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Joseph Massey
Delta Water Management Research
Research Agronomist

Phone: (870) 680-8317
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504 University Loop East
Jonesboro, AR 724010000

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Projects
Optimizing the Management of Irrigated Cropping Systems in the Lower Mississippi River Basin
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 441813
Life After the Flood: Disrupting Rice Farming by Integrating Automated, LoT-Irrigation Technologies into a Low-Water-Use Production System
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 442849
Economic Analysis Support for Water Use Data Related to the Arkansas Groundwater Initiative
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437634
Improving Water Use Efficiency and Grain Yield of Furrow-Irrigated Rice
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 440601

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Early cascade rice irrigation shutoff (ECIS) conserves water: implications for cascade flood automation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Massey, J., Smith, M., Jardim, T., Avila, L., Hashem, A., Reba, M.L. 2022. Early cascade rice irrigation shutoff (ECIS) conserves water: implications for cascade flood automation. Irrigation Science. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-022-00821-y.
Land-forming for irrigation (LFI) on a lowland soil protects rice yields while improving irrigation distribution uniformity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bueno, M.V., Roel, A.R., Faria, L.C., Massey, J., Parfitt, J.M. 2022. Land-forming for irrigation (LFI) on a lowland soil protects rice yields while improving irrigation distribution uniformity. Precision Agriculture. 2022. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-022-09946-8.
Irrigation water management tools and alternative irrigation sources trends and perceptions by farmers from the Delta regions of the Lower Mississippi River Basin in South Central USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quintana-Ashwell, N., Gholson, D., Kaur, G., Krutz, L., Henry, C.G., Cooke, Iii, T., Massey, J., Reba, M.L., Locke, M.A. 2022. Irrigation water management tools and alternative irrigation sources trends and perceptions by farmers from the Delta regions of the Lower Mississippi River Basin in South Central USA. Agronomy. 12(4):894. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy12040894.
Direct comparisons of four irrigation systems on commercial rice farm: irrigation water use efficiencies and water dynamics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Massey, J., Reba, M.L., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Chiu, Y., Payne, G.K. 2022. Direct comparisons of four irrigation systems on commercial rice farm: irrigation water use efficiencies and water dynamics. Agricultural Water Management. 266:107606. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2022.107606.
Determining nitrogen deficiencies for maize using various remote sensing indices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burns, B., Green, S., Hashem, A., Massey, J., Shew, A., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Milad, M. 2022. Determining nitrogen deficiencies for maize using various remote sensing indices. Precision Agriculture. 23:791-811. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11119-021-09861-4.
Effects of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 Concentration and Water Regime on Rice Yield, Water Use Efficiency, and Arsenic and Cadmium Accumulation in Grain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avila, L., Balbinot, A., Feijo, A., Fipke, M., Rockenbach, D., Massey, J., Camargo, E., Mesko, M., Scaglioni, P. 2021. Effects of Elevated Atmospheric CO2 Concentration and Water Regime on Rice Yield, Water Use Efficiency, and Arsenic and Cadmium Accumulation in Grain. Agricultural Water Management. 11/705. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11080705.
Assessing seasonal methane and nitrous oxide emissions from furrow irrigated rice with cover crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Karki, S., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Massey, J., Reba, M.L. 2021. Assessing seasonal methane and nitrous oxide emissions from furrow irrigated rice with cover crops. Popular Publication. 11,261;1-15. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture11030261.
Response of soil microbial communities to winter cover crops in row-irrigated rice. - (Abstract Only)
Kandanool, D., Green, V.S., Massey, J., Veum, K.S. 2020. Response of soil microbial communities to winter cover crops in row-irrigated rice [abstract]. Proceedings of the ASA-CSA-SSSA International Annual Meeting, November 9-30, 2020, virtual. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2020am/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/126256
Methane Flux Measurement in Rice by Static Flux Chamber and Eddy Covariance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Fong, B.N., Rijal, I., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Chiu, Y., Massey, J. 2020. Methane Flux Measurement in Rice by Static Flux Chamber and Eddy Covariance. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20119.
Surface irrigation in the Lower Mississippi River Basin: trends and innovation - (Abstract Only)
Surface irrigation in the Lower Mississippi River Basin: Trends and Innovations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Massey, J. 2020. Surface irrigation in the Lower Mississippi River Basin: Trends and Innovations. Transactions of the ASABE. 63(5): 1305-1314. https://doi.org/10.13031/trans.13970.
Raised seedbeds and irrigation increase the yield of soybean rotated with rice in lowland of Southern Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cassol, G.V., Marchesan, E., Massey, J., Robaina, A.D., Trivisiol, V.S., Werle, I., Gollo, E., Giacomeli, R. 2020. Raised seedbeds and irrigation increase the yield of soybean rotated with rice in lowland of Southern Brazil. Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira. 55. https://doi.org/10.1590/s1678-3921.pab2020.v55.01398.
