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Research Project: Sustainable Small Farm and Organic Production Systems for Livestock and Agroforestry

Location: Dale Bumpers Small Farms Research Center

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Spatial distribution of soil phosphorus, calcium, and pH following long-term broiler litter application Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, Y., Sun, Z., Owens, P.R., Adhikari, K., Wang, Q., Dorantes, M., Read, J.J., Ashworth, A.J., Libohova, Z. 2019. Spatial distribution of soil phosphorus, calcium, and pH following long-term broiler litter application. Journal of Environmental Quality. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.11.0406.

Effect of ground and pelleted sericea lespedeza whole plant and leaf only on gastrointestinal nematode and coccidial infection in goats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dykes, D.S., Terrill, T.H., Whitley, N.L., Singh, A.K., Mosjidid, J.A., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E. 2019. Effect of ground and pelleted sericea lespedeza whole plant and leaf only on gastrointestinal nematode and coccidial infection in goats. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 9:93-102. https://doi.org/10.17265/2161-6256/2019.02.003.

Gastrointestinal nematode infection and growth of grass based Katahdin lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wood, E.L., Burke, J.M., Dirk, P., Acharya, M., Miller, J.E., Coffey, K.P. 2019. Gastrointestinal nematode infection and growth of grass based Katahdin lambs. Sheep and Goat Research Journal. Available: https://d1cqrq366w3ike.cloudfront.net/http/DOCUMENT/SheepUSA/SGRJ_V33_1-10_Wood_11-18.pdf. 33(11):1-10.

Reevaluating the effects of soil organic matter and other properties on available water-holding capacity using the National Cooperative Soil Survey Characterization Database Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Libohova, Z., Seybold, C., Wysocki, D., Will, S., Schoenberger, P., Williams, C., Lindbo, D., Stott, D., Owens, P.R. 2018. Reevaluating the effects of soil organic matter and other properties on available water-holding capacity using the National Cooperative Soil Survey Characterization Database. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 73(4):411-421. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.73.4.411.

Geochemical characterization of the loess-paleosol sequence in northeast China Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, Z., Jiang, Y., Wang, Q., Owens, P.R. 2018. Geochemical characterization of the loess-paleosol sequence in northeast China. Geoderma. 321:127-140. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2018.02.012.

Evidence for a naturally occurring post-glacial acid sulfate weathering event in northwestern Indiana, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schulze, D.G., Landin, N.C., Owens, P.R., Camberato, J.J. 2017. Evidence for a naturally occurring post-glacial acid sulfate weathering event in northwestern Indiana, USA. Geoderma. 308:341-349. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2017.06.006.

Genetic parameters for fecal egg counts and their relationship with body weights in Katahdin lambs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Morgan, J.L., Miller, J.E., Notter, D.R. 2018. Genetic parameters for fecal egg counts and their relationship with body weights in Katahdin lambs. Journal of Animal Science. 96(5):1590-1599. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky064.

Using Google SketchUp to simulate tree row azimuth effects on alley shading - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burner, D.M., Ashworth, A.J., Laughlin, K.F., Boyer, M.E. 2017. Using Google SketchUp to simulate tree row azimuth effects on alley shading. Agronomy Journal. 110:1-6.

Switchgrass compositional variations arising from spatial distribution and legume intercropping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Allen, F.L., Goddard, K., Warwick, K.S., Yeaman, D., Pote, D.H. 2017. Switchgrass compositional variations arising from spatial distribution and legume intercropping. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 48:1473-1485. https://doi.org/10.1080/00103624.2017.1373796.

Harvest regimen changes sericea lespedeza condensed tannin, fiber and protein concentrations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muir, J.P., Terrill, T.H., Mosjidis, J.A., Luginbuhl, J., Miller, J.E., Burke, J.M., Coleman, S.W. 2018. Harvest regimen changes sericea lespedeza condensed tannin, fiber and protein concentrations. Grassland Science. 64:137-144. https://doi.org/10.1111/grs.12186.

Ratoon Cold Tolerance of Pennisetum, Erianthus and Saccharum Bioenergy Feedstocks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burner, D.M., Hale, A.L., Viator, R.P., Belesky, D.P., Houx III, J.H., Ashworth, A.J., Fritschi, F.B. 2017. Ratoon Cold Tolerance of Pennisetum, Erianthus and Saccharum Bioenergy Feedstocks. Industrial Crops and Products. 109C(2017)327-334.http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2017.08.020.

N2 fixation of common and hairy vetches when intercropped into switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Allen, F.L., Warwick, K.S., Keyser, P.D., Bates, G.E., Tyler, D.D., Lambdin, P.L., Pote, D.H. 2017. N2 fixation of common and hairy vetches when intercropped into switchgrass. Agronomy Journal. 7(2):39. doi:10.3390/agronomy7020039.

