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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Mark Borchardt
Environmentally Integrated Dairy Management Research
Microbiology

Phone: (715) 387-4943
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2615 Yellowstone Drive
MADISON , WI 544490000

Projects
Improving Nutrient Use Efficiency and Mitigating Nutrient and Pathogen Losses from Dairy Production Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 431196
DEVELOPMENT OF A COLLABORATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY LABORATORY TO SUPPORT ARS/USGS WI WATER SCIENCE CTR-SPECIFIC RESEARCH ACTIVITIES
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 422737
Quantitative Microbial Risk Assessment for Estimating Setback Distance from Spray Irrigation of Liquid Manure
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 427809
Utilizing the University of Wisconsin Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 431113
Statistical Designs and Methods
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426214
ASSESSMENT OF NEW SAND VS. RECYCLED PRODUCTS OF MANURE SEPARATION AS BEDDING MATERIALS FOR LACTATING COWS IN FREESTALL HOUSING
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421662

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Detection of hepatitis E virus and other livestock-related pathogens in Iowa streams -
Givens, C.E., Kolpin, D.W., Borchardt, M.A., Duris, J.W., Moorman, T.B., Spencer, S.K. 2016. Detection of hepatitis E virus and other livestock-related pathogens in Iowa streams. Science of the Total Environment. 566-567:1042-1051. doi: 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2016.05-123.
Assessment of different bedding systems for lactating cows in freestall housing -
Su, H., Esser, N.M., Coblentz, W.K., Borchardt, M.A., Jokela, W.E., Akins, M.S. 2016. Assessment of different bedding systems for lactating cows in freestall housing. Journal of Dairy Science. ADSA/ASAS Joint Annual Meeting, July 19-23, 2016. Salt Lake City, UT.
Determining the 95% limit of detection for waterborne pathogen analyses from primary concentration to qPCR Reprint Icon -
Stokdyk, J.P., Firnstahl, A.D., Spencer, S.K., Burch, T.R., Borchardt, M.A. 2016. Determining the 95% limit of detection for waterborne pathogen analyses from primary concentration to qPCR. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 96:105-113.
Human and bovine viruses and bacteria at three great lakes beaches: Environmental variable associations and health risk -
Corsi, S.R., Borchardt, M.A., Carvin, R.B., Burch, T., Spencer, S.K., Lutz, M.A., McDermott, C.M., Busse, K., Kleinheinz, G.T., Zhu, J. 2015. Human and bovine viruses and bacteria at three great lakes beaches: Environmental variable associations and health risk. Environmental Science and Technology. 50:987-995.
Ammonia emission during irrigation of dairy manure -
Jokela, W.E., Sherman, J.F., Borchardt, M.A., Cavadini, J.S. 2015. Ammonia emission during irrigation of dairy manure. Meeting Abstract. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI.
Effects of dairy slurry application and bale moisture concentration on voluntary intake and digestibility of alfalfa silage by sheep -
Clark, J.K., Shanks, B.C., Caldwell, J.D., Coffey, K.P., Coblentz, W.K., Muck, R.E., Phillip, D., Borchardt, M.A., Rhein, R.T., Jokela, W.E. 2015. Effects of dairy slurry application and bale moisture concentration on voluntary intake and digestibility of alfalfa silage by sheep. Journal of Dairy Science. 98:615.
Application of dairy slurry on alfalfa fields, and subsequent effects on nutritive value and silage fermentation characteristics of the harvested forage -
Coblentz, W.K., Muck, R.E., Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Jokela, W.E., Bertram, M.G., Coffey, K.P. 2014. Application of dairy slurry on alfalfa fields, and subsequent effects on nutritive value and silage fermentation characteristics of the harvested forage. Popular Publication. Midwest Forage Assn. Project Reports 2013.
Effects of dairy slurry on silage fermentation characteristics and nutritive value of alfalfa Reprint Icon -
Coblentz, W.K., Muck, R.E., Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Jokela, W.E., Bertram, M.G., Coffey, K.P. 2014. Effects of dairy slurry on silage fermentation characteristics and nutritive value of alfalfa. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:7197-7211.
Simultaneous concentration of bovine viruses and agricultural zoonotic bacteria from water using sodocalcic glass wool filters -
Pathogen transport modeling during spray irrigation of liquid manure in Wisconsin -
Liang, Y., Larson, R.A., Zopp, Z.P., Borchardt, M.A., Choi, C.Y. 2014. Pathogen transport modeling during spray irrigation of liquid manure in Wisconsin. Meeting Proceedings. July 13-16, 2014.
