This collection houses articles and publications generated by the faculty of the Department of Agronomy, Horticulture and Plant Science

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Submissions from 2019

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Chemical Amendments of Dryland Saline–Sodic Soils Did Not Enhance Productivity and Soil Health in Fields without Effective Drainage, Girma A. Birru, David E. Clay, Thomas M. DeSutter, Cheryl L. Reese, Ann C. Kennedy, Sharon A. Clay, Stephanie A. Bruggeman, Rachel K. Owen, and Douglas D. Malo

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Soil Quality and Region Influence Performance and Ranking of Switchgrass Genotypes, M. D. Casler, S. Sosa, A. R. Boe, and S. A. Bonos

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Crop Residue Management Challenges: A Special Issue Overview, David Clay, Ronald Alverson, Jane M.F. Johnson, Douglas L. Karlen, Sharon Clay, Michael Q. Wang, Stephanie A. Bruggeman, and Shaina Westhoff

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Soil and Land- Use Change Sustainability in the Northern Great Plains of the USA, Deepak Raj Joshi, David E. Clay, Alexander Smart, Sharon A. Clay, Tulsi P. Kharel, and Umakanta Mishra

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Mob Grazing Results in High Forage Utilization and Reduced Western Snowberry Size, Heidi Reed, Sharon Clay, Alexander Smart, David Clay, and Michelle Ohrtman

Submissions from 2018

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Using Abrasive Grit for Weed Management in Field Crops, Michael Carlson, Frank Forcella, Sam Wortman, and Sharon A. Clay

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30 Years of Progress toward Increased Biomass Yield of Switchgrass and Big Bluestem, M. D. Casler, K. P. Vogel, D. K. Lee, R. B. Mitchell, P. R. Adler, R. M. Suic, K. D. Johnson, R. L. Kallenbach, A. R. Boe, R. D. Mathison, K. A. Cassida, D. H. Min, J. Crawford, and K. J. Moore

Pest measurement and management, Sharon A. Clay, B.W. French, and F.M. Mathew

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Propelled Abrasive Grit for Weed Control in Organic Silage Corn, Mauricio Erazo-Barradas, Fran Forcella, and Dan Humburg

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities in the Precision Agriculture Workforce: An Industry Survey, Bruce Erickson, Scott W. Fausti, David Clay, and Sharon Clay

Educator Survey: Do Institutions Provide the Precision Agriculture Education Needed by Agribusiness?, Scott Fausti, Bruce Erickson, Sharon Clay, Leon Schumacher, David Clay, and Danille Skouby

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Air-propelled Abrasive Grit can Damage the Perennial Weed Quackgrass, Frank Forcella, Daniel Humburg, Samuel E. Wortman, and Sharon A. Clay

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Above- and Belowground Prairie Cordgrass Response to Applied Nitrogen on Marginal Land, Karla A. Hernandez, Vance Owens, Arvid Boe, Jose L. Gonzalez-Hernandez, Dokyoung Lee, and Ezra Aberle

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Weed Presence Altered Biotic Stress and Light Signaling in Maize Even When Weeds were Removed Early in the Critical Weed‐free Period, David P. Horvath, Stephanie Bruggeman, Janet Moriles-Miller, James V. Anderson, Munevver Dogramaci, Brian E. Scheffler, Alvaro G. Hernandez, Michael E. Foley, and Sharon Clay

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Do Precision Chemical Amendment Applications Impact Sodium Movement in Dryland Semiarid Saline Sodic Soils?, Tulsi P. Kharel, David E. Clay, Cheryl Reese, Thomas DeSutter, Doug D. Malo, and Sharon Clay

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Mob vs. Rotational Grazing: Impact on Forage Use and Artemisia absinthium, Heidi Reed, Alexander Smart, David E. Clay, Michelle Ohrtman, and Sharon A. Clay

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Transcriptome Analysis of the Heritable Salt Tolerance of Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Link), Michael Robben, Ethan Thibault, Michaellong Tran, Yajun Wu, Arvid Boe, and Jose L. Gonzalez-Hernandez