Variance components for direct and maternal effects on body weights of Katahdin lambs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Notter, D.R., Morgan, J.L. 2017. Variance components for direct and maternal effects on body weights of Katahdin lambs. Journal of Animal Science. 95(8):3396-3405. https://doi.org/10.2527/jas.2017.1596.

Tree-based techniques to predict soil units Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinheiro, H.S., Owens, P.R., Dos Anjos, L.H., Junior, W.D., Chagas, C.D. 2017. Tree-based techniques to predict soil units. Soil Research. 55:788-798. https://doi.org/10.1071/SR16060.

Predicting and quantifying soil processes using “geomorphon” landform Classification - (Abstract Only)
Libohova, Z., Owens, P.R., Schoenberger, P., Wysocki, D., Monger, C., Lindbo, D. 2017. Predicting and quantifying soil processes using “geomorphon” landform Classification . European Geophysical Society Meeting. 19.

Digital Soil Mapping – A platform for enhancing soil learning. - (Abstract Only)
Owens, P.R., Libohova, Z., Monger, C., Lindbo, D., Schmidt, A. 2017. Digital Soil Mapping – A platform for enhancing soil learning.. European Geophysical Society Meeting. 19.

Utilization of year round data in the estimation of genetic parameters for internal parasite resistance traits in Dorper sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Herring, A.D., Sanders, J.O., Craig, T.M., Van Wyk, J.A., Riley, D.G. 2017. Utilization of year round data in the estimation of genetic parameters for internal parasite resistance traits in Dorper sheep. Small Ruminant Research. 151:5-10.

Effect of supplemental sericea lespedeza pellets on internal parasite infection and nutritional status of grazing goats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamilton, T.N., Terrill, T.H., Kommuru, D.S., Rivers, A.J., Mosjidis, J.A., Miller, J.E., Drake, C., Mueller-Harvey, I., Burke, J.M. 2017. Effect of supplemental sericea lespedeza pellets on internal parasite infection and nutritional status of grazing goats. Journal of Agricultural Science. 7(5):334-344.

Dual-Use Bioenergy-Livestock Feed Potential of Giant Miscanthus, Giant Reed, and Miscane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burner, D.M., Ashworth, A.J., Pote, D.H., Kiniry, J.R., Belesky, D.P., Houx, J.H., Carver, P., Fritschi, F.B. 2017. Dual-use bioenergy-livestock feed potential of giant miscanthus, giant reed, and miscane. Agricultural Sciences. 8:97-112.

Association between FAMACHA© Scores and Fecal Egg Counts in Katahdin Lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Notter, D.R., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Morgan, J.L. 2017. Association between FAMACHA scores and fecal egg counts in Katahdin lambs. Journal of Animal Science. 95(3):1118-1123.

A study of the impacts of climate change scenarios on the plant hardiness zones of Albania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Teqja, Z., Libohova, Z., Kopali, A., Owens, P.R. 2017. A study of the impacts of climate change scenarios on the plant hardiness zones of Albania. Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology. 56:615-631.

Earthworm populations are affected from Long-Term Crop Sequences and Bio-Covers under No-Tillage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Allen, F.L., Tyler, D.D., Pote, D.H., Shipitalo, M.J. 2017. Earthworm populations are affected from long-term crop sequences and bio-covers under no-tillage. Pedobiologia. 60:27-33.

Genetic parameters for fecal egg count and body weight in Katahdin lambs - (Abstract Only)
Ngere, L., Burke, J.M., Notter, D.R., Morgan, J.L., Miller, J.E. 2017. Genetic parameters for fecal egg count and body weight in Katahdin lambs. Journal of Animal Science. 95 (E-Suppl.1). 1.

Effect of ram semen extenders and supplements on computer assisted sperm analysis parameters - (Abstract Only)
Acharya, M., Burke, J.M., Rorie, R. 2017. Effect of ram semen extenders and supplements on computer assisted sperm analysis parameters. Journal of Animal Science. 95 (E-Suppl. 1). 51.

Effect of ram semen extenders and supplements on computer assisted sperm analysis parameters - (Abstract Only)
Burke, J.M., Notter, D., Miller, J.E. 2017. Effect of ram semen extenders and supplements on computer assisted sperm analysis parameters. Journal of Animal Science. 95 (E-Suppl. 1). 52.

Factors affecting fecal egg counts in peri-parturient Katahdin ewes and their lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Notter, D.R., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Morgan, J.L. 2017. Factors affecting fecal egg counts in peri-parturient Katahdin ewes and their lambs. Journal of Animal Science. 95(1):103-112.

