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Research Project: Developing Agronomically and Environmentally Beneficial Management Practices to Increase the Sustainability and Safety of Animal Manure Utilization

Location: Food Animal Environmental Systems Research

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

Efficacy of novel staphylococcal surface associated protein vaccines against Staphylococcus aureus and non-aureus staphylococcal mastitis in dairy cows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vidlund, J., Gelalcha, B.D., Gillespie, B.E., Agga, G.E., Schneider, L., Swanson, S.M., Frady, K.D., Kerro Dego, O. 2024. Efficacy of novel staphylococcal surface associated protein vaccines against Staphylococcus aureus and non-aureus staphylococcal mastitis in dairy cows. Vaccine. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2024.01.067.

Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of escherichia coli O157:H7 and salmonella, and the prevalence of staphylococcus aureus in dairy cattle and camels under pastoral production system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hunduma, D., Amenu, K., Desta, H., Grace, D., Agga, G.E., Kerro Dego, O. 2023. Prevalence and antimicrobial resistance of escherichia coli O157:H7 and salmonella, and the prevalence of staphylococcus aureus in dairy cattle and camels under pastoral production system. Antibiotics. 13(1). Article 26. https://doi.org/10.3390/antibiotics13010026.

Methane production from rendering waste covered anaerobic digester: Greenhouse gas reduction and energy production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lovanh, N.C., Loughrin, J.H., Ruiz-Aguilar, G., Sistani, K.R. 2023. Methane production from rendering waste covered anaerobic digester: Greenhouse gas reduction and energy production. Energies. 16. Article 7844. https://doi.org/10.3390/en16237844.

Chapter 11 - Agriculture, food systems, and rural communities Reprint Icon - (Government Publication)
Bolster, C.H., Mitchell, R., Kitts, A., Campbell, A., Cosh, M.H., Farrigan, T.L., Franzluebbers, A.J., Hoover, D.L., Jin, V.L., Peck, D.E., Schmer, M.R., Smith, M.D. 2023. Chapter 11 - Agriculture, food systems, and rural communities. National Climate Assessment. https://doi.org/10.7930/NCA5.2023.CH11.

Kinetics of phosphorous sorption to biochar-amended soils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolster, C.H. 2023. Kinetics of phosphorous sorption to biochar-amended soils. Chemosphere. 345. Article 140523. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2023.140523.

Microbiome diversity of anaerobic digesters is enhanced by microaeration and low frequency sound Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Loughrin, J.H., Parekh, R.R., Agga, G.E., Silva, P.J., Sistani, K.R. 2023. Microbiome diversity of anaerobic digesters is enhanced by microaeration and low frequency sound. Microorganisms. 11(9), Article 2349. https://doi.org/10.3390/microorganisms11092349.

Dynamics of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing, third generation cephalosporin-resistant and tetracycline-resistant Escherichia coli in feedlot cattle with or without tylosin administration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Galloway, H.O. 2023. Dynamics of extended spectrum beta-lactamase producing, third generation cephalosporin-resistant and tetracycline-resistant Escherichia coli in feedlot cattle with or without tylosin administration. Journal of Food Protection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfp.2023.100144.

Modifications to the ambient ion monitor method for use in agricultural environments - (Abstract Only)

Aminopyralid herbicide residual concentration in dairy manure composted with biochar - (Abstract Only)
Netthisinghe, A., Woosley, P., Agga, G.E., Strunk, W., Parris, S., Sistani, K.R. 2023. Aminopyralid herbicide residual concentration in dairy manure composted with biochar [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Meetings. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2023am/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/149626.

Characterization of particle size distributions and water-soluble ions in particulate matter measured at a broiler farm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silva, P.J., Cress, T., Drover, R., Michael, C., Docekal, G., Larkin, P., Godoy, A., Cavero, D., Sin, C., Waites, J., Mahmood, R., Cohron, M., Purvis-Roberts, K. 2023. Characterization of particle size distributions and water-soluble ions in particulate matter measured at a broiler farm. Agriculture. 13(7). Article 1284. https://doi.org/10.3390/agriculture13071284.

