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Research Project: Precipitation and Irrigation Management to Optimize Profits from Crop Production

Location: Soil and Water Management Research

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

Factory calibrated soil water sensor performance using multiple installation orientations and depths - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Corn and sorghum ET, E, yield and CWP affected by irrigation application method: SDI versus mid-elevation spray irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Simulating the impact of climate change on hydrology and crop production in the Northern High Plains of Texas using an improved SWAT model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Moorhead, J.E., Heflin, K.R., Brauer, D.K., Gowda, P.H., Srinivasan, R. 2019. Simulating the impact of climate change on hydrology and crop production in the Northern High Plains of Texas using an improved SWAT model. Agricultural Water Management. 221: 13-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2019.04.021.

Development of wireless infrared thermometer networks and their use in smart irrigation - (Abstract Only)
O'Shaughnessy, S.A. 2019. Development of wireless infrared thermometer networks and their use in smart irrigation [abstract]. Non-Destructive Diagnosis of Crop Water Stress and Precision Irrigation for Sustainable Agricultural Production Symposium, May 1-2, 2019, Jeonju-si, South Korea.

Yield determination of maize hybrids under limited irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, J., Xue, Q., Hao, B., Marek, T.H., Jessup, K.E., Xu, W., Bean, B.W., Colaizzi, P.D. 2019. Yield determination of maize hybrids under limited irrigation. Journal of Crop Improvement. 33(3):410-427. https://doi.org/10.1080/15427528.2019.1606129.

Multisite evaluation of an improved SWAT irrigation scheduling alogrithm for corn (Zea mays L.) production in the U.S. Southern Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Gowda, P.H., Xue, Q., Moorhead, J.E., Brauer, D.K., Srinivasan, R., Heflin, K.R. 2019. Multisite evaluation of an improved SWAT irrigation scheduling alogrithm for corn (Zea mays L.) production in the U.S. Southern Great Plains. Journal of Environmental Modeling and Software. 118:23-24. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envsoft.2019.04.001.

Evaluation of the uncalibrated energy balance model (BAITSSS)for estimating evapotranspiration in a semiarid, advective climate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Design, fabrication, and operation of an in-situ microlysimeter for estimating soil water evaporation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Evett, S.R., Moorhead, J.E., Brauer, D.K., Ruthardt, B.B. 2019. Design, fabrication, and operation of an in-situ microlysimeter for estimating soil water evaporation. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 35(3): 301-309. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.13140.

Evaluation of sensible heat flux and evapotranspiration using a surface layer scintillometer and a large weighing lysimeter - (Book / Chapter)
Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Gowda, P.H., Evett, S.R., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Brauer, D.K. 2019. Evaluation of sensible heat flux and evapotranspiration using a surface layer scintillometer and a large weighing lysimeter. In: Top 5 Contributions in Sensor and Biosensor Technology. 3rd Edition. Hyderabad, India: Avid Science. p. 1-40.

Evaluation of evapotranspiration from eddy covariance using large weighing lysimeters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Gowda, P.H., Lin, X., Colaizzi, P.D., Evett, S.R., Kutikoff, S. 2019. Evaluation of evapotranspiration from eddy covariance using large weighing lysimeters. Agronomy. 9(2):99. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy9020099.

Contrasting tillage effects on stored soil water, infiltration and evapotranspiration fluxes in a dryland rotation at two locations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schwartz, R.C., Schlegel, A., Bell, J.M., Baumhardt, R.L., Evett, S.R. 2019. Contrasting tillage effects on stored soil water, infiltration and evapotranspiration fluxes in a dryland rotation at two locations. Soil and Tillage Research. 190:157-174. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.still.2019.02.013.

Foreword to the book Bridging Among Disciplines by Synthesizing Soil and Plant Processes - (Other)

Increased bias in evapotranspiration modeling due to weather and vegetation indices data sources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Assessing SWAT plant stress algorithms using full and deficit irrigation treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Xue, Q., Brauer, D.K., Srinivasan, R. 2018. Assessing SWAT plant stress algorithms using full and deficit irrigation treatments. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2018.09.0556.

