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Publications

Title Author(s) Publication Year
Farmer perspectives on benefits of and barriers to extended crop rotations in Iowa, USA David A. Weisberger, Marshall D. McDaniel, J. G. Arbuckle, Matt Liebman Agricultural and Environmental Letters 2021
Communicating with farmers about conservation practices: Lessons learned from a systematic review of survey studies  L. Witzling, D. Wald, E. Williams  Journal of Soil and Water Conservation  2021

Climate-friendly farming strategies can improve the land and generate income for farmers

Schulte Moore, L The Conversation: 157220 2021
Mapping the Soil Vulnerability Index across large spatial extents to guide conservation efforts Audia, EM, LA Schulte, DE James Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 76:44A-50A. doi: 0.2489/jswc.2021.1015A. 2021
Weed seedbank diversity and sustainability indicators for simple and more diverse cropping systems  Liebman, M, HTX Nguyen, MM Woods, ND Hunt, JD Hill  Weed Research doi:10.1111/wre.12466 2021
How does personalization in news stories influence intentions to help with drought? Assessing the influence of state empathy and its antecedents  Wald, DM, EW Johnston, N Wellman, J Harlow  Frontiers in Communication, Science and Environmental Communication 2021
Promoting sustainable agriculture: Iowa stakeholders’ perspectives on the U.S. Farm Bill conservation programs. Environment Medina, GS, C Isley, JG Arbuckle  Development and Sustainability  2020
Alignment of a digital watershed and land use game to national science and agriculture education standards. Anderson, K, N Grudens-Schuck, R Valek, LA Schulte, S Smalley Journal of Natural Sciences Education 2020
Soil, water, and wildlife conservation in crop production systems Benning, J, AK Janke, M Al-Kaisi, M McDaniel  Field Crop Production Handbook: an introduction to farming practices. Eds: EW Hodgson, MA Licht, AJ Sisson. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 2020
PEWI: An interactive web-based ecosystem services model designed for a broad public audience  Chennault, CM, RM Valek, LA Schulte, JC Tyndall Ecological Modelling  2020
Effectively conducting field days while responding to unprecedented external restrictions Comito, J, E Ripley, MA Licht, AK Janke Journal of Extension 58:5 5tt3. 2020
Working landscapes need at least 20% native habitat Garibaldi, LA, F Oddi, F Miguez, I Bartomeus, M Orr, E Jobbagy, C Kremen, LA Schulte, A Hughes, C Bagnato, G Abramson, P Bridgewater, D Gomez Carella, S Díaz, L Dicks, E Ellis, M Goldenberg, CA Huaylla, M Kuperman, Z Mehrabi, F Santibañez, C-D Zhu Conservation Letters: e12773. 2020
Soil health recovery after grassland restoration: the effect of time and topographic position De, M, JA Riopel, LJ Cihacek, M Lawrinenko, R Baldwin-Kordick, SJ Hall, MD McDaniel Soil Science Society of America 84:568–586. 2020
Developing farmer typologies to inform conservation outreach in agricultural landscapes Upadhaya, S, J Gordon Arbuckle, LA Schulte  Land Use Policy 2020
Maize root distributions strongly associated with water tables in Iowa, USA Nichols, VA, RA Ordóñez, MJ Castellano, M Liebman, JL Hatfield, M Helmers, EE Wright, SV Archontoulis Plant and Soil  2019
Whole-profile soil organic matter content, composition, and stability under crop rotations differing in belowground inputs  Poffenbarger, HJ, DC Olk, C Cambardella, J Kersey, M Liebman, A Mallarino, J Six, and MJ Castellano Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment  2020
Cropping system re-design for improved weed management: a modeling approach illustrated with giant ragweed (Ambrosia trifida).  Liebman, M and VA Nichols Agronomy 10: 262  2020
Predicting yields and soil-plant nitrogen dynamics in the US Corn Belt  Archontoulis, SV, M Castellano, M Licht, G Nichols, M Baum, I Huber, R Martínez-Feria, L Puntel, R Ordóñez, J Iqbal, E Wright, R Dietzel, M Helmers, A.Vanloocke, M Liebman, J Hatfield, D Herzmann, C Córdova, P Edmonds, K Togliatti, A Kessler, M Danalatos, H Pasley, C Pederson, and K Lamkey. Crop Science 2020
Using spatially targeted conservation to evaluate nitrogen reduction and economic opportunities for best management practice placement  Zimmerman, EK, JC Tyndall, LA Schulte Environmental Management 64(3):313-328  2019
The influence of objective and perceived adaptive capacities on Midwestern farmers' use of cover crops  Gardezi, M, JG Arbuckle Weather, Climate, and Society 2019
