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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Gary A Lehrsch
Research Soil Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Dairy manure applications and soil health implications -
Moore, A., Satterwhite, M., Lehrsch, G.A., Mcgeehan, S. 2016. Dairy manure applications and soil health implications. In: Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 10, 2016, Jerome, Idaho. 8:11-15.
Winter and growing season nitrogen mineralization from fall-applied composted or stockpiled solid dairy manure Reprint Icon -
Lehrsch, G.A., Brown, B., Lentz, R.D., Johnson-Maynard, J.L., Leytem, A.B. 2016. Winter and growing season nitrogen mineralization from fall-applied composted or stockpiled solid dairy manure. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 104:125-142.
Compost and manure effects on sugarbeet nitrogen uptake, nitrogen recovery, and nitrogen use efficiency Reprint Icon -
Lehrsch, G.A., Brown, B., Lentz, R.D., Johnson-Maynard, J.L., Leytem, A.B. 2015. Compost and manure effects on sugarbeet nitrogen uptake, nitrogen recovery, and nitrogen use efficiency. Agronomy Journal. 107(3):1155-1166.
Organic and inorganic inputs and losses in an irrigated corn field after inorganic fertilizer or manure application -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2014. Organic and inorganic inputs and losses in an irrigated corn field after inorganic fertilizer or manure application. American Geophysical Union. 2014 Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA.
Sugarbeet yield and quality when substituting compost or manure for conventional nitrogen fertilizer Reprint Icon -
Lehrsch, G.A., Brown, B., Lentz, R.D., Johnson-Maynard, J.L., Leytem, A.B. 2014. Sugarbeet yield and quality when substituting compost or manure for conventional nitrogen fertilizer. Agronomy Journal. 107(1):221-231.
Carbon balance in an irrigated corn field after inorganic fertilizer or manure application -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2014. Carbon balance in an irrigated corn field after inorganic fertilizer or manure application. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. November 2-5, 2014..
Manure and inorganic fertilizer effects on carbon balance and losses in irrigated corn -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2014. Manure and fertilizer effects on organic and inorganic carbon losses and budget for an irrigated corn field. CSA News. 59(6):14,19.
Nutrient loads and sediment losses in sprinkler irrigation runoff affected by compost and manure -
Lehrsch, G.A., Lentz, R.D., Westermann, D.T., Kincaid, D.C. 2014. Nutrient loads and sediment losses in sprinkler irrigation runoff affected by compost and manure. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(5):456-467.
Erosion: Irrigation-induced -
Lehrsch, G.A., Lentz, R.D., Bjorneberg, D.L., Sojka, R. 2014. Erosion: Irrigation-induced. Online Reference Database Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. p. 1-10.
Manure and fertilizer effects on organic and inorganic carbon losses and budget for an irrigated corn field -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2014. Manure and fertilizer effects on organic and inorganic carbon losses and budget for an irrigated corn field. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:987-1002.
Aggregate tensile strength and friability characteristics of furrow and sprinkler irrigated fields in Southern Idaho Reprint Icon -
Koehn, A.C., Lehrsch, G.A., Busscher, W.J., Evans, D.E., King, B.A., Stieneke, D.L., Sojka, R.E. 2014. Aggregate tensile strength and friability characteristics of furrow and sprinkler irrigated fields in Southern Idaho. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 45:2712-2720.
Freezing and thawing processes -
Flerchinger, G.N., Lehrsch, G.A., Mccool, D.K. 2013. Freezing and thawing processes. Online Reference Database Earth Systems and Environmental Sciences. DOI: 10.1016/B978-0-12-409548-9.05173-3.
Reducing nutrient losses in runoff from furrow irrigation -
Lentz, R.D., Westermann, D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2013. Reducing nutrient losses in runoff from furrow irrigation. In: S. Pettygrove (ed.), Western Nutrient Management Conference Proceedings, March 7-8, 2013, Reno, Nevada. Vol. 10. p. 60-66.
Surfactant effects on soil aggregate tensile strength -
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R., Koehn, A.C. 2012. Surfactant effects on soil aggregate tensile strength. Geoderma. 189-190:199-206.
