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Research Project: Sustainable Agricultural Systems for the Northern Great Plains

Location: Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory

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

Kentucky bluegrass impacts diversity and carbon and nitrogen dynamics in a northern Great Plains rangeland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

A metabolomics comparison of plant-based meat and grass-fed meat indicates large nutritional differences despite comparable nutrition facts panels Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Vliet, S., Bain, J.R., Muehlbauer, M.J., Pieper, C.F., Kronberg, S.L., Provenza, F.D. 2021. A metabolomics comparison of plant-based meat and grass-fed meat indicates large nutritional differences despite comparable nutrition facts panels. Scientific Reports. 11:13828. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-93100-3.

Sampling considerations and field evaluations for soil quality assessment - (Book / Chapter)
Liebig, M.A., D. Chessman, J.J. Halvorson, and R. Luciano. 2021. Sampling considerations and field evaluations for soil health assessment. P. 17-37. In: D.L. Karlen, D.E. Stott, and M.M. Mikha (eds). Soil Health: Vol. 2: Laboratory Methods for Soil Health Assessment, Chapter 2, Soil Science Society of America (SSSA) & Wiley International, SSSA, Madison, WI. 2021.

Gatekeepers of transformation: private landowners evaluate invasives based on ecosystem services Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajala, K., Sorice, M., Toledo, D.N. 2021. Gatekeepers of transformation: private landowners evaluate invasives based on ecosystem services. Ecosphere. 12:7. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecs2.3652.

Integrating beef cattle on cropland affects net global warming potential Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Faust, D.R., Archer, D.W., Christensen, R., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R., Lee, J., Tanaka, D.L. 2021. Integrating beef cattle on cropland affects net global warming potential. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10705-021-10150-9.

Closing nutrient cycles for animal production - current and future agroecological and socio-economic issues Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Kronberg, S.L., Provenza, F.D., Van Vliet, S., Young, S.N. 2021. Closing nutrient cycles for animal production - current and future agroecological and socio-economic issues. Animal-The International Journal of Animal Biosciences. 100285. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.animal.2021.100285.

A comparison between support vector machine and the water cloud model for estimating crop leaf area index Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hosseini, M., McNairn, H., Mitchell, S., Dingle-Robertson, L., Davidson, A., Ahmadian, N., Bhattacharya, A., Borg, E., Conrad, C., Saliendra, N.Z. 2021. A comparison between support vector machine and the water cloud model for estimating crop leaf area index. Remote Sensing Reviews. 13:1348. https://doi.org/10.3390/rs13071348.

Perennial forages influence mineral and protein concentrations in annual wheat cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clemensen, A.K., Grusak, M.A., Duke, S.E., Franco Jr, J.G., Hendrickson, J.R., Liebig, M.A., Roemmich, J.N., Archer, D.W. 2021. Perennial forages influence mineral and protein concentrations in annual wheat cropping systems. Crop Science. 61(3):2080-2089. https://doi.org/10.1002/csc2.20491.

Farming and ranching for the bottom line - (Abstract Only)
Clemensen, A.K., Archer, D.W., Christensen, R. 2021. Farming and ranching for the bottom line. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Ecological implications of plant secondary metabolites - phytochemical diversity can enhance agricultural sustainability - (Abstract Only)
Clemensen, A.K., Provenza, F.D., Hendrickson, J.R., Grusak, M.A. 2021. Ecological implications of plant secondary metabolites - phytochemical diversity can enhance agricultural sustainability. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Ecological implications of plant secondary metabolites - enhancing agricultural sustainability through plant biochemical diversity - (Other)
Clemensen, A.K., Provenza, F.D., Hendrickson, J.R., Grusak, M.A. 2021. Ecological implications of plant secondary metabolites - enhancing agricultural sustainability through plant biochemical diversity. Agricultural Research Service Publication. 1:4-5.

Integrating perennial forages into annual cropping systems: influence on soil and grain quality - (Other)
Clemensen, A.K., Liebig, M.A., Grusak, M.A., Duke, S.E., Franco Jr, J.G., Hendrickson, J.R., Archer, D.W. 2021. Integrating perennial forages into annual cropping systems: influence on soil and grain quality. Agricultural Research Service Publication. 1:18-20.

What can we learn about agricultural practices from historical soil archives? - (Other)
Liebig, M.A., Clemensen, A.K., Durso, L.M., Halvorson, J.J., Margenot, A., Stewart, C.E., Van Pelt, R.S. 2021. What can we learn about agricultural practices from historical soil archives? Soils Matter, Get the Scoop! weblog. Available at https://soilsmatter.wordpress.com/2021/05/01/what-can-we-learn-about-agricultural-practices-from-soil-archives/.

