kovar, J.L., Locke, M.A., Maul, J.E., Mccarty, G.W., Mirsky, S.B., Moorman, T.B., Pisani, O., Smith, D.R., Starks, P.J., Strickland, T.C., Sudduth, K.A., Veum, K.S., Wienhold, B.J. 2019. The LTAR croplands common experiment: long-term research for improved agricultural sustainability. Meeting Abstract. 1.
Breeding for soft seeded non shattering hairy vetch (Vicia villosa L.) - (Abstract Only)
Riday, H., Kucek, L.K., Douglas, J.L., Carr, B., Young-Mathews, A., Bhamidimarri, S., Hayes, R.J., Azevedo, M.D., Trammell, M., Monteros, M., Mirsky, S.B., Wiering, N.P., Bickhart, D.M., Sullivan, M.L., Ehlke, N., Englert, J.S. 2019. Breeding for soft seeded non shattering hairy vetch (Vicia villosa L.). National Association of Plant Breeders. 25 to 29 August 2019.
Environmental influences on the relationship between fall and spring vigor in hairy vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weed species and traits associated with organic grain crop rotations in the Mid-Atlantic region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B., Cavigelli, M.A. 2019. Weed species and traits associated with organic grain crop rotations in the Mid-Atlantic region. Weed Science. 67:595-604.
Effect of cover crop termination timing on pools and fluxes of inorganic nitrogen in no-till corn Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Otte, B., Mirsky, S.B., Schomberg, H.H., Davis, B., Tully, K. 2019. Effect of cover crop termination timing on pools and fluxes of inorganic nitrogen in no-till corn. Agronomy Journal. 111:1-11. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.10.0699.
Harvest weed seed control of Italian ryegrass (Lolium perenne ssp multiflorum), common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beam, S.C., Mirsky, S.B., Cahoon, C., Haak, D., Flessner, M. 2019. Harvest weed seed control of Italian ryegrass (Lolium perenne ssp multiflorum), common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia), and Palmer amaranth (Amaranthus palmeri). Weed Technology. 33(4):627–632.
Legume cover crops reduce poultry litter application requirements in organic systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Establishing the relationship of soil nitrogen immobilization to cereal rye residues in a mulched system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, A., Wells, M.S., Dickey, D.A., Hu, S., Maul, J.E., Raskin, D.T., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B. 2019. Establishing the relationship of soil nitrogen immobilization to cereal rye residues in a mulched system. Plant and Soil. 426:95-107.
Cover crop species and cultivars for drill-interseeding in Mid-Atlantic corn and soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caswell, K., Wallace, J.M., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2019. Cover crop species and cultivars for drill-interseeding in Mid-Atlantic corn and soybean. Agronomy Journal. 111(3):1060-1067.
Nitrous oxide emissions increase exponentially with N rate from cover crops and poultry litter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, B.W., Mirsky, S.B., Needelman, B.A., Cavigelli, M.A., Yarwood, S.A. 2018. Nitrous oxide emissions increase exponentially with N rate from cover crops and poultry litter. Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. 272:165-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2018.10.023.
Delineation of agricultural drainage pipe patterns using ground penetrating radar integrated with a real-time kinematic global navigation satellite system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allred, B.J., Wishart, D., Martinez, L.R., Schomberg, H.H., Mirsky, S.B., Meyers, G.E., Elliott, J., Charyton, C. 2018. Delineation of agricultural drainage pipe patterns using ground penetrating radar integrated with a real-time kinematic global navigation satellite system. Agriculture. 8(11):167. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture8110167.
Winter pea, crimson clover, and hairy vetch planted in mixture with small grains in the Southeast USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vann, R., Reberg-Horton, C., Castillo, M., Mirsky, S.B., Mcgee, R.J. 2019. Winter pea, crimson clover, and hairy vetch planted in mixture with small grains in the Southeast USA. Agronomy Journal. 111:805-815.
Cover crops reduce nitrate leaching in agroecosystems: A global meta-analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thapa, R., Mirsky, S.B., Tully, K. 2018. Cover crops reduce nitrate leaching in agroecosystems: A global meta-analysis. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47:1400-1411.