Methods for virus recovery in water -
Human and bovine viruses in the Milwaukee river watershed: hydrologically relevant representation and relations with environmental variables -
Corsi, S.R., Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Hughes, P.E., Baldwin, A.K. 2014. Human and bovine viruses in the Milwaukee river watershed: hydrologically relevant representation and relations with environmental variables. Science of the Total Environment. 490:849-860.
Effects of dairy slurry on the nutritive value and fermentation characteristics of alfalfa silages -
Coblentz, W.K., Muck, R.E., Borchardt, M.A., Jokela, W.E., Bertram, M.G. 2014. Effects of dairy slurry on the nutritive value and fermentation characteristics of alfalfa silages. Journal of Dairy Science. Joint Meeting of ADSA and ASAS, July 20-24, 2014. Kansas City, MO..
Application of dairy slurry on alfalfa fields, and subsequent effects on nutritive value and silage fermentation characteristics of the harvested forage -
Coblentz, W.K., Muck, R.E., Borchardt, M.A., Jokela, W.E., Bertram, M. 2014. Application of dairy slurry on alfalfa fields, and subsequent effects on nutritive value and silage fermentation characteristics of the harvested forage. Forage Focus. p. 22.
Improved HF183 quantitative real-time PCR assay for characterization of human fecal pollution in ambient surface water samples -
Green, H.C., Haugland, R.A., Varma, M., Millen, H.T., Borchardt, M.A., Field, K.G., Walters, W.A., Knight, R., Kelty, C.A., Shanks, O.C. 2014. Improved HF183 quantitative real-time PCR assay for characterization of human fecal pollution in ambient surface water samples. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80:3086-3094.
Pathogen transport modeling during spray irrigation of liquid manure in wisconsin -
Liang, Y., Larson, R.A., Zopp, Z.P., Borchardt, M.A., Choi, C.Y. 2014. Pathogen transport modeling during spray irrigation of liquid manure in wisconsin. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers. jULY 13-16, 2014.
Surface runoff from manured cropping systems assessed by the paired-watershed method, part 2: pathogen transport -
Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Jokela, W.E. 2014. Surface runoff from manured cropping systems assessed by the paired-watershed method, part 2: pathogen transport. American Water Resources Association Conference Proceedings. March 13-14, 2014.
Characterization of preferential flow pathways in a siliciclastic aquifer system using human enteric viruses and groundwater geochemistry -
Gellasch, C.A., Borchardt, M.A., Bradbury, K.R., Spencer, S.K., Bahr, J.M. 2014. Characterization of preferential flow pathways in a siliciclastic aquifer system using human enteric viruses and groundwater geochemistry. Geological Society of America Meeting. March 23-25, 2014.
Effects of precipitation events on virus presence in groundwater -
Gotkowitz, M.B., Bradbury, K.R., Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Krause, J.J. 2014. Effects of precipitation events on virus presence in groundwater. American Water Resources Association Conference Proceedings. March 13-14, 2014.
Surface runoff from manured cropping systems assessed by the paired-watershed method, part 1: P, N, and sediment transport -
Jokela, W.E., Casler, M.D., Bertram, M.G., Borchardt, M.A. 2014. Surface runoff from manured cropping systems assessed by the paired-watershed method, part 1: P, N, and sediment transport. American Water Resources Association Conference Proceedings. March 13-14, 2014.
From the ground up: groundwater, surface water runoff, and air as pathogen routes for food contamination -
Borchardt, M.A. 2014. From the ground up: groundwater, surface water runoff, and air as pathogen routes for food contamination. Symposium Proceedings. 53:125.
Viruses as groundwater tracers: using ecohydrology to characterize short travel times in aquifers -
Hunt, R.J., Borchardt, M.A., Bradbury, K.R. 2014. Viruses as groundwater tracers: using ecohydrology to characterize short travel times in aquifers. Ground Water. 52:187-193.
Accumulation and inactivation of avian influenza virus by the filter feeding invertebrate daphnia magna -
Meixell, B.W., Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K. 2013. Accumulation and inactivation of avian influenza virus by the filter feeding invertebrate daphnia magna. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79:7249-7255.
