Global Disease Outbreaks Associated with the 2015–2016 El Niño Event, Assaf Anyamba, Jean-Paul Chretien, Seth C. Britch, Radina P. Soebiyanto, Jennifer L. Small, Rikke Jepsen, Brett M. Forshey, Jose L. Sanchez, Ryan D. Smith, Ryan Harris, Compton J. Tucker, William B. Karesh, and J. Linthicum

Synthesis Paper: Targeted Livestock Grazing: Prescription for Healthy Rangelands, Derek W. Bailey, Jeffrey C. Mosley, Richard E. Estell, Andres F. Cibils, Marc Horney, John R. Hendrickson, John W. Walker, Karen L. Launchbaugh, and Elizabeth A. Burritt

Modeled El Niño-Southern Oscillation Effects on Grain Sorghum under Varying Irrigation Strategies and Cultural Practices, R. L. Baumhardt, R. C. Schwartz, G.W Marek, and J.E. Moorhead

Autodissemination of pyriproxyfen as a method for controlling the house fly Musca domestica, Haim Biale, Elad Chiel, and Christopher J. Geden

Introgression of peanut smut resistance from landraces to elite peanut cultivars (Arachis hypogaea L.), Marina Bressano, Alicia N. Massa, Renee S. Arias, Francisco de Blas, Claudio Oddino, Paola C. Faustinelli, Sara Soave, Juan H. Soave, Maria A. Perez, Victor S. Sobolev, Marshall C. Lamb, Monica Balzarini, Mario I. Buteler, and J. Guillermo Seijo

Nitrogen Fertilizer and Irrigation Effects on Seed Yield and Oil in Camelina, K. F. Bronson, Douglas J. Hunsaker, and Kelly R. Thorp

Carbonate determination in soils by mid-IR spectroscopy with regional and continental scale models, Jonathan P. Comstock, Sonam R. Sherpa, Richard Ferguson, Scarlett Bailey, Jeffrey P. Beem-Miller, Feng Lin, Johannes Lehmann, and David W. Wolfe

Review of soil salinity assessment for agriculture across multiple scales using proximal and/or remote sensors, Dennis Corwin and E. Scudiero

To burn or not to burn: Comparing reintroducing fire with cutting an encroaching conifer for conservation of an imperiled shrub‐steppe, Kirk W. Davies, Roxanne C. Rios, Jon D. Bates, Dustin D. Johnson, Jay Kerby, and Chad S. Boyd

Checklist of bees (Hymenoptera: Apoidea) from small diversified vegetable farms in south-western Montana, Casey M. Delphia, Terry Griswold, Elizabeth G. Reese, Kevin M. O'Neill, and Laura A. Burkle

Spatio-temporal patterns and characteristics of swine shipments in the U.S. based on Interstate Certificates of Veterinary Inspection, Erin E. Gorsich, Ryan S. Miller, Holly M. Mask, Clayton Hallman, Katie Portacci, and Colleen T. Webb

Persistence of rye (Secale cereale L.) chromosome arm 1RS in wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) breeding programs of the Great Plains of North America, Robert Graybosch, Guihua Bai, Paul ST. Amand, and Gautam Sarath

Wheat streak mosaic virus P1 Binds to dsRNAs without Size and Sequence Specificity and a GW Motif Is Crucial for Suppression of RNA Silencing, Adarsh K. Gupta and Satyanarayana Tatineni

Phenotypic Characterization of a Major Quantitative Disease Resistance Locus for Partial Resistance to Phytophthora sojae, Stephanie Karhoff, Sungwoo Lee, M. A. Rouf Mian, Timothy I. Ralston, Terry L. Niblack, Anne E. Dorrance, and Leah K. McHale

Using RNA-seq to characterize responses to 4 hydroxyphenylpyruvate dioxygenase (HPPD) inhibitor herbicide resistance in waterhemp (Amaranthus tuberculatus), Daniel R. Kohlhase, Jamie A. O’Rourke, Micheal D. K. Owen, and Michelle A. Graham

Comparison of feeding diets diluted with sorghum-sudangrass silage or low-quality grass on nutrient intake and digestibility and growth performance of Holstein dairy heifers, Lingyan Li, Nancy M. Esser, Robin K. Ogden, Wayne K. Coblentz, and Matthew S. Akins