Season progression, ontogenesis and environment affect Lespedeza cuneata herbage condensed tannin, fiber and crude protein content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muir, J.P., Terrill, T.H., Mosjidis, J.A., Luginbuhl, J., Miller, J.E., Burke, J.M., Coleman, S.W. 2017. Season progression, ontogenesis and environment affect lespedeza cuneata herbage condensed tannin, fiber and crude protein content. Crop Science. 57:515-524.

Switchgrass composition and yield response to alternative soil amendments under intensified heat and drought conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Weiss, S.A., Keyser, P.D., Allen, F.L., Tyler, D.D., Taylor, A., Beamer, K.P., West, C.P., Pote, D.H. 2016. Switchgrass composition and yield response to alternative soil amendments under intensified heat and drought conditions. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 233:415-424.

Prevalence of anthelmintic resistance on sheep and goat farms in the mid-Atlantic region and comparison of in vivo and in vitro detection methods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crook, E.K., O'Brien, D.J., Howell, S.B., Storey, B.E., Whitley, N.C., Burke, J.M., Kaplan, R.M. 2016. Prevalence of anthelmintic resistance on sheep and goat farms in the mid-Atlantic region and comparison of in vivo and in vitro detection methods. Small Ruminant Research. 143:89-96.

Evaluation of semen extenders for short-term storage of ram semen at 4° C - (Abstract Only)

Injecting poultry litter into orchardgrass hay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kulesza, S.B., Maguire, R.O., Thomason, W.E., Pote, D.H. 2016. Injecting poultry litter into orchardgrass hay. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 47(11):1389-1397.

Harvest Regimens to Maximize Sericea Lespedeza Crude Protein and Condensed Tannins - (Abstract Only)
Muir, J., Terrill, T., Mosjidis, J., Luginbuhl, J., Miller, J.E., Burke, J.M. 2016. Harvest Regimens to Maximize Sericea Lespedeza Crude Protein and Condensed Tannins. . 17.

A triple gene mutant of BoHV-1 administered intranasally in lambs replicates efficiently in the nasal epithelium and induces neutralizing antibody - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lay, C.T., Burke, J.M., Paulsen, D.B., Chowdhury, S.I. 2016. A triple gene mutant of BoHV-1 administered intranasally in lambs replicates efficiently in the nasal epithelium and induces neutralizing antibody. International Journal of Vaccines and Immunization. 2(1):1-4.

Changes in concentrations of trace minerals in lambs fed sericea lespedeza leaf meal pellets with or without dietary sodium molybdate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acharya, M., Burke, J.M., Coffey, K., Kegley, E., Miller, J., Wood, E.L., Welborn, M.G., Terrill, T., Mosjidis, J., Rosenkrans, C. 2016. Changes in concentrations of trace minerals in lambs fed sericea lespedeza leaf meal pellets with or without dietary sodium molybdate. Journal of Animal Science. 94:1592-1599.

Examination of commercially available copper oxide wire particles in combination with albendazole for control of gastrointestinal nematodes in lambs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burke, J.M., Miller, J., Terrill, T., Wood, E.L., Acharya, M. 2016. Examination of commercially available copper oxide wire particles in combination with albendazole for control of gastrointestinal nematodes in lambs. Veterinary Parasitology. 215:1-4. 10.1016/j.vetpar.2015.11002.

Effect of semen extender and storage temperature on ram sperm motility over time - (Abstract Only)
Acharya, M., Burke, J.M., Smyth, E.L., Davis, A., Lester, T., Rorie, R. 2016. Effect of semen extender and storage temperature on ram sperm motility over time. Journal of Animal Science. 94 (E-Suppl. 1). 53.

Effects of Arkansas cotton production systems on soil strength - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pote, D.H., Raper, R.L., Snider, J.L., Reba, M.L., Teague, T.G. 2016. Effects of Arkansas cotton production systems on soil strength. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 32(3):365-369.

Heterosis and direct effects for Charolais-sired calf weight and growth, cow weight and weight change, and ratios of cow and calf weights and weight changes across warm season lactation in Romosinuano, Angus, and F1 cows in A Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riley, D., Burke, J.M., Chase, C.C., Coleman, S.W. 2016. Heterosis and direct effects for Charolais-sired calf weight and growth, cow weight and weight change, and ratios of cow and calf weights and weight changes across warm season lactation in Romosinuano, Angus, and F1 cows in A. Journal of Animal Science. 94(1):1-12. 10.2527/jas.2015-9484.

Genetic effects for reproductive performance of straightbred and crossbred Romosinuano and Angus cows in a temperate zone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riley, D., Burke, J.M., Chase, C.C., Coleman, S.W. 2015. Genetic effects for reproductive performance of straightbred and crossbred Romosinuano and Angus cows in a temperate zone. Livestock Science. 180:22-26.

