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Research Project: Quantifying Air and Water Quality Benefits of Improved Poultry Manure Management Practices

Location: Poultry Production and Product Safety Research

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

Water-Use efficiency of forage crops in the Southeastern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gelley, C.H., Ashworth, A.J., Keyser, P.D., Nave, R., Rhinehart, J. 2020. Water-Use efficiency of forage crops in the Southeastern United States. Agronomy. 10(9):1377. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10091377.

Tractor path overlap is influenced by field shape and terrain attributes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kharel, T.P., Owens, P.R., Ashworth, A.J. 2020. Tractor path overlap is influenced by field shape and terrain attributes. Agricultural & Environmental Letters. 5:e20027.

Comparison of discriminatory effects of corn yield test locations based on their genetic variation expression among hybrids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Long-term effects of pasture management and fenced riparian buffers on soil organic carbon content and aggregation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, S., Jagadamma, S., Ashworth, A.J., Singh, S., Owens, P.R., Moore Jr, P.A. 2020. Long-term effects of pasture management and fenced riparian buffers on soil organic carbon content and aggregation. Geoderma. 382:114666. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114666.

Effect of Bacillus-DFM on leaky gut, serum peptide YY concentration, bone mineralization, and ammonia excretion in neonatal turkey poults fed with a rye-based diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Soil quality indices following long-term conservation pasture management practices Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amorim, H., Ashworth, A.J., Moore Jr, P.A., Wienhold, B.J., Savin, M.C., Owens, P.R., Jagadamma, S., Carvalho, T.S., Sutie, X. 2020. Soil quality indices following long-term conservation pasture management practices. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.107060.

Spatially and temporally disparate data in systems agriculture: issues and prospective solutions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kharel, T.P., Ashworth, A.J., Buser, M.D., Owens, P.R. 2020. Spatially and temporally disparate data in systems agriculture: issues and prospective solutions. Agronomy Journal. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20285.

Tractor guidance improves production efficiency by reducing overlaps and gaps Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kharel, T.P., Ashworth, A.J., Shew, A., Popp, M.P., Owens, P.R. 2020. Tractor guidance improves production efficiency by reducing overlaps and gaps. Agricultural & Environmental Letters. 5:e20012. https://doi.org/10.1002/ael2.20012.

Effect of a new manure amendment on ammonia emissions from poultry litter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, K., Moore Jr, P.A., Martin, J.W., Ashworth, A.J. 2020. Effect of a new manure amendment on ammonia emissions from poultry litter. Atmosphere. 11(3):257. https://doi.org/10.3390/atmos11030257.

Soil quality indices based on long-term conservation cropping systems management Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amorim, H.C., Ashworth, A.J., Wienhold, B.J., Savin, M.C., Allen, F.L., Saxton, A.M., Owens, P.R., Curi, N. 2020. Soil quality indices based on long-term conservation cropping systems management. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20036.

Effect of seeding distance from subsurface banded poultry litter on corn yield and leaf greenness Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Pote, D.H., Way, T.R., Watts, D.B. 2020. Effect of seeding distance from subsurface banded poultry litter on corn yield and leaf greenness. Agronomy Journal. 112:1679-1689. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20186.

Switchgrass nitrogen fertility response and nutrient cycling in a hay system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Moore Jr, P.A., King, R., Douglas, J.L., Pote, D.A., Jacobs, A. 2020. Switchgrass nitrogen fertility response and nutrient cycling in a hay system. Agronomy Journal. 112:1963-1971. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20156.

Soil quality indexes improve following long-term manure deposition and conservation practices - (Abstract Only)

Technology applications for optimizing farm production - (Abstract Only)

Long-Term effects of grazing management and buffer strips on phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with poultry litter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kelsey, A.R., Moore Jr, P.A., Pilon, C., Owens, P.R., Ashworth, A.J., Miller, D., Delaune, P. 2020. Long-Term effects of grazing management and buffer strips on phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 49:85-96. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20010.