Water in the Cloud: A new system for field water monitoring with Cloud data access - (Proceedings)
Evett, S.R., Schomberg, H.H., Thompson, A.I., Schwartz, R.C., O'Shaughnessy, S.A., Andrade, M.A. 2018. Water in the Cloud: A new system for field water monitoring with Cloud data access. In: 2018 Irrigation Association Show and Education Conference Technical Session Proceedings. Irrigation Association Conference, December 3-7, 2018, Long Beach, California. p. 1-6. https://www.irrigation.org/IA/FileUploads/IA/Resources/TechnicalPapers/2018/Water_In_The_Cloud_EVETT.pdf

Happy trails - bridges to the future - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Happy trails - bridges to the future. CSA News. 63:24-25. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.1218.

Members of all genders can become fellows - (Trade Journal)
Davis, J., Evett, S.R., Pierzynski, G., Brouder, S. 2018. Members of all genders can become fellows. CSA News. 63(12):27. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.1220.

2016 USDA-ARS Bushland Texas 15-minute research weather data - (Database / Dataset)
Evett, S.R., Copeland, K.S., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Brauer, D.K. 2018. 2016 USDA-ARS Bushland Texas 15-minute research weather data. Ag Data Commons. https://doi.org/10.15482/USDA.ADC/1482548.

Evaporative loss differences between SDI and sprinkler irrigation - Southern High Plains experience - (Proceedings)
Evett, S.R., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Brauer, D.K., O'Shaughnessy, S.A. 2018. Evaporative loss differences between SDI and sprinkler irrigation - Southern High Plains experience. In: Proceedings of the 2018 Irrigation Association Conference, December 3-7, 2018, Long Beach, California. p. 1-21. https://www.irrigation.org/IA/Resources/Technical-Paper-Library.aspx.

Heat storage and its effect on the surface energy balance closure under advective conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kutikoff, S., Lin, X., Evett, S.R., Gowda, P.H., Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Aiken, R., Brauer, D.K. 2018. Heat storage and its effect on the surface energy balance closure under advective conditions. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. 265:56-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agformet.2018.10.018.

Quality management for research weather data: USDA-ARS, Bushland, Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evett, S.R., Marek, G.W., Copeland, K.S., Colaizzi, P.D. 2018. Quality management for research weather data: USDA-ARS, Bushland, Texas. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 1:180036. https://doi.org/10.2134/age2018.09.0036.

The importance of precision water management for sustainability - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. The importance of precision water management for sustainability. CSA News. 63(11):37. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.1117.

Lessons learned planting trees - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Lessons learned planting trees. CSA News. 63(10):26. https://doi:10.2134/csa2018.63.1022.

Characterization of transgenic cotton over expressing thaliana related to AGAinsensitive3/Vivparous1 and AtABI5 transcription factors: improved water use efficiency through altered guard cell physiology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiene, J.G., Mallick, S., Mittal, A., Nansen, C., Kalns, L., Dever, J., Sword, G.A., Rock, C.D. 2018. Characterization of transgenic cotton (G. hirsutum L.) over expressing Arabidopsis thaliana related to AGAinsensitive3 (ABI3)/Vivparous1 (AtRAV1) and AtABI5 transcription factors: improved water use efficiency through altered guard cell physiology. Plant Biotechnology Reports. 11(5):339-353. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11816-017-0455-6.

Effects of irrigation uniformity on yield response and production economics of maize in a semiarid zone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nascimento, A., Schwartz, R.C., Lima, F., Lopez-Mata, E., Dominguez, A., Izquiel, A., Tarjuelo, J., Martinez-Romero, A. 2018. Effects of irrigation uniformity on yield response and production economics of maize in a semiarid zone. Agricultural Water Management. 211(2019):178-189. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.09.051.

Assessment of alternative agricultural land use options for extending the availability of the Ogallala Aquifer in the Northern High Plains of Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Moorhead, J.E., Heflin, K.R., Brauer, D.K., Gowda, P.H., Srinivasan, R. 2018. Assessment of alternative agricultural land use options for extending the availability of the Ogallala Aquifer in the Northern High Plains of Texas. Hydrology. 5(4):53. https://doi.org/10.3390/hydrology5040053.