Sugarcane Straw Blanket Management Effects on Plant Growth, Development, and Yield in Southeastern Brazil, Izaias P. Lisboa, Maurício R. Cherubin, Renato P. de Lima, Maria R. Gmach, Brian J. Wienhold, Marty R. Schmer, Virginia L. Jin, Elizio F.F. Junior, Henrique P. Guerra, Carlos C. Cerri, and Carlos E.P. Cerri

Field-to-farm gate greenhouse gas emissions from corn stover production in the Midwestern U.S., C. Rebecca Locker, Sarah Torkamani, Ian J. Laurenzi, Virginia L. Jin, Marty Schmer, and Douglas L. Karlen

Are We Getting Better in Using Nitrogen?: Variations in Nitrogen Use Efficiency of Two Cereal Crops Across the United States, Chaoqun Lu, Jien Zhang, Peiyu Cao, and Jerry L. Hatfield

Field Crops Research, Carolina San Martín, Dan S. Long, Jennifer A. Gourlie, and Judit Barroso

Assessing Insect Flight Behavior in the Laboratory: A Primer on Flight Mill Methodology and What Can Be Learned, Steven E. Naranjo

Environmental and Agricultural Relevance of Humic Fractions Extracted by Alkali from Soils and Natural Waters, D. C. Olk, P. R. Bloom, E. M. Perdue, D. M. McKnight, Y. Chen, A. Farenhorst, N. Senesi, Y.-P Chin, P. Schmitt-Kopplin, N. Hertkorn, and M. Harir

A Field-Based Analysis of Genetic Improvement for Grain Yield in Winter Wheat Cultivars Developed in the US Central Plains from 1992 to 2014, Trevor W. Rife, Robert A. Graybosch, and Jesse A. Poland

Dynamic evolution in the key honey bee pathogen deformed wing virus: Novel insights into virulence and competition using reverse genetics, Eugene V. Ryabov, Anna K. Childers, Dawn Lopez, Kyle Grubbs, Francisco Posada-Florez, Daniel Weaver, William Girten, Dennis vanEngelsdorp, Yanping Chen, and Jay D. Evans

Climate change curricula for adult audiences in agriculture and forestry: A review, Rachel E. Schattman, Marjorie Kaplan, Hannah M. Aitken, and Jennifer Helminski

Detection and quantification of residues in sheep exposed to trace levels of dietary zilpaterol HCl, David J. Smith, Weilin L. Shelver, Shubhashis Chakrabarty, and Travis W. Hoffman

Does No-Tillage Mitigate Stover Removal in Irrigated Continuous Corn? A Multi-Location Assessment, Catherine E. Stewart, Damaris L. Roosendaal, Aaron Sindelar, Elizabeth Pruessner, Virginia L. Jin, and Marty R. Schmer

Clinico-Neuropathological Findings in the Oldest Old from the Georgia Centenarian Study, Jirayu Tanprasertsuk, Elizabeth J. Johnson, Mary Ann Johnson, Leonard W. Poon, Peter T. Nelson, Adam Davey, Peter Martin, Aron K. Barbey, Kathryn Barger, Xiang-Dong Wang, and Tammy M. Scott

Global Responses of Resistant and Susceptible Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) to Sugarcane Aphid (Melanaphis saccharid), Hannah M. Tetreault, Sajjan Grover, Erin D. Scully, Tammy Gries, Nathan A. Palmer, Gautam Sarath, Joe Louis, and Scott E. Sattler

The Establishment Risk of Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) in the United States and Globally, Tewodros T. Wakie, Lisa G. Neven, Wee L. Yee, and Zhaozhi Lu

Estimating leaf area index and aboveground biomass of grazing pastures using Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2 and Landsat images, Jie Wang, Xiangming Xiao, Rajen Bajgain, Patrick Starks, Jean Steiner, Russell B. Doughty, and Qing Chang

Longitudinal study of humoral immunity to bovine coronavirus, virus shedding, and treatment for bovine respiratory disease in pre-weaned beef calves, Aspen M. Workman, Larry A. Kuehn, Tara G. McDaneld, Michael L. Clawson, and John Dustin Loy