Review of antibiotic resistance, ecology, and dissemination and mitigation in U.S. broiler poultry systems Reprint Icon - (Literature Review)
Yang, Y., Ashworth, A.J., Cook, K.L., Willett, C., Upadhyay, A., Owens, P.R., Ricke, S.C., DeBruyn, J.M., Moore Jr, P.A. 2019. Review of antibiotic resistance, ecology, and dissemination and mitigation in U.S. broiler poultry systems. Frontiers in Microbiology. 10:2639. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2019.02639.

Long-term cropping systems management influences soil strength and nutrient cycling Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Owens, P.R., Allen, F. 2020. Long-term cropping systems management influences soil strength and nutrient cycling. Geoderma. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2019.114062.

Comparing yield trial locations based on their elicited expressions of genetic variance among soybean cultivars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Knapp, V., Allen, F.L., Saxton, A.M. 2020. Comparing yield trial locations based on their elicited expressions of genetic variance among soybean cultivars. Crop Science. 60:1313–1324. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20066.

Soil bacterial biodiversity is driven by long-term pasture management, poultry litter, and cattle manure inputs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Ashworth, A.J., Debruyn, J.M., Willett, C., Durso, L.M., Cook, K.L., Moore Jr, P.A., Owens, P.R. 2019. Soil bacterial biodiversity is driven by long-term pasture management, poultry litter, and cattle manure inputs. PeerJ. 7:e7839. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.7839.

Browse potential of bristly locust, smooth sumac, and sericea lespedeza for small ruminants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acharya, M., Ashworth, A.J., Burner, D., Burke, J.M., Pote, D.H., Muir, J.P. 2019. Browse potential of bristly locust, smooth sumac, and sericea lespedeza for small ruminants. Agroforestry Systems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10457-019-00479-0.

Soil quality indices based on long-term conservation cropping systems management - (Abstract Only)

Simulating switchgrass biomass productivity using ALMANAC. I. Calibration of soil water Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rocateli, A.C., Ashworth, A.J., West, C.P., Brye, K.R., Popp, M.P., Kiniry, J.R. 2020. Simulating switchgrass biomass productivity using ALMANAC. I. Calibration of soil water. Agronomy Journal. 112:183-193. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20054.

Crop rotation and bio-cover impact on no-tillage corn, soybean, and cotton profitability in Tennessee - (Abstract Only)

Switchgrass forage yield and compositional response to phosphorus and potassium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Moore Jr, P.A., King, R., Douglas, J.L., Pote, D.H., Jacobs, A., Pratt, E. 2019. Switchgrass forage yield and compositional response to phosphorus and potassium. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 2:190010. https://doi.org/10.2134/age2019.02.0010.

Feasibility and concurrent remediation of red mud as an in situ pyrolysis catalyst - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lepore, A., Ashworth, A.J., Pyoungchung, K., Labbe, N., Connatser, R.M., Allen, F.L. 2019. Feasibility and concurrent remediation of red mud as an in situ pyrolysis catalyst. BioResources. 14(2):4696-4707.

White (Trifolium repens L.) and arrowleaf (Trifolium vesiculosum Savi) clover emergence in varying loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) tree alley spacings Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adams, T., Philipp, D., Burner, D.M., Jennings, J., McPeake, B., Ashworth, A.J., Pote, D.H., Burke, J.M., Rhein, R. 2019. White (Trifolium repens L.) and arrowleaf (Trifolium vesiculosum Savi) clover emergence in varying loblolly pine (Pinus taeda L.) tree alley spacings. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 10:659-669. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2019.104048.

Are soils beneath coniferous tree stands more acidic than soils beneath deciduous tree stands? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burgess-Conforti, J.R., Moore Jr, P.A., Owens, P.R., Miller, D., Ashworth, A.J., Hays, P.D., Evans-White, M., Anderson, K.R. 2019. Are soils beneath coniferous tree stands more acidic than soils beneath deciduous tree stands? Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26:14930–14931. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11356-019-04883-y.

Nutrient characteristics of poultry manure and litter Reprint Icon - (Monograph)
Ashworth, A.J., Chastain, J.P., Moore Jr, P.A. 2020. Nutrient characteristics of poultry manure and litter. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 67-87. https://doi.org/10.2134/asaspecpub67.c5.

Global meta-analysis of cotton yield and weed suppression from cover crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toler, H.D., Auge, R.M., Benelli, V., Allen, F.L., Ashworth, A.J. 2019. Global meta-analysis of cotton yield and weed suppression from cover crops. Crop Science. 59:1-13.