Water and food security challanges: ASA and ARS respond - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Water and food security challanges: ASA and ARS respond [abstract]. Global Water Security Conference for Agriculture and Natural Resources, October 3-7, 2018, Hyderabad, India. GWS-0293.

The role of precision agriculture in achieving sustainability - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R. 2018. The role of precision agriculture in achieving sustainability [abstract]. Sustainable High Value Crop Production Workshop, October 8-10, 2018, Dead Sea, Jordan.

Tools for precision irrigation management - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Tools for precision irrigation management [abstract]. Sustainable High Value Crop Production Workshop, October 8-10, 2018, Dead Sea, Jordan.

Focus on precision conservation - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Focus on precision conservation. CSA News. https://doi:10.2134/csa2018.63.0915.

Field scale estimation of evapotranspiration - (Book / Chapter)
Moorhead, J.E. 2019. Field scale estimation of evapotranspiration. In: Bucur, D., editor. Advanced Evapotranspiration Methods and Applications. London, United Kingdom: IntechOpen Limited. p. 1-19.

Analysis of cattle grazing effects on profitability in dryland wheat-sorgum-fallow rotation with an El Nino-La Nina decision variable - (Abstract Only)

Precision agriculture and irrigation - Current US perspectives - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R., Oshaughnessy, S.A., Andrade, M.A., Colaizzi, P.D., Schomberg, H.H., Anderson, M.C., Kustas, W.P. 2018. Precision agriculture and irrigation - Current US perspectives [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1801789.

Evaporative losses from sprinkler and subsurface drip irrigation in a region of large evaporative demand - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R., Colaizzi, P.D., Marek, G.W., Moorhead, J.E., Brauer, D.K., Copeland, K.S., Ruthardt, B.B. 2018. Evaporative losses from sprinkler and subsurface drip irrigation in a region of large evaporative demand [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1801788.

Advantages and disadvantages of variable rate irrigation using mechanical move systems - (Abstract Only)
Oshaughnessy, S.A., Evett, S.R., Colaizzi, P.D., Andrade, M.A., Marek, T.H. 2018. Advantages and disadvantages of variable rate irrigation using mechanical move systems [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1801440.

Determining planting date effects on seasonal water use of full and short season maize using SWAT in the southern Ogallala Aquifer region - (Abstract Only)
Marek, G.W., Chen, Y., Marek, T.H., Moorhead, J.E., Heflin, K.R., Brauer, D.K. 2018. Determining planting date effects on seasonal water use of full and short season maize using SWAT in the southern Ogallala Aquifer region [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1800949.

The Wendell irrigationist - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. The Wendell irrigationist. CSA News. 63(8):16-17. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.0816.

Modern irrigation management: Forget Nostradamus; Tesla had it right! - (Trade Journal)
Colaizzi, P.D., O'Shaughnessy, S.A. 2018. Modern irrigation management: Forget Nostradamus; Tesla had it right. Irrigation Today. 3(1)21:22.

Soil water and bulk electrical conductivity sensor technologies for irrigation and salinity management - (Abstract Only)
Schwartz, R.C., Evett, S.R., Dominguez, A., Lellis, B.C., Pardo, J.J. 2018. Soil water and bulk electrical conductivity sensor technologies for irrigation and salinity management. Final Report for IAEA-FAO Research Coordination Meeting - CRP D1.20.13 on Landscape Salinity and Water Management for Improving Agricultural Water Productivity. July 9-12, 2018. Vienna, Austria.

Evaluation of the oceanic nino index as a decision support tool for winter wheat cropping systems in the Texas High Plains using SWAT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marek, G.W., Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K., Gowda, P., Mauget, S.A., Moorhead, J.E. 2018. Evaluation of the oceanic nino index as a decision support tool for winter wheat cropping systems in the Texas High Plains using SWAT. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 151: 331-337. doi.org/10.1016/j.compag.2018.06.030.

International cooperation strengthens all our peoples - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. International cooperation strengthens all our peoples. CSA News. 63(6):16-17.