Health-promoting compounds are higher in grass-fed meat and milk Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Van Vliet, S., Provenza, F.D., Kronberg, S.L. 2021. Health-promoting compounds are higher in grass-fed meat and milk. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.555426.

Water quality of an integrated crop–livestock system in the northern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faust, D.R., Liebig, M.A., Toledo, D.N., Archer, D.W., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R., Bawa, A., Kumar, S. 2021. Water quality of an integrated crop–livestock system in the northern Great Plains. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20129

Integrating perennial forages into annual cropping systems: influence on soil and grain quality - (Abstract Only)
Clemensen, A.K., Liebig, M.A., Grusak, M.A., Duke, S.E., Franco Jr, J.G., Hendrickson, J.R., Archer, D.W. 2020. Integrating perennial forages into annual cropping systems: influence on soil and grain quality . Meeting Abstract. 1.

Feasibility of growing annuals in an existing alfalfa stand - (Abstract Only)
Hendrickson, J.R., Archer, D.W., Clemensen, A.K., Liebig, M.A., Christensen, R. 2020. Feasibility of growing annuals in an existing alfalfa stand. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Long-Term soil change in the Great Plains: an evaluation of the haas soil archive - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Durso, L.M., Calderon, F.J., Eberly, J., Jin, V.L., Stewart, C.E., Van Pelt, R.S., Vigil, M.F., Duke, S.E., Clemensen, A.K., Duttenhefner, J. 2020. Long-Term soil change in the Great Plains: an evaluation of the haas soil archive. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Winter Triticale: A long-term cropping systems experiment in a dry Mediterranean climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schillinger, W.F., Archer, D.W. 2020. Winter Triticale: A long-term cropping systems experiment in a dry Mediterranean climate. Agronomy Journal. 10(11):1777. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10111777.

Ecological implications of plant secondary metabolites - phytochemical correlations between soil, forages, herbivores and humans Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Clemensen, A.K., Provenza, F.D., Hendrickson, J.R., Grusak, M.A. 2020. Ecological implications of plant secondary metabolites - phytochemical correlations between soil, forages, herbivores and humans. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4:233. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.547826.

Annual forage impacts on dryland wheat farming in the Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carr, P.M., Bell, J.M., Boss, D.L., DeLaune, P., Eberly, J.O., Edwards, L., Fryer, H., Graham, C., Holman, J., Islam, M.A., Liebig, M.A., Miller, P.R., Obour, A., Xue, Q. 2020. Annual forage impacts on dryland wheat farming in the Great Plains. Agronomy Journal. 113:1-25. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20513.

Evaluating the potential of legumes to mitigate N2O emissions from permanent grassland using process-based models Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuchs, K., Merbold, L., Buchmann, N., Bellocchi, G., Martin, R., Klumpp, K., Bindi, M., Brilli, L., Conant, R.T., Dorich, C.D., Ehrhardt, F., Soussana, J., Fitton, N., Smith, P., Grace, P., Liebig, M.A., Lieffering, M., Newton, P.C., Rees, R.M., Topp, C.F., Recous, S., Snow, V. 2020. Evaluating the potential of legumes to mitigate N2O emissions from permanent grassland using process-based models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. 34. Article e2020GB006561. https://doi.org/10.1029/2020GB006561.

Grazing effects on nitrous oxide flux in an integrated crop-livestock system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Faust, D.R., Archer, D.W., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R., Aukema, K.D. 2020. Grazing effects on nitrous oxide flux in an integrated crop-livestock system. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 304:107146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2020.107146.

Do plant secondary metabolite-containing forages influence soil processes in pasture systems? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clemensen, A.K., Villalba, J.J., Rottinghaus, G.E., Lee, S.T., Provenza, F.D., Reeve, J.R. 2020. Do plant secondary metabolite-containing forages influence soil processes in pasture systems?. Agronomy Journal. 112(5):3744-3757. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20361.

Integrated crop-livestock effects on soil carbon and nitrogen in a semiarid region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Faust, D., Archer, D.W., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R., Tanaka, D. 2020. Integrated crop-livestock effects on soil carbon and nitrogen in a semiarid region. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20098.

Perennial forages influence mineral quality in annual cropping systems - (Abstract Only)
Clemensen, A.K., Grusak, M.A., Duke, S.E., Franco Jr, J.G., Hendrickson, J.R., Liebig, M.A., Roemmich, J.N., Archer, D.W. 2020. Perennial forages influence mineral quality in annual cropping systems. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Plant-based meats, human health, and climate change Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Van Vliet, S., Kronberg, S.L., Provenza, F.D. 2020. Plant-based meats, human health, and climate change. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.00128.

