College of Agricultural Sciences Personnel Profile
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Jessica G Davis
Dept Head, Horticulture and La
Horticulture and Landscape Architecture
College of Agricultural Sciences

Shepardson Building, Room 115
Phone:
970-491-7018
Education:
  • Other, Boston University;
  • Ph D, Texas A & M University; Soil Science
  • MS, Texas Tech University; Soil Science
  • BS, Cornell University; Agronomy/Int'l Ag

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Rosenzweig, Steven, Schipanski, Meagan, Fonte, Steven John, Stromberger, Mary E, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2017) "Fostering native AMF through crop rotation: Implications for P acquisition and C sequestration in semi-arid agroecosystems" Ecological Society of America, August 6-11 2017, Portland, OR

Moshia, M. E., Khosla, Rajiv, Westfall, Dwayne G, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Reich, Robin M, (2016) Precision Manure Management Across Site-Specific Management Zones: Nitrogen Mineralization. Journal of Plant Nutrition

Gray, James L., Borch, Thomas, Furlong, Edward T., Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Yager, Tracy J., Yang, Yun-Ya, Kolpin, Dana W., (2016) Rainfall-runoff of anthropogenic waste indicators from agricultural fields applied with municipal biosolids Science of The Total Environment -

Moshia, M, Khosla, Rajiv, Westfall, Dwayne G, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Reich, R, Longchamps, Louis, (2015) Precision Manure Management across Site-Specific Management Zones: Top Soil Quality and Environmental Impact. Commun. In Plant Sci and Anal.

Abulobaida, M, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Cotrufo, M F, Hansen, N C, (2014) "Carbon sequestration in soil aggregates under irrigated and dryland cropping systems in a semi-arid area" Soil Science Society of America Paper 425-21

Toonsiri, Phasita, DelGrosso, S J, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Sukor, Arina, Smith, M, Reyes-Fox, M, (2014) "Comparison of organic fertilizer effects on nitrous oxide (N2O) and carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from a lettuce field" Soil Science Society of America Paper 164-10

Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Hurisso, T T, Wolde-meskel, E, Storteboom, H N, (2014) "Development and Evaluation of Locally-Made Fertilizers in Ethiopia" Soil Science Society of America Paper 444-2

Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Storteboom, Heather, Wolde-meskel, Endalkachew, (2014) "Development of a nitrogen fertilizer for organic systems in the Great Plains and smallholder farmers in Ethiopia" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference p. 40

Barminski, R, Storteboom, H N, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "Development of an organic growth medium for cyanobacterial biofertilizer production" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference pp. 140-145

Menamo, Muluneh, (2014) "Effects of cyanobacterial biofertilizer, compost and urea on yield and nutritional content of lettuce (Lactuca sativa L.) grown in soils from Ziway and Yirgalem, Ethiopia" Hawassa University 74 pages

Aljrbi, A, Andales, A, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "Evaluation of Colorado Irrigation Scheduler (CIS) for Furrow-Irrigated Corn in Northeast Colorado" American Society of Agronomy Paper 359-2

Toonsiri, P , DelGrosso, S J, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Sukor, A, Smith, M, Reyes-Fox, M, (2014) "Greenhouse gas emissions from organic fertilizers applied to lettuce" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference pp. 153-157

Abuye, Francis, (2014) "Growth of cyanobacterial strains and their comparative influence on biomass yield and nutritional quality of Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) grown on Ziway and Yirgalem soils, Ethiopia" Hawassa University 109 pages

Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "Improving Fertilizer Recovery by Your Wheat Crop" Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station 2014 8

Sukor, A, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) " Influence of commercial organic and cyanobacterial fertilizers on yield and nitrogen use efficiency of lettuce" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference pp. 146-152

Sukor, Arina, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "Influence of commercial organic and cyanobacterial fertilizers on yield and nitrogen use efficiency of lettuce and sweet corn" Soil Science Society of America Paper 164-11

Abulobaida, M, Hansen, N, Cotrufo, F, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "Irrigation effects on soil inorganic carbon sequestration in semi-arid cropping systems" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference pp. 164-169

Yoder, Natalie, (2014) "Organic fertilizer comparison on kale (Brassica spp.) growth and nutrient content" Colorado State University 32 pages

Yoder, N B, Stonaker, F, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "Organic fertilizer comparison on kale yield and nutrient content" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference pp. 158-163

Moshia, M E, Khosla, R, Longchamps, L, Reich, R, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Westfall, D G, (2014) Precision manure management across site-specific management zones: Grain yield and economic analysis Agronomy Journal 106 2146-2156