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Profitability of Abrasive Weeding in Organic Grain and Vegetable Crops, Sam E. Wortman, Frank Forcella, David Lambe, Sharon A. Clay, and Daniel Humberg

Submissions from 2017

Evaluation of Weed Species as Alternative Hosts of Soybean Cyst Nematode in South Dakota, Pawan Basnet, Emmanuel Byamukama, and Sharon Clay

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Genetics and Partitioning for Biomass of Prairie Cordgrass Compared to Switchgrass on Marginal Cropland, Arvid Boe, P. J. Johnson, Vance Owens, Jia Guo, and Jose L. Gonzalez-hernandez

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Mathematics Associated with Seed Emergence, Plant Population, Stand Uniformity, and Harvest Losses, Stephanie A. Bruggeman, Sharon A. Clay, Cheryl L. Reese, and C. Gregg Carlson

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Introduction to Conceptual Models, Calculating and Using Rate Constants, Economics, and Problem Solving, Gregg Carlson, David E. Clay, and Sharon A. Clay

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Biomass Yield of Switchgrass Cultivars under High- versus Low-Input Conditions, Michael D. Casler, Sergio Sosa, Lindsey Hoffman, Hilary Mayton, Calvin Ernst, Paul R. Adler, Arvid R. Boe, and Stacy A. Bonos

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A Rapid Method for Measuring Feces Ammonia-Nitrogen and Carbon Dioxide-Carbon Emissions and Decomposition Rate Constants, Jiyul Chang, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, and Michelle K. Ohrtman

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Calculating Soil Organic Turnover at Different Landscape Position in Precision Conservation, David E. Clay, Jiyul Chang, Graig Reicks, Sharon A. Clay, and Cheryl L. Reese

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From Plows, Horses, and Harnesses to Precision Technologies in the North American Great Plains, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Thomas DeSutter, and Cheryl Reese

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An Introduction to Experimental Design and Models, David Clay, Gary Hatfield, and Sharon A. Clay

Site-specific Weed Management, Sharon A. Clay and Stephanie A. Bruggeman

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Estimating Weed and Insect Development, In-Season Yield Losses, and Economic Thresholds, Sharon A. Clay and Adam Varenhorst

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Propelled Abrasive Grit Applications for Weed Management in Transitional Corn Grain Production, Mauricio Enzo-Barradas, Claire N. Friedrichsen, Frank Forcella, Dan Humberg, and Sharon A. Clay

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Growth and Development of Two Perennial Grasses in Ambient Light Conditions during their Natural Dormant Period, Jia Guo, Arvid Boe, Do-Soon Kim, and D. K. Lee

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Biomass Yield and Feedstock Quality of Prairie Cordgrass in Response to Seeding Rate, Row Spacing, and Nitrogen Fertilization, Jia Guo, Santanu Thapa, Thomas Voigt, Vance Owens, Arvid Boe, and D. K. Lee

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Enhanced Atrazine Degradation is Widespread Across the United States, Thomas C. Mueller, Ethan T. Parker, Larry Steckel, Sharon A. Clay, Michael DK Owen, William S. Curran, Randall Currie, Robert Scott, Christy Sprague, Daniel O. Stephenson, Donnie K. Miller, Eric P. Prostko, W. James Grichar, James Martin, L. Jason Kruz, Kevin Bradley, Mark L. Bernards, Peter Dotray, Stevan Knezevic, Vince Davis, and Robert Klein

Submissions from 2016

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Corn Yield Loss Due to Volunteer Soybean, Jill Alms, Sharon A. Clay, David Vos, and Michael Moechnig

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Yield Loss and Management of Volunteer Corn in Soybean, Jill Alms, Michael Moechnig, David Vos, and Sharon Clay

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Biochar Reduced Nitrous Oxide and Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Soil with Different Water and Temperature Cycles, Jiyul Chang, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Rajesh Chintala, Janet M. Miller, and Thomas Schumacher

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Estimating Annual Root Decomposition in Grassland Systems, Jiyul Chang, David E. Clay, Alexander Smart, and Sharon A. Clay