Surfactant effects on the water-stable aggregation of wettable soils from the continental U.S Reprint Icon -
Lehrsch, G.A. 2013. Surfactant effects on the water-stable aggregation of wettable soils from the continental U.S. Hydrological Processes. 27:1739-1750.
Nitrogen availability and uptake by sugarbeet in years following manure application -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2012. Nitrogen availability and uptake by sugarbeet in years following manure application. International Journal of Agronomy. DOI:10.1155/2012/120429.
Nitrogen Availability From Manure in Years Following a One-Time Application -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2012. Nitrogen Availability From Manure in Years Following a One-Time Application. In: A. Moore and M. M. Marti, editors. Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, Jerome, Idaho. March 6, 2012, University of Idaho Extension, Twin Falls, Idaho. 6: p. 61-67.
Net nitrogen mineralization from past year's manure and fertilizer applications. -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2012. Net nitrogen mineralization from past year's manure and fertilizer applications. Soil Science Society of America Journal. DOI:10.2136/sssaj2011.0282.
Water quality and surfactant effects on the water repellency of a sandy soil -
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E. 2011. Water quality and surfactant effects on the water repellency of a sandy soil. Journal of Hydrology. 403(1&2):58-65.
Dairy manure nitrogen availability in eroded and noneroded soil for sugarbeet followed by small grains -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A., Brown, B., Johnson-Maynard, J., Leytem, A.B. 2011. Dairy manure nitrogen availability in eroded and noneroded soil for sugarbeet followed by small grains. Agronomy Journal. 103:628-643.
Zeolite Soil Application Method Affects Inorganic Nitrogen, Moisture, and Corn Growth -
Ippolito, J.A., Tarkalson, D.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2011. Zeolite Soil Application Method Affects Inorganic Nitrogen, Moisture, and Corn Growth. Soil Science. 176(3):136-142.
Surfactant Effects on the Water-stable Aggregation of Wettable and Nonwettable Soils -
Lehrsch, G.A. 2010. Surfactant Effects on the Water-stable Aggregation of Wettable and Nonwettable Soils. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Meetings Abstracts.
Surfactant and irrigation effects on wettable soils: Runoff, erosion, and water retention responses -
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Reed, J.L., Henderson, R.A., Kostka, S.J. 2011. Surfactant and irrigation effects on wettable soils: Runoff, erosion, and water retention responses. Hydrological Processes. 25:766-777.
Nutrients in runoff from a furrow-irrigated field after incorporating inorganic fertilizer or manure -
Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2010. Nutrients in runoff from a furrow-irrigated field after incorporating inorganic fertilizer or manure. Journal of Environmental Quality. 39:1402-1415(2010).
Sprinkler Irrigation Effects on Infiltration and Near-Surface Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity -
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2010. Sprinkler Irrigation Effects on Infiltration and Near-Surface Unsaturated Hydraulic Conductivity. Transactions of the ASABE. 53(2):397-404.
Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations -
Lehrsch, G.A., Gallian, J.J. 2010. Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations. Journal of Sugarbeet Research. 47(1&2):1-21.
Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations -
Lehrsch, G.A., Gallian, J.J. 2010. Oilseed Radish (Raphanus Sativus) Effects on Soil Structure and Soil Water Relations. Journal of Sugarbeet Research. 47(1&2):1-21.
Surfactant and Irrigation Effects on Runoff, Erosion, and Water Retention of Three Wettable Soils -
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Reed, J.L., Henderson, R.A., Kostka, S.J. 2009. Surfactant and Irrigation Effects on Runoff, Erosion, and Water Retention of Three Wettable Soils [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts [CD-ROM]. Paper No. 52815.
Soil water measurements relevant to agronomic and environmental functions of chemically treated soil -
Sojka, R.E., Lehrsch, G.A., Kostka, S.J., Reed, J.L., Koehn, A.C., Foerster, J.A. 2009. Soil Water Measurements Relevant to Agronomic and Environmental Functions of Chemically Treated Soil. Journal of ASTM International. 6(1):1-20.
Manure effects on soil N in eroded and non-eroded, sprinkler-irrigated soil -
Nitrogen placement, row spacing, and water management for furrow-irrigated field corn -
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Westermann, D.T. 2008. Nitrogen placement, row spacing, and water management for furrow-irrigated field corn. In: Moore, A., editor. Proceedings of the 4th Idaho Nutrient Management Conference, March 4, 2008, Jerome, Idaho. p. 42-48.
