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Research Project: Stewardship of Upper Midwest Soil and Air Resources through Regionally Adapted Management Practices

Location: Soil Management Research

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

Microalgae, soil and plants: A critical review of microalgae as renewable resources for agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Milk production, body weight, body condition score, activity and rumination of organic dairy cattle grazing two different pasture systems incorporating cool- and warm season-forages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ritz, K.E., Heins, B.J., Moon, R.D., Sheaffer, C.C., Weyers, S.L. 2021. Milk production, body weight, body condition score, activity, and rumination of organic dairy cattle grazing two different pasture systems incorporating cool- and warm season-forages. Animals. 11:264. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani11020264.

Forage yield and nutritive value of cool-season and warm-season forages for grazing organic dairy cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ritz, K.E., Heins, B.J., Moon, R., Sheaffer, C., Weyers, S.L. 2020. Forage yield and nutritive value of cool-season and warm-season forages for grazing organic dairy cattle. Agronomy. 10:1963. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10121963.

Quantitative framework for estimating minimum residue to maintain soil organic carbon - (Abstract Only)

Accrual rates of soil organic carbon in response to stover treatment: Multi-location analysis - (Abstract Only)

Soil organic carbon levels after six cycles of corn stover harvest - (Abstract Only)

Biochar amendments show potential for restoration of degraded, contaminated, and infertile soils in agricultural and forested landscapes Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Brockamp, R.L., Weyers, S.L. 2021. Biochar amendments show potential for restoration of degraded, contaminated, and infertile soils in agricultural and forested landscapes. In: Stanturf, J; Callaham, M., editors. Soils and Landscape Restoration. Cambridge, MA: Academic Press. p. 209-236. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-813193-0.00008-4.

Management drives differences in nutrient dynamics in conventional and organic four-year crop rotation systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J.M., Wilts, A.R. 2020. Management drives differences in nutrient dynamics in conventional and organic four-year crop rotation systems. Agronomy. 10:764. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10060764.

Meta-data needed to adequately interpret soil parameters describing soil health - (Book / Chapter)

A life cycle analysis (LCA) primer for the agricultural community Reprint Icon - (Other)
Sieverding, H., Kebreab, E., Johnson, J.M., Xu, H., Wang, M., Del Grosso, S.J., Bruggeman, S., Stewart, C.E., Westhoff, S., Ristau, J., Kumar, S., Stone, J. 2020. A life cycle analysis (LCA) primer for the agricultural community. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20279.

Impact of corn stover retention on soil organic carbon and soil quality - (Abstract Only)

Spatiotemporal dynamics of three-dimensional soil maps in a long-term field experiment - (Abstract Only)

Modeling the constraints to productivity of subsistence dryland farming - (Abstract Only)

Machine learning, big data and the future of digital agriculture - (Abstract Only)

Regenerating agricultural landscapes with perennial groundcover for intensive crop production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moore, K., Anex, R., Elobeid, A.E., Fei, S., Flora, C.B., Goggi, S., Jacobs, K., Jha, P., Kaleita, A.L., Karlen, D.L., Laird, D.A., Lenssen, A.W., Lubberstedt, T., Mcdaniel, M.D., Raman, D.R., Weyers, S.L. 2019. Regenerating agricultural landscapes with perennial groundcover for intensive crop production. Agronomy. 9(8):458. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9080458.

Potential for nutrient loss reduction in cover cropped systems in the Upper Midwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Thom, M.D., Forcella, F., Eberle, C.A., Matthees, H.L., Gesch, R.W., Ott, M., Feyereisen, G.W., Strock, J.S., Wyse, D. 2019. Potential for nutrient loss reduction in cover cropped systems in the Upper Midwest. Journal of Environmental Quality. 48(3):660-669. https://doi.org/10.2134/jeq2018.09.0350.

Stover harvest did not change soil nitrous oxide emissions in two Minnesota fields Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2019. Stover harvest did not change soil nitrous oxide emissions in two Minnesota fields. Agronomy Journal. 111:143-155. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.09.0591.

