Agroecology Lab

 

Outreach

On-Farm Research Projects in California:

Direct N2O Emissions in California Vineyards as Affected by Conventional Management Practices

Gina Garland, Emma Suddick, Johan Six

Reduced Nitrous Oxide Emissions from California Tomato Cropping Systems under Drip Irrigation and Fertigation

Taryn Kennedy, Emma Suddick, Johan Six

Managing Processing Tomatoes for Greenhouse Gas Reduction (pdf)

Buried drip helps growers manage fertilizer (pdf)

Use of Walnut Biochar to improve soil properties and reduce N2O emissions

Engil Pereira, Emma Suddick, Johan Six

Assessing the impact of biochar amendment on greenhouse gas emissions, soil fertility, and yield in a commercial vineyard of the Lodi region

Betsy Verhoeven, Emma Suddick, Johan Six

 

Modeling Projects: 

Modeling the Effects of Agricultural Practices and Climate Change on Crop Production and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in California

 

Juhwan Lee, Steven DeGryze, Johan Six

 

Using Bioeconomic Modeling to Address Policy Questions

 

Pierre Merel, Fujin Yi, Santiago Bucaram, Juhwan Lee, Cloe Garnache, Richard Howitt, and Johan Six

 

 

International Research & Outreach Projects: 

SOIL, EROSION & CARBON: Short-term Sink & Long-term Source

Kristof Van Oost, Gert Verstraeten, Sebastian Doetterl, Bastiaan Notebaert, François Wiaux, Nils Broothaerts, Johan Six 

Sustainable Agriculture in the Tropics: From Research to Action

Roberta Gentile, Pauline Chivenge, Bernard Vanlauwe, Johan Six 

Safe Vegetable Production in Cambodia and Vietnam

 

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Related Articles & Websites:

California Farmers and Researchers work together to adapt to and mitigate climate change

http://www.fresnobee.com/2012/05/17/2841063/ johan-six-and-renata-brillinger.html?story_link=email_msg

Six & Brillinger 2012 (pdf)

 

High Plains Agricultural Laboratory: University of Nebraska

 

The importance of long-term research: A case study at the University of Nebraska High Plains Agricultural Laboratory

Peterson et al 2012 (pdf)

Long-term tillage plots were established by Charles Fenster (right) and Gary Peterson at the High Plains Agricultural Laboratory in 1969 (http://panhandle.unl.edu/centennial11).

Russell Ranch: University of California, Davis

 

Established 100 years ago, the Long Term Research in Agricultural Sustainability (LTRAS) study offers the opportunity to explore the long-term impact of organic, conventional, and mixed management on agricultural cropping systems.

http://asi.ucdavis.edu/rr

Agricultural Adaptation to Climate Change in Yolo County

 

This colloborative website was established as a resource for farmers, policy makers, and local stakeholders to plan for the future and adapt to potential changes that may occur in farming systems as a result of changes in climate.

 

http://agadapt.ucdavis.edu/

African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility (AfNet)

 

Since 1988, this network has been committed to researching and disseminating knowledge about soil fertility management in Africa.

http://www.tabarinconsulting.com/demo-agrashp

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Video Presentations:

Agricultural Practices to Reduce Greenhouse Gases—Johan Six

http://vimeo.com/24628895

Partnerships in Science & Practice—Johan Six & Tony Turkovich

http://vimeo.com/23353791

Soil Management: Impacts on Greenhouse Gas Emissions & Carbon Sequestration—Johan Six

http://vimeo.com/23354645

 

Instructional Videos of Laboratory Methods:

Soil Fractionation—produced by J. Denbow & J. Six

http://www.benchfly.com/video/183/soil-fractionation-protocol/

Microaggregate Isolation— produced by J. Denbow & J. Six

http://www.benchfly.com/video.php?video=189

Isolation of Biophysical Microenvironments from Rhizosphere and Non-Rhizosphere Soil—A. Kong & J. Six

http://prometheuswiki.publish.csiro.au/tiki-index.php?page=Isolation+of+Biophysical+Microenvironments+from+Rhizosphere+and+Non-Rhizosphere+Soil&highlight=aggregate

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