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Gary A Peterson
Emeritus Professor
Soil and Crop Sciences
College of Agricultural Sciences

Plant Sciences Building, Room C102
Phone:
970-491-5555
Education:
  • Ph D, IOWA STATE UNIV; SOILS
  • MS, U OF NEBRASKA; SOILS
  • BS, U OF NEBRASKA; AGRONMY
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Peairs, Frank B, Hansen, Neil Charles, Poss, David, Westfall, Dwayne G, Peterson, Gary A, Herman, Justin, Shaver, Tim , Randolph, Terri L, Rudolph, Jeffrey B, "Agronomic & entomological results from 7 years of dryland cropping systems research at Briggsdale, Colorado. " AES TB-13-01 34

Hansen, Neil Charles, Sherrod, Lucretia, Peterson, Gary A, Westfall, Dwayne G, Peairs, Frank B, Poss, David, Shaver, Tim, Larson, Kevin, Thompson, Dennis, Ahuja, Laj, "Sustainable dryland agroecosystems management. " AES TB-13-02 94

(2010) Conserving and optimizing limited water for crop production J of Crop Improvement 24 70-84

(2010) "Conserving and optimizing limited water for crop production" Water and Agricultural Sustainability Strategies M S Kang (Ed) Taylor and Francis Publishing 43-55

(2010) Simulating landscape catena effects in no-till dryland agroecosytems using GPFARM Agric Systems 103 569-584

(2008) Agronomy journal turns one hundred Agron J 100 8-Jan

(2008) Agronomy Journal turns one hundred (reprinted from Agron J, vol 100, pg 1-8, 2008) Agron J 100 S19-S26

(2008) "Dryland Farming" GA Goreham (ed) Encyclopedia of Rural America, 2nd Edition Grey House Publishing, Millerton, NY

Pearson, Calvin H, Ernst, Susan M, Barbarick, Kenneth A, Hatfield, Jerry L, Peterson, Gary A, Buxton, Dwayne R, (2008) Turns One Hundred Agronomy journal 100 1 1–8

(2007) "A primer on how no-till conserves water" Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable and Effective Agriculture 25-27 June, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine 43-54

(2007) Temporally stable patterns in grain yield and soil water on a dryland catena Agr Syst 94 119-127

(2006) "A primer on how no-till conserves water" Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Sustainable and Effective Agriculture 27-30 June, Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine 43-54

(2006) "Dryland Agriculture" 2nd Edition Agronomy Monograph No 23 ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI

(2006) "Dryland agriculture research issues" GA Peterson, PW Unger, and WA Payne (eds) Dryland Agriculture 2nd Edition Agronomy Monograph No 23 ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI 901-907

(2006) "Effect of no-till dryland cropping systems and evapotranspiration gradient on the retention of residue in semiarid environments" Proc Soil and Water Conservation Society Conference 22-26 July Keystone, CO 10-Sep

(2006) "Influence of drought on dryland cropping systems in the West Central Great Plains" Proc Soil and Water Conservation Society Conference 22-26 July Keystone, CO 10-Sep

(2006) Long-term crop residue dynamics in no-tilt cropping systems under semi-arid conditions J Soil Water Conserv 61 84-95

(2006) "Managing precipitation use in dryland systems to enhance productivity and sustainability" Abstract [37-2] of the 18th World Congress of Soil Science Philadelphia, PA

(2006) Mobility of organic and inorganic zinc fertilizers in soils Comm Soil Sci Plant Anal 37 199-209

(2006) Mobility of organic and inorganic zinc fertilizers in soils Commun Soil Sci Plan 37 199-209

(2006) "Water conservation and efficient use" GA Peterson, PW Unger, and WA Payne (eds) Dryland Agriculture 2nd Edition Agronomy Monograph No 23 ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI 39-85

(2005) Climatic gradient, cropping system, and crop residue effects on carbon and nitrogen mineralization in no-till soils Comm Soil Sci Plant Anal 36 2875-2888

(2005) Climatic gradient, cropping system, and crop residue impacts on carbon and nitrogen mineralization in no-till soils Commun Soil Sci Plan 36 2875-2887

(2005) Continuous dryland cropping in the Great Plains Agron J 97 347-348

(2005) "Dryland farming: A viable option for formerly irrigated land?" Colorado Water Newsletter February 22 1 14-Dec

(2005) Efficient and environmentally safe use of micronutrients in agriculture Commun Soil Sci Plan 36 169-182

(2005) Efficient and environmentally safe use of micronutrients in agriculture Comm Soil Sci Plant Anal 36 169- 182

(2005) Measurement of net global warming potential in three agroecosystems Nutr Cycl Agroecosys 72 67-76

(2005) Soil organic carbon pools after 12 years in no-till dryland agroecosystems Soil Sci Soc Am J 69 1600-1608

(2005) "Water conservation principles and no-till practices" Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Sustainable and Effective Agriculture using No- till Systems Approach 17-20 August Dnipropetrovsk, Ukraine 53-71