Whey utilization in furrow irrigation: Effects on aggregate stability and erosion -
Lehrsch, G.A., Robbins, C.W., Brown, M.J. 2008. Whey utilization in furrow irrigation: Effects on aggregate stability and erosion. Bioresource Technology. 99(17):8458-8463.
Can surfactants affect management of non-water repellent soils? Reprint Icon -
Lehrsch, G.A., Sojka, R.E., Reed, J.L. 2007. Can surfactants affect management of non-water repellent soils? In: Bouyoucos Conference Proceedings, April 29-May 3, 2007, Sanibel Island, Florida. p. 20.
COMPOST AND MANURE EFFECTS ON FERTILIZED CORN SILAGE YIELD AND NITROGEN UPTAKE UNDER IRRIGATION -
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2007. Compost and manure effects on fertilized corn silage yield and nitrogen uptake under irrigation. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 38:2131-2147.
DAIRY MANURE/COMPOST N RELEASE FOR SUGARBEETS AND SUBSEQUENT WHEAT -
Brown, B., Johnson-Maynard, J., Leytem, A.B., Lentz, R.D., Lehrsch, G.A. 2006. Dairy manure/compost n release for sugarbeets and subsequent wheat. Proceedings of the Idaho Nutrient Management Conference. III:13-18.
SPRINKLER DROPLET ENERGY EFFECTS ON SOIL PENETRATION RESISTANCE AND AGGREGATE STABILITY AND SIZE DISTRIBUTION -
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2006. Sprinkler droplet energy effects on soil penetration resistance and aggregate stability and size distribution. Soil Science. 171(6):435-447.
RUNOFF, SEDIMENT LOSS, AND AGGREGATE STABILITY UNDER CENTER PIVOT IRRIGATION -
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2006. Runoff, sediment loss, and aggregate stability under center pivot irrigation. World Congress of Soil Science. Paper No. P15927.
COMPOST AND MANURE EFFECTS ON RUNOFF, SEDIMENT LOSS, AND AGGREGATE STABILITY UNDER SPRINKLER IRRIGATION -
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2005. Compost and manure effects on runoff, sediment loss, and aggregate stability under sprinkler irrigation. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. P5024.
NITRATE-N AND BROMIDE BREAKTHROUGH IN A SPRINKLER-IRRIGATED PORTNEUF SILT LOAM -
Lehrsch, G.A., Wright, J.L., Westermann, D.T. 2005. Nitrate-N and bromide breakthrough in a sprinkler-irrigated portneuf silt loam [abstract]. Nonpoint Source Water Quality Monitoring Results Workshop. p. 14.
SPRINKLER IRRIGATION-INDUCED BREAKTHROUGH OF NITRATE-N AND BROMIDE IN A PORTNEUF SILT LOAM -
SPRINKLER DROPLET ENERGY EFFECTS ON SUGARBEET EMERGENCE AND SURFACE SOIL AGGREGATE SIZE DISTRIBUTION -
Lehrsch, G.A., Kincaid, D.C. 2004. Sprinkler droplet energy effects on sugarbeet emergence and surface soil aggregate size distribution [abstract]. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 4313.
POLYMER AND SPRINKLER DROPLET ENERGY EFFECTS ON SUGAR BEET EMERGENCE, SOIL PENETRATION RESISTANCE, AND AGGREGATE STABILITY -
Lehrsch, G.A., Lentz, R.D., Kincaid, D.C. 2005. Polymer and sprinkler droplet energy effects on sugar beet emergence, soil penetration resistance, and aggregate stability. Plant and Soil. 273:1-13.
EROSION: IRRIGATION-INDUCED -
Lehrsch, G.A., Bjorneberg, D.L., Sojka, R.E. 2005. Erosion: Irrigation-induced. In: Hillel, D., editor. Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environment. Oxford, U.K.: Elsevier Ltd. p. 456-463.
Freezing and thawing processes -
Flerchinger, G.N., Lehrsch, G.A. and McCool, D.K. 2005. Freezing and thawing processes. In: D. Hillel (ed) Encyclopedia of soils in the environment. Elsevier Ltd. Oxford. U.K. (2):104-110.
