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Research Project: Mitigating Emissions and Adapting Farm Systems to Climate Variability

Location: Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research

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

Nitrous oxide emissions from manured, no-till corn systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ponce De Leon, M.A., Dell, C.J., Karsten, H.D. 2021. Nitrous oxide emissions from manured, no-till corn systems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 119:405-421. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-021-10131-y.

Occurrence, concentrations, and risks of pharmaceutical compounds in private wells in Central Pennsylvania Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kibuye, F.A., Elkin, K.R., Gall, H.E., Swistock, B., Watson, J.E., Veith, T.L., Elliott, H.A. 2019. Occurrence, concentrations, and risks of pharmaceutical compounds in private wells in Central Pennsylvania. Journal of Environmental Quality. 48:1057-1066. https://dx.doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.08.0301.

Investigating maize subirrigation strategies for three northwest Ohio soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunn, K.M., Allred, B.J., Baule, W., Brown, L. 2019. Investigating maize subirrigation strategies for three northwest Ohio soils. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 74(2):111-125. https://doi.org/10.2489/jswc.74.2.111.

Projected heat stress challenges and abatement opportunities for U.S. milk production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunn, K.M., Holly, M.A., Veith, T.L., Buda, A.R., Prasad, R., Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J., Stoner, A. 2019. Projected heat stress challenges and abatement opportunities for U.S. milk production. PLoS One. 14(3):1-21. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214665.

Dairy farming strategy and herd size effects on productivity, feed utilization, and manure management in Pennsylvania Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holly, M.A., Gunn, K.M., Rotz, C.A., Kleinman, P.J. 2019. Dairy farming strategy and herd size effects on productivity, feed utilization, and manure management in Pennsylvania. Journal of Dairy Science. 35(3):325-338. https://doi.org/10.15232/aas.2018-01833.

Prospects of increased dairy farm forage production under climate and land-use changes in Newfoundland, Canada Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cordeiro, M.R., Rotz, C.A., Kroebel, R., Beauchemin, K., Hunt, D., Bittman, S., Koenig, K.M., McKenzie, D.B. 2019. Prospects of increased dairy farm forage production under climate and land-use changes in Newfoundland, Canada. Agronomy. 9(1):2-20. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9010031.

Environmental footprints of beef cattle production in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotz, C.A., Asem-Hiablie, S., Place, S., Thoma, G. 2018. Environmental footprints of beef cattle production in the United States. Agricultural Systems. 169:1-13. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.11.005.

Fate of pharmaceuticals in a spray-irrigation system: From wastewater to groundwater Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kibuye, F.A., Gall, H.E., Elkin, K.R., Ayers, B., Veith, T.L., Miller, M., Jacob, S., Hayden, K.R., Watson, J.E., Elliott, H.A. 2018. Fate of pharmaceuticals in a spray-irrigation system: From wastewater to groundwater. Science of the Total Environment. 654:197-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.10.442.

Advancing the sustainability of US agriculture through long-term research Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kleinman, P.J., Spiegal, S.A., Rigby Jr., J.R., Goslee, S.C., Baker, J.M., Bestelmeyer, B.T., Boughton, R., Bryant, R.B., Cavigelli, M.A., Derner, J.D., Duncan, E.W., Goodrich, D.C., Huggins, D.R., King, K.W., Liebig, M.A., Locke, M.A., Mirsky, S.B., Moglen, G.E., Moorman, T.B., Pierson Jr., F.B., Robertson, G., Sadler, E.J., Shortle, J., Steiner, J.L., Strickland, T.C., Swain, H., Williams, M.R., Walthall, C.L., Tsegaye, T.D. 2018. Advancing the sustainability of US agriculture through long-term research. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47(6):1412-1425. https://doi.org/doi:10.2134/jeq2018.05.0171.

Elevated atmospheric CO2 effects on dairy crops in the Northeast US: comparing IFSM and DSSAT models to FACE data - (Abstract Only)
Castano-Sanchez, J.P., Rotz, C.A., Karsten, H.D. 2018. Elevated atmospheric CO2 effects on dairy crops in the Northeast US: comparing IFSM and DSSAT models to FACE data. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. P. 1.