Effects of cropping systems on soil physicochemical properties and abundances and spatial distributions of nitrogen-cycling bacteria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Netthisinghe, A., Galloway, H., Agga, G.E., Gunter, P., Sistani, K.R. 2023. Effects of cropping systems on soil physicochemical properties and abundances and spatial distributions of nitrogen-cycling bacteria. Agronomy. 13(6). Article 1461. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy13061461.

Effect of continuous in-feed administration of tylosin to feedlot cattle on macrolide and tetracycline resistant enterococci in a randomized field trial Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Galloway, H., Appala, K., Mahmoudi, F., Kasumba, J., Loughrin, J.H., Conte, E. 2023. Effect of continuous in-feed administration of tylosin to feedlot cattle on macrolide and tetracycline resistant enterococci in a randomized field trial. Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 215. Article 105930. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.prevetmed.2023.105930.

Evaluation of immunogenicity of enterobactin conjugate vaccine for the control of E. coli mastitis in dairy cows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zeng, X., Vidlund, J., Gillespie, B., Cao, L., Agga, G.E., Lin, J., Kerro Dego, O. 2023. Evaluation of immunogenicity of enterobactin conjugate vaccine for the control of E. coli mastitis in dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2022-23219.

Plant extracts mediated syntheses of nanoparticles and their effectiveness on agricultural pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Lovanh, N.C., Oh, B., Agga, G.E., Ruiz, G., Loughrin, J.H., Sistani, K.R. 2023. Plant extracts mediated syntheses of nanoparticles and their effectiveness on agricultural pathogens. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. abstract# 2634.

Experimental evaluation of tylosin use for the prevention of liver abscesses in beef cattle on bacterial resistance to critically important antibiotics for human use - (Abstract Only)

Occurrence and prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in urban karst groundwater systems based on targeted resistome analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaiser, R.A., Polk, J., Datta, T., Keely, S., Brinkman, N., Parekh, R.R., Agga, G.E. 2023. Occurrence and prevalence of antimicrobial resistance in urban karst groundwater systems based on targeted resistome analysis. Science of the Total Environment. 874. Article 162571. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2023.162571.

Prevalence and whole-genome sequencing characterization of Salmonella in urban karst groundwater and predominantly groundwater-fed surface waters for serotypes and antimicrobial resistance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Kaiser, R., Polk, J., Allard, M. 2023. Prevalence and whole-genome sequencing characterization of Salmonella in urban karst groundwater and predominantly groundwater-fed surface waters for serotypes and antimicrobial resistance. Journal of Environmental Quality. 52(3):691-705. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20470.

Methane production from livestock waste covered anaerobic digesters: a potential greenhouse gas reduction and energy production - (Proceedings)
Lovanh, N.C., Ruiz-Aguilar, G.M., Loughrin, J.H., Sistani, K.R. 2023. Methane production from livestock waste covered anaerobic digesters: a potential greenhouse gas reduction and energy production. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting Symposium Proceedings. proceeding# 3827144.

Incorporating model uncertainty into predictions of soil test P Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Bolster, C.H., Vadas, P.A. 2023. Incorporating model uncertainty into predictions of soil test P. European Geosciences Union General Assembly Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.5194/egusphere-egu23-7145.

Core genome sequencing analysis of E. coli O157:H7 unravelling genetic relatedness among strains from cattle, beef and humans in Bishoftu, Ethiopia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutema, F.D., De Zutter, L., Piérard, D., Hinckel, B., Imamura, H., Rasschaert, G., Abdi, R.D., Agga, G.E., Crombé, F. 2023. Core genome sequencing analysis of E. coli O157:H7 unravelling genetic relatedness among strains from cattle, beef and humans in Bishoftu, Ethiopia. Microbiology Research. 14(1):148-160. https://doi.org/10.3390/microbiolres14010013.

Liquid chromatography mass spectrometry (LCMS) method development for determination of ß-defensins in bovine milk - (Abstract Only)

Comparative study of methane production in a one-stage vs. two-stage anaerobic digestion process from raw tomato plant waste Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ruiz-Aguilar, G.M., Nunez-Palenius, H.G., Lovanh, N.C., Camarena-Martinez, S. 2022. Comparative study of methane production in a one-stage vs. two-stage anaerobic digestion process from raw tomato plant waste. Energies. 15(23). Article 9137. https://doi.org/10.3390/en15239137.