Our science matters - and is recognized - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Our science matters - and is recognized. CSA News. 63(5):18-19. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.0515.

Calibration and tests of commercial wireless infrared thermometers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Colaizzi, P.D., Oshaughnessy, S.A., Evett, S.R. 2018. Calibration and tests of commercial wireless infrared thermometers. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 34(4):647-658. https://doi.org/10.13031/aea.12577.

Electromagnetic and nuclear soil water sensing methods: Comparisons and newer technologies - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R., Schwartz, R.C., Schomberg, H.H. 2018. Electromagnetic and nuclear soil water sensing methods: Comparisons and newer technologies [abstract]. In: Report of the Second Research Coordination Meeting of the CRP D1.50.17 "Nuclear Techniques for a Better Understanding of the Impact of Climate Change on Soil Erosion in Upland Agro-ecosystems (D1.50.17)". April 16-20, 2018. Rabat, Morocco.

Does it matter what we call it? - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Does it matter what we call it?. CSA News. 63(4):16-17. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.0415.

Deficit irrigation effects on yield and yield components of grain sorghum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bell, J.M., Schwartz, R.C., McInnes, K.J., Howell, T.A., Morgan, C.L. 2018. Deficit irrigation effects on yield and yield components of grain sorghum. Agricultural Water Management. 203:289-296.

Diversity - Essential quality for agronomy - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Diversity - Essential quality for agronomy. CSA News. 63(3):16-17. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.0301.

Comments on "J. Singh et al., Performance assessment of factory and field calibrations for electromagnetic sensors in a loam soil [Agric. Water Manage. 196 (2018) 87-98] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schwartz, R.C., Evett, S.R., Lascano, R.J. 2018. Comments on "J. Singh et al., Performance assessment of factory and field calibrations for electromagnetic sensors in a loam soil [Agric. Water Manage. 196: 87-98]. Agricultural Water Management. 203:236-239.

Drought tolerant (DT) and non-DT corn production under center pivot irrigation in the Texas High Plains - (Proceedings)
O'Shaughnessy, S.A., Andrade, M.A., Colaizzi, P.D., Evett, S.R. 2018. Drought tolerant (DT) and non-DT corn production under center pivot irrigation in the Texas High Plains. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual Central Plains Irrigation Conference, February 20-21, 2018, Colby, Kansas. p. 186-198.

Web/smart phone based control and feedback systems for irrigation systems - (Proceedings)
Colaizzi, P.D., O'Shaughnessy, S.A. 2018. Web/smart phone based control and feedback systems for irrigation systems. In: Proceedings of the 30th Annual Central Plains Irrigation Conference, February 20-21, 2018, Colby, Kansas. p. 199-208.

Planting geometry and growing season effects on the growth and yield of dryland cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baumhardt, R.L., Schwartz, R.C., Marek, G.W., Bell, J.M. 2018. Planting geometry and growing season effects on the growth and yield of dryland cotton. Agricultural Sciences. 9(1):99-116. https://doi.org/10.4236/as.2018.91008.

Irrigation timing and rate affect cotton boll distribution and fiber quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schaefer, C.R., Ritchie, G.L., Bordovsky, J.P., Lewis, K., Kelly, B. 2018. Irrigation timing and rate affect cotton boll distribution and fiber quality. Agronomy Journal. 110(3):922-931. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.06.0360.

Row and plant spacing effects on growth and yield of dryland cotton where growing season duration is limited - (Proceedings)

Transitions - opportunities for growth, renewal, and gratitude - (Trade Journal)
Evett, S.R. 2018. Transitions - opportunities for growth, renewal, and gratitude. CSA News Magazine. 63:14-15. https://doi.org/10.2134/csa2018.63.0112

Shoot and root traits in drought tolerant maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, J., Xue, Q., Jessup, K.E., Hou, X., Hao, B., Marek, T., Xu, W., Evett, S.R., O'Shaughnessy, S.A., Brauer, D.K. 2018. Shoot and root traits in drought tolerant maize (Zea mays L.) hybrids. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 17(0):60345-60347. https://doi.org/10.1016/S2095-3119(17)61869-0.