Effects of larval density on dispersal and fecundity of western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Eric Yu Yu, Aaron J. Gassmann, and Thomas W. Sappington

Recent Ogallala Aquifer Region Drought Conditions as Observed by Terrestrial Water Storage Anomalies from GRACE, Yongjun Zhang, Xiaomao Lin, Prasanna Gowda, David Brown, Zachary Zambreski, and Seth Kutikoff

Yield determination of maize hybrids under limited irrigation, Jin Zhao, Qingwu Xue, Baozhen Hao, Thomas H. Marek, Kirk E. Jessup, Wenwei Xu, Brent W. Bean, and Paul D. Colaizzi

Development of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism Markers for the Wheat Curl Mite Resistance Gene Cmc4, Jixin Zhao, Nader R. Abdelsalam, Luaay Khalaf, Wen-Po Chuang, Lanfei Zhao, C. Michael Smith, Brett Carver, and Guihua Bai

Differential gene expression in response to eCry3.1Ab ingestion in an unselected and eCry3.1Abselected western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) population, Zixiao Zhao, Lisa N. Meihls, Bruce E. Hibbard, Tieming Ji, Christine G. Elsik, and Kent S. Shelby

Impact of warm‐season grass management on feedstock production on marginal farmland in Central Illinois, Colleen Zumpf, Moon-Sub Lee, Santanu Thapa, Jia Guo, Rob Mitchell, Jeffrey J. Violenec, and DoKyoung Lee


New tools to screen wild peanut species for aflatoxin accumulation and genetic fingerprinting, Renee S. Arias, Victor S. Sobolev, Alicia N. Massa, Valerie A. Omer, Travis E. Walk, Linda L. Ballard, Sheron A. Simpson, Naveen Puppala, Brian E. Scheffler, Francisco de Blas, and Guillermo J. Seijo

Forage Potential of Summer Annual Grain Legumes in the Southern Great Plains, Gurjinder S. Baath, Brian K. Northup, Alexandre C. Rocateli, Prasanna H. Gowda, and James P. S. Neel

Estimating and exploring the proportions of inter- and intrastate cattle shipments in the United States, Lindsay M. Beck-Johnson, Clayton Hallman, Ryan S. Miller, Katie Portacci, Erin E. Gorsich, Daniel A. Grear, Katherine Hartmann, and Colleen T. Webb

Repellent Effects of Methyl Anthranilate on Western Corn Rootworm Larvae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Soil Bioassays, E. J. Bernklau, B. E. Hibbard, and L. B. Bjostad

Sugar preferences of western corn rootworm larvae in a feeding stimulant blend, Elisa J. Bernklau, Bruce E. Hibbard, and Louis B. Bjostad

Catalogue of Tenebrionidae (Coleoptera) of North America, Yves Bousquet, Donald B. Thomas, Patrice Bouchard, Aaron D. Smith, Rolf L. Aalbu, M. Andrew Johnston, and Warren E. Steiner Jr.

Understanding heat stress in beef cattle, Tami M. Brown-Brandl

30 Years of Progress toward Increased Biomass Yield of Switchgrass and Big Bluestem, Michael D. Casler, Kenneth P. Vogel, D. K. Lee, R. B. Mitchell, P. R. Adler, R. M. Sulc, K. D. Johnson, R. L. Kallenbach, A. R. Boe, R. D. Mathison, K. A. Cassida, D. H. Min, J. Crawford, and K. J. Moore

Cover Crops and Returning Residue Impact on Soil Organic Carbon, Bulk Density, Penetration Resistance, Water Retention, Infiltration, and Soybean Yield, Kopila Subedi Chalise, Shikha Singh, Brianna R. Wegner, Sandeep Kumar, Juan D. Pérez-Gutiérrez, Shannon L. Osborne, Thandiwe Nleya, Jose Guzman, and Jai S. Rohila

Assessment of Alternative Agricultural Land Use Options for Extending the Availability of the Ogallala Aquifer in the Northern High Plains of Texas, Yong Chen, Gary W. Marek, Thomas H. Marek, Jerry E. Moorhead, Kevin R. Heflin, David K. Brauer, Prasanna H. Gowda, and Raghavan Srinivasan