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Maize, Switchgrass, and Ponderosa Pine Biochar Added to Soil Increased Herbicide Sorption and Decreased Herbicide Efficacy, Sharon A. Clay, Kaitlynn K. Krack, Stephanie A. Bruggeman, Sharon Papiernik, and Thomas E. Schumacher

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Understanding and Identifying Variability, Newell R. Kitchen and Sharon A. Clay

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Strategic Use of Native Species on Environmental Gradients Increases Diversity and Biomass Relative to Switchgrass Monocultures, Cody J. Zilverberg, Kwan Teoh, Arvid Boe, W. Carter Johnson, and Vance Owens

Submissions from 2015

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Differential Response of Teosinte and Flint, Sweet, Dent Corn Varieties to Weed Competition, S. A. Bruggeman, S. A. Clay, D. A. Horvath, and S. Flint-Garcia

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Tillage and Corn Residue Harvesting Impact Surface and Subsurface Carbon Sequestration, David E. Clay, Graig Reicks, Janet Moriles Miller, C. Gregg Carlson, James. J. Stone, and Sharon Clay

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Pliable Plants, Sharon Clay

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Phenotypic and Biomass Yield Variations in Natural Populations of Prairie Cordgrass (Spartina pectinata Link) in the USA, Jia Guo, Santanu Thapa, Thomas Voigt, A. Lane Rayburn, Arvid Boe, and D. K. Lee

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RNAseq reveals weed-induced PIF3-like as a Candidate Target to Manipulate Weed Stress Response in Soybean, David P. Horvath, Stephanie A. Bruggeman, Janet Moriles Miller, Ronald Pierik, Chanhui Yan, David E. Clay, Brian Scheffler, and Sharon A. Clay

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An Economic Analysis of High-Intensity, Short-duration Grazing Systems in South Dakota and Nebraska, Larry Janssen, Bronc McMurtry, Matthew Stockton, Alexander Smart, and Sharon A. Clay

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Surface Temperatures and Durations Associated with Spring Prescribed Fires in Eastern South Dakota Tallgrass Prairies, Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay, and Alexander J. Smart

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Does the U.S. Cropland Data Layer Provide an Accurate Benchmark for Land-Use Change Estimates?, Kurtis D. Reitsma, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Barry H. Dunn, and C. Reese

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Land-Use Change Impact on Soil Sustainability in a Climate and Vegetation Transition Zone, Kurtis D. Reitsma, Barry H. Dunn, Umakant Mishra, Sharon A. Clay, T. DeSutter, and David E. Clay

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Differential Effects of Biochar on Soils Within an Eroded Field, Thomas E. Schumacher, Rajesh Chintala, Saroopp Sandhu, Sandeep Kumar, David Clay, Ron Gelderman, Sharon Papiernik, Douglas Malo, Sharon Clay, and Jim Julson

Submissions from 2014

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Corn Yield Is Not Reduced by Mid-Season Establishment of Cover Crops in Northern Great Plains Environments, Alex D. Bich, Cheryl L. Reese, Ann C. Kennedy, David E. Clay, and Sharon A. Clay

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Water Stress Impacts on Transgenic Drought-Tolerant Corn in the Northern Great Plains, Jiyul Chang, David E. Clay, Stephanie A. Hansen, Sharon A. Clay, and Thomas E. Schumacher

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Phosphorus Sorption and Availability fromBiochars and Soil/Biochar Mixtures, Rajesh Chintala, Thomas E. Schumacher, Louis M. McDonald, David E. Clay, Douglas D. Malo, Sharon K. Papiemik, Sharon A. Clay, and James L. Julson

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Does the Conversion of Grasslands to Row Crop Production in Semi-aridareas Threaten Global Food Supplies, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Kurtis D. Reitsma, Barry H. Dunn, Alexander J. Smart, Gregg G. Carlson, David Horvath, and James J. Stone

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Know Your Community: Weedy and Invasive Species, Sharon Clay

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Common Sunflower Seedling Emergence across the U.S. Midwest, Sharon A. Clay, Adam Davis, Anita Dille, John Lindquist, Analiza H. M. Ramirez, Christy Sprague, Graig Reicks, and Frank Forcella