Treatment of beef cattle feedlot wastewater by electrocoagulation technology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Butler, E., Deotte, R.E., Clewett, C.F., Mulamba, O., Spaar, N., Hung, Y. 2018. Treatment of beef cattle feedlot wastewater by electrocoagulation technology. Desalination and Water Treatment. 101:77-85.

A subsurface drip irrigation system for weighing lysimetry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Evett, S.R., Marek, G.W., Colaizzi, P.D., Ruthardt, B.B., Copeland, K.S. 2018. A subsurface drip irrigation system for weighing lysimetry. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 34(1):213-214. doi:10.13031/aea.12597.

Improving water management in sorghum cultivation - (Book / Chapter)
Bell, J.M., Schwartz, R.C., Mcinnes, K.J., Xue, Q., Porter, D. 2018. Improving water management in sorghum cultivation. In: Rooney, W. editor. Achieving Sustainable Cultivation of Sorghum Volume 1: Genetics, Breeding, and Production Techniques. Cambridge, UK. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. https://doi.org/10.19103/AS.2017.0015.15.

Yield and water use of drought-tolerant maize hybrids in a semiarid environment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, J., Xue, Q., Jessup, K., Hao, B., Hou, Z., Marek, T., Xu, W., Evett, S.R., O'Shaughnessy, S.A., Brauer, D.K. 2017. Yield and water use of drought-tolerant maize hybrids in a semiarid environment. Field Crops Research. 216:1-9. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2017.11.001.

Performance of precision mobile drip irrigation in the Texas High Plains region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Shaughnessy, S.A., Colaizzi, P.D. 2017. Performance of precision mobile drip irrigation in the Texas High Plains region. Agronomy. 7(4):68. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy7040068.

The effects of transcription directions of transgenes and the gypsy insulators on the transcript levels of transgenes in transgenic arabidopsis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaing, W., Sun, L., Yang, X., Wang, M., Esmaeili, N., Pehlivan, N., Zhao, R., Zhang, H., Zhao, Y. 2017. The effects of transcription directions of transgenes and the gypsy insulators on the transcript levels of transgenes in transgenic arabidopsis. Nature Scientific Reports. 7:14757. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-15284-x.

Long term tillage on yield and water use of grain sorghum and winter wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schlegel, A.J., Assefa, Y., Haag, L.A., Thompson, C.R., Stone, L.R. 2018. Long term tillage on yield and water use of grain sorghum and winter wheat. Agronomy Journal. 110:269-280. http://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.02.0104.

Conserving the Ogallala Aquifer in southwestern Kansas: from the wells to people, a holistic coupled natural-human model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aistrup, J.A., Bulatewicz, T., Kulcsar, L.J., Peterson, J.M., Welch, S., Steward, D.R. 2017. Conserving the Ogallala Aquifer in southwestern Kansas: from the wells to people, a holistic coupled natural-human model. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences. 21(12):6167-6183.

Speed control variable rate irrigation - (Other)
Oshaughnessy, S.A. 2017. Speed control variable rate irrigation. Natural Resources Conservation Service Discussion on VRI Webinar. October 02, 2017. Bushland, Texas.

Can cover or forage crops replace fallow in the semiarid Central Great Plains? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holman, J.D., Arnet, K., Dille, J., Maxwell, S., Obour, A., Roberts, T., Roozeboom, K., Schlegel, A. 2018. Can cover or forage crops replace fallow in the semiarid Central Great Plains? Crop Science. 58(2):932-944. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2017.05.0324.

Irrigated corn production and management in the Texas High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xue, Q., Marek, T., Xu, W., Bell, J. 2017. Irrigated corn production and management in the Texas High Plains. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 162(1):31-41. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1936-704X.2017.03258.x.

More recent wheat cultivars extract more water from greater soil profile depths to increase yield in the Texas High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thapa, S., Xue, Q., Jessup, K.E., Rudd, J.C., Liu, S., Pradhan, G.P., Devkota, R.N., Baker, J. 2017. More recent wheat cultivars extract more water from greater soil profile depths to increase yield in the Texas High Plains. Agronomy Journal. 109(6):2771-2780. https://doi.org/10.2134/agronj2017.02.0064.

