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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Marty R Schmer

Research Agronomist

Research Objectives:

  1. Develop sustainable integrated cropping systems
  2. Characterize the effects of conservation practices and crop diversification on soil physical properties and microbial community
  3. Evaluate water and nutrient management practices on crop and feedstock production and soil properties
Residue management in high-yielding environments.
Determining United States corn residue utilization in
integrated crop-livestock systems (Schmer et al., 2017;
Agric. Environ. Lett. 2:160043).
Evaluating crop rotation effects and yield resilience.

Last Modified: 3/21/2017
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