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Research Project: Precision Farming for Development of Sustainable Dryland Cropping Systems of the Central Great Plains Region

Location: Central Great Plains Resources Management Research

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

Long-term tillage and nitrogen rates influenced sorghum yield in dryland wheat-sorghum rotation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

2021 Colorado winter wheat variety performance trials - (Research Technical Update)
Jones-Diamond, S., Johnson, J., Mason, E., Asfeld, E., Stromberger, J., Tyler, R., Meyer, R., Trujillo, W., Kaan, D., Ballard, T., Fickenscher, B., Larson, K., Mankin, K.R., Pettinger, B., Nachappa, P., Peirce, E., Roberts, R., LoGrasso, O., Pottorff, L., Miner, G.S., Delgado, J.A., Ippolito, J., Kluth, D., Stewart, C.E., Erker, B., Westra, E., Gaines, T. 2022. 2021 Colorado winter wheat variety performance trials. Technical Report TR 21-3 2021 Wheat Field Days Edition. Fort Collins, CO: Colorado State University Extension. 56p.

Precision mapping technology in dryland cropping system - (Proceedings)
Mikha, M.M., Barnard, D.M., Mankin, K.R. 2022. Precision mapping technology in dryland cropping system. Proceedings Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference.

2021 Colorado corn variety performance trials - (Research Technical Update)
Jones-Diamond, S., Asfeld, E., Johnson, J., Cabot, P., Fry, J., Tanabe, K., Bartolo, M., Mankin, K.R., Difonzo, C., Roberts, R., Gutierrez-Castillo, D.E. 2022. 2021 Colorado corn variety performance trials. Colorado State University Technical Report. https://webdoc.agsci.colostate.edu/csucrops/reports/corn/cornreport_2021.pdf

Land management effects on wet aggregate stability and carbon content Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mikha, M.M., Jin, V.L., Johnson, J.M., Lehman, R.M., Karlen, D.L., Jabro, J.D. 2021. Land management effects on wet aggregate stability and carbon content. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 85(6):2149-2168. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20333.

Potential amendments for improving productivity of low carbon semiarid soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maharjan, B., Panday, D., Blanco, H., Mikha, M.M. 2021. Potential amendments for improving productivity of low carbon semi-arid soil. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 4(3):1-10. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20171.

Adaptive multi-paddock grazing enhances soil carbon and nitrogen stocks and stabilization through mineral association in southeastern U.S. grazing lands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moiser, S., Apfelbaum, S., Byck, P., Calderon, F.J., Teague, R., Thompson, R., Cotrufo, M.F. 2021. Adaptive multi-paddock grazing enhances soil carbon and nitrogen stocks and stabilization through mineral association in southeastern U.S. grazing lands. Journal of Environmental Management. 288. Article e112409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvman.2021.112409.

Coal char effects on soil chemical properties and maize yields in semi-arid region Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Panday, D., Mikha, M.M., Sun, X., Maharjan, B. 2021. Coal char effects on soil chemical properties and maize yields in semi-arid region. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 4(1). Article e20145. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20145.

Growing winter annual forages in the Central Great Plains - (Abstract Only)

Coal char affects soil pH to reduce ammonia volatilization from sandy loam soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Panday, D., Mikha, M.M., Maharjan, B. 2020. Coal char affects soil pH to reduce ammonia volatilization from sandy loam soil. Agrosystems, Geosciences & Environment. 3(1). Article e20123. https://doi.org/10.1002/agg2.20123.

Water-stable soil aggregate assessment - (Book / Chapter)
Mikha, M.M., Wills, S. 2021. Water-stable soil aggregate assessment. In: Karlen, D.L., Stott, D.E., Mikha, M.M., editors. Soil Health Series: Volume 2 Laboratory Methods for Soil Health Analysis. Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America. p. 52-68.

Soil health: An overview and goals for these volumes - (Book / Chapter)
Karlen, D.L., Stott, D.E., Mikha, M.M., Moebius-Clune, B.N. 2021. Soil health: An overview and goals for these volumes. In: Karlen, D.L., Stott, D.E., Mikha, M.M., editors. Approaches to Soil Health Analysis, Volume 1. Madison, WI: Soil Science Society of America. p. 1-20.

Soil C storage following salvage logging and residue management in bark beetle-infested lodgepole pine forests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avera, B., Rhoades, C., Calderon, F.J., Cotrufo, F. 2020. Soil C storage following salvage logging and residue management in bark beetle-infested lodgepole pine forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 472:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118251.

Soil C storage following salvage logging and residue management in bark beetle-infested lodgepole pine forests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avera, B.N., Rhoades, C., Calderon, F.J., Cotrufo, M.F. 2020. Soil C storage following salvage logging and residue management in bark beetle-infested lodgepole pine forests. Forest Ecology and Management. 472. Article e118251. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foreco.2020.118251.

Tillage and residue management effects on irrigated corn (zea mays) performance and water cycling in a semiarid cropping system of Eastern Colorado Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneekloth, J., Calderon, F.J., Fonte, S., Nielsen, D.C. 2020. Tillage and residue management effects on irrigated corn (zea mays) performance and water cycling in a semiarid cropping system of Eastern Colorado. Irrigation Science. 38:547-557. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00271-020-00702-2.

Soil chemical properties after 12 years of tillage and crop rotation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mikha, M.M., Hergert, G., Qiao, X., Maharjan, B. 2020. Soil chemical properties after 12 years of tillage and crop rotation. Agronomy Journal. https://doi.org/10.1002/agj2.20281.

Assessing the sensitivity and repeatability of permanganate oxidizable carbon as a soil health metric: An interlab comparison across soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wade, J., Maltais-Landry, G., Lucas, D.E., Bongiorno, G., Bowles, T.M., Calderon, F.J., Culman, S.W., Daughtridge, R., Ernakovish, J.G., Fonte, S.J., Giang, D., Herman, B.L., Guan, L., Jastrow, J.D., Loh, B.H., Courtland, K., Mann, M.E., Matamala, R., Miernicki, E.A., Peterson, B.M., Pulleman, M.M., Scow, K.M., Snapp, S.S., Thomas, V., Tu, X., Wang, D., Jelinski, N.A., Liles, G.C., Barrios-Masias, F.H., Silveira, M.L., Margenot, A.J. 2020. Assessing the sensitivity and repeatability of permanganate oxidizable carbon as a soil health metric: An interlab comparison across soils. Geoderma. 366:1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.geoderma.2020.114235.

Spectral responses to labile organic carbon fractions as useful soil quality indicators across a climatic gradient Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez, P., Calderon, F.J., Fonte, S., Santibanez, F., Bonilla, C. 2020. Spectral responses to labile organic carbon fractions as useful soil quality indicators across a climatic gradient. Ecological Indicators. 111:106042. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolind.2019.106042.

Potential soil health benefits of lactobionate - a cheese production byproduct Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olayemi, P., Kallenbach, C., Schneekloth, J., Calderon, F.J., Vigil, M.F., Wallenstein, M. 2020. Potential soil health benefits of lactobionate - a cheese production byproduct. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 3:127. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2019.00127.

Optimum rates of surface-applied coal char decreased soil ammonia volatilization loss Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Panday, D., Mikha, M.M., Collins, H.P., Jin, V.L., Kaiser, M., Cooper, J., Malakar, A., Maharjan, B. 2020. Optimum rates of surface-applied coal char decreased soil ammonia volatilization loss. Journal of Environmental Quality. 49:256-267. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20023.