Ogallala Aquifer Program: A catalysis for research and education to sustain the Ogallala Aquifer on the Southern High Plains (2003-2017) - (Proceedings)
Brauer, D.K., Devlin, D., Wagner, K., Ballou, M., Hawkins, D., Lascano, R.J. 2017. Ogallala Aquifer Program: A catalysis for research and education to sustain the Ogallala Aquifer on the Southern High Plains (2003-2017). Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 162: 4-17.

Crop water production functions of grain sorghum and winter wheat in Kansas and Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moberly, J., Aiken, R.M., Lin, X., Schlegel, A.J., Baumhardt, R.L., Schwartz, R.C. 2017. Crop water production functions of grain sorghum and winter wheat in Kansas and Texas. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 162:42-60.

Sino-US cooperation in water saving technologies: essential international problems - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R. 2017. Sino-US cooperation in water saving technologies: essential international problems [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. July 16-19, 2017, Spokane, Washington.

Assessing the efficacy of the SWAT auto-irrigation function to simulate Irrigation, evapotranspiration and crop response to irrigation management strategies of the Texas High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Marek, G.W., Marek, T.H., Brauer, D.K., Srinivasan, R. 2017. Assessing the efficacy of the SWAT auto-irrigation function to simulate Irrigation, evapotranspiration and crop response to irrigation management strategies of the Texas High Plains. Water. 9(7):509. doi:10.3390/w9070509.

Exceedance probability of the standardized precipitation-evapotranspiration index in the Texas High Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moorhead, J.E., Marek, G.W., Gowda, P., Marek, T.H., Porter, D.O., Singh, V.P., Brauer, D.K. 2017. Exceedance probability of the standardized precipitation-evapotranspiration index in the Texas High Plains. Agricultural Sciences. 8(8):783-800. doi:10.4236/as.2017.88058.

The impact of discount rate and price on intertemporal groundwater models in southwest Kansas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vestal, M., Guerrero, B., Golden, B., Harkey, L. 2017. The impact of discount rate and price on intertemporal groundwater models in southwest Kansas. Journal of Water Resource and Protection. 9:745-759.

The impact of discount rate and price on intertemporal groundwater models in Southwest Kansas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vestal, M.K., Guerrero, B.L., Golden, B.B., Harkey, L.D. 2017. The impact of discount rate and price on intertemporal groundwater models in Southwest Kansas. Journal of Water Resource and Protection. 9(7):745-759. https://doi.org/10.4236/jwarp.2017.97049.

Regulation of cotton (G. hirsutum) drought responses by mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase cascade-mediated phosphorylation of GhWRKY59 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, F., Li, M., Wang, P., Cox, K.L., Duan, L., Dever, J.K., Shan, L., Li, Z., He, P. 2017. Regulation of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) drought responses by mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase cascade-mediated phosphorylation of GhWRKY59. New Phytologist. 215(4):1462-1475. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.14680.

Performance study on evacuated tubular collector coupled solar still in West Texas climate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Issa, R.J., Chang, B. 2017. Performance study on evacuated tubular collector coupled solar still in West Texas climate. International Journal of Green Energy. 14(10):793-800. https://doi.org/10.1080/15435075.2017.1328422.

Documentation of 50% water conservation in a single process at a beef abattoir. Meat Science - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Drennan, C.L., Deotte, R.E., Lawrence, T.E. 2017. Documentation of 50% water conservation in a single process at a beef abattoir. Meat Science. 131:183-186.

Changes in soil nutrients after 10 years of cattle manure and swine effluent application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schlegel, A.J., Assef, Y., Bond, H.D., Haas, L.A., Stone, L.R. 2017. Changes in soil nutrients after 10 years of cattle manure and swine effluent application. Soil and Tillage Research. 172:48-58.

An estimate of the shadow price of water in the southern Ogallala Aquifer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, R.B., Al-Hmoud, R., Segarra, E., Mitchell, D. 2017. An estimate of the shadow price of water in the southern Ogallala Aquifer. Journal of Water Resource and Protection. 9:289-304.