Advancing the sustainability of US agriculture through long-term research Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P.J., Spiegal, S.A., Rigby Jr., J.R., Goslee, S.C., Baker, J.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Boughton, R., Bryant, R.B., Cavigelli, M.A., Derner, J.D., Duncan, E.W., Goodrich, D.C., Huggins, D.R., King, K.W., Liebig, M.A., Locke, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Moglen, G.E., Moorman, T.B., Pierson Jr., F.B., Robertson, G., Sadler, E.J., Shortle, J., Steiner, J.L., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Williams, M.R., Walthall, C.L., Tsegaye, T.D. 2018. Advancing the sustainability of US agriculture through long-term research. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47(6):1412-1425. https://doi.org/doi:10.2134/jeq2018.05.0171.
Crop density effect on interseeded cover crops, weeds, and grain yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Youngerman, C.Z., Ditommaso, A., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2018. Crop density effect on interseeded cover crops, weeds, and grain yield. Agronomy Journal. 110:2478-2487.
Spatial patterns of microbial denitrification genes change in response to poultry litter placement and cover crop species in an agricultural soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bowen, H., Maul, J.E., Poffenberger, H., Mirsky, S.B., Cavigelli, M.A., Yarwood, S. 2018. Spatial patterns of microbial denitrification genes change in response to poultry litter placement and cover crop species in an agricultural soil. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 54:769-781.
Confronting herbicide resistance with cooperative management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evans, J.A., Williams, A., Hager, A.G., Mirsky, S.B., Tranel, P.J., Davis, A.S. 2018. Confronting herbicide resistance with cooperative management. Pest Management Science. 74:2424-2431. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5105.
Biomass production and nitrogen accumulation by hairy vetch/cereal rye mixtures: A meta-analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thapa, R., Poffenbarger, H., Tully, K., Ackroyd, V.J., Kramer, M.H., Mirsky, S.B. 2018. Biomass production and nitrogen accumulation by hairy vetch/cereal rye mixtures: A meta-analysis. Agronomy Journal. 110(4):1197-1208. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.09.0544.
Meteorological and management factors influencing weed abundance during 18 years of organic crop rotations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B., Cavigelli, M.A. 2018. Meteorological and management factors influencing weed abundance during 18 years of organic crop rotations. Weed Science. 1:8. https://doi.org/10.1017/wsc.2018.15.
Near-Infrared Spectroscopic models for analysis of cover crop and forage quality constitutents of winter pea (Pisum sativum L.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, U., Vann, R., Reberg-Horton, C., Castillo, M., Mcgee, R.J., Mirsky, S.B., Sonon, L. 2018. Near-Infrared Spectroscopic models for analysis of cover crop and forage quality constitutents of winter pea (Pisum sativum L.). Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 98)11_:4253-4267. https://doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.8947.
Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in organic and conventional grain crop production: accounting for nutrient inflows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffman, E., Cavigelli, M.A., Gustavo, C., Matthew, R., Ackroyd, V.J., Richard, T.L., Mirsky, S.B. 2018. Energy use and greenhouse gas emissions in organic and conventional grain crop production: accounting for nutrient inflows. Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. 162:89-96.
Characterization of soil nematode communities in three cropping systems through morphological and DNA metabarcoding approaches Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Treonis, A.M., Unangst, S., Kepler, R.M., Buyer, J.S., Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E. 2018. Characterization of soil nematode communities in three cropping systems through morphological and DNA metabarcoding approaches. Scientific Reports. 8:2004. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20366-5.
Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spiegal, S.A., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Archer, D.W., Augustine, D.J., Boughton, E., Boughton, R., Clark, P., Derner, J.D., Duncan, E.W., Cavigelli, M.A., Hapeman, C.J., Harmel, R.D., Heilman, P., Holly, M.A., Huggins, D.R., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Liebig, M.A., Locke, M.A., McCarty, G.W., Millar, N., Mirsky, S.B., Moorman, T.B., Pierson, F.B., Rigby, J.R., Robertson, G., Steiner, J.L., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Wienhold, B.J., Wulfhorts, J., Yost, M., Walthall, C.L. 2018. Evaluating strategies for sustainable intensification of U.S. agriculture through the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research network. Environmental Research Letters. 13(3):034031. https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-9326/aaa779.