Genome‑wide association of changes in swine feeding behaviour due to heat stress, Amanda J. Cross, Brittney N. Keel, Tami M. Brown-Brandl, Joseph P. Cassidy, and Gary A. Rohrer

Evaluation of Soil Test Phosphorus Extractants in Idaho Soils, Biswanath Dari, Christopher W. Rogers, April B. Leytem, and Kurtis L. Schroeder

Near infrared hyperspectral imaging of blends of conventional and waxy hard wheats, Stephen R. Delwiche, Jianwei Qin, Robert A. Graybosch, Steven R. Rausch, and Moon S. Kim

Bioconversion of Pelletized Big Bluestem, Switchgrass, and Low-Diversity Grass Mixtures Into Sugars and Bioethanol, Bruce S. Dien, Robert B. Mitchell, Michael J. Bowman, Virginia L. Jin, Joshua Quarterman, Marty R. Schmer, Vijay Singh, and Patricia J. Slininger

Bioconversion of Pelletized Big Bluestem, Switchgrass, and Low-Diversity Grass Mixtures Into Sugars and Bioethanol, Bruce S. Dien, Robert B. Mitchell, Michael J. Bowman, Virginia L. Jin, Joshua Quarterman, Marty R. Schmer, Vijay Singh, and Patricia J. Slininger

Weekly Survivorship Curves of Soybean Aphid Biotypes 1 and 4 on Insecticidal Seed-Treated Soybean, Carlos J. Esquivel, Christopher M. Ranger, P. Larry Phelan, Erick J. Martinez, William H. Hendrix, and Andrew P. Michel

Detection of exogenous double-stranded RNA movement in in vitro peanut plants, P. C. Faustinelli, I. L. Power, and R. S. Arias

Detection of exogenous double-stranded RNA movement in in vitro peanut plants, P. C. Faustinelli, I. L. Power, and R. S. Arias

Effects of Cold Storage on Nondiapausing Eggs of the Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), Ryan W. Geisert, Dalton C. Ludwick, and Bruce E. Hibbard

Registration of ‘Matterhorn’ Hard White Waxy Winter Wheat, Robert Graybosch, P. Stephen Baenziger, Dipak Santra, Teshome Regassa, Yue Jin, James Kolmer, Guihua Bai, Paul St. Amand, Richard Chen, and Bradford Seabourn

Grain yield, evapotranspiration, and water-use efficiency of maize hybrids differing in drought tolerance, Baozhen Hao, Qingwu Xue, Thomas H. Marek, Kirk E. Jessup, Jacob D. Becker, Xiaobo Hou, Wenwei Xu, Edsel D. Bynum, Brent W. Bean, Paul D. Colaizzi, and Terry A. Howell

Experimental droughts with rainout shelters: a methodological review, David L. Hoover, Kevin R. Wilcox, and Kristina E. Young

Warm-Season Grass Monocultures and Mixtures for Sustainable Bioenergy Feedstock Production in the Midwest, USA, Moon-Sub Lee, Robert B. Mitchell, Emily Heaton, Colleen Zumpf, and DoKyoung Lee

Design and methodology of a cluster-randomized trial in early care and education centers to meet physical activity guidelines: Sustainability via Active Garden Education (SAGE), Rebecca E. Lee, Elizabeth Lorenzo, Jacob Szeszulski, Anel Arriola, Meg Bruening, Paul A. Estabrooks, Jennie Hill, Flavio F. Marsiglia, Teresia O'Connor, Kim Sellers Pollins, Gabriel Q. Shaibi, Erica Soltero, and Michael Todd

Pm223899, a new recessive powdery mildew resistance gene identified in Afghanistan landrace PI 223899, Genqiao Li, Brett F. Carver, Christina Cowger, Guihua Bai, and Xiangyang Xu