Drinking water systems, hydrology, and childhood gastrointestinal illness in central and northern Wisconsin -
Uejio, C.K., Yale, S.H., Malecki, K., Borchardt, M.A., Anderson, H.A., Patz, J.A. 2014. Drinking water systems, hydrology, and childhood gastrointestinal illness in central and northern Wisconsin. American Journal of Public Health. 104:639-646.
Ranking filter methods for concentrating pathogens in lake water Reprint Icon -
Borchardt, M.A., Kieke, B.A., Spencer, S.K. 2013. Ranking filter methods for concentrating pathogens in lake water. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 79:5418-5419.
Source and transport of human enteric viruses in deep municipal water supply wells Reprint Icon -
Bradbury, K.R., Borchardt, M.A., Gotkowitz, M., Spencer, S.K., Zhu, J., Hunt, R.J. 2013. Source and transport of human enteric viruses in deep municipal water supply wells. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 47:4096-4103.
Inactivation of dairy manure-borne pathogens by anaerobic digestion -
Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Larson, R.A., Alkan-Ozkaynak, A. 2013. Inactivation of dairy manure-borne pathogens by anaerobic digestion. Meeting Abstract. May 18-21, 2013.
Improved HF183 reverse primer and probe for greater analytical sensitivity of human bacteroides in the environment -
Millen, H.T., Spencer, S.K., Shanks, O.C., Green, H.C., Haugland, R.A., Gonnering, J.C., Borchardt, M.A. 2013. Improved HF183 reverse primer and probe for greater analytical sensitivity of human bacteroides in the environment. Meeting Abstract. May 18-21, 2013.
Contaminant transport pathways between urban sewer networks and water supply wells -
Gotkowitz, M.B., Bradbury, K.R., Borchardt, M.A. 2013. Contaminant transport pathways between urban sewer networks and water supply wells. Meeting Abstract. March 7-8, 2013.
Basic QA/QC information required for reporting real-time quantitative PCR data for drinking water quality -
Gibson, K.E., Borchardt, M.A. 2013. Basic QA/QC information required for reporting real-time quantitative PCR data for drinking water quality. Journal of American Water Works Association. 105 (1): 45-47.
Risk of viral acute gastrointestinal illness from non-disinfected drinking water distribution systems -
Lambertini, E., Borchardt, M.A., Kieke, B.A., Spencer, S.K., Loge, F.J. 2012. Risk of viral acute gastrointestinal illness from non-disinfected drinking water distribution systems. Environmental Science and Technology. 46:9299-9307.
Viruses in non-disinfected drinking water from municipal wells are related to community rates of acute gastrointestinal illness -
Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Kieke, B.A., Lambertini, E., Loge, F.J. 2012. Viruses in non-disinfected drinking water from municipal wells are related to community rates of acute gastrointestinal illness. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 120:1272-1279.
Comparative effectiveness of membrane bioreactors, conventional secondary treatment, and disinfection to remove microorganisms from municipal wastewaters -
Francy, D.S., Stelzer, E.A., Bushon, R.N., Brady, A.M., Williston, A.G., Riddell, K.R., Borchardt, M.A., Spencer, S.K., Gellner, T.M. 2012. Comparative effectiveness of membrane bioreactors, conventional secondary treatment, and disinfection to remove microorganisms from municipal wastewaters. Water Research. 46:4164-4178.
Measuring and mitigating inhibition during real-time, quantitative PCR analysis of viral nucleic acid extracts from large-volume environmental water samples -
Gibson, K.E., Schwab, K.J., Spencer, S.K., Borchardt, M.A. 2012. Measuring and mitigating inhibition during real-time, quantitative PCR analysis of viral nucleic acid extracts from large-volume environmental water samples. Water Research. 46:4281-4291.
Pathogen transport in surface runoff from manured agricultural fields -
Borchardt, M.A., Jokela, W.E., Spencer, S.K. 2012. Pathogen transport in surface runoff from manured agricultural fields. Meeting Abstract. September 23-26, 2012.
Glass wool filters for concentrating waterborne viruses and agricultural zoonotic pathogens -
Millen, H., Gonnering, J., Berg, R., Spencer, S.K., Jokela, W.E., Pearce, J.M., Borchardt, J.S., Borchardt, M.A. 2012. Glass wool filters for concentrating waterborne viruses and agricultural zoonotic pathogens. Journal of Visualized Experiments. DOI: 10.3791/3930.