Integrated weed management strategies in cover crop-based, organic rotational no-till corn and soybean in the mid-Atlantic region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, J.M., Keene, C.L., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Van Gessel, M.J. 2018. Integrated weed management strategies in cover crop-based, organic rotational no-till corn and soybean in the mid-Atlantic region. Weed Science. 66:94-108.
Evaluation of cover crops drill interseeded into corn across the mid-Atlantic region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Curran, W.S., Hoover, R.J., Mirsky, S.B., Roth, G.W., Ryan, M.R., Ackroyd, V.J., Wallace, J.M., Dempsey, M.A., Pelzer, C.J. 2018. Evaluation of cover crops drill interseeded into corn across the mid-Atlantic region. Agronomy Journal. 110:435-443. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.07.0395.
Tolerance of interseeded annual ryegrass and red clover cover crops to residual herbicides in Mid-Atlantic corn cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallace, J.M., Curran, W.S., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2017. Tolerance of interseeded annual ryegrass and red clover cover crops to residual herbicides in Mid-Atlantic corn cropping systems. Weed Technology. 31:641-650.
Estimating nitrogen mineralization from cover crop mixtures using the Precision Nitrogen Management model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melkonian, J., Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Moebius-Clune, B.N. 2017. Estimating nitrogen mineralization from cover crop mixtures using the Precision Nitrogen Management model. Agronomy Journal. 109:1944-1959.
Crop biomass not species richness drives weed suppression in warm-season annual grass-legume intercrops in the Northeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bybee-Finley, A., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M. 2017. Crop biomass not species richness drives weed suppression in warm-season annual grass-legume intercrops in the Northeast. Weed Science. 65:669-680.
Hairy vetch biomass across the eastern United States: Effects of latitude, seeding rate and date, and termination timing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Ackroyd, V.J., Cordeau, S., Curran, W.S., Hashemi, M., Reberg-Horton, S., Ryan, M., Spargo, J.T. 2017. Hairy vetch biomass across the eastern United States: Effects of latitude, seeding rate and date, and termination timing. Agronomy Journal. 109:1510-1519.
Starter fertilizer for managing cover crop-based organic corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vann, R.A., Reberg-Horton, S., Mirsky, S.B., Poffenbarger, H.J., Zinati, G.M., Moyer, J.B. 2017. Starter fertilizer for managing cover crop-based organic corn. Agronomy Journal. 109:2214-2222.
Characterizing cereal rye biomass and allometric relationships across a range of fall available nitrogen rates in the eastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Curran, W.S., Reberg-Horton, S., Ryan, M., Schomberg, H.H., Ackroyd, V.J. 2017. Characterizing cereal rye biomass and allometric relationships across a range of fall available nitrogen rates in the eastern United States. Agronomy Journal. 109:1520-1531.
A novel approach to estimating nitrous oxide emissions during wetting events from single-timepoint flux measurements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, B.W., Mirsky, S.B., Needelman, B.A., Cavigelli, M.A., Yarwood, S.A., Maul, J.E., Bagley, G.A. 2016. A novel approach to estimating nitrous oxide emissions during wetting events from single-timepoint flux measurements. Journal of Environmental Quality. 46:247-254.
High-residue cultivation timing impact on organic no-till soybean weed management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zinati, G., Mirsky, S.B., Seidel, R., Grantham, A., Moyer, J., Ackroyd, V. 2017. High-residue cultivation timing impact on organic no-till soybean weed management. Weed Technology. 31:320-329.
Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geene, C., Curran, W.S., Wallace, J., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., VanGessel, M., Barbercheck, M. 2017. Cover crop termination timing is critical in organic rotational no-till systems. Agronomy Journal. 109:272-282.
Organic and conventional farmers differ in their perspective on cover crop use and breeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wayman, S., Kucek, L.K., Mirsky, S.B., Ackroyd, V., Cordeau, S., Ryan, M.R. 2016. Organic and conventional farmers differ in their perspective on cover crop use and breeding. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 32:376-385.
In situ validation of fungal N translocation to cereal rye mulches under no-till soybean production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, M.S., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E., Hu, S. 2017. In situ validation of fungal N translocation to cereal rye mulches under no-till soybean production. Plant and Soil. 410:153-165.