NITRATE-N AND BROMIDE BREAKTHROUGH MEASURED IN THE FIELD UNDER INTERMITTENT SPRINKLER IRRIGATION -
Lehrsch, G.A., Wright, J.L., Westermann, D.T. 2003. Nitrate-N and bromide breakthrough measured in the field under intermittent sprinkler irrigation. In: Proceedings of Agronomy Society of America Annual Meeting, November 2-6, 2003, Denver, Colorado. 2003 CD-ROM.
SPRINKLER DROPLET ENERGY EFFECTS ON SOIL PENETRATION RESISTANCE AND AGGREGATE STABILITY -
IN SITU STRENGTH, BULK DENSITY, AND WATER CONTENT RELATIONSHIPS OF A DURINODIC XERIC HAPLOCALCID SOIL -
Sojka, R.E., Busscher, W.J., Lehrsch, G.A. 2001. In situ strength, bulk density, and water content relationships of a durinodic xeric haplocalcid soil. Soil Science. 166(8):520-529.
SPRINKLER DROPLET ENERGY EFFECTS ON INFILTRATION AND NEAR-SURFACE, UNSATURATED HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY -
N PLACEMENT, ROW SPACING, AND IRRIGATION FURROW WATER POSITIONING EFFECTS ON CORN YIELD -
FURROW IRRIGATION AND N MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TO PROTECT WATER QUALITY -
IRRIGATION AND SOIL ORGANIC C EFFECTS ON INFILTRATION AND NEAR-SURFACE HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY -
SPRINKLER DROPLET ENERGY EFFECTS ON INFILTRATION AND NEAR-SURFACE, UNSATURATED HYDRAULIC CONDUCTIVITY -
SOIL ORGANIC C EFFECTS ON AGGREGATE STABILITY BEFORE AND AFTER SIMULATED IRRIGATION -
IRRIGATED-FURROW POSITIONING AND N PLACEMENT TO INCREASE N UPTAKE AND PROTECT WATER QUALITY -
N PLACEMENT AND FURROW IRRIGATION MANAGEMENT TO INCREASE N UPTAKE BY CORN AND MINIMIZE NITRATE LEACHING -
FREEZE-THAW CYCLES INCREASE NEAR-SURFACE AGGREGATE STABILITY -
STUDYING NITRATE-N LEACHING WITH A BROMIDE TRACER IN AN IRRIGATED SILT LOAMSOIL -
AGGREGATE STABILITY RESPONSE TO FREEZE-THAW CYCLES -
CHEESE WHEY AS A SOIL CONDITIONER -
PAM SPRAY EFFECTS ON SUGARBEET EMERGENCE -
CHEESE WHEY EFFECTS ON SURFACE SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES -
POLYACRYLAMIDE SPRAYED ON SOIL SURFACES CAN STABILIZE SOIL AGGREGATES -
EFFECTS OF N PLACEMENT AND FURROW IRRIGATION ON SOIL NITRATE-N UNDER CORN -
SPRAY PATTERNS FROM FAN-TYPE NOZZLE FOR APPLYING PAM TO SOIL SURFACES -
N PLACEMENT AND FURROW IRRIGATION EFFECTS ON SOIL NITRATE-N UNDER MAIZE -
SEASONAL TRENDS IN FURROW IRRIGATION EROSION IN SOUTHERN IDAHO -
CONTROLLING NITRATE LEACHING AND EROSION ON IRRIGATED LAND -
FURROW EROSION AND AGGREGATE STABILITY VARIATION IN A PORTNEUF SILT LOAM -
SAMPLE COLLECTION, HANDLING, AND PREPARATION FOR AGGREGATE STABILITY AND PREPARATION FOR AGGREGATE STABILITY AND SIZE DISTRIBUTION ANALYSES -
CHEESE WHEY AS AN AMENDMENT TO DISTURBED LANDS: EFFECTS ON SOIL HYDRAULIC PROPERTIES -
EFFECTS OF ACIDIC COTTAGE CHEESE WHEY ON CHEMICAL AND PHYSICAL PROPERTIES OF A SODIC SOIL -
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