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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Nancy W Barbour
Soil Management Research
Biologist

Phone: (320) 589-3411 ext. 163
Fax: (320) 589-3787
803 IOWA AVE
MORRIS, MN, 56267-1065


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Big bluestem and switchgrass feedstock harvest timing: Nitrous oxide response to feedstock harvest timing - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2013. Big bluestem and switchgrass feedstock harvest timing: Nitrous oxide response to feedstock harvest timing [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 3-6, 2013, Tampa, FL. Available: https://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2013am/webprogram/Paper78862.html.
Introducing the GRACEnet/REAP data contribution, discovery and retrieval system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Del Grosso, S.J., White, J.W., Wilson, G., Vandenberg, B.C., Karlen, D.L., Follett, R.F., Johnson, J.M., Franzluebbers, A.J., Archer, D.W., Gollany, H.T., Liebig, M.A., Ascough II, J.C., Reyes-Fox, M.A., Starr, J.L., Barbour, N.W., Polumsky, R.W., Gutwein, M., James, D.E., Pellack, L.S. 2013. Introducing the GRACEnet/REAP data contribution, discovery and retrieval system. Journal of Environmental Quality. 42:1274-1280. DOI:10.2134/jeq2013.03.0097.
Simulated impacts of crop residue removal and tillage on soil organic matter maintenance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dalzell, B.J., Johnson, J.M., Tallaksen, J., Allan, D.L., Barbour, N.W. 2013. Simulated impacts of crop residue removal and tillage on soil organic matter maintenance. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 77(4):1349-1356.
Crop and soil responses to using corn stover as a bioenergy feedstock: Observations from the Northern US Corn Belt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Acosta Martinez, V., Cambardella, C.A., Barbour, N.W. 2013. Crop and soil responses to using corn stover as a bioenergy feedstock: Observations from the Northern US Corn Belt. Agriculture. 3:72-89.
Crop productivity and soil resilience observed on short-term corn stover or cob harvest on several northern soils Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2012. Crop productivity and soil resilience observed on short-term corn stover or cob harvest on several northern soils [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 21-24, 2012, Cincinnati, OH. Available: http://scisoc.confex.com/scisoc/2012am/webprogram/Paper71575.html.
Nitrous oxide, methane emission, and yield-scaled emission from organically and conventionally managed systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2012. Nitrous oxide, methane emission, and yield-scaled emission from organically and conventionally managed systems. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 76:1347-1357.
Yield response to corn stover harvest in the northern Corn Belt - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Yield response to corn stover harvest in the northern Corn Belt [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Greenhouse gas emission from two cropping systems in the northern Corn Belt - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Greenhouse gas emission from two cropping systems in the northern Corn Belt [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 16-19, 2011, San Antonio, TX.
Do mitigation strategies reduce global warming potential in the northern U.S. Corn Belt? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W. 2011. Do mitigation strategies reduce global warming potential in the northern U.S. Corn Belt? Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1551-1559.
Vertical distribution of corn stover dry mass grown at several U.S. locations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilhelm, W.W., Johnson, J.M., Lightle, D., Karlen, D.L., Novak, J.M., Barbour, N.W., Laird, D.A., Baker, J.M., Ochsner, T.E., Halvorson, A.D., Archer, D.W., Arriaga, F.J. 2011. Vertical distribution of corn stover dry mass grown at several U.S. locations. BioEnergy Research. 4(1):11-21.
Nutrient removal as a function of corn stover cutting height and cob harvest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Wilhelm, W.W., Karlen, D.L., Archer, D.W., Wienhold, B.J., Lightle, D.T., Laird, D.A., Baker, J.M., Ochsner, T.E., Novak, J.M., Halvorson, A.D., Arriaga, F.J., Barbour, N.W. 2010. Nutrient removal as a function of corn stover cutting height and cob harvest. BioEnergy Research. 3:342-352.
Greenhouse Gas Emission from Contrasting Management Scenarios in the Northern Corn Belt Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2010. Greenhouse Gas Emission from Contrasting Management Scenarios in the Northern Corn Belt. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74(2):396-406.
Can trace gas emission be modified by management scenarios in the northern Corn Belt? - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2008. Can trace gas emission be modified by management scenarios in the northern Corn Belt? [abstract][CD-ROM]ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Oct. 5-9, 2008, Houston, TX.
Determinants and Prediction of Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio in Five Diverse Crop Plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W. 2009. Determinants and Prediction of Carbon/Nitrogen Ratio in Five Diverse Crop Plants. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 40:2688-2711.
Three years of greenhouse gas flux from contrasting management scenarios in the northern Corn Belt [abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W. 2007. Three years of greenhouse gas flux from contrasting management scenarios in the northern Corn Belt [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA.
Dynamics of crop residue composition-decomposition: Temporal modeling of multivariate carbon sources and processes [abstract] - (Abstract Only)
Jaradat, A.A., Johnson, J.M., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W. 2007. Dynamics of crop residue composition-decomposition: Temporal modeling of multivariate carbon sources and processes [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, LA.