Transdisciplinary weed research: new leverage on challenging weed problems? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, N.R., Schut, M., Graham, S., Barney, J., Childs, D., Christensen, S., Cousens, R., Davis, A.S., Eisenberg, H., Ervin, D., Mirsky, S.B. 2016. Transdisciplinary weed research: new leverage on challenging weed problems? Weed Research. 56:345-358.
Organic supplemental nitrogen sources for field corn production after a hairy vetch cover crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Meisinger, J.J., Ackroyd, V. 2016. Organic supplemental nitrogen sources for field corn production after a hairy vetch cover crop. Agronomy Journal. 108:1992-2002.
Functional diversity in summer annual grass and legume intercrops in the Northeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bybee-Finley, K., Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R. 2016. Functional diversity in summer annual grass and legume intercrops in the Northeastern United States. Crop Science. 56:2775-2790.
The Lower Chesapeake Bay LTAR: A coastal urban-agricultural region - (Abstract Only)
Mccarty, G.W., Alfieri, J.G., Cavigelli, M.A., Cosh, M.H., Hapeman, C.J., Kustas, W.P., Maul, J.E., Mirsky, S.B., Pooler, M.R., Sadeghi, A.M., Schomberg, H.H., Timlin, D.J. 2015. The Lower Chesapeake Bay LTAR: A coastal urban-agricultural region. Geological Society of America Meeting. CDROM.
Cover crop and poultry litter management influence spatiotemporal availability of topsoil nitrogen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Kramer, M.H., Weil, R.R., Meisinger, J.J., Cavigelli, M.A., Spargo, J.T. 2015. Cover crop and poultry litter management influence spatiotemporal availability of topsoil nitrogen. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 79:1660-1673.
Legume proportions, poultry litter, and tillage effects on cover crop decomposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Weil, R.R., Kramer, M.H., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A. 2015. Legume proportions, poultry litter, and tillage effects on cover crop decomposition. Agronomy Journal. 107:2083-2096.
Biomass and nitrogen accumulation of hairy vetch-cereal rye cover crop mixtures as influenced by species proportions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E., Weil, R.R., Kramer, M.H., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A. 2015. Biomass and nitrogen accumulation of hairy vetch-cereal rye cover crop mixtures as influenced by species proportions. Agronomy Journal. doi: 10.2134/agronj14.0462.
Planting date impacts on soil water management, plant growth, and weeds in cover-crop-based no-till corn production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, M.S., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B. 2016. Planting date impacts on soil water management, plant growth, and weeds in cover-crop-based no-till corn production. Agronomy Journal. 108:162-170.
Effectiveness of herbicides for control of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa) in winter wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Curran, W.S., Wallace, J.M., Mirsky, S.B., Crockett, B. 2015. Effectiveness of herbicides for control of hairy vetch (Vicia villosa) in winter wheat. Weed Technology. DOI: 10.1614/WT-D-14-00139.1.
Hairy vetch seedbank persistence and implications for cover crop management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Wallace, J.M., Curran, W.S., Crockett, B.C. 2015. Hairy vetch seedbank persistence and implications for cover crop management. Agronomy Journal. DOI:10.2134/agronj14.0523.
Tillage and planting date effects on weed dormancy, emergence, and early growth in organic corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B. 2015. Tillage and planting date effects on weed dormancy, emergence, and early growth in organic corn. Weed Science. 63(2):477-490. DOI: 10.1614/WS-D-14-00112.1.
Nitrogen competition between corn and weeds in soils under organic and conventional management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poffenbarger, H.J., Mirsky, S.B., Teasdale, J.R., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Kramer, M.H. 2015. Nitrogen competition between corn and weeds in soils under organic and conventional management. Weed Science. 63(2):461-476.
Biologically based fertilizer recommendations to meet yield expectations and preserve water quality - (Abstract Only)
Remote sensing with simulated unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunt Jr, E.R., Daughtry, C.S., Mirsky, S.B. 2014. Remote sensing with simulated unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications. IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 7(11):4566-4571.
Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop-based no-till soybean production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, S., Reberg-Horton, C., Mirsky, S.B. 2014. Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop-based no-till soybean production. Weed Science. 62(3):501-511. DOI: 10.1614/WS-D-13-00142.1.
Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop based no-till soybean production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, M.S., Reberg-Horton, S.C., Mirsky, S.B. 2014. Cultural strategies for managing weeds and soil moisture in cover crop based no-till soybean production. Weed Science. 62:501-511.
Roadmap to increased cover crop adoption - (Proceedings)
Stockwell, R., Baas, D., Bitan, E., Blackmer, T., Bryant, L., Gurwick, N., Mirsky, S.B., Mitchel, P., Sibbing, J., Sundermeier, A., Widman, N., Baloun, D., Fisher, B. 2013. Roadmap to increased cover crop adoption. Weed Technology. 1:1-12.
Rolled cover crop mulches for organic corn and soybean production ()
Reberg-Horton, C., Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Grossman, J., Kornecki, T.S., Webster, T.M., Price, A.J., Meijer, A., Place, G. 2013. Rolled cover crop mulches for organic corn and soybean production. Weed Technology. 8:38-41.
Remote sensing with unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications - (Proceedings)
Hunt Jr, E.R., Daughtry, C.S., Mirsky, S.B., Hively, D.W. 2013. Remote sensing with unmanned aircraft systems for precision agriculture applications. Proceedings of the 2013 Second International Conference on Agro-Geoinformatics, August 12-16, 2013, Fairfax, Virginia. IEEE, p.131-134.
Towards a no-till no-spray future? Introduction to a symposium on nonchemical weed management for reduced-tillage cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brainard, D., Haramoto, E., Williams, M.M. II, Mirsky, S.B. 2013. Towards a no-till no-spray future? Introduction to a symposium on nonchemical weed management for reduced-tillage cropping systems. Weed Technology. 27:190-192.
Organic management systems to enhance ecosystem services Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Teasdale, J.R., Spargo, J.T., Doran, J.W. 2013. Organic management systems to enhance ecosystem services. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 28:145-159.
Overcoming weed management challenges in cover crop-based organic rotational no-till soybean production in the Eastern US - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Teasdale, J.R., Reberg-Horton, C.R., Curran, W.S., Spargo, J.T., Wells, S.M., Keene, C.K., Moyer, J.W. 2013. Overcoming weed management challenges in cover crop-based organic rotational no-till soybean production in the Eastern US. Weed Technology. 27(1):193-203.
Effects of management type and timing on weed suppression in soybean no-till planted into rolled-crimped cereal rye - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nord, E., Ryan, M.R., Curran, W.R., Mortensen, D.R., Mirsky, S.B. 2012. Effects of management type and timing on weed suppression in soybean no-till planted into rolled-crimped cereal rye. Weed Science. 60(4):624-633.
Linking a Germplasm Collection of the Cover Crop Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to Traits Related to Improved Nitrogen Fixation - (Proceedings)
Maul, J.E., Mothapo, N., Grossman, J., Mirsky, S.B., Emche, S.E., Devine, T.E. 2012. Linking a Germplasm Collection of the Cover Crop Hairy Vetch (Vicia villosa Roth) to Traits Related to Improved Nitrogen Fixation. Meeting Proceedings. 51: 2615-2625.
Reduced-tillage organic corn production in a hairy vetch cover crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Maul, J.E. 2012. Reduced-tillage organic corn production in a hairy vetch cover crop. Agronomy Journal. 104:621-628.
Permanganate oxidizable carbon reflects a processed soil fraction that is sensitive to management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Culman, S.W., Snapp, S.S., Freeman, M.A., Schipanski, M.E., Beniston, J., Lal, R., Drinkwater, L.E., Franzluebbers, A.J., Glover, J.D., Grandy, A.S., Lee, J., Six, J., Maul, J.E., Mirsky, S.B., Spargo, J.T., Wander, M.M. 2012. Permanganate oxidizable carbon reflects a processed soil fraction that is sensitive to management. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76:494-504.