Iowa's farmers -- and American eaters -- need a national discussion on transforming US agriculture  Schulte Moore, L. The Conversation  2019
Carbon or cash: Evaluating the effectiveness of environmental and economic messages on attitudes about wind energy in the United States Peterson, DAM, KC Carter, DM Wald, W Gustafson, S Hartz, J Donahue, ... AJ Van Middendorp Energy Research and Social Sciences 2019
Techno-optimism and farmers' attitudes toward climate change adaptation Gardezi, M, JG Arbuckle Environment and Behavior  2019
Spatially representing vulnerability to extreme rain events using Midwestern farmers' objective and perceived attributes of adaptive capacity Gardezi, M, JG Arbuckle Risk Analysis 39(1):17-34 2019
Cropping system diversity effects on nutrient discharge, soil erosion, and agronomic performance  Hunt, N, J Hill, M Liebman  Environmental Science and Technology 53: 1344-1352  2019
Exploring stakeholder consensus for multiple outcomes in agriculture: an Iowa case study  Larsen, D, JC Tyndall, LA Schulte, N Grudens-Schuck Frontiers in Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems  2019
Conditional causal mediation analysis of factors associated with cover crop adoption in Iowa, USA Lee, D, JG Arbuckle, Z Zhu, L Nowatzke  Water Resources Research 54(11):9566-9584 2019
Multi-year and -site establishment of the perennial biomass crop Miscanthus x giganteus using a staggered-start design to elucidate N response  Tejera, M, NN Boersma, A VanLoocke, SV Archontoulis, P Dixon, F Miguez, EA Heaton Bioenergy Research  2019
Farmer and farmland owner views on spatial targeting for soil conservation and water quality  Zimmerman, EK, JC Tyndall, LA Schulte, GL D Larsen  Water Resources Research 55: 3796-3814  2019
Exploring stakeholder consensus for multiple outcomes in agriculture: an Iowa case study  Larsen, D, JC Tyndall, LA Schulte, N Grudens-Schuck.  Frontiers in Sustainable Food and Agricultural Systems  2019
University extension communities of practice: Learning, communicating, and engaging on climate change adaptation and mitigation in the United States Corn Belt, Pp. 180-193, In: Lachapelle, P, D Albrecht. (Eds.)  Roesch-McNally, G, JG Arbuckle, J Benning, LW Morton, A Wilke Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States. New York: Routledge  2019
Sociology and conservation: seeing things from a farmer's perspective Morris, C In Wright, J.; Breja, S.; and Hunter, J. (eds.) Getting Into Soil and Water 2019. Iowa Water Center. Ames, IA, pp. 18-19  2019
Soil organic carbon storage under biofuel cropping systems in a humid, continental climate  Ibrahim, MA, T Chua-Ona, M Liebman, ML Thompson Agronomy Journal 110:1748-1753  2018
Productivity and diversity of annually harvested reconstructed prairie communities  Kordbacheh, F, M Jarchow, L English, M Liebman  Journal of Applied Ecology 56: 330-342  2018
Cropping system diversification reduces severity and incidence of soybean sudden death syndrome caused by Fusarium virguliforme Leandro, LFS, S Eggenberger, C Chen, J Williams, G Beattie, M Liebman Plant Disease 102: 1748-1758  2018
Linking crop- and soil-based approaches to evaluate system nitrogen-use efficiency and tradeoffs  Martinez-Feria, R, MJ Castellano, MJ Helmers, M Liebman, RN Dietzel, I Huber, SV Archontoulis Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 256: 131-143  2018
Can soil nitrogen dynamics explain the yield benefit of crop diversification? Osterholz, W, M Liebman, MJ Castellano  Field Crops Research 291: 33-42 2018
Excitation-emission matrix fluorescence spectroscopy of water extractable organic matter to predict nitrogen mineralization rates in soil Rinot, O, W Osterholz, MJ Castellano, R Linker, M Liebman, A Shaviv Soil Science Society of America Journal, doi:10 2018
Balancing objectives in an organic oat rotation year: implications of planting date and crop density  Weisberger, D, M Wiedenhoeft, M Smith, M Liebman  Agronomy Journal  2018
The impact of source credibility on scientific skepticism of climate change and genetically modified foods: findings from the general social survey Hunt, KH, DM Wald In Kathleen Hunt (Ed.), Understanding the Role of Trust and Credibility in Science Communication  2018
Iowa Farmers and the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy: Survey Results from the Missouri-Little Sioux Watershed  Nowatzke, L, J Arbuckle SOC 3087, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa  2018