Moshia, M E, Khosla, R, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Westfall, D G, Dowsken, K, (2014) Precision manure management on site-specific management zones: Topsoil quality and environmental impact Communications in Soil Science & Plant Analysis 46 235-258

Abulobaida, Mohamed, (2014) "The effect of irrigation and cropping systems on soil carbon and nitrogen stocks and organic matter aggregation in semi-arid lands" Colorado State University 84 pages

Moshia, Matshwene, Khosla, Rajiv, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Reich, Robin, Longchamps, Louis, (2014) Precision Manure Management Across Site-Specific Management Zones: grain Yield and Economic Analysis Agronomy Journal

Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "CSU Soil Fertility Team Testing On-Farm Bio‐Fertilizer Production for High‐Value Crops" CSU Extension Southeast Farm and Ranch Newsletter 2014 October

(2014) "Making better decisions: 2014 Colorado wheat variety performance trials. " Colorado Agricultural Experiment Station TR14-8 51

Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2014) "CSU Team Begins Testing of On-farm Bio-Fertilizer Production on Local Orchards" Fruit Facts/Colorado State University Western Colorado Research Center 2014 May

Johnson, Jerry J, Haley, Scott D, Jones, Sally Marie, Larson, Kevin, Bartolo, Michael E, Davidson, Jeffery William, Peairs, Frank B, Tisserat, Ned A, Westra, Philip, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Novak, Rick Allen, Vigil, Merle, Mostek, Glenda, Bosley, Bruce, Meyer, Ron, Trujillo, Wilma, Irell, Ben, (2013) "Making better decisions: 2013 Colorado wheat variety performance trials." AES TR13-4 51

(2012) "Best Management Practices for Reducing Ammonia Emissions: Beef Cattle Nutrition" Colorado State University Extension factsheet no 1631C

(2012) "Best Management Practices for Reducing Ammonia Emissions: Feedlot Pen Management" Colorado State University Extension factsheet no 1 631A

(2012) "Best Management Practices for Reducing Ammonia Emissions: Lagoon Covers" Colorado State University Extension factsheet no 1631B

(2012) "Best Management Practices for Reducing Ammonia Emissions: Manure Application" Colorado State University Extension factsheet no 1631D

(2012) "Comparison of reference evapotranspiration from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) standardized Penman Monteith and Kimberly-Penman equations in northeast Colorado" ASA/SSSA/CSSA Annual Meeting, October

(2012) "Compostación de Ganado Muerto para Instalaciones Grandes y Pequeños en el Oueste Semiárido" Montana State University; Bozeman, MT

(2012) "Compostación de Ganado Muerto para Instalaciones Grandes y Pequeños en el Oueste Semiárido" Colorado State University Extension; Fort Collins, CO--a video

(2012) "Developing an on-farm bio-fertilizer production system using cyanobacteria" ASA/SSSA/CSSA Annual Meeting, October

(2012) "Development of an organically certified growth-medium for cyanobacteria" ASA/SSSA/CSSA Annual Meeting, October

(2012) "Institute for Livestock and the Environment" bi-annual report to the CSU Vice President for Research

(2012) "Livestock Mortality Composting for Large and Small Operations in the Semi-Arid West" Montana State University; Bozeman, MT

(2012) "Livestock Mortality Composting for Large and Small Operations in the Semi-Arid West" Colorado State University Extension; Fort Collins, CO--a video

(2012) "Nitrogen mineralization potential of cyanobacterial fertilizers compared to traditional organic fertilizers applied to clayey and sandy soils" ASA/SSSA/CSSA Annual Meeting, October

(2012) Rapid changes in microbial biomass and aggregate size distribution in response to changes in organic matter management in grass pasture Geoderma 193-194 68-75

(2012) "Re thinking cattle manure and compost N minerlization rates" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference Proceedings; Denver, CO: 6-7 March 77-82

Hurisso, Tunsisa T., Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Brummer, Joe E, Stromberger, Mary E, Mikha, Maysoon M., Booher, Matthew R., (2012) Short-term nitrogen mineralization during transition from conventional to organic management is unchanged by composted dairy manure addition in perennial forage systems Org. Agr. 2 219-232

(2012) Steroid hormone runoff from agricultural test plots applied with municipal biosolids Environ Sci Technol 46 2746-2754

Yang, Yun-Ya, Gray, James L, Furlong, Edward T, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, ReVello, Rhiannon C, Borch, Thomas, (2012) Steroid hormone runoff from agricultural test plots applied with municipal biosolids Environmental science & technology 46 5 2746–2754