Tracking N Use Efficiency with 15n Labeling of Corn Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Johnson, J.M., Olness, A.E., Clapp, C.E., Wilts, A.R., Rinke, J.L., Barbour, N.W. 2006. Tracking N use efficiency with 15N labeling of corn [abstract][CD-ROM] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 12-16, 2006, Indianapolis, IN.
Chemical Composition of Crop Biomass Impacts Its Decomposition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, J.M., Barbour, N.W., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L. 2007. Chemical Composition of Crop Biomass Impacts Its Decomposition. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 71(1):155-162.
Greenhouse Gas Emission from Contrasting Management Scenarios in the Northern Midwest - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W., Eklund, J.J. 2005. Greenhouse gas emission from contrasting management scenarios in the northern Midwest [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT.
Microbial Dynamics in Conventional and Organic Managed Systems - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J.M., Wilts, A.R., Barbour, N.W., Eklund, J.J. 2005. Microbial dynamics in conventional and organic managed systems [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT.
Use of Fame to Distinguish Management Effects in Conventional and Organic Farming Systems - (Abstract Only)
Lachnicht, S.L., Archer, D.W., Johnson, J., Wilts, A., Barbour, N., Eklund, J. 2005. Use of FAME to distinguish management effects in conventional and organic farming systems [abstract]. Soil Ecology Society. p. 63.
Cropping System Effects on Soil Biological Characteristics in the Great Plains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liebig, M.A., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Johnson, J.M., Wright, S.E., Barbour, N.W. 2006. Cropping system effects on soil biological characteristics in the Great Plains. Renewable Agric. Food Systems 20(1):36-48.
Preliminary Observations of Greenhouse Gas Emission from Contrasting Management Scenarios in the Northern Midwest - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Barbour, N.W., Eklund, J.J. 2005. Preliminary observations of greenhouse gas emission from contrasting management scenarios in the northern midwest [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Third USDA Symposium on Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Sequestration in Agriculture and Forestry, March 21-24, 2005, Baltimore, Maryland. p. 136.
Inter and Intra-Specific Variation for Lignin Content in Roots of Annual Medicago Spp. - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Jaradat, A.A., Barbour, N.W., Vankempen, S.J. 2004. Inter- and intra-specific variation for lignin content in roots of annual medicago spp. [CD-ROM] ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Madison, Wisconsin.
Comparison of Soil Biological Indicators During Three Year Transition from Conventional to Alternative and Organic Cropping Systems - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, J.M., Archer, D.W., Lachnicht Weyers, S.L., Barbour, N.W., Eklund, J.J., Wilts, A.R. 2004. Comparison of soil biological indicators during three year transition from conventional to alternative and organic cropping systems [CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Madison, Wisconsin.
Contrasting Temperature Regimes Alter Composition and Phenology of Switchgrass and Wheat - (Abstract Only)
JOHNSON, J.M-F., GESCH, R.W., BARBOUR, N.W. CONTRASTING TEMPERATURE REGIMES ALTER COMPOSITION AND PHENOLOGY OF SWITCHGRASS AND WHEAT. CD-ROM. MADISON, WI: ASA-CSSA-SSSA. 2003.
Cropping System Effects on Soil Biological Characteristics in the Great Plains. - (Abstract Only)
Liebig, M.A., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Johnson, J.M., Wright, S.E., Barbour, N.W. 2003. Cropping system effects on soil biological characteristics in the great plains. No. S06 wright569424. IN Annual Meeting Abstracts CD-ROM, November 2-6, Denver, CO. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, WI.
Biochemical Composition and Decomposition among Several C3 and C4 Species - (Abstract Only)
JOHNSON, J.M., BARBOUR, N.W. BIOCHEMICAL COMPOSITION AND DECOMPOSITION AMONG SEVERAL C3 AND C4 SPECIES. AVAILABLE FROM: HTTP://ABSTRACTS.ASPB.ORG/PB2002/PUBLIC/P34/0112.HTML AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLANT BIOLOGISTS ABSTRACTS [2002].
Phenology and Biochemical Composition of Switchgrass (C4) and Wheat (C3)grown at Contrasting Temperatures - (Abstract Only)
JOHNSON, J.M., GESCH, R.W., BARBOUR, N.W. PHENOLOGY AND BIOCHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF SWITCHGRASS (C4) AND WHEAT (C3)GROWN AT CONTRASTING TEMPERATURES. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF PLANT BIOLOGISTS. 2003. ABSTRACT P. 45.
Soil Biological Characteristics of Contrasting Cropping Systems in the Great Plains: Summary of Preliminary Findings - (Proceedings)
LIEBIG, M.A., CARPENTER-BOGGS, L., JOHNSON, J.M., WRIGHT, S.E., BARBOUR, N.W. SOIL BIOLOGICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF CONTRASTING CROPPING SYSTEMS IN THE GREAT PLAINS: SUMMARY OF PRELIMINARY FINDINGS. In: Proceedings from Dynamic Cropping Systems: Principles, Processes, and Challenges. Hanson, J.D. and J.M. Krupinsky (eds.). August 5-7, 2003, Bismarck, ND. 2003. p. 210-214.