Extending the economic life of the Ogallala Aquifer with water conservation policies in the Texas panhandle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Almas, L., Guerro, B., Lust, D., Tewari, R. 2017. Extending the economic life of the Ogallala Aquifer with water conservation policies in the Texas panhandle. Journal of Water Resource and Protection. 255-270.

Water issues and agriculture - the view from 30,000 feet - (Abstract Only)
Evett, S.R. 2017. Water issues and agriculture - the view from 30,000 feet. [absract]. INonpoint Source Education Watershed Workshop. March 2-3, 2017, Lake Ozark, Missouri.

Implementing sustainability with a solar distillation project - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Issa, R.J., Leitch, K., Chang, B. 2017. Implementing sustainability with a solar distillation project. Proceedings of the American Society for Engineering Education Gulf-Southwest Conference. http://aseegsw.com/newproceedings2.html

Irrigation strategies that use cutout for optimum boll maturation and yield where growing season duration is limited - (Proceedings)
Baumhardt, R.L., Brauer, D.K., Schwartz, R.C. 2017. Irrigation strategies that use cutout for optimum boll maturation and yield where growing season duration is limited. In: Proceedings of 2017 Beltwide Cotton Conference. January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, Texas. p.113-118.

Water use, canopy temperature, lint yield, and fiber quality response of six upland cotton cultivars to water stress - (Abstract Only)
Schwartz, R.C., Witt, T., Ulloa, M., Ritchie, G., Auld, D., Colaizzi, P.D., Baumhardt, R.L., Pelletier, M.G., Burke, J.J. 2017. Water use, canopy temperature, lint yield, and fiber quality response of six upland cotton cultivars to water stress [abstract]. In: Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, Texas.

Documentation of 50% water conservation in a single process at a beef abattoir - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamm, F.R., Puig-Bargues, J. 2017. Documentation of 50% water conservation in a single process at a beef abattoir. Transactions of the ASABE. (60) 185-192.

Simplified Equations to Estimate Flushline Diameter for Subsurface Drip Irrigation Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lamm, F.R., Puig-Bargues, J. 2017. Simplified Equations to Estimate Flushline Diameter for Subsurface Drip Irrigation Systems. Transactions of the ASABE. 60:185-192.

Assessing wheat yield, Biomass, and water productivity responses to growth stage based irrigation water allocation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berhe, A.A., Kisekka, I., Prasad, P.V., Holman, J., Foster, A.J., Lollato, R. 2017. Assessing wheat yield, Biomass, and water productivity responses to growth stage based irrigation water allocation. Transactions of the ASABE. 60:107-121.

Overexpression of PP2A-C5 that encodes the catalytic subunit 5 of protein phosphatase 2A in Arabidopsis confers better root and shoot development under salt conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, R., Zhu, Y., Wei, J., Chen, J., Huazhong, S., Guoxin, S., Zhang, H. 2016. Overexpression of PP2A-C5 that encodes the catalytic subunit 5 of protein phosphatase 2A in Arabidopsis confers better root and shoot development under salt conditions. Plant Cell and Environment. 40:150-164.

Economic feasibility of converting center pivot irrigation to subsurface drip irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guerrero, B., Amosson, S., Almas, L., Marek, T., Porter, D. 2016. Economic feasibility of converting center pivot irrigation to subsurface drip irrigation. Journal of American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers. 77-88.

The effects of policy implementation uncertainty on groundwater extraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dacheng, B., Williams, R.B., Benson, A., Segarra, E. 2016. The effects of policy implementation uncertainty on groundwater extraction. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 158:34-45.

Evaluating deficit irrigation management strategies for grain sorghum using AquaCrop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Araya, A.B., Kisekka, I., Holman, J. 2016. Evaluating deficit irrigation management strategies for grain sorghum using AquaCrop. Irrigation Science. doi:10.1007/s00271-016-0515-7.

Water and society: Interdisciplinary education in natural resources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kulcsar, L.J., Aistrup, J.A., Bulatewicz, T., Peterson, J.M., Welch, S.M., Steward, D.R. 2016. Water and society: Interdisciplinary education in natural resources. Journal of Contemporary Water Research and Education. 158:120-131.