Spatial soil nutrient-plant-herbivore linkages: A case study from two poultry litter amended pastures in Northwest Arkansas Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Braden, I.S., West, C.P., Ashworth, A.J. 2019. Spatial soil nutrient-plant-herbivore linkages: A case study from two poultry litter amended pastures in Northwest Arkansas. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 2:180036. https://doi.org/10.2134/age2018.09.0039.

Developing best management strategies for reducing soluble phosphorus losses from poultry litter in grazing systems - (Abstract Only)

Long-term study on the effects of buffer strips and grazing management on phosphorus runoff from pastures fertilized with poultry litter - (Abstract Only)

Growth rate of Giant Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus) and Giant Reed (Arundo donax) in a low-input system in Arkansas, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acharya, M., Burner, D.M., Ashworth, A.J., Felix, F., Adams, T. 2018. Growth rate of Giant Miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteus) and Giant Reed (Arundo donax) in a low-input system in Arkansas, USA. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 9:2371-2384. https://doi.org/10.4236/ajps.2018.912172.

Economic and environmental impact assessment of tractor guidance technology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Lindsay, K.R., Popp, M.P., Owens, P.R. 2018. Economic and environmental impact assessment of tractor guidance technology. Agricultural and Environmental Letters. 3:1-5. Available: https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/ael/pdfs/3/1/180038.

A decision - Support system for analyzing tractor guidance technology Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindsay, K.R., Popp, M.P., Ashworth, A.J., Owens, P.R. 2018. A decision - Support system for analyzing tractor guidance technology. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 153:115-125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.08.014.

Global meta-analysis reveals agro-grassland productivity varies based on species diversity over time Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Toler, H.D., Allen, F.L., Auge, R.M. 2018. Global meta-analysis reveals agro-grassland productivity varies based on species diversity over time. PLoS One. 13(7):e0200274. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0200274.

Grazing management and buffer strip impact on nitrogen runoff from pastures fertilized with poultry litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pilon, C., Moore Jr, P.A., Pote, D.H., Martin, J.W., Owens, P.R., Ashworth, A.J., Miller, D.M., Delaune, P.B. 2018. Grazing management and buffer strip impact on nitrogen runoff from pastures fertilized with poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. Available: https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/jeq/abstracts/0/0/jeq2018.04.0159.

Fertilizer recommendations for switchgrass: Quantifying economic effects on quality and yield Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Popp, M.P., Ashworth, A.J., Moore Jr, P.A., Owens, P.R., Douglas, J.L., Pote, D.H., Jacobs, A., Lindsay, K. 2018. Fertilizer recommendations for switchgrass: Quantifying economic effects on quality and yield. Agronomy Journal. 110(5):1854-1861. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.04.0273.

Crop rotations and poultry litter affect dynamic soil chemical properties and soil biota long-term - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Allen, F.L., Owens, P.R., Debruyn, J.M., Sams, C. 2018. Crop rotations and poultry litter impact dynamic soil chemical properties and soil biota long-term. Journal of Environmental Quality. Available: https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/jeq/pdfs/0/0/jeq2017.12.0465.

Effect of humic acids on intestinal viscosity, leaky gut and ammonia excretion in a 24 h feed restriction model to induce intestinal permeability in broiler chickens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maguey, J., Michel, M.A., Baxter, M., Tellex, Jr, G., Moore Jr, P.A., Solis-Cruz, B., Hernandez-Patlan, D., Merino-Guzman, R. 2018. Effect of humic acids on intestinal viscosity, leaky gut and ammonia excretion in a 24 h feed restriction model to induce intestinal permeability in broiler chickens. Animal Science Journal. 89:1002-1010. https://doi.org/10.1111/asj.13011.

Phosphorus leaching from soil cores from a twenty-year study evaluating alum treatment of poultry litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, K.R., Moore Jr, P.A., Miller, D.M., DeLaune, P.B., Edwards, D.R., Kleinman, P.J., Cade-Menun, B.J., Miles, D.M. 2018. Phosphorus leaching from soil cores from a twenty-year study evaluating alum treatment of poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47:530-537.