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Identification of Differential Agronomic Traits in Early Stage Teosinte, Flint, Dent, and Sugar (Sweet) Corn Varieties in Competition with Weeds, S.A. Hansen, S. A. Clay, David Horvath, and S. Flint-Garcia

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Imapct of Biochar Application on Soil Properties and Herbacide Sorption, Kaitlyn Krack, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, and Thomas E. Schumacher

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Impact of Herbicide Tolerant Crops on Soil Health and Sustainable Agriculture Crop Production, Sanghun Lee, David E. Clay, and Sharon A. Clay

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An Affinity–Effect Relationship for Microbial Communities in Plant–Soil Feedback Loops, Yi Lou, Sharon A. Clay, Adam S. Davis, Anita Dille, Joel Felix, Analiza H. M. Ramirez, Christy L. Sparague, and Anthony C. Yannarell

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Mob Grazing as a Method of Weed Control in South Dakota, Heidi Myer, Sharon Clay, and Alexander Smart

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Effectiveness of Control Treatments on Young Saitcedar (Tamarix spp.) Plants, Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay, Shauna Waughtel, and Janet Moriles Miller

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Winter Wheat Quality Responses to Water, Environment, and Nitrogen Fertilization, Hyejin Park, David E. Clay, R. G. Hall, Tulsi P. Kharel, Sharon A. Clay, and Sanghun Lee

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Winter Cover Crops Impact on Corn Production in Semiarid Regions, Cheryl L. Reese, David E. Clay, Sharon A. Clay, Alex D. Birch, Ann C. Kennedy, Stephanie A. Hansen, and Janet Moriles

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Estimated South Dakota Land Use Change from 2006 to 2012, Kurtis D. Reitsma, David E. Clay, C. Gregg Carlson, Barry H. Dunn, Alexander J. Smart, David L. Wright, and Sharon A. Clay

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Growing Spartina pectinata in Previously Farmed Prairie Wetlands for Economic and Ecological Benefits, Cody J. Zilverberg, W. Carter Johnson, Arvid Boe, Vance Owens, David W. Archer, Malia Volke, Brett Werner, and Craig Novotny

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Biomass Yield From Planted Mixtures and Monocultures of Native Prairie Vegetation Across a Heterogeneous Farm Landscape, Cody J. Zilverberg, W. Carter Johnson, Vance Owens, Arvid Boe, Tom Schumacher, Kurtis Reitsma, Chang Oh Hong, Craig Novotny, Malia Volke, and Brett Warner

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Profitable Prairie Restoration: The EcoSun Prairie Farm Experiment, Cody Zilverberg, W. Carter Johnson, David Archer, Scott Kronberg, Thomas Schumacher, Arvid A. Boe, and Craig Novotny

Submissions from 2013

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Summary of Certified Crop Advisors’ Response to a Weed Resistance Survey, Amy Asmus, Sharon A. Clay, and Cuirong Ren

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Seed Set in Prairie Cordgrass, Arvid Boe, Vance Owens, Jose Gonzalez-Hernandez, and D. K. Lee

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Nitrate Sorption and Desorption in Biochars from Fast Pyrolysis, Rajesh Chintala, Javier Mollinedo, Thomas E. Schumacher, Sharon K. Papiernik, Douglas D. Malo, David E. Clay, Sandeep Kumar, and Dylan W. Gulbrandson

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ASA President’s Message: ASA Approves a Five-Year Strategic Plan, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: ASA: [Re]investing in Your Dreams, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Big Shoes . . . Little Feet, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Do YOU Have a Dream?, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Having a Seat at the Table: The Importance of Having a Washington, DC Presence, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Take a Couple of Communities for a ‘Test Drive’, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Thank You for a Memorable Year, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Wanted: Community Input for ASA Strategic Planning, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Wanted: Scientific Community Analysis, Sharon Clay

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ASA President’s Message: Water, Water Everywhere, Sharon Clay

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Society Presidents Go to Washington, Sharon Clay, Mark Brick, and David Lindbro