Registration of ‘LCS Compass’ Wheat, L. Liu, M. D. Barnett, C. A. Griffey, S. Malla, W. S. Brooks, J. E. Seago, K. Kirby, W. E. Thomason, E. G. Rucker, H. D. Behl, R. M. Pitman, D. W. Dunaway, M. E. Vaughn, J. T. Custis, B. Seabourn, R. Chen, M. Fountain, D. Marshall, R. A. Graybosch, L. A. Divis, L. E. Hansen, C. Cowger, S. Cambron, Y. Jin, B. R. Beahm, T. H. Hardiman, C. J. Lin, D. F. Mennel, and D. L. Mennel

Mortality and Flowering of Great Basin Perennial Forbs After Experimental Burning: Implications for Wild Bees, Byron G. Love and James H. Cane

Increasing carbon footprint of grain crop production in the US Western Corn Belt, Chaoqun Lu, Zhen Yu, Hanqin Tian, David A. Hennessy, Hongli Feng, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Yuyu Zhou, Tom Sauer, and Raymond Arritt

Comparison of Six Artificial Diets for Western Corn Rootworm Bioassays and Rearing, Lisa N. Meihls, Man P. Huynh, Dalton C. Ludwick, Thomas A. Coudron, B. Wade French, Kent S. Shelby, Andrea J. Hitchon, Jocelyn L. Smith, Art W. Schaafsma, Adriano E. Pereira, and B. E. Hibbard

Effects of endophyte-infected tall fescue seed and red clover isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and physiological parameters of beef cattle, Emily A. Melchior, Jason K. Smith, Liesel G. Schneider, Travis Mulliniks, Gary E. Bates, Michael D. Flythe, James L. Klotz, Huihua Ji, Jack P. Goodman, Amanda R. Lee, J. Marc Caldwell, and Phillip R. Myer

Herbicide Metabolism: Crop Selectivity, Bioactivation, Weed Resistance, and Regulation, Vijay K. Nandula, Dean E. Riechers, Yurdagul Ferhatoglu, Michael Barrett, Stephen O. Duke, Franck E. Dayan, Alina Goldberg-Cavalleri, Catherine Tétard-Jones, David J. Wortley, Nawaporn Onkokesung, Melissa Brazier-Hicks, Robert Edwards, Todd Gaines, Satoshi Iwakami, Mithila Jugulam, and Rong Ma

Dry bean water use/yield production function to estimate dryland yields in the U.S. Central High Plain, David C. Nielsen

Soil Water Extraction for Several Dryland Crops, David C. Nielsen and Merle Virgil

Variation of protein molecular weight distribution parameters and their correlations with gluten and mixing characteristics for winter waxy wheat, Jae‐Bom Ohm, Linda Dykes, and Robert A. Graybosch

Evaluating effects of deficit irrigation strategies on grain sorghum attributes and biofuel production, Bairen Pang, Ke Zhang, Isaya Kisekka, Scott Bean, Meng Zhang, and Donghai Wang

Comparative Susceptibility of Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Neonates to Selected Insecticides and Bt Proteins in the Presence and Absence of Feeding Stimulants, Adriano E. Pereira, Thomas A. Coudron, Kent Shelby, B. Wade French, Elisa J. Bernklau, Louis B. Bjostad, and Bruce E. Hibbard

CO2 enrichment and soil type additively regulate grassland productivity, H. Wayne Polley, Michael J. Aspinwall, Harold P. Collins, Anne E. Gibson, Richard A. Gill, Robert B. Jackson, Virginia L. Jin, Albina R. Khasanova, Lara G. Reichmann, and Philip A. Fay

Investigation on Various Aboveground Traits to Identify Drought Tolerance in Cowpea Seedlings, Waltram Ravelombola, Ainong Shi, Jun Qin, Yuejin Weng, Gehendra Bhattarai, Bazgha Zia, and Beiquan Mou

Disease incidence of charcoal rot (Macrophomina phaseolina) on soybean in north-western Argentina and genetic characteristics of the pathogen, Sebastian Reznikov, Gabriel Ricardo Vellicce, Alemu Mengistu, Renee Silvia Arias, Victoria Gonzalez, Vicente De Lisi, Garcia Maria Gabriela, Rocha Carla Maria Lourdes, Esteban Mariano Pardo, Atilio Pedro Castagnaro, and Leonardo Daniel Ploper

