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2015
M. Remigio and Salome, V., Assessing the ecohydrological impact of incorporating perennial vegetation into an agricultural watershed in Central Iowa, USA, 2015.
J. Iqbal, Parkin, T. B., Helmers, M. J., Zhou, X., and Castellano, M. J., Denitrification and Nitrous Oxide Emissions in Annual Croplands, Perennial Grass Buffers, and Restored Perennial Grasslands, Soil Science Society of America Journal, vol. 79, 2015.PDF icon 2014 Iqbal et al. SSSAJ.pdf (799.51 KB)
M. Liebman and Schulte, L. A., Enhancing agroecosystem performance and resilience through increased diversification of landscapes and cropping systems., Elementa, 2015.
G. L. D. Larsen, Schulte, L. A., and Tyndall, J. C., How should Iowa's agricultural landscape look?, Rootstalk, vol. 1, pp. 41-46, 2015.
J. G. Arbuckle Jr., Investigating Opportunities for Enhancing Adoption of Strategically Targeted Prairie Strips in Iowa, Iowa State University Department of Sociology, Ames, IA, Sociology Technical Report 1040, 2015.PDF icon Arbuckle_2015_Sociology_Technical_Report_1040.pdf (1.76 MB)
J. G. Arbuckle Jr., Tyndall, J., and Sorenson, E., Iowans’ perspectives on targeted approaches for multiple-benefit agriculture, Iowa State University Department of Sociology, Ames, Iowa, 1038, 2015.PDF icon Arbuckle et al. 2015 Iowans' Perspectives on Targeted Approaches for Multiple-Benefit Agriculture.pdf (864.71 KB)
B. Chen, Krajewski, W. F., Zhou, X., and Helmers, M. J., Organized variability of surface runoff responses across neighboring hillslopes in Iowa, Journal of Hydrology, vol. 523, pp. 1-13, 2015.
J. W. Doudna, O'Neal, M. E., Tyndall, J. C., and Helmers, M. J., Perspectives of extension agents and farmers toward multifunctional agriculture in the United States Corn Belt, Journal of Extension, vol. 53, no. 6, 2015.
J. Mueller and Liebman, M., Plant Community and Soil Functional Characteristics of Prairie Conservation Strips, 2015.PDF icon Mueller & Liebman 2015 STRIPS poster.pdf (1.63 MB)
A. Clinton, Prairie strips research indicate curbed nutrient loss, Advance, no. February 26, 2015, 2015.
2014
J. Tyndall and Roesch-McNally, G. Elan, Agricultural water quality BMPs: A standardized approach to financial analysis, Journal of Extension, vol. 52, no. 3, p. 1, 2014.
D. C. Mitchell, Zhou, X., Parkin, T. B., Helmers, M. J., and Castellano, M. J., Comparing Nitrate Sink Strength in Perennial Filter Strips at Toeslopes of Cropland Watersheds, Journal of Environmental Quality, 2014.PDF icon 2014 Mitchell et al. JEQ.pdf (878.38 KB)
T. E. Smith, Kolka, R. K., Zhou, X., Helmers, M. J., Cruse, R. M., and Tomer, M. D., Effects of native perennial vegetation buffer strips on dissolved organic carbon in surface runoff from an agricultural landscape, Biogeochemistry, vol. 120, pp. 121-132, 2014.
R. Cox, O'neal, M., Hessel, R., Schulte, L. A., and Helmers, M., The impact of prairie strips on aphidophagous predator abundance and soybean aphid predation in agricultural catchments, Environmental Entomology, vol. 43, pp. 1185-1197, 2014.
M. Perez-Suarez, Castellano, M. J., Kolka, R., Asbjornsen, H., and Helmers, M., Nitrogen and carbon dynamics in prairie vegetation strips across topographical gradients in mixed Central Iowa agroecosystems, Agriculture, Ecosystems, and Environment, vol. 188, p. 11, 2014.
X. Zhou, Helmers, M. J., Asbjornsen, H., Kolka, R., Tomer, M. D., and Cruse, R. M., Nutrient removal by prairie filter strips in agricultural landscapes, Journal of Soil and Water Conservation, vol. 69, pp. 54-64, 2014.