Conservation tillage issues: cover crop-based organic rotational no-till grain production in the mid-atlantic region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Ryan, M.R., Curran, W.S., Teasdale, J.R., Maul, J.E., Spargo, J.T., Moyer, J., Grantham, A.M., Weber, D.C., Way, T.R. 2012. Conservation tillage issues: cover crop-based organic rotational no-till grain production in the mid-atlantic region. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 27(1):31–40. DOI:10.1017/S1742170511000457.
The general ensemble biogeochemical modeling system (GEMS) and its applications to agriculture systems in the United States ()
Liu, S., Mccarty, G.W., Mirsky, S.B., Ochsner, T., Baumgart-Getz, A., Prokopy, L.S., Shao, G., Chan, S., Njoku, E., Kerr, Y., Allen, R.G., Morse, A., Shi, J. 2012. The general ensemble biogeochemical modeling system (GEMS) and its applications to agriculture systems in the United States. Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases. Amsterdam:Elsevier p. 309-323.
Integrating multiple tactics for managing weeds in high residue no-till soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nord, E.A., Curran, W.S., Mortensen, D., Mirsky, S.B., Jones, B.P. 2011. Integrating multiple tactics for managing weeds in high residue no-till soybean. Agronomy Journal. 103(5):1542-1551.
Effects of seeding rate and poultry litter on weed suppression from a rolled cereal rye cover crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, M.R., Curran, W.S., Grantham, A.M., Hunsberger, L.K., Mirsky, S.B., Mortensen, D.A., Nord, E.A. 2011. Effects of Seeding Rate and Poultry Litter on Weed Suppression From a Rolled Cereal Rye Cover Crop. Weed Science. 59:438-444.
Mineralizable soil nitrogen and labile soil organic matter in diverse long-term cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spargo, J.T., Cavigelli, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E., Meisinger, J.J. 2011. Mineralizable soil nitrogen and labile soil organic matter in diverse long-term cropping systems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 90:253-266.
Evaluating a core germplasm collection of the cover crop hairy vetch for use in sustainable farming systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maul, J.E., Mirsky, S.B., Emche, S.E., Devine, T.E. 2011. Evaluating a core germplasm collection of the cover crop hairy vetch for use in sustainable farming systems. Crop Science. 51:2615-2625.
Potential synergistic effects of cereal rye biomass and soybean planting density on weed suppression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, M.R., Mirsky, S.B., Mortensen, D.A., Teasdale, J.R., Curran, W.S. 2011. Potential synergistic effects of cereal rye biomass and soybean planting density on weed suppression. Weed Science. 59:238-246.
Management filters and species traits: Weed community assembly in long-term organic and conventional systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, M.R., Smith, R., Mirsky, S.B., Mortensen, D.A., Seidel, R. 2010. Management filters and species traits: Weed community assembly in long-term organic and conventional systems. Weed Science. 58(3):265-277.
Reducing the germinable weed seedbank with soil disturbance and cover crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Gallandt, E.R., Mortensen, D.A., Curran, W.S., Shumway, D.L. 2010. Reducing the germinable weed seedbank with soil disturbance and cover crops. Weed Research. 50:341-352.
Global Warming Potential of Organic and Conventional Grain Cropping Systems in the mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. - (Proceedings)
Cavigelli, M.A., Djurickovic, M., Rasmann, C., Spargo, J.T., Mirsky, S.B., Maul, J.E. 2009. Global Warming Potential of Organic and Conventional Grain Cropping Systems in the mid-Atlantic Region of the U.S. In: Proceedings of the Farming Systems Design Conference, August 25, 2009, Monterey, California, p.51-52.
Elucidating the apparent maize tolerance to weed competition in long-term organically managed systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, M., Mortensen, D., Bastiaans, L., Teasdale, J.R., Mirsky, S.B., Curren, W., Seidel, R., Wilson, D.O., Hepperly, P.R. 2010. Elucidating the apparent maize tolerance to weed competition in long-term organically managed systems. Weed Research. 50(1):25-36.
Control of cereal rye with a roller/crimper as influenced by cover crop phenology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mirsky, S.B., Curran, W.S., Mortensen, D.A., Ryan, M.R., Shumway, D.L. 2009. Control of cereal rye with a roller/crimper as influenced by cover crop phenology. Agronomy Journal. 101(6):1589-1596.
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