Kentucky bluegrass invaded rangeland: ecosystem implications and adaptive management approaches Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gasch, C.K., Toledo, D.N., Baldwin, C., Bendel, C., Fick, W., Gerhard, L., Harmon, J., Hendrickson, J.R., Hovick, T., Kral-O'Brien, K., Lakey, M., Nouwakpo, S.K., Sedivec, K. 2020. Kentucky bluegrass invaded rangeland: ecosystem implications and adaptive management approaches. Rangelands. 42:106-116. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2020.05.001.

Social and agroecological diversity enhance ecosystem and enterprise resilience - (Abstract Only)

Changes in soil organic carbon under perennial crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ledo, A., Smith, P., Zerihun, A., Whitaker, J., Vicente-Vicente, J., Quin, Z., McNamara, N.P., Zinn Lopes, Y., Llorente, M., Liebig, M.A., Kuhnert, M., Dondini, M., Don, A., Diaz-Pines, E., Datta, A., Bakka, H., Aguilera, E., Hillier, J. 2020. Changes in soil organic carbon under perennial crops. Global Change Biology. 26:4158-4168. https://doi.org/10.1111/gcb.15120.

Understanding the influence of trenbolone acetate and polyamines on proliferation of bovine satellite cells Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reichhardt, C., Ahmadpour, A., Christensen, R., Ineck, N., Murdoch, G., Thornton, K. 2020. Understanding the influence of trenbolone acetate and polyamines on proliferation of bovine satellite cells. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 74:106479. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.domaniend.2020.106479.

The impact of size and specialization on the financial performance of agricultural cooperatives Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pokharel, K.P., Archer, D.W., Featherstone, A.M. 2020. The impact of size and specialization on the financial performance of agricultural cooperatives. Journal of Co-operative Organization and Management. 8:100108. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jcom.2020.100108.

Social-ecological processes and impacts affect individual and social well-being in a rural western U.S. landscape Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bentley Brymer, A., Toledo, D.N., Spiegal, S.A., Pierson Jr, F.B., Clark, P., Wulfhorst, J. 2020. Social-ecological processes and impacts affect individual and social well-being in a rural western U.S. landscape. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 4. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2020.00038.

Energy consumption of tractors and automatic bale pickers for biomass bales infield aggregation - (Abstract Only)
Subhashree, S.N., Igathinathane, C., Liebig, M.A., Halvorson, J.J., Archer, D.W., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L. 2020. Energy consumption of tractors and automatic bale pickers for biomass bales infield aggregation. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Clemensen, A.K., Toledo, D.N. 2020. Farming and Ranching for the Bottom Line. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Phytochemical links between healthy soil, plants, animals, and humans - (Abstract Only)
Clemensen, A.K. 2021. Phytochemical links between healthy soil, plants, animals, and humans. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Crop-livestock integrated systems for more sustainable agricultural production: A review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hendrickson, J.R. 2020. Crop-livestock integrated systems for more sustainable agricultural production: A review. CABI (Council of Applied Biology International), Oxford, United Kingdom. 15:1-11. https://doi.org/10.1079/PAVSNNR202015012.

Returning degraded soils to productivity: an examination of the potential of coarse woody amendments for improved water retention and nutrient holding capacity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menzies Pluer, E., Schneider, R., Morreale, S., Liebig, M.A., Li, J., Li, C., Walter, M. 2020. Returning degraded soils to productivity: an examination of the potential of coarse woody amendments for improved water retention and nutrient holding capacity. Journal of Water Air and Soil Pollution. 231:15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11270-019-4380-x.

Impact of defoliation on axillary bud activity in smooth brome (Bromus inermis Leyss.) - (Abstract Only)
Hendrickson, J.R., Yeoman, V.L., Field, A., Carrlson, A.J. 2020. Impact of defoliation on axillary bud activity in smooth brome (Bromus inermis Leyss.). Meeting Abstract. 1.

Dryland crop production and economic returns for crop residue harvest or grazing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Archer, D.W., Liebig, M.A., Kronberg, S.L. 2020. Dryland crop production and economic returns for crop residue harvest or grazing. Agronomy Journal. 112:1881-1894. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20100.

Analysis of renewable jet fuel from oilseed replacing fallow in the U.S. Northern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, R., Archer, D.W., Pokharel, K.P., Pearlson, M., Lewis, K.C., Ukaew, S., Shonnard, D.R. 2019. Analysis of renewable jet fuel from oilseed replacing fallow in the U.S. Northern Great Plains. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 7:18753-18764. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b02150.

Do we have to sacrifice our grasslands for corn and soybean production? - (Abstract Only)
Hendrickson, J.R., Archer, D.W., Liebig, M.A., Kronberg, S.L., Franco Jr, J.G. 2019. Do we have to sacrifice our grasslands for corn and soybean production?. Meeting Abstract. 1.