Changes in hematology and serum biochemical profiles in lambs fed sericea lespedeza - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohan, A., Burke, J.M., Coffey, K., Kegley, E., Miller, J., Huff, G.R., Smyth, E.L., Terrill, T., Rosenkrans, C. 2015. Changes in hematology and serum biochemical profiles in lambs fed sericea lespedeza. Journal of Animal Science. 93(4):1952-1961.

Effect of sericea lespedeza leaf meal pellets on adult female Haemonchus contortus in goats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kommuru, D.S., Whitley, N.C., Miller, J.E., Mosjidis, J.A., Burke, J.M., Gujja, S., Mechineni, A., Terrill, T.H. 2015. Effect of sericea lespedeza leaf meal pellets on adult female Haemonchus contortus in goats. Veterinary Parasitology. 207:170-175.

Effect of understory management on phenological responses of eastern black walnut on an alluvial Arkansas soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burner, D.M., Brauer, D.K., Pote, D.H., Snider, J.L. 2015. Effect of understory management on phenological responses of eastern black walnut on an alluvial Arkansas soil. Agroforestry Systems. 89:135-147.

Armed to Farm: Developing training programs for military veterans in agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donoghue, D.J., Goodwin, H.L., Mays, A.R., Komala, A., Hale, M., Spencer, T., Gorman, M., Shibu, J., Gekara, O.J., Burke, J.M., Donoghue, A.M. 2014. Armed to Farm: Developing training programs for military veterans in agriculture. Journal of Rural Social Sciences. 29(2):82-93.

Effect of fall-grazed sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) on gastrointestinal nematode infections of growing goats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mechineni, A., Kommuru, D.S., Gujja, S., Mosjidis, J.A., Miller, J.E., Burke, J.M., Ramsay, A., Mueller-Harvey, I., Kannan, G., Lee, J.H., Kouakou, B., Terrill, T.H. 2014. Effect of fall-grazed sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) on gastrointestinal nematode infections of growing goats. Veterinary Parasitology. 204:221-228. 10.1016/j.vetpar.2014.06.002.

Effects of poultry litter injection on ammonia volatilization, nitrogen availability, and nutrient losses in runoff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kulesza, S.B., Maguire, R.O., Thomason, W.E., Hodges, S.C., Pote, D.H. 2014. Effects of poultry litter injection on ammonia volatilization, nitrogen availability, and nutrient losses in runoff. Soil Science. 179(4):190-196.

Use of pelleted sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) for natural control of coccidia and gastrointestinal nematodes in weaned goats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kommuru, D.S., Barker, T., Desai, S., Burke, J.M., Ramsay, A., Mueller-Harvey, I., Miller, J.E., Mosjidis, J.A., Kamisetti, N., Terrill, T.H. 2014. Use of pelleted sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) for natural control of coccidia and gastrointestinal nematodes in weaned goats. Veterinary Parasitology. 204:191-198.

Phenological responses of juvenile pecan and white oak on an upland site - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burner, D.M., Brauer, D.K., Snider, J.L., Harrington, C., Moore Jr, P.A. 2014. Phenological responses of juvenile pecan and white oak on an upland site. Agroforestry Systems. 88:141-155.

Phenological responses of juvenile pecan and white oak on an upland site - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burner, D.M., Brauer, D.K., Snider, J.L., Harrington, C.A., Moore Jr, P.A. 2014. Phenological responses of juvenile pecan and white oak on an upland site. Agroforestry Systems. 88:141-155.

The effects of supplemental Sericea lespedeza pellets in lambs and kids. 1. Growth rate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burke, J.M., Miller, J., Terrill, T., Mosjidis, J. 2013. The effects of supplemental Sericea lespedeza pellets in lambs and kids. 1. Growth rate. Livestock Science. 159:29-36.

Impact of integrated gastrointestinal parasite management training for U.S. goat and sheep producers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitley, N.C., Oh, S.H., Lee, S.J., Schoenian, S., Kaplan, R.M., Storey, B., Terrill, T.H., Mobini, S., Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Perdue, M.A. 2013. Impact of integrated gastrointestinal parasite management training for U.S. goat and sheep producers. Veterinary Parasitology. 200:271-275.

Effect of poultry litter application method on ammonia volatilization from a conservation tillage system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pote, D.H., Meisinger, J.J. 2014. Effect of poultry litter application method on ammonia volatilization from a conservation tillage system. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(1):17-25.

Sericea Lespedeza as an Aid in the Control of Coccidiosis in Lambs - (Abstract Only)

Sericea lespdeza as an aid in the control of Emeria spp. in lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burke, J.M., Miller, J.E., Terrill, T.H., Orlik, S.T., Acharya, M., Garza, J.J., Mosjidis, J.A. 2013. Sericea lespdeza as an aid in the control of Emeria spp. in lambs. Veterinary Parasitology. 193:39-46.