Whole-farm dynamics of forage and grazinglands in a changing climate - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A. 2018. Whole-farm dynamics of forage and grazinglands in a changing climate[abstract]. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. 1.

The importance of intra-management practice variability in sediment and phosphorus loss from agricultural fields Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Miller, M.D., Saporito, L.S., Buda, A.R., Gall, H.E., Veith, T.L., White, C.M., Williams, C.F., Brasier, K.J., Kleinman, P.J., Watson, J.E. 2018. The importance of intra-management practice variability in sediment and phosphorus loss from agricultural fields. ASABE Annual International Meeting, July 29-August 1, 2018, Detroit, Michigan. P. 1-17. https://doi.org/10.13031/aim.201801434.

Conservation dairy farming impact on water quality in a karst watershed in northeastern US Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amin, M.M., Karsten, H.D., Veith, T.L., Beegle, D.B., Kleinman, P.J. 2018. Conservation dairy farming impact on water quality in a karst watershed in northeastern US. Agriculture System. 165:187-196. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.06.010.

Contrasting SWAT predictions of watershed-level streamflow and nutrient loss resulting from static versus dynamic atmospheric CO2 inputs - (Abstract Only)

Hydro-climatic simulation of Spring Creek Basin under dynamic C02 atmospheric concentration - (Abstract Only)

Dairy farm strategy distribution in Pennsylvania and implications to nutrient management - (Abstract Only)
Holly, M.A., Rotz, C.A., Veith, T.L., Kleinman, P.J. 2018. Dairy farm strategy distribution in Pennsylvania and implications to nutrient management. ASABE Annual International Meeting. P. 1.

Volatile organic compounds and silage: sources, emission, and mitigation - (Proceedings)
Harner, A., Buhler, M., Feilberg, A., Franco, R., Howard, C., Montes, F., Muck, R.E., Rotz, C.A., Weib, K. 2018. Volatile organic compounds and silage: sources, emission, and mitigation. International Silage Conference. P. 1.

Projected climate and agronomic implications for corn production in the Northeastern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasad, R., Gunn, K.M., Rotz, C.A., Karsten, H., Roth, G., Buda, A.R., Stoner, A. 2018. Projected climate and agronomic implications for corn production in the Northeastern United States. Global Change Biology. 13(6):e0198623. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0198623.

Tradeoffs in the quest for climate smart agricultural intensification in Mato Grosso, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gil, J.D., Garrett, R.D., Rotz, C.A., Daioglou, V., Valentim, J., Pires, G.F., Costa, M.H., Lopes, L. 2018. Tradeoffs in the quest for climate smart agricultural intensification in Mato Grosso, Brazil. Environmental Research Letters. 13:1-12.

Evaluation of the environmental impacts associated with variation in U.S. cattle production systems - (Abstract Only)
Putman, B., Thoma, G., Rotz, C.A. 2018. Evaluation of the environmental impacts associated with variation in U.S. cattle production systems. The 11th International Conference on Life Cycle Assessment of Food 2018 in Bangkok, Thailand Meeting Proceedings. P. 1.

An environmental assessment of beef cattle production in the United States - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A., Asem-Hiablie, S., Place, S., Thoma, G. 2018. An environmental assessment of beef cattle production in the United States. American Society of Animal Science. P.1.

Management characteristics of beef cattle production in the eastern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Asem-Hiablie, S., Rotz, C.A., Stout, R.C., Place, S.E. 2018. Management characteristics of beef cattle production in the eastern United States. Professional Animal Scientist. 34(4):311-325. https://doi.org/10.15232/pas.2018-01728.

Spatially explicit modeling of life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from cattle production - (Abstract Only)
Wangjian, Z., Rotz, C.A., Xuesong, Z., Shao, L., Xiaobo, X. 2018. Spatially explicit modeling of life cycle greenhouse gas emissions from cattle production. Symposium Proceedings. P. 1.

This is like that, only bigger and messier - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C. 2018. This is like that, only bigger and messier.{Abstract}.1.