(2004) "Achievements and future challenges in conservation tillage" New Directions for a Diverse Planet Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress 26 Sept 2 Oct 2004, Brisbane, Australia

(2004) "Dryland farming" Hillel, D (Editor-In-Chief) Encyclopedia of Soils in the Environmnt Elsevier Academic Press 1 414-417

(2004) Managing precipitation use in sustainable dryland agroecosystems Ann Appl Biol 144 127-138

Barbarick, Kenneth A, Ippolito, Jim, Peterson, Gary A, (2003) "Biosolids application to no-till dryland crop rotations" Colorado State University, Agricultural Experiment Station

(2003) Cropping intensification in dryland systems improves soil physical properties Geoderma 116 149-164

(2003) Cropping intensity enhances soil organic carbon and nitrogen in a no-till agroecosystem Soil Sci Soc Am J 67 1533-1543

(2003) Evaluation of GPFARM for dryland cropping systems in eastern Colorado Agron J 95 1510-1524

(2003) "Landscapes, Soil and Water Conservation, and Diversity" Proceedings of the Dynamic Cropping Systems Symposium 5-7 August

(2003) "Measurement and modeling of soil atmosphere N2O and CO2 exchange for global warming potential in agroecosystems" Agron Abs Amer Soc of Agron, Madison, WI Denver, CO 2-6 Nov

(2003) Using electrical conductivity classification and within-field variability to design field-scale research Agron J 95 602-613

(2002) Inorganic carbon analysis by modified pressure-calcimeter method Soil Sci Soc Am J 66 299-305

(2002) Regional assessment of net greenhouse gas fluxes from agricultural soils in the USA Great Plains under current and improved management Ann Appl Biol 144 469-474

(2002) Relative availability coefficients of organic and inorganic Zn fertilizers J Plant Nutr 25 259-273

(2002) Residue accumulation and changes in soil organic matter as affected by cropping intensity in no-till dryland agroecosystems Agron J 94 944-954

(2002) Surface soil physical properties after twelve years of dryland no-till management Soil Sci Soc Am J 66 1296-1303

(2002) Tillage system and crop rotation effects on dryland crop yields and soil carbon in the central Great Plains Agron J 94 1429-1436

(2000) Fungal translocation as a mechanism for soil nitrogen inputs to surface residue decomposition in a no-tillage agroecosystem Soil Biol Biochem 32 689-698

(1999) Decomposition of surface crop residues in long-term studies of dryland agroecosystems Agron J 91 401-409

(1999) Influence of cropping intensity and nitrogen fertilizer rates on in situ nitrogen mineralization Soil Sci Soc Am J 63 129-134

(1999) Influence of water solubility of granular zinc fertilizers on plant uptake and growth J Plant Nutr 22 1815-1827

(1999) Seasonal evaluation of the root zone water quality model in Colorado Agron J 91 212-219

(1999) Sodium Bicarbonate-DTPA test for macro- and micronutrient elements in soils Commun Soil Sci Plan 30 957-970

(1998) Dryland cropping intensification Adv Agron 64 197-223

(1998) Nitrogen transformations, utilization, and conservation as affected by fallow tillage method Soil Till Res 49 37-47

(1998) Reduced tillage and increasing cropping intensity in the Great Plains conserves soil C Soil Till Res 47 207-218

(1998) Soil water storage in dryland cropping systems Soil Sci Soc Am J 62 984-991

(1997) Carbon isotope ratios of great plains soils and in wheat-fallow systems Soil Sci Soc Am J 61 1068-1077

(1997) Diversity in case management modalities Community Ment Hlt J 33 245-250

(1997) Evaluation of an in situ net soil nitrogen mineralization method in dryland agroecosystems Soil Sci Soc Am J 61 504-508

(1997) Radiocarbon dating for determination of soil organic matter pool sizes and dynamics Soil Sci Soc Am J 61 1058-1067

(1997) Water storage efficiency in no-till dryland cropping systems J Soil Water Conserv 52 131-136

(1996) Cropping systems in the Great Plains - Symposium J Prod Agric 9 179-179

(1996) Documenting informed consent for treatment with neuroleptics Psychiatr Serv 47 302-303

(1996) Modelling climate, CO2 and management impacts on soil carbon in semi-arid agroecosystems Plant Soil 187 351-365

(1996) Precipitation use efficiency as affected by cropping and tillage systems J Prod Agric 9 180-186

(1996) The effectiveness of outpatient civil commitment Psychiatr Serv 47 1251-1253

(1996) Tillage systems - Cropping intensity and nitrogen management impact of dryland no-till rotations in the semi-arid western Great Plains J Prod Agric 9 517-522

(1995) Comparison of extractable phosphorus from two sulfuric acid methods with the Mehlich phosphorus test number one Commun Soil Sci Plan 26 3165-3173

(1995) Productivity of great plains soils Ecol Ec Env 5 325-342

(1994) Nitrate Leaching in Dryland Agroecosystems as Influenced by Soil and Climate Gradients J Environ Qual 23 999-1005

(1993) Agroecosystem Approach to Soil and Crop Management Research Soil Sci Soc Am J 57 1354-1360