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Seed Burial Physical Environment Explains Departures from Regional Hydrothermal Model of Giant Ragweed (Ambrosia trifida) Seedling Emergence in U.S. Midwest, Adam S. Davis, Sharon Clay, John Cardina, Frank Forcella, John Lundquist, and Christy Sprague

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Landscape Features Impact on Soil Available Water, Corn Biomass, and Gene Expression during the Late Vegetative Stage, Stephanie Hansen, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, C. Gregg Carlson, Graig Reicks, Youssef Jarachi, and David Horvath

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Testing Corn (Zea mays L.) Preseason Regional Nitrogen Recommendation Models in South Dakota, Kin-In Kim, David Clay, Sharon Clay, Gregg C. Carlson, and Todd Trooien

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Insect communities in soybeans of eastern South Dakota: The effects of vegetation management and pesticides on soybean aphids, bean leaf beetles, and their natural enemies, Jonathan G. Lundgren, Louis S. Hesler, Sharon A. Clay, and Scott F. Fausti

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Using a Pervasive Invader for Weed Science Education, Michelle K. Ohrtman and Sharon A. Clay

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Spring Clipping, Fire, and Simulated Increased Atmospheric Nitrogen Deposition Effects on Tallgrass Prairie Vegetation, Alexander J. Smart, Tabitha K. Scott, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, Michelle K. Ohrtman, and Eric M. Mousel

Submissions from 2012

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Great Plains Soils May be C Sinks, David E. Clay, Gregg C. Carlson, Sharon A. Clay, James Stone, Kurtis Reitsma, and Ronald Gelderman

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Corn Yields and No-Tillage Affects Carbon Sequestration and Carbon Footprints, David E. Clay, Jiyul Chang, Sharon A. Clay, James J. Stone, Ronald H. Gelderman, Gregg C. Carlson, Kurtis Reitsma, Marcus Jones, Larry Janssen, and Thomas Schumacher

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Winter Wheat Crop Reflectance and Nitrogen Sufficiency Index Values are Influenced by Nitrogen and Water Stress, David E. Clay, Tulsi Prasad Kharel, Cheryl Reese, Dwayne Beck, C. Gregg Carlson, Sharon A. Clay, and Graig Reicks

Pesticides: Banding, Sharon A. Clay

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The Influence of Biochar Production on Herbicide Sorption Characteristics, Sharon A. Clay and Douglas D. Malo

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Effects of Chlortetracycline Amended Feed on Anaerobic Sequencing Batch Reactor Performance of Swine Manure Digestion, Teal M. Dreher, Henry V. Mott, Christopher D. Lupo, Aaron S. Oswald, Sharon A. Clay, and James J. Stone

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Comparative Analysis of Grapevine Whole-genome Gene Predictions, Functional Annotation, Categorization and Integration of the Predicted Gene Sequences, Jerome Grimplet, John Van Hemert, Pablo Carbonell-Bejerano, Jose Diaz-Riquelme, Julie Dickerson, Anne Fennell Dr, Mario Pezzotti, and Jose M. Martinez-Zapater

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Neopolyploidy in Spartina pectinata Link: 1. Morphological Analysis of Tetraploid and Hexaploid Plants in a Mixed Natural Population, Sumin Kim, A. L. Rayburn, Arvid Boe, and D. K. Lee

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The Influence of Strata on the Nutrient Recycling within a Tropical Certified Organic Coffee Production System, F. Mamani-Pati, D. E. Clay, S. A. Clay, H. Smeltkop, and M. A. Callata

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Microarray and Growth Analyses Identify Differences and Similarities of Early Corn Response to Weeds, Shade, and Nitrogen Stress, Janet Moriles, Stephanie Hansen, David P. Horvath, Graig Reicks, David E. Clay, and Sharon A. Clay

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Fire as a Tool for Controlling Tamarix spp. Seedlings, Michelle K. Ohrtman, Sharon A. Clay, David E. Clay, and Alexander J. Smart

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Climatic and Genetic Controls of Yields of Switchgrass, a Model Bioenergy Species, Mirela G. Tulbure, Michael C. Wimberly, Arvid Boe, and Vance N. Owens