Improving the drainage and irrigation efficiency of lowland soils: land-forming options for southern Brazil. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bueno, M.V., De Campos, A.S., Da Silva, J.T., Massey, J., Timm, L.C., Faria, L.C., Parfitt, J.M. 2020. Improving the drainage and irrigation efficiency of lowland soils: land-forming options for southern Brazil.. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 146. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001483.
Initial findings from agricultural water quality monitoring at the edge-of-field in Arkansas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Aryal, N., Teague, T.G., Massey, J. 2020. Initial findings from agricultural water quality monitoring at the edge-of-field in Arkansas. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.75.3.291.
Impact of alternative irrigation practices on rice quality Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graham-Acquahh, S., Siebenmorgen, T.J., Reba, M.L., Massey, J., Mauromoustakos, A., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., January, R., Burgos, R., Baltz-Gray, J. 2019. Impact of alternative irrigation practices on rice quality. Cereal Chemistry. 96:815-823. https://doi.org/10.1002/cche.10182.
Using rainfall analysis to manage freeboard and increase rainfall capture for multiple-inlet rice irrigation in the Lower Mississippi River Valley Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Massey, J., Smith, M.C., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Reba, M.L., Avila, L.A. 2019. Using rainfall analysis to manage freeboard and increase rainfall capture for multiple-inlet rice irrigation in the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 145(8). https://doi.org/10.1061/%28ASCE%29IR.1943-4774.0001403.
Trends in the construction of on-farm irrigation reservoirs in response to aquifer decline in eastern Arkansas: Implications for conjunctive water resource management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yaeger, M., Massey, J., Reba, M.L., Adviento-Borbe, A.A. 2018. Trends in the construction of on-farm irrigation reservoirs in response to aquifer decline in eastern Arkansas: Implications for conjunctive water resource management. Agricultural Water Management. 208:373-383. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.06.040.
Validation of a spectrophotometric procedure for determining nitrate in water samples Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Iseyemi, O., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Haas, L., Farris, J.L., Reba, M.L., Massey, J. 2018. Validation of a spectrophotometric procedure for determining nitrate in water samples. Journal of Environmental and Toxicological Studies. 2(1):1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.16966/2576-6430.113.
Expected irrigation reductions using multiple-inlet rice irrigation under rainfall conditions in the lower Mississippi River Valley Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Massey, J., Smith, M.C., Vieira, D.A., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Reba, M.L., Vories, E.D. 2018. Expected irrigation reductions using multiple-inlet rice irrigation under rainfall conditions in the lower Mississippi River Valley. Journal of Irrigation and Drainage Engineering. 144(7):04018016-1-04018016-13. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)IR.1943-4774.0001303.
Aquifer depletion in the Lower Mississippi River Basin: challenges and solutions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reba, M.L., Massey, J., Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Leslie, D.L., Yaeger, M., Andres, M., Ferris, J. 2017. Aquifer depletion in the Lower Mississippi River Basin: challenges and solutions. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 162(1):128-139. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1936-704X.2017.03264.x.
On-farm irrigation reservoirs in two Arkansas critical groundwater regions: A comparative inventory Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yaeger, M.A., Reba, M.L., Massey, J., Adviento-Borbe, A.A. 2017. On-farm irrigation reservoirs in two Arkansas critical groundwater regions: A comparative inventory. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 33(6):869-878. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.12352.
Water quality of surface runoff and lint yield in cotton under furrow irrigation in Northeast Arkansas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adviento-Borbe, A.A., Barnes, B., Iseyemi, O., Mann, A., Reba, M.L., Robertson, J., Massey, J., Teague, T. 2018. Water quality of surface runoff and lint yield in cotton under furrow irrigation in Northeast Arkansas. Science of the Total Environment. 613-614:81-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2017.09.020.
Using alternate wetting & drying (AWD) rice flooding management - (Experiment Station)
Henry, C., Massey, J., Hardke, J., Krutz, J., Reba, M.L., Adviento-Borbe, A.A. 2017. Using alternate wetting & drying (AWD) rice flooding management. Arkansas Experiment Station Research Series. 1-5.
Long-term measurements of agronomic crop irrigation in the Mississippi Delta portion of the Lower Mississippi River Valley Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Massey, J., Stiles, M., Epting, M.C., Powers, S.R., Kelly, D.B., Bowling, T.H., Janes, L.C., Pennington, D.A. 2017. Long-term measurements of agronomic crop irrigation in the Mississippi Delta portion of the Lower Mississippi River Valley. Irrigation Science. 35(4):297-313. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-017-0543-y.
Dissipation of Clomazone, Imazapyr and Imazapic Herbicides in Paddy Water under Two Rice Flood Management Regimes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schreiber, F., Scherner, A., Massey, J., Zanellay, R., Avila, L. 2017. Dissipation of clomazone, imazapyr and imazapic herbicides in paddy water under two rice flood management regimes. Weed Technology. 31 (2):330-340. https://doi.org/10.1017/wet.2017.5.
Rice Water use efficiency and yield under continuous and intermittent irrigation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Avila, L.A., De Martin1, L.F., Mezzomo, R.F., Rsfatti, J.P., Campos, R., Cerimbra, D.M., Machado, S.O., Massey, J., Carlesso, R., Marchesan, E. 2015. Rice Water use efficiency and yield under continuous and intermittent irrigation . Agronomy Journal. 107(2):442-448. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj14.0080.