(2012) "The effect of irrigation and cropping systems on carbon stocks in semi-arid lands" Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference Proceedings; Denver, CO: 6-7 March 265-271

(2011) "Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change" Collaborative Research Support Program 2010 Annual Report

(2011) "Contemplating Carbon: Exploring Challenges & Opportunities for Livestock Producers" 4th Annual Stakeholder Summit Nov 17, http://livestockandenvironment.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/AbstractBook_2011Summit_20111116_final.pdf

(2011) Earthworm abundance and species composition in organic forage production systems of northern Colorado receiving different soil amendments J Applied Soil Ecology 47 45-50

(2011) "Exploring the Potential for Cyanobacterial Nitrogen Fertilizer to Improve Soil Fertility in Ethiopia" CSU's Africa Colloquium March 30-31

(2011) "Fertilizing cool season grasses and grass/legume mixtures" Colorado State University Extension factsheet 0 522

(2011) "Harnessing the Sun for On-farm Fertilizer Production" Bioscience Discovery Evaluation Grant Program Final Report May 31, Grant No.: 10BGF-26

(2011) "In-Service Training and Decision-making Tools for Optimizing Livestock Mortality Management" ILE's 4th Annual Stakeholder Summit 17 Nov

(2011) "Institute for Livestock and the Environment website" http://livestockandenvironment.org/ (major revision and update) and blog

(2011) "Livestock Mortality Composting: for large and small operations in the semi-arid west" (Lupis, S, and Bass, T, eds) Montana State University bulletin 26 pages

(2011) "Livestock, Climate Change, and Nutrition: Leveraging Livestock to Improve Livelihoods" Livestock Climate Change CRSP Program Brief PB-02-11 January

(2011) "Mali Livestock, Pastoralism, and Poultry Initiative Annual Report" Adapting Livestock Systems to Climate Change Collaborative Research Support Program Mali Associate Award 39 pp

(2011) "On-farm cyanobacterial nitrogen fertilizer production in Ethiopia" American Society of Agronomy, Oct 16-19, San Antonio, TX

(2011) "On-farm Evaluation and Demonstration of Ammonia Reduction Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Feedlots and Dairies" USDA-NRCS-Conservation Innovation GrantFinal Report June 30

(2011) "Regional Innovation Consortia: Collaboration for innovation" Livestock Climate Change CRSP Program Brief PB-04-11 August

(2011) "The Salt Lick, quarterly newsletter, Institute for Livestock and the Environment" http://livestockandenvironment.org/news/publications/the-salt-lick-newsletter/

(2011) "The Seed Grant Program for Nepal: Building a foundation for long-term investment" Livestock Climate Change CRSP Program Brief PB-03-11 June

(2010) "Best Management Practices for Reducing Ammonia Emissions" Colorado State University Extension factsheet 1 631

(2010) "Cultivating cyanobacteria as a low fossil fuel nitrogen source" Colorado State University Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity Showcase, April

(2010) Degradation Kinetics of Testosterone by Manure-Borne Bacteria J Environ Qual 39 1153-1160

Yang, Yun-Ya, Borch, Thomas, Young, Robert Bruce, Goodridge, Lawrence, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2010) Degradation kinetics of testosterone by manure-borne bacteria: Influence of temperature, pH, glucose amendments, and dissolved oxygen Journal of environmental quality 39 4 1153–1160

(2010) "Determining Nitrogen Mineralization from Composted Dairy Manure and Impact on Irrigated Perennial Grass Mixes" ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings Oct 31- Nov 4; Long Beach, CA

Massey, Michael S, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Ippolito, Jim, Sheffield, Ronald E, (2010) Effectiveness of Recovered Magnesium Phosphates as Fertilizers in Neutral and Slightly Alkaline Soils Agronomy Journal 102 2 820–820

(2010) "Exploring the potential for cyanobacterial nitrogen fertilizer to improve soil fertility in Ethiopia" American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, October

(2010) "Hormone and Anthropogenic Waste Indicator Runoff from Biosolids Amended Soils" ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings Oct 31-Nov 4; Long Beach, CA

(2010) Identification of Antibiotic-Resistance-Gene Molecular Signatures Suitable as Tracers of Pristine River, Urban, and Agricultural Sources Environ Sci Technol 44 1947-1953

(2010) "Livestock and Climate Change: A Global Perspective on Problem Solving" Livestock Links, May

(2010) Macroscopic and microscopic variation in recovered magnesium phosphate materials Bioresource Technol 101 877-885