The soiltestcorr R-package: a reproducible approach for correlation analysis of crop yield and soil test data Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Correndo, A.A., Pearce, A., Bolster, C.H., Spargo, J., Osmond, D., Ciampitti, I.A. 2023. The soiltestcorr R-package: a reproducible approach for correlation analysis of crop yield and soil test data. SoftwareX. volume 21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.softx.2022.101275.

Effects of age and pasture type on the concentration and prevalence of tetracycline and macrolide resistant Enterococcus species in beef cow-calf production system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Galloway, H.O., Netthisinghe, A.M. 2022. Effects of age and pasture type on the concentration and prevalence of tetracycline and macrolide resistant Enterococcus species in beef cow-calf production system. Frontiers in Antibiotics. 1:1052316. https://doi.org/10.3389/frabi.2022.1052316.

Investigations into agricultural influences on nitrogen and sulfur in the atmosphere - (Abstract Only)

Biochar and poultry litter effect on corn yield, nutrient uptake, and atmospheric emissions - (Abstract Only)

Predicting runoff from tile-drained agricultural fields in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Ohio - (Abstract Only)
Bolster, C.H., Wessel, B.M., King, K.W., Shedekar, V.S. 2022. Predicting runoff from tile-drained agricultural fields in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Ohio. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2022am/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/145237.

A spreadsheet for determining critical soil test values using the modified arcsine-log calibration curve - (Abstract Only)
Bolster, C.H., Correndo, A.A., Pearce, A., Spargo, J., Osmond, D., Slaton, N. 2022. A spreadsheet for determining critical soil test values using the modified arcsine-log calibration curve. Soil Science Society of America Annual Meeting. https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2022am/meetingapp.cgi/Day/2022-11-06.

Tetracycline-resistant, third-generation cephalosporin–resistant, and extended-spectrum b-lactamase–producing Escherichia coli in a beef cow-calf production system Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Galloway, H.O., Netthisinghe, A.M., Schmidt, J.W., Arthur, T.M. 2022. Tetracycline-resistant, third-generation cephalosporin–resistant, and extended-spectrum b-lactamase–producing Escherichia coli in a beef cow-calf production system. Journal of Food Protection. 85(11):1522-1530. https://doi.org/10.4315/JFP-22-178.

A spreadsheet for determining critical soil test values using the modified arcsine-log calibration curve Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolster, C.H., Correndo, A.A., Pearce, A., Spargo, J., Slaton, N., Osmond, D. 2022. A spreadsheet for determining critical soil test values using the modified arcsine-log calibration curve. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 87(1):182-189. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20498.

Acoustic stimulation of anaerobic digestion: Effects on biogas production and wastewater malodors Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Loughrin, J.H., Silva, P.J., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2022. Acoustic stimulation of anaerobic digestion: Effects on biogas production and wastewater malodors. Environments. 9(8). Article 102. https://doi.org/10.3390/environments9080102.

Hygienic assessment of fish handling practices along production and supply chain and its public health implications in Central Oromia, Ethiopia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bedane, T., Agga, G.E., Gutema, F.D. 2022. Hygienic assessment of fish handling practices along production and supply chain and its public health implications in Central Oromia, Ethiopia. Scientific Reports. 12:13910. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-17671-5.

Antimicrobial resistance of staphylococci at animal human interface in smallholder dairy farms in Central Oromia, Ethiopia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marami, L.M., Berhanu, G., Tekle, M., Agga, G.E., Beyene, T.J., Tufa, T.B., Beyi, A.F., Edao, B.M. 2022. Antimicrobial resistance of staphylococci at animal human interface in smallholder dairy farms in Central Oromia, Ethiopia. Infection and Drug Resistance. 15:3767-3777. https://doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S370592.

Nitrogen and sulfur compounds from animal agriculture and their potential interactions for aerosol forming reactions - (Abstract Only)

Regulation mechanisms of virulence genes in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gelalcha, B.D., Brown, S., Crocker, H., Agga, G.E., Kerro Dego, O. 2022. Regulation mechanisms of virulence genes in enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 19(9). https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2021.0103.