Grazing supplementation and crop diversification on beef farm simulations in southern Brazil: a case study Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, C.H., Patino, H.O., Hoshide, A.K., Abreu, D.C., Rotz, C.A., Nabinger, C. 2018. Grazing supplementation and crop diversification on beef farm simulations in southern Brazil: a case study. Agricultural Systems. 162:1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.01.009.

The role of forage systems in environmentally sustainable beef - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A., Asem-Hiablie, S. 2017. The role of forage systems in environmentally sustainable beef. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings. American Forage and Grassland Council, Berea, KY. Pg.1.

The importance of temporal inequality in quantifying vegetated filter strip removal efficiencies - (Proceedings)

Management characteristics of beef cattle production in Hawaii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotz, C.A., Asem-Hiablie, S., Sandlin, J.D., Sandlin, M.R., Stout, R.C. 2018. Management characteristics of beef cattle production in Hawaii. Professional Animal Scientist. 34(2):167-176. https://doi.org/10.15232/pas.2017-01691.

The effects of disproportional load contributions on quantifying vegetated filter strip sediment trapping efficiencies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gall, H.E., Schultz, D., Veith, T.L., Goslee, S.C., Mejia, A., Harman, C., Raj, C., Patterson, P.H. 2018. The effects of disproportional load contributions on quantifying vegetated filter strip sediment trapping efficiencies. Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment (SERRA). 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00477-017-1505-x.

Seasonal manure application timing and storage effects on field and watershed level phosphorus losses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, J., Veith, T.L., Collick, A.S., Kleinman, P.J., Beegle, D.B., Bryant, R.B. 2017. Seasonal manure application timing and storage effects on field and watershed level phosphorus losses. Journal of Environmental Quality. 46:1403-1412. doi: 10.2134/jeq2017.04.0150.

Modeling greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotz, C.A. 2018. Modeling greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science. 101(7):6675-6690. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13272.

Evaluation of average daily gain predictions by the integrated farm system model for forage-finished beef steers - (Abstract Only)
Dillon, J., Harmon, D., Rotz, C.A., Hancock, D. 2017. Evaluation of average daily gain predictions by the integrated farm system model for forage-finished beef steers. American Society of Animal Science. 95(suppl_4):137. https://doi.org/10.2527/asasann.2017.277.

Caracteristics of beef cattle operations in the west - (Other)
Rotz, C.A., Asem-Hiablie, S., Stout, R.C., Fisher, K. 2017. Caracteristics of beef cattle operations in the west. National Cattlemens Beef Association Annual Meeting. Centennial, Colorado.P.1.

Analyzing the distribution of hydrogeomorphic characteristics across Pennsylvania as a precursor to phosphorus index modifications Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Veith, T.L., Goslee, S.C., Beegle, D.B., Weld, J.L., Kleinman, P.J. 2017. Analyzing the distribution of hydrogeomorphic characteristics across Pennsylvania as a precursor to phosphorus index modifications. Journal of Environmental Quality. 46:1365-1371. doi: 10.2134/jeq2016.10.0416.

Assessing the impacts of climate change on discharge and nutrient losses from a karstic agricultural sub-basin in the Upper Chesapeake Bay watershed - (Abstract Only)
Gunn, K.M., Veith, T.L., Buda, A.R., Amin, M., Rotz, C.A., Hayhoe, K. 2017. Assessing the impacts of climate change on discharge and nutrient losses from a karstic agricultural sub-basin in the Upper Chesapeake Bay watershed. In: Book of abstracts, pg 136. International Soil and Water Assessment Tool Conference, Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Warsaw Poland, June 28-30. Blackland Research Station, Texas.

Management characteristics of beef cattle production in the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Asem-Hiablie, S., Rotz, C.A., Stout, R.C., Fisher, K. 2017. Management characteristics of beef cattle production in the western United States. Professional Animal Scientist.33(4):461-471. https://doi.org/10.15232/pas.2017-01618.