(1993) Soil Attribute Prediction Using Terrain Analysis Soil Sci Soc Am J 57 443-452

(1991) Nitrogen-Balance and Biomass Production of Newly Established No-Till Dryland Agroecosystems Agron J 83 519-526

(1991) Soil Carbon and Nitrogen Changes on Initiation of No-Till Cropping Systems Soil Sci Soc Am J 55 470-476

(1990) Carbon, Nitrogen, Phosphorus, and Sulfur Mineralization in Plow and No-Till Cultivation Soil Sci Soc Am J 54 457-461

(1990) Dry-Matter and Nutrient Accumulation and Partitioning by Proso Millet Agron J 82 183-189

(1990) Impacts of Cropping Intensity on Carbon and Nitrogen Mineralization under No-Till Dryland Agroecosystems Agron J 82 1115-1120

(1990) Nitrogen Contamination of Soils from Sampling Bags Agron J 82 354-356

(1990) Tillage Influence on Soil Sulfur Characteristics in Winter Wheat-Summer Fallow Systems Soil Sci Soc Am J 54 1630-1634

(1989) Calibration of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Soil Tests with Yield of Proso Millet Soil Sci Soc Am J 53 1737-1741

(1989) Fertilizer Phosphorus Recommendations for Winter-Wheat in Terms of Method of Phosphorus Application, Soil-Ph, and Yield Goal Soil Sci Soc Am J 53 1282-1287

(1988) Effect of Incrementing Nitrogen Application on Sucrose Yield of Sugarbeet Agron J 80 709-712

(1988) Phosphorus-Fertilizer Placement and Tillage in a Wheat-Fallow Cropping Sequence Soil Sci Soc Am J 52 1063-1068

(1988) Surface Soil Nutrient Distribution as Affected by Wheat-Fallow Tillage Systems Soil Sci Soc Am J 52 141-147

(1987) Nonsymbiotic Dinitrogen Fixation in No-Till and Conventional Wheat-Fallow Systems Soil Sci Soc Am J 51 356-361

(1987) Placement of Phosphorus for Summer Fallow Dryland Winter-Wheat Production J Fert Issues 4 114-121

(1987) Predicting Winter-Wheat Grain-Yield Response to Applied-P with Different Soil P-Tests and Sampling Depths J Fert Issues 4 19-28

(1986) Effect of Fertilizer Phosphorus Placement Depth on Winter-Wheat Yield Soil Sci Soc Am J 50 148-153

(1985) Fallow Nitrate Accumulation in a Wheat-Fallow Rotation as Affected by Tillage System Soil Sci Soc Am J 49 1441-1446

(1985) Sucrose Yield of Sugar-Beet as Affected by Chiseling and Plowing Compacted Soils Soil Till Res 5 259-271

(1985) Wheat Fallow Tillage Systems Effect on a Newly Cultivated Grassland Soils Nitrogen Budget Soil Sci Soc Am J 49 352-356

(1984) Effect of Fertilizer Phosphorus Placement on the Availability of Phosphorus Soil Sci Soc Am J 48 336-340

(1984) Fallow Tillage Influence on Spring Populations of Soil Nitrifiers, Denitrifiers, and Available Nitrogen Soil Sci Soc Am J 48 1060-1067

(1983) Dry-Matter Production in Tops and Roots of Winter-Wheat as Affected by Phosphorus Availability during Various Growth-Stages Agron J 75 657-663

(1983) Nitrogen Distribution in Roots and Tops of Winter-Wheat Agron J 75 1031-1036

(1981) A New Look at Row and Broadcast Phosphate Recommendations for Winter-Wheat Agron J 73 13-17

(1980) Gaseous-N Losses from Winter-Wheat Agron J 72 789-792

(1980) Phosphate Fractions in Calcareous Soils as Altered by Time and Amounts of Added Phosphate Soil Sci Soc Am J 44 269-277

(1980) Relation of Soil Properties and Other Environmental-Factors to Grain-Yield and Quality of Winter-Wheat Grown at International Sites Agron J 72 329-336

(1980) The Magnesium Problem in Nitrate Determination by Steam Distillation Soil Sci Soc Am J 44 1326-1327

(1979) Uptake of N-15-Labeled Nitrate by Sugar-Beets from Depths Greater Than 180-Cm Agron J 71 371-372

(1977) Influence of Cultivation on Distribution of Nitrogen in Soils of Ustoll Suborder Soil Sci 124 334-342

(1976) Nitrogen-Content of Winter-Wheat during Growth and Maturation Agron J 68 815-818

(1974) Continuing Need for Soil Testing Soil Sci Soc Am J 38 859-860

(1973) Effects of Continuous Corn (Zea-Mays L), Manuring, and Nitrogen Fertilization on Yield and Protein Content of Grain and on Soil Nitrogen Content Agron J 65 697-700

(1972) Uptake Patterns of N-15 Tagged Nitrate by Sugarbeets as Related to Soil Nitrate Level and Time J Am Soc Sugar Beet 17 42-48