Rainfall-runoff models compared for tile-drained agricultural fields in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Ohio Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wessel, B., Bolster, C.H., King, K.W., Shedekar, V.S. 2022. Rainfall-runoff models compared for tile-drained agricultural fields in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Ohio. Journal of Hydrology. 610. Article 127959. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.127959.

Defining relative yield for soil test correlation and calibration trials in the fertilizer recommendation support tool Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pearce, A., Slaton, N., Lyons, S., Bolster, C.H., Bruulsema, T., Grove, J., Jones, J., Mcgrath, J., Miguez, F., Nelson, N., Osmond, D.L., Parvej, M., Pena-Yewtukhiw, E.M., Spargo, J.T. 2022. Defining relative yield for soil test correlation and calibration trials in the fertilizer recommendation support tool. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 1-16. https://doi.org/10.1002/saj2.20450.

Updates to the Annual P Loss Estimator (APLE) model Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bolster, C.H., Vadas, P.A. 2022. Updates to the Annual P Loss Estimator (APLE) model. Journal of Environmental Quality. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1002/jeq2.20378.

Nitrogen cycling bacteria abundance in tall fescue pasture and wheat - soybean double crop soils with light spring grazing - (Abstract Only)

Rainfall-runoff models compared for tile-drained agricultural fields in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Ohio - (Abstract Only)
Wessel, B.M., Bolster, C.H., King, K.W., Shedekar, V.S. 2022. Rainfall-runoff models compared for tile-drained agricultural fields in the Western Lake Erie Basin, Ohio [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society International Annual Conference. Page 111.

Tetracycline- and macrolide-resistant Enterococcus species isolated from a mink farm in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agga, G.E., Silva, P.J., Martin, R.S. 2022. Tetracycline- and macrolide-resistant Enterococcus species isolated from a mink farm in the United States. Microbial Drug Resistance. 28(6):734-743. https://doi.org/10.1089/mdr.2021.0438.

Dynamics, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance of salmonella in a karst ground water system - (Abstract Only)
Agga, G.E., Kaiser, R., Polk, J., Allard, M. 2022. Dynamics, serotypes, and antimicrobial resistance of salmonella in a karst ground water system. International Association for Food Protection. P1-178.

Occurrence of antibiotic resistant bacteria in urban karst groundwater systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaiser, R.A., Polk, J., Datta, T., Parekh, R.R., Agga, G.E. 2022. Occurrence of antibiotic resistant bacteria in urban karst groundwater systems. Water. 14(6). Article 960. https://doi.org/10.3390/w14060960.

Prevalence of antimicrobial resistant and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in dairy cattle farms in east Tennessee Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gelalcha, B.D., Ensermu, D.B., Agga, G.E., Vancuren, M., Gillespie, B.E., D'Souza, D.H., Okafor, C., Dego, O.K. 2022. Prevalence of antimicrobial resistant and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli in dairy cattle farms in east Tennessee. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 19(6). https://doi.org/10.1089/fpd.2021.0101.

Improved visible-light-driven photocatalytic removal of Bisphenol A using V2O5/WO3 decorated over Zeolite: Degradation mechanism and toxicity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohan, H., Vadivel, S., Lee, S., Lim, J., Lovanh, N.C., Park, Y., Shin, T., Seralathan, K., Oh, B. 2022. Improved visible-light-driven photocatalytic removal of Bisphenol A using V2O5/WO3 decorated over Zeolite: Degradation mechanism and toxicity. Environmental Research. 212(A). Article 113136. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envres.2022.113136.

Improving anaerobic digestion of brewery and distillery spent grains through aeration across a silicone membrane Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Berry, Z.P., Loughrin, J.H., Burris, S., Conte, E.D., Lovanh, N.C., Sistani, K.R. 2022. Improving anaerobic digestion of brewery and distillery spent grains through aeration across a silicone membrane. Sustainability. 14(5). Article 2755. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14052755.

How much margin is left for degrading agricultural soils? The coming soil crises Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gebremedhin, M., Coyne, M.S., Sistani, K.R. 2022. How much margin is left for degrading agricultural soils? The coming soil crises. Soil Systems. 6(1). Article 22. https://doi.org/10.3390/soilsystems6010022.