Identifying consumer preference for beef produced with different levels of growth promotant technology - (Abstract Only)
Webb, M.J., Pendell, D.L., Harty, A.A., Salverson, R.R., Rotz, C.A., Underwood, K.R., Olson, K.C., Blair, A.D. 2017. Identifying consumer preference for beef produced with different levels of growth promotant technology. American Meat Science Association Conference,June 18,2017,College Station,Texas. P.1.

Influence of growth promoting technologies on animal performance,production economics, environmental impacts and carcass characteristics of beef - (Abstract Only)
Webb, M.J., Pendell, D.L., Harty, A.A., Salverson, R.R., Rotz, C.A., Underwood, K.R., Olson, K.C., Blair, A.D. 2017. Influence of growth promoting technologies on animal performance,production economics, environmental impacts and carcass characteristics of beef. American Meat Science Association Conference,June 18,2017,College Station,Texas. P.1.

Environmental sustainability of beef - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A., Asem-Hiablie, S., Battagliese, T., Stackhouse-Lawson, K. 2017. Environmental sustainability of beef. Waste to Worth Conference,April 17-21,2017,Raleigh, North Carolina.Available at:http://articles.extension.org/pages/74406/environmental-sustainability-of-beef.June 12,2017.

Modeling greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A. 2017. Modeling greenhouse gas emissions from dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science.101:1-16. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-13272.

Process-based modelling of the nutritive value of forages: a review - (Abstract Only)
Virkajarvi, P., Korhonen, P., Bellocchi, G., Curnel, Y., Wu, L., Jego, G., Persson, T., Hoglind, M., Van Oijen, M., Gustavsson, A., Kipling, R., Rotz, C.A., Palosuo, T., Calanca, P. 2017. Process-based modelling of the nutritive value of forages: a review,May 22-24,2017,Berlin,Germany. P.1.

Management Characteristics of Grass-finished Beef Operations in the Northeast - (Abstract Only)
Dillon, J., Rotz, C.A. 2017. Management Characteristics of Grass-finished Beef Operations in the Northeast. Annual Pasture Consortium Meeting.March 2-3,2017,Hagerstown,Maryland. P.1.

A process-based emission model for volatile organic compounds from silage sources on farms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bonifacio, H.F., Rotz, C.A., Hafner, S., Montes, F., Cohen, M., Mitloehner, F. 2016. A process-based emission model for volatile organic compounds from silage sources on farms. Atmospheric Environment. 152:85-97.

Integrated Farm System Model Version 4.3 and Dairy Gas Emissions Model Version 3.3 Software development and distribution - (Other)
Bonifacio, H.F., Rotz, C.A., M.S. Corson., D.S. Chianese., F. Montes., S.D. Hafner., C.U. Coniner., 2016. Integrated Farm System Model: Reference Manual, Version 4.3 and Dairy Gas Emissions Model Version 3.3 Software development and distribution. Internet Web Page. 1.

Influence of soil structure on contaminant leaching from injected slurry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amin, M., Osterballe Pedersen, C., Forslund, A., Veith, T.L., Laegdsmand, M. 2016. Influence of soil structure on contaminant leaching from injected slurry. Journal of Environmental Management. 184(2):289-296. doi:10.1016/j.jenvman.2016.10.002.

Scientific and technical advisory committee review of the nutrient inputs to the watershed model - (Review Article)
Yagow, G., Collick, A., Ribaudo, M., Thomason, W., Veith, T.L. 2016.Scientific and technical advisory committee review of the nutrient inputs estimation for the Chesapeake Bay watershed model. STAC Publication Number 16-005, Edgewater, MD. 46pp.

Manure storage capacity and application timing influence watershed-level nutrient losses - (Abstract Only)

Simulating economics and environmental impacts of beef and soybean systems in Brazil's Pamas and Amozon Biomes - (Proceedings)
Hoshide, A.K., Pereira, C.H., Abreu, D.C., Rotz, C.A. 2016. Simulating economics and environmental impacts of beef and soybean systems in Brazil's Pamas and Amozon Biomes. Proc. VIII Simpsio Brasileiro de Agropecuaria Sustentavel. Sinop-Mato Grosso, Brazil.