Massey, Michael S, Ippolito, Jim, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Sheffield, Ron E, (2010) Macroscopic and microscopic variation in recovered magnesium phosphate materials: Implications for phosphorus removal processes and product re-use Bioresource technology 101 3 877–885

(2010) "Organic Nitrogen Systems in the United States" Delgado, JA and RF Follett (eds) Advances in Nitrogen Management for Water Quality 162-183

(2010) "Precision Manure Management across Site Specific Management Zones" ASA, CSSA, and SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings Oct 31-Nov 4; Long Beach, CA

(2010) "Short- Term Effects of Top-Dressing Organic Perennial Forages with Composted Dairy Manure on Microbial Biomass, Earthworm Abundance, and Aggregate Stability" Proceedings of the Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference, March 2-3, Denver, CO

(2010) Simulated rainfall study for transport of veterinary antibiotics - mass balance analysis J Hazard Mater 175 836-843

(2010) tet and sul Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Livestock Lagoons of Various Operation Type, Configuration, and Antibiotic Occurrence Environ Sci Technol 44 6102-6109

(2010) "The effect of organic annual forages grown in rotation with winter vegetables on soil quality" Proceedings of the Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference, March 2-3, Denver, CO

Storteboom, Heather Nicole, Arabi, Mazdak, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Crimi, Barbara, Pruden, Amy, (2010) Tracking antibiotic resistance genes in the South Platte River basin using molecular signatures of urban, agricultural, and pristine sources Environmental science & technology 44 19 7397–7404

(2009) Effectiveness of Recovered Magnesium Phosphates as Fertilizers in Neutral and Slightly Alkaline Soils Agron J 101 323-329

(2009) Effectiveness of recovered magnesium phosphates as fertilizers in neutral and slightly alkaline soils Agron J 101 323- 329

Massey, Michael S, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Ippolito, Jim, Sheffield, Ronald E, (2009) Effectiveness of recovered magnesium phosphates as fertilizers in neutral and slightly alkaline soils Agronomy journal 101 2 323–329

Borch, Thomas, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Yang, Y, Young, Robert Bruce, (2009) Occurrence of steroid sex hormones in the Cache la Poudre River, and pathways for their removal in the environment Completion Report 216

(2009) Topdressing Kentucky bluegrass with compost increases soil water content and improves turf quality during drought Compost Sci & Utilization 17 95-102

(2009) Topdressing Kentucky Bluegrass with Compost Increases Soil Water Content and Improves Turf Quality During Drought Compost Sci Util 17 95-102

Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Borch, Thomas, Marcillac, NM, (2008) Agriculture’s Contribution to Nitrogen Deposition in Rocky Mountain National Park Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference 45–53

Yang, Yun-Ya, Borch, Thomas, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2008) Degradation of Steroid Hormones in Pig Manure 2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

(2008) Influence of laboratory methods on calcareous saline soils for EC measurement and leaching Commun Soil Sci Plant Anal 39 15-Jan

(2008) Influence of laboratory methods on calcareous saline soils for EC measurement and leaching Commun Soil Sci Plan 39 329-343

Young, Robert Bruce, Borch, Thomas, Gray, James L, Foreman, William T, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Yang, Yun-Ya, (2008) Presence and Fate of Steroid Hormones in a Colorado River 2008 Joint Meeting of The Geological Society of America, Soil Science Society of America, American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America, Gulf Coast Association of Geological Societies with the Gulf Coast Section of SEPM

Borch, Thomas, Young, Robert Bruce, Jones, Jennifer, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Simpson, Catherine R, (2007) "Degradation of Steroid Hormones in the Environment." ASA-CSSA-SSSA Meeting presentation

Massey, Michael, Ippolito, Jim, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Sheffield, Ron E, (2007) Morphological Variation Among Magnesium Phosphates Recovered from Wastewater.

Jones, Jennifer, Borch, Thomas, Young, Robert Bruce, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Simpson, Catherine R, (2007) PHOTOLYSIS OF TESTOSTERONE, PROGESTERONE AND 17$β$-ESTRADIOL BY UVA LIGHT Citeseer

Massey, Michael, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Ron, E, Ippolito, Jim, (2007) Recovery of Magnesium Phosphates from Dairy Wastewater and their Use as a Fertilizer on Calcareous Soils.