Disease incidence of charcoal rot (Macrophomina phaseolina) on soybean in north-western Argentina and genetic characteristics of the pathogen, Sebastian Reznikov, Gabriel Ricardo Vellicce, Alemu Mengistu, Renee Silvia Arias, Victoria Gonzalez, Vicente De Lisi, Garcia Maria Gabriela, Rocha Carla Maria Lourdes, Esteban Mariano Pardo, Atilio Pedro Castagnaro, and Leonardo Daniel Ploper

Genomic Analysis and Prediction within a US Public Collaborative Winter Wheat Regional Testing Nursery, Trevor W. Rife, Robert A. Graybosch, and Jesse A. Poland

Reduction in Musca domestica fecundity by dsRNA-mediated gene knockdown, Neil D. Sanscrainte, Hanayo Arimoto, Christy M. Waits, Lucy Y. Li, Dana Johnson, Chris Geden, James Becnel, and Alden S. Estep

Evaluating Penetration Ability of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Larvae into Multilayer Polypropylene Packages, Deanna S. Scheff, Blossom Sehgal, and Bhadriraju Subramanyam


Comparative CYP-omic analysis between the DDT-susceptible and -resistant Drosophila melanogaster strains 91-C and 91-R, Keon Mook Seong, Brad S. Coates, May R. Berenbaum, John M. Clark, and Barry R. Pittendrigh

Lethal and Repellent Effects of the Botanical p-Anisaldehyde on Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae), Allan T. Showler and Jessica L.. Harlien

Suppression of Aflatoxin Production in Aspergillus Species by Selected Peanut (Arachis hypogaea) Stilbenoids, Victor S. Sobolev, R. S. Arias, Kerestin Goodman, Travis Walk, Valerie Orner, Paola C. Faustinelli, and Alicia Massa

Big Bluestem and Indiangrass from Remnant Prairies: Plant Biomass and Adaptation, Kenneth P. Vogel, K. D. Johnson, I. T. Carlson, and Marty R. Schmer

Fire, grazing and climate shape plant–grasshopper interactions in a tallgrass prairie, Ellen A.R. Welti, Fan Qiu, Hannah M. Tetreault, Mark Ungerer, and Anthony Joern



2017 Membership Directory



PRELIMINARY SURVEY OF RNA GENOME VIRUSES IN LIMA BEAN, José Evando Aguiar Beserra Jr, José Wilgney Miguel Teixeira, Kelvin Josemar Marques Lima, and Marcelo Eiras

Annual baseflow variations as influenced by climate variability and agricultural land use change in the Missouri River Basin, Laurent Ahiablame, Aleksey Y. Sheshukov, Vahid Rahmani, and Daniel Moriasi


SNAP BEAN PRODUCTIVITY UNDER DIFFERENT POPULATION DENSITIES, L. H.C. Almeida, G. R. Gomes, R. R. Barzan, P. A.C. Bassoli, L. V. Oliveira, A. P. Barbosa, E. C. Oliveira, R. Anshau, M. M.J. Fratoni, and E. Miglioranza

Incorporating field wind data to improve crop evapotranspiration parameterization in heterogeneous regions, Ray G. Anderson, Jorge F.S. Ferreira, Dennise L. Jenkins, Nildo da Silva Dias, and Donald L. Suarez

GENETIC DISSIMILARITY AMONG GENOTYPES OF SNAP BEANS BASED ON YIELD AND PRODUCTION COMPONENTS, Rodrigo Anschau, Gustavo H. Freiria, Felipe F. Furlan, Douglas J. Bertoncelli, Guilherme R. Gomes, Verônica Pellizzaro, Mônica S. Omura, André B. Prechlak, Guilherme A.C. Alves, and Lúcia S.A. Takahashi

CORRELATIONS AND PATH ANALYSIS UNDER MULTICOLINEARITY IN THE ASSOCIATION OF VEGETATIVE CHARACTERISTICS WITH THE YIELD OF SNAP BEANS, Rodrigo Anschau, Gustavo H. Freiria, Felipe F. Furlan, Douglas J. Bertoncelli, Guilherme R. Gomes, Verônica Pellizzaro, Mônica S. Omura, Nicolas A.S. Vengrus, Luiz H.C. Almeida, and Lúcia S.A. Takahashi