Peer Reviewed Publications


Veltman, Karin, C. Alan Rotz, Larry Chase Joyce Cooper Pete Ingraham R. César Izaurralde, Curtis D. Jones, Richard Gaillard, Rebecca A. Larson, Matthew D. Ruark, William Salas, Greg Thoma, Olivier Jolliet. 2018. A quantitative assessment of Beneficial Management Practices to reduce carbon and reactive nitrogen footprints and phosphorus losses on dairy farms in the US Great Lakes region. J. Agricultural Systems.


Campbell, Claire; Ruark, Matt; Powell, J. Mark; Barford, Carol. 2017. Effects of tannin in dairy cow diets and land application of manure on soil gas fluxes and nitrogen dynamics. Ag Data Commons. 

Cates, A.M. and M.D. Ruark. 2017. Soil aggregate and particulate C and N under corn rotations: Responses to management and correlations with yield. Plant and Soil 415:521–533

Collier, S.M., M.D. Ruark, M.R. Naber, T.W. Andraski and M.D. Casler. 2017. Apparent Stability and Subtle Change in Surface and Subsurface Soil Carbon and Nitrogen under a Long-Term Fertilizer Gradient. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J.

Collier, Sarah M.; Morris, Elliot J.; Winiecke, Lexie A.; Doiron, Calvin; Butz, Alexander P.; Sanford, Gregg R.; Ruark, Matthew D.; Barford, Carol. 2017. Greenhouse gas fluxes from a dairy cropping system at the Wisconsin Integrated Cropping System Trials. Ag Data Commons.

Holly, M.A., R.A. Larson, M. Powell, M. Ruark, and H. Aguirre-Villegas. 2017. Evaluating greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from digested and separated manure through storage and land application. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment 

Holly, Michael A., and Rebecca A. Larson. 2017. Effects of Manure Storage Additives on Manure Composition and Greenhouse Gas and Ammonia Emissions. Transactions of the ASABE 60.2: 449-456.


Izaurralde, R. César, William B. McGill, Jimmy R. Williams, Curtis D. Jones, Robert P. Link, David H. Manowitz, D. Elisabeth Schwab, Xuesong Zhang, G. Philip Robertson, Neville Millar. 2017 Simulating microbial denitrification with EPIC: Model description and evaluation. Ecological Modeling.


Powell, J. Mark, Tiago Barros, Marina Danes, Matias Aguerre, Michel Wattiaux, Kristan Reed. 2017. Nitrogen use efficiencies to grow, feed, and recycle manure from the major diet components fed to dairy cows in the USA. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 239 (2017) 274–282.

Powell, J. Mark; Vadas, Peter A.; Barford, Carol (2017). Data from: Gas emissions from dairy barnyards. Ag Data Commons.

Sadeghpour, Amir, Quirine M. Ketterings, Gregory S. Godwin, Karl J. Czymmek and Francoise Vermeylen. 2017. Agro-environmental consequences of shifting from nitrogen- to phosphorus-based manure management of cornSoil Sci. Soc.of Am.J.

Sadeghpour, A., Q.M. Ketterings, G. Godwin, and K.J. Czymmek. 2017. Shifting from N-based to P-based manure management maintains soil test phosphorus dynamics in a long-term corn and alfalfa rotation. Agronomy for Sustainable Development.

Sadeghpour, A., Q.M. Ketterings, G. Godwin, and K.J. Czymmek. 2017. Under or over-application of nitrogen impact corn yield, quality, soil, and environment. Agronomy Journal 109:1-11. http://doi:10.2136/sssaj2016.03.0086

Sherman, Jessica; Jokela, William; Barford, Carol. 2017. Low-Disturbance Manure Incorporation. Ag Data Commons.

Sherman, Jessica; Jokela, William; Barford, Carol. 2017. Manure application methods for alfalfa-grass. Ag Data Commons.

Comparison of process-based models to quantify nutrient flows and greenhouse gas emissions of milk production. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment.

Wattiaux Michel A., Matias J Aguerre, Sanjeewa D. RanathungaSustainable nutrition management of dairy cattle in intensive systems. 2017. Pages 223-250 in: Achieving sustainable production of milk. Volume 3. J. Webster, ed. University of Bristol, UK.



Cates, A.M., M.D. Ruark, J.L. Hedtcke, and J.L. Posner. (2016) Long-term tillage, rotation and perennialization effects on particulate and aggregate soil organic matter. Soil Till. Res. 155:371-380.


Collier, S. M., Andrew P.Dean, Lawrence G.Oates, Matthew D.Ruark, and Randall D.Jackson. 2016. Does plant biomass manipulation in static chambers affect nitrous oxide emissions from soils? J. Environ. Qual. 45:751-756.

Collier, S.M., M.D. Ruark, M.R. Naber, T. Andraski, and M.D. Calser. (2016) Apparent stability and subtle change in soil carbon and nitrogen under a long-term fertilizer gradient. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J.


Duval,B.D.,Aguerre, M. Wattiaux, P.A. Vadas and J.M. PowellPotentialfor Reducing On-Farm Greenhouse Gas and Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Cows with Prolonged Dietary Tannin Additions Water Air Soil Pollut 227:329.


Holly, Michael A.; Larson, Rebecca A.; Powell, J. Mark; Ruark, Matt; Barford, Carol. 2016. Carbon Dioxide, Methane, Nitrous Oxide, and Ammonia Emissions from Digested and Separated Dairy Manure during Storage and Land Application. Ag Data Commons.

Powell, J. M. and P. A. Vadas Gas emissions from dairy barnyards. Animal Production Science 56, 355-361

Sadeghpour, A., Q.M. Ketterings, F. Vermeylen, G.S. Godwin, and K.J. Czymmek (2016) Soil properties under nitrogen- vs phosphorus-based manure and compost management of corn. Soil Sci. Soc.Am. J. 80:1272–1282.http://dx.doi:10.2136/sssaj2016.03


Sadeghpour, Amir, Quirine M. Ketterings, Gregory S. Godwin and Karl J. Czymmek (2016) Nitrogen vs. phosphorus-based manure and compost management of corn. Agronomy Journal 108:185-195.


Collier, Sarah. (Oct. 27, 2015) Does plant biomass manipulation in static chambers affect nitrous oxide emissions from soils? J. Environ. Qual. J. Environ. Qual.


Collier, Sarah M., Matthew D. Ruark, Lawrence G. Oates, William E. Jokela, Curtis J. Dell. (2014) Measurement of Greenhouse Gas Flux from Agricultural Soils Using Static Chamber. Journal of Visualized Experiments.

Powell, J.M., C. A. Rotz, and M. A. Wattiaux. 2014. Potential use of milk urea nitrogen to abate atmospheric nitrogen emissions from Wisconsin dairy farms. Journal of Environmental Quality 43, 1169-75.


Powers, W., B. Auvermann, A. Cole, C. Gooch, R. Grant, J. Hatfield, P. Hunt, K. Johnson, A. Leytem, W. Liao, J. M. Powell. (July 2014) Chapter 5: Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Sources and Sinks in Animal Production Systems. In Quantifying Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Agriculture and Forestry: Methods for EntityScale Inventory. Technical Bulletin Number 1939.Office of the Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Washington. DC. 606 pages. Eve, M., D. Pape, M. Flugge, R. Steele, D. Man, M. Riley Gilbert, and S. Biggar, Eds.