Massey, Michael S, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Sheffield, Ron E, Ippolito, Jim, (2007) "Reducing dairy effluent phosphorus content through struvite production" 7 204–209

(2007) Response of antibiotics and resistance genes to high-intensity and low-intensity manure management J Environ Qual 36 1695-1703

Massey, Michael S, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, Sheffield, Ron E, Ippolito, Jim, (2007) "Struvite production from dairy wastewater and its potential as a fertilizer for organic production in calcareous soils" 23

(2006) Antibiotic transport via runoff and soil loss J Environ Qual 35 2250-2260

(2006) Optimizing soil and plant responses to land-applied manure nutrients in the Great Plains of North America Can J Soil Sci 86 587-595

(2006) Topdressing turf with composted manure improves soil quality and protects water quality Soil Sci Soc Am J 70 2114-2121

(2004) Fenamiphos losses under simulated rainfall T Asae 47 669-676

Hoag, Dana Loyd Keske, Lacy, Michael G, Davis, Jessica Gwyn, (2004) Pressures and preferences affecting willingness to apply beef manure on crops in the Colorado High Plains Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics 461–480

(2002) Accounting for seasonal nitrogen mineralization J Soil Water Conserv 57 464-469

(2002) Nutrient variability in manures J Soil Water Conserv 57 473-478

(2001) Slope length effects on runoff and sediment delivery J Soil Water Conserv 56 249-256

(2000) GLEAMS, Opus, PRZM2 beta, and PRZM3 simulations compared with measured atrazine runoff Soil Sci Soc Am J 64 2070-2079

(1999) Nutrient uptake and growth response of six wetland/riparian plant species receiving swine lagoon effluent T Asae 42 1331-1341

(1999) Runoff from a cornfield as affected by tillage and corn canopy Water Resour Res 35 2881-2885

(1998) GLEAMS*, Opus, and PRZM-2 model predicted versus measured runoff from a coastal plain loamy sand T Asae 41 77-88

(1998) Influence of tractor wheel tracks and crusts/seals on runoff Agr Syst 57 77-100

(1998) Nitrate-nitrogen, soluble, and bioavailable phosphorus runoff from simulated rainfall after fertilizer application Soil Sci Soc Am J 62 1711-1718

(1998) Nitrogen assimilation by riparian buffer systems receiving swine lagoon wastewater T Asae 41 1295-1304

(1997) Soil characteristics of cropland fertilized with feedlot manure in the South Platte river basin of Colorado J Soil Water Conserv 52 327-331

(1996) Long-term phosphorus and potassium application to corn on coastal plain soils J Prod Agric 9 88-94

(1996) Nutrient concentrations in the soil solution and shallow groundwater of a liquid dairy manure land application site T Asae 39 1357-1365

(1996) Provision of mid-season potassium requirements in cotton with slow release potassium applied preplant J Plant Nutr 19 14-Jan

(1996) Soil pH and magnesium effects on manganese toxicity in peanuts J Plant Nutr 19 535-550

(1995) Comparison of Soil Zinc Extractants for Detection of Applied Zinc and Prediction of Leaf Zinc Concentration Commun Soil Sci Plan 26 2969-2981

(1995) Designing riparian buffer systems for utilization and treatment of effluent Asae Publ 95 75-77

(1995) Impact of Time of Day and Time since Irrigation on Cotton Leaf Blade and Petiole Nutrient Concentrations Commun Soil Sci Plan 26 2351-2360

(1995) Interactive Mechanisms of Anion Adsorption with Calcium Leaching and Exchange Soil Sci 160 256-264

(1995) Runoff and Leaching of Crop Nutrients from Soil in Tilted Beds as Influenced by 3 Rates of Dairy Lagoon Effluent J Environ Sci Heal B 30 243-264

(1995) Use of Deep Tillage and Liming to Reduce Zinc Toxicity in Peanuts Grown on Flue Dust Contaminated Land Soil Technol 8 85-95

(1995) Variability of Soil Chemical-Properties in 2 Sandy, Dunal Soils of Niger Soil Sci 159 321-330

(1995) Varietal Tolerance of Zinc Toxicity in Peanuts J Plant Nutr 18 2157-2178

(1994) Managing Plant Nutrients for Optimum Water-Use Efficiency and Water Conservation Adv Agron 53 85-120

(1994) Phosphorus Management of a Millet/Cowpea Intercrop System on Sandy Dunal Soils of Western Niger J Plant Nutr 17 899-910

(1994) The Mechanics of Pesticide Runoff Abstr Pap Am Chem S 207 52-Agro

(1993) Herbicide Runoff Measurements from Small Plots - How Realistic Proc Brighton Crop 26 1291-1298

(1993) Seasonal Phosphorus Losses in Runoff from a Coastal-Plain Soil J Prod Agric 6 507-513

(1993) Zinc Toxicity Symptom Development and Partitioning of Biomass and Zinc in Peanut Plants J Plant Nutr 16 2353-2369