Decomposing Plants -- Does Composition and Plant Part Affect Decomposition Rate? - (Proceedings)
BARBOUR, N.W., JOHNSON, J.M. DECOMPOSING PLANTS -- DOES COMPOSITION AND PLANT PART AFFECT DECOMPOSITION RATE? CD-ROM. ST. PAUL, MN: MINNESOTA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE. 2003.
Decomposition and Composition Analysis of Sibling Bt Corn and Non Bt Corn - (Proceedings)
RUTHER, N.R., BARBOUR, N.W., JOHNSON, J.M. DECOMPOSITION AND COMPOSITION ANALYSIS OF SIBLING BT CORN AND NON BT CORN. CD-ROM. ST. PAUL, MN: MINNESOTA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE. 2003.
Annual Medics (Medicago SPP.) Can Help Develop Sustainable Agriculture in the Upper Midwest - (Abstract Only)
JARADAT, A.A., JOHNSON, J.M., VANKEMPEN, S.J., BARBOUR, N.W. ANNUAL MEDICS (MEDICAGO SPP.) CAN HELP DEVELOP SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE IN THE UPPER MIDWEST. CD-ROM. ST. PAUL, MN: MINNESOTA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE. 2003.
Growth and Yield Response of Cuphea to Row Spacing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
GESCH, R.W., FORCELLA, F., BARBOUR, N.W., VOORHEES, W.B., PHILLIPS, B.S. GROWTH AND YIELD RESPONSE OF CUPHEA TO ROW SPACING. FIELD CROPS RESEARCH. 2003. v. 81. p. 193-199.
Residue Composition and Decomposition of Shoot and Roots among C3 and C4 Species - (Abstract Only)
JOHNSON, J.M., BARBOUR, N.W. RESIDUE COMPOSITION AND DECOMPOSITION OF SHOOT AND ROOTS AMONG C3 AND C4 SPECIES. CD-ROM. MADISON, WI: AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. 2002.
Yield and Growth Response of Cuphea to Sowing Date - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
GESCH, R.W., FORCELLA, F., BARBOUR, N.W., PHILLIPS, B.S., VOORHEES, W.B. YIELD AND GROWTH RESPONSE OF CUPHEA TO SOWING DATE. CROP SCIENCE. 2002. v. 42(6). p. 1959-1965.
Cuphea Growth and Development: Responses to Temperature - (Proceedings)
GESCH, R.W., BARBOUR, N.W., FORCELLA, F., VOORHEES, W.B. CUPHEA GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: RESPONSES TO TEMPERATURE. JANCK, J., WHIPKEY, A., EDITORS. ASHS PRESS, ALEXANDRIA, VA. TRENDS IN NEW CROPS AND NEW USES. PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIFTH NATIONAL SYMPOSIUM. 2002. P. 213-215.
Cuphea Growth and Development: Responses to Temperature - (Proceedings)
GESCH, R.W., BARBOUR, N.W., FORCELLA, F., VOORHEES, W.B. CUPHEA GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT: RESPONSES TO TEMPERATURE. JANICK, J., WHIPKEY, A., EDITORS. ASHS PRESS, ALEXANDRIA, VA. TRENDS IN NEW CROPS AND NEW USES. 2002. P. 213-215.
Agricultural Management of Cuphea in the Upper Midwest - (Abstract Only)
GESCH, R.W., FORCELLA, F., BARBOUR, N.W., VOORHEES, W.B. AGRICULTURAL MANAGEMENT OF CUPHEA IN THE UPPER MIDWEST. ANNUAL MEETING AND EXPO OF THE AMERICAN OIL CHEMISTS' SOCIETY. 2001. P. S72.
Developing Management Criteria for Production of Cuphea, a Potential Oilseed Crop - (Abstract Only) - (09-Nov-00)
Ionic Ratios and Crop Yield: the Mg:(mg+ca) Ratio and Genotype Interactions - (Abstract Only) - (09-Nov-00)
Microbial Activities and Labile C and N in South Dakota Soils under Permanent Grass, Conventional Tillage, and No-Till - (Abstract Only) - (09-Nov-00)
Developing Management Criteria for the Production of Cuphea in the Northerncorn Belt - (Abstract Only) - (17-Oct-00)
Soil Testing for Site Specific Crop Management: Resin-Extractable Ratios and Soybean Production - (Proceedings) - (19-Jul-00)
Resin Extractable Ratios of Elements in Soil and Their Effect on Crop Production: Magnesium (Mg) and Calcium (Ca) on Soybean Seed Yield - (Abstract Only) - (19-Jul-00)
Response of Soybean Storage Protein Subunits to Temperature - (Abstract Only) - (22-Oct-98)
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