Long-term effects of alum-treated litter, untreated litter and NH4NO3 application on phosphorus speciation, distribution and reactivity in soils using K-edge XANES and chemical fractionation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdala, D.B., Moore Jr, P.A., Rodrigues, M., Herrera, W., Pavinato, P.S. 2018. Long-term effects of alum-treated litter, untreated litter and NH4NO3 application on phosphorus speciation, distribution and reactivity in soils using K-edge XANES and chemical fractionation. Journal of Environmental Management. 213:201-216.

Effects of land-applied ammonia scrubber solutions on yield, nitrogen uptake, soil test phosphorus and phosphorus runoff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, J.W., Moore Jr, P.A., Hong, L., Ashworth, A.J., Miles, D.M. 2018. Effects of land-applied ammonia scrubber solutions on yield, nitrogen uptake, soil test phosphorus and phosphorus runoff. Journal of Environmental Quality. 47(2):263-269.

Predicted harvest time effects on switchgrass moisture content, nutrient concentration, yield, and profitability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindsay, K.R., Popp, M.P., West, C.P., Ashworth, A.J., Rocateli, A.C., Farris, R., Kakani, G., Fritschi, F.B., Green, S.V., Alison, M.W., Mawg, M.J., Acosta-Gamboai, L. 2017. Predicted harvest time effects on switchgrass moisture content, nutrient concentration, yield, and profitability. Biomass and Bioenergy. 108:74-89. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2017.09.017.

Switchgrass cultivar, yield, and nutrient removal responses to harvest timing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Allen, F.L., Bacon, J.L., Sams, C.E., Tyler, D.D., Grant, J.F., Moore Jr, P.A., Pote, D.H. 2017. Switchgrass cultivar, yield, and nutrient removal responses to harvest timing. Agronomy Journal. 109(6):2598-2605. Available: https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/aj/articles/109/6/2598.

Microbial community structure is affected by cropping sequences and poultry litter under long-term no-tillage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., DeBruyn, J.M., Allen, F.L., Radosevick, M., Owens, P.R. 2017. Microbial community structure is affected by cropping sequences and poultry litter under long-term no-tillage. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 114:210-219.

Diverse rotations and poultry litter improves soybean yield - (Popular Publication)
Ashworth, A.J., Allen, F.L., Saxton, A.M., Tyler, D.D. 2017. Diverse rotations and poultry litter improves soybean yield. CSA News. 62:14-14.doi:10.2134/csa2017.62.0606.

Inexpensive alternatives to alum for reducing ammonia emissions and phosphorus runoff from manure - (Abstract Only)

Switchgrass growth and effects on biomass accumulation, moisture content, and nutrient removal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Rocateli, A.C., West, C.P., Brye, K., Popp, M.P. 2017. Switchgrass growth and effects on biomass accumulation, moisture content, and nutrient removal. Agronomy Journal. 109:1-9.

Effects of grazing management and buffer strips on metal runoff from pastures fertilized with poultry litter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pilon, C., Moore Jr, P.A., Pote, D.H., Martin, J.W., Delaune, P.B. 2017. Effects of grazing management and buffer strips on metal runoff from pastures fertilized with poultry litter. Journal of Environmental Quality. 46(2):402-410.

Impact of crop rotation and soil amendments on long-term no-tilled soybean yields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ashworth, A.J., Allen, F., Saxton, A.N., Tyler, D. 2017. Impact of crop rotation and soil amendments on long-term no-tilled soybean yields. Agronomy Journal. 109(3):1-9.

Fertilizer value of nitrogen captured using ammonia scrubbers attached to animal production facilities - (Abstract Only)

Effects of buffer strips and grazing management on soil loss from pastures - (Abstract Only)

Long-term effects of grazing management and buffer strips on soil erosion from pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pilon, C., Moore Jr, P.A., Pote, D.H., Pennington, J.H., Martin, J.W., Brauer, D.K., Raper, R.L., Dabney, S.M., Lee, J. 2017. Long-term effects of grazing management and buffer strips on soil erosion from pastures. Journal of Environmental Quality. 46(2):364-372. doi:10.2134/jeq2016.09.0378.