The LTAR croplands common experiment: long-term research for improved agricultural sustainability - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Robertson, P., Archer, D.W., Awada, T., Baker, J.M., Cavigelli, M.A., Collins, H.P., Dell, C.J., Huggins, D.R., Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., King, K.W., Kleinman, P.J., Kovar, J.L., Locke, M.A., Maul, J.E., Mccarty, G.W., Mirsky, S.B., Moorman, T.B., Pisani, O., Smith, D.R., Starks, P.J., Strickland, T.C., Sudduth, K.A., Veum, K.S., Wienhold, B.J. 2019. The LTAR croplands common experiment: long-term research for improved agricultural sustainability. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Soil property and CO2 efflux responses to integrated crop-livestock management in the Northern Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Aukema, K.D., Wallau, M.O., Liebig, M.A. 2019. Soil property and CO2 efflux responses to integrated crop-livestock management in the Northern Great Plains. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Nitrous oxide flux from integrated crop-livestock management in a semiarid region - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Faust, D.R., Archer, D.W., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R. 2019. Nitrous oxide flux from integrated crop-livestock management in a semiarid region. Meeting Abstract. 1.

Study of the circulatory energy balance indicators and hepatic fat content in dromedary camel during late pregnancy and early lactation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahmadpour, A., Christensen, R., Zarrin, M., Malekjahani, F., Farjood, F. 2019. Study of the circulatory energy balance indicators and hepatic fat content in dromedary camel during late pregnancy and early lactation. Small Ruminant Research. 179:14-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.smallrumres.2019.08.018.

Social science advancements to rangeland management? Perspectives from the Long-Term Agroecosystem Research (LTAR) network - (Proceedings)

Effect of tannin-containing hays on enteric methane emissions and nitrogen partitioning in beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stewart, E., Beauchemin, K., Dai, X., Christensen, R., MacAdam, J.W., Villalba, J.J. 2019. Effect of tannin-containing hays on enteric methane emissions and nitrogen partitioning in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 97:3286-3299. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skz206.

Synthesis paper: targeted livestock grazing: a prescription for healthy rangelands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bailey, D.W., Mosley, J.C., Estell, R.E., Cibils, A.F., Horney, M., Hendrickson, J.R. 2019. Synthesis paper: targeted livestock grazing: a prescription for healthy rangelands. Rangeland Ecology and Management. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2019.06.003.

A global, empirical, harmonized dataset of soil organic carbon changes under perennial crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ledo, A., Hillier, J., Smith, P., Aguilera, E., Blagodatskiy, S., Brearley, F.Q., Datta, A., Diaz-Pines, E., Don, A., Dondini, M., Dunn, J., Feliciano, D., Liebig, M.A., Lang, R., Llorente, M., Zinn, Y., McNamara, N., Ogle, S., Qin, Z., Rovira, P., Rowe, R., Vicente-Vicente, J., Whitaker, J., Yue, Q., Zerihun, A. 2019. A global, empirical, harmonized dataset of soil organic carbon changes under perennial crops. Scientific Data. 6:57. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-019-0062-1.

New media tools for data sharing and stories of project ideals and accomplishments - (Other)
Carter, J.D., Vandenburg, B., Delgado, J.A., Kaplan, N., Neer, D., Wilson, G., D'Adamo, R., Grow, N., Marquez, R., Arthur, D. 2019. New media tools for data sharing and stories of project ideals and accomplishments. World Wide Web. 2019/02/28. Article URL (https://fedcommnetwork.org/2019/02/28/new-media-tools-for-data-sharing-and-stories-of-project-ideals-and-accomplishments/).

Temporal fluctuations of C 16 and C 18 fatty acids in dromedary camels during the transition period Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ahmadpour, A., Zarrin, M., Christensen, R., Farjad, F., Ahmadpour, A. 2019. Temporal fluctuations of C 16 and C 18 fatty acids in dromedary camels during the transition period. Tropical Animal Health and Production. 51(6):1651–1660. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11250-019-01860-y.

Net global warming potential of spring wheat cropping systems in a semiarid region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Archer, D.W., Halvorson, J.J., Johnson, H.A., Saliendra, N.Z., Gross, J.R., Tanaka, D.L. 2019. Net global warming potential of spring wheat cropping systems in a semiarid region. Land. 8(2):32. https://doi.org/10.3390/land8020032.

History of grass breeding for grazing lands in the Northern Great Plains of the USA and Canada Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogel, K., Hendrickson, J.R. 2019. History of grass breeding for grazing lands in the Northern Great Plains of the USA and Canada. Rangelands. 41:1-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2018.11.006.

Web tool for classification and quantification of flowers for pollinator interactions using R - (Abstract Only)