When it hits the fan: Pathogens from human and bovine sources in the environment -
Borchardt, M.A. 2012. When it hits the fan: Pathogens from human and bovine sources in the environment. Symposium Proceedings. Volume 51:2-3.
Viruses in non-disinfected groundwater supplying municipal drinking water and the human health risk -
Viruses in non-disinfected groundwater used for municipal drinking water and the incidence of acute gastrointestinal illness -
Hydrogeological and statistical evidence for wide-spread enteric virus contamination of deep municipal wells -
Human and bovine viruses in urban and rural streams: Hydrologic and season patterns of wastewater influence -
Evaluation of mechanisms that might control transport of wastewater contaminants in bedrock multi-aquifer systems -
Quantifying viruses and bacteria in wastewater - results, quality control, and interpretation methods -
Francy, D.S., Stelzer, E.A., Bushon, R.N., Brady, A.M., Mailot, B.E., Spencer, S.K., Borchardt, M.A., Elber, A.G., Riddell, K.R., Gellner, T.M. 2011. Quantifying viruses and bacteria in wastewater - results, quality control, and interpretation methods. United States Geological Survey Technical Report. 5150, 44p.
Lachnospiraceae- and Bacteroidales alternative fecal indicators reveal chronic human sewage contamination in an urban harbor -
Newton, R.J., Vandewalle, J., Borchardt, M.A., Gorelick, M.H., Mclellan, S.L. 2011. Lachnospiraceae- and Bacteroidales alternative fecal indicators reveal chronic human sewage contamination in an urban harbor. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 77:6972-6981.
Virus contamination from operation and maintenance practices in small drinking water distribution systems -
Lambertini, E., Spencer, S.K., Kieke, B.A., Loge, F.J., Borchardt, M.A. 2011. Virus contamination from operation and maintenance practices in small drinking water distribution systems. Journal of Water and Health. 9:799-812.
Method 1615 measurment of Enterovirus and Norovirus occurrence in water by culture and qRT-PCR -
Fout, G.S., Brinkman, N.E., Cashdollar, J.L., Griffin, S.M., Mcminn, B.R., Rhodes, E.R., Varughese, E.A., Grimm, A.G., Spencer, S.K., Borchardt, M.A. 2011. Method 1615 measurment of Enterovirus and Norovirus occurrence in water by culture and qRT-PCR. Government Publication/Report. EPA/600/R-10/181.
Pathogen losses in surface runoff from dairy manure applied to corn fields -
Borchardt, M.A., Jokela, W.E., Spencer, S.K. 2011. Pathogen losses in surface runoff from dairy manure applied to corn fields. American Society for Microbiology. Abstract #1436.
Human viruses as tracers of wastewater pathways into deep municipal wells -
Bradbury, K.R., Borchardt, M.A., Gotkowski, M., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Human viruses as tracers of wastewater pathways into deep municipal wells. Government Publication/Report. Final Report to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Open-File Report 2010-04A, 47p.
Presence of human enteric viruses in deep urban groundwater -
Bradbury, K., Borchardt, M.A., Gotkowitz, M.B., Hunt, R., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Presence of human enteric viruses in deep urban groundwater. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 42, No. 5, page 378.
Groundwater sampling methods using glass wool filtration to trace human enteric viruses in Madison, Wisconsin -
Gellasch, C.A., Bahr, J.M., Borchardt, M.A., Bradbury, K.E., Chase, P.M., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Groundwater sampling methods using glass wool filtration to trace human enteric viruses in Madison, Wisconsin. Geological Society of America Meeting. Vol. 42, No. 5, p. 603.
Identifying pathways for sanitary sewer pathogens to reach deep water supply wells in Madison, Wisconsin -
Gellasch, C.A., Bradbury, K.R., Bahr, J.M., Borchardt, M.A., Alexander, E. 2010. Identifying pathways for sanitary sewer pathogens to reach deep water supply wells in Madison, Wisconsin. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 42, No. 5, page 378.
Assessment of Sewer Source Contamination of Drinking Water Wells Using Tracers and Human Enteric Viruses -
Hunt, R.J., Borchardt, M.A., Richards, K.D., Spencer, S.K. 2010. Assessment of Sewer Source Contamination of Drinking Water Wells Using Tracers and Human Enteric Viruses. Environmental Science and Technology. Environ. Sci. Technol.44:7956-7963..
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