Nitrogen management for calendula that meets agronomic and environmental goals - (Abstract Only)

Crop residue management challenges: A special issue overview Reprint Icon - (Literature Review)
Clay, D.E., Alverson, R., Johnson, J.M., Karlen, D.L., Clay, S., Wang, M.Q., Bruggeman, S., Westhoff, S. 2019. Crop residue management challenges: A special issue overview. Agronomy Journal. 111:1-3. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.10.0657.

Spring camelina N rate: Balancing agronomics and environmental risk in United States Corn Belt Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Gesch, R.W., Barbour, N.W. 2018. Spring camelina N rate: Balancing agronomics and environmental risk in United States Corn Belt. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2018.1519803.

Statistical modeling of phenotypic plasticity under abiotic stress in Triticum durum L. vs. T. aestivum L. genotypes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2018. Statistical modeling of phenotypic plasticity under abiotic stress in Triticum durum L. vs. T. aestivum L. genotypes. Agronomy. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8080139.

Safeguarding soil serves societal needs - (Popular Publication)

Big agronomic data validates an oxymoron: Sustainable intensification under climate change - (Abstract Only)

A "Soil Lorax" perspective on corn stover for advanced biofuels Reprint Icon - (Literature Review)
Johnson, J.M. 2018. A "Soil Lorax" perspective on corn stover for advanced biofuels. Agronomy Journal. 110:59-62. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.02.0093.

Manure and residue inputs maintained soil organic carbon in Upper Midwest conservation production systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Forcella, F., Gesch, R.W. 2018. Manure and residue inputs maintained soil organic carbon in Upper Midwest conservation production systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 82:878-888. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2017.09.0344.

Stover harvest impact on nitrous oxide emission from corn and soybean grown in no-till field - (Abstract Only)

Limited seed and seed yield response of calendula to applied nitrogen does not justify risk of environmental damage from high urea application rates Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Gesch, R.W., Barbour, N.W. 2018. Limited seed and seed yield response of calendula to applied nitrogen does not justify risk of environmental damage from high urea application rates. Agriculture. 8(40). https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture8030040.

Evaluating the effect of microalgal biomass on soil-plant-water systems - (Abstract Only)

Does soil C accrual under perennial grasses managed for bioenergy offset fertilizer induced N2O emission? - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2017. Does soil C accrual under perennial grasses managed for bioenergy offset fertilizer induced N2O emission? [Abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 22-25, 2017, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper105737.html.

Long-term productivity in traditional, organic and low-input management systems of the Upper Midwest - (Abstract Only)
Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J.M., Gesch, R.W., Forcella, F. 2017. Long-term productivity in traditional, organic and low-input management systems of the Upper Midwest [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 22-25, 2017, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/crops/2017am/webprogram/Paper105947.html.

Impacts of managing perennial grasses in the northern Midwest United States for bioenergy on soil organic C and nitrous oxide emission - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2017. Impacts of managing perennial grasses in the northern Midwest United States for bioenergy on soil organic C and nitrous oxide emission [abstract]. Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Soil Organic Matter. p. 436.

Agriculture in the Fertile Crescent: Continuity and change under climate change - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A. 2017. Agriculture in the Fertile Crescent: Continuity and change under climate change. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 12(34). doi:10.1079/PAVSNNR201712034.

Corn stover for advanced biofuels – Soil “Lorax” perspectives - (Abstract Only)

Influence of fertilization on mycorrhizal dynamics in a perennial biomass production system - (Abstract Only)

Stover harvest impacts soil and hydrologic properties on three Minnesota farms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Strock, J.S., Barbour, N.W., Tallaksen, J.E., Reese, M. 2017. Stover harvest impacts soil and hydrologic properties on three Minnesota farms. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 81:932-944. https://doi.org/10.2136/sssaj2017.01.0007

Impact of fertilizer, corn residue, and cover crops on mycorrhizal inoculum potential and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associations - (Abstract Only)

Organic and low input farming: Pros and cons for soil health - (Abstract Only)