L. SchulteMoore, Prairie strips: bringing biodiversity, improved water quality, and soil protection to agriculture, Missouri Prairie Journal, vol. 35, 2014.PDF icon Schulte 2014 MoPrairieJournal -- Prairie Strips.pdf (1.04 MB)
K. A. Gill, Cox, R., and O'Neal, M. E., Quality over quantity: buffer strips can be improved with select native plant species, Environmental Entomology, vol. 43, 2014.
J. Gutierrez-Lopez, Asbjornsen, H., Helmers, M., and Isenhart, T., Regulation of soil moisture dynamics in agricultural fields using strips of native prairie vegetation, Geoderma, vol. 226, pp. 238-249, 2014.
H. Asbjornsen, Hernandez-Santana, V., Liebman, M., Bayala, J., Chen, J., Helmers, M., Ong, C. K., and Schulte, L. A., Targeting perennial vegetation in agricultural landscapes for enhancing ecosystem services, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, vol. 29, pp. 101-125, 2014.
2013
L. A. Schulte, Ontl, T. A., and Larsen, G. Drake, Biofuels and Biodiversity, Wildlife Habitat Restoration, 2013.
R. Hessel, Classical and conservation biological control of pest insects within prairie and crop systems, 2013.
J. Tyndall, Moore, L. Schulte, Liebman, M., and Helmers, M., The Cost of Prairie Strips, 2013. .PDF icon the_cost_of_prairie_conservation_strips.pdf (1.36 MB)
S. M. Hirsh, Mabry, C. M., Schulte, L. A., and Liebman, M., Diversifying agricultural catchments by incorporating tallgrass prairie buffer strips, Ecological Restoration, vol. 31, pp. 201-211, 2013.
L. Schulte Moore, Farm Bill Politics May Prove Devastating to the Environment, 2013. .
J. G. Arbuckle Jr., Farmer attitudes toward proactive targeting of agricultural conservation programs, Society & Natural Resources, vol. 26, pp. 625-641, 2013.
J. C. Tyndall, Schulte, L. A., Liebman, M., and Helmers, M., Field-Level Financial Assessment of Contour Prairie Strips for Enhancement of Environmental Quality, Environmental Management, vol. 52, pp. 736-747, 2013.
N. Jordan, Schulte, L. A., Williams, C., Pitt, D., Slotterback, C. Shively, Jackson, R., Landis, D., Dale, B., Becker, D., and Rickenbach, M., Landlabs: An Integrated Approach to Creating Agricultural Enterprises That Meet the Triple Bottom Line, Journal of Higher Education Outreach and Engagement, vol. 17, pp. 175-200, 2013.
E. A. Heaton, Schulte, L. A., Berti, M., Langeveld, H., Zegada-Lizarazu, W., Parrish, D., and Monti, A., Managing a 2G crop portfolio through sustainable intensification: examples from the US and EU, Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining, vol. 7, 2013.
V. Hernandez-Santana, Zhou, X., Helmers, M. J., Asbjornsen, H., Kolka, R., and Tomer, M., Native prairie filter strips reduce runoff from hillslopes under annual row-crop systems in Iowa, USA, Journal of HydrologyJournal of Hydrology, vol. 477, pp. 94-103, 2013.
E. Heaton, Moore, L. Schulte, Helmers, M., Liebman, M., and Milster, F., Producing food, feed and energy: How can agriculture do it all?, 25th Annual Integrated Crop Management Conference. Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, 2013.PDF icon producing_food_feed_and_energy_how_can_agriculture_do_it_all_.pdf (2.95 MB)
M. Liebman, Helmers, M. J., Schulte, L. A., and Chase, C. A., Using biodiversity to link agricultural productivity with environmental quality: Results from three field experiments in Iowa, Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, vol. 28, pp. 115-128, 2013.
2011
J. Doudna, Helmers, M., and O'Neal, M., Can conservation complement agriculture?, 2011.
N. P. Schmidt, O'Neal, M. E., and Moore, L. A. Schulte, Effects of grassland habitat and plant nutrients on soybean aphid and natural enemy populations, Environmental Entomology, vol. 40, pp. 260-272, 2011.
G. Drake Larsen, Farming for ecosystem services: A case study of multifunctional agriculture in Iowa, USA. Iowa State University, 2011.
G. L. Larsen, Knoot, T. G., and Tyndall, J., From Science to Practice: Findings from the 2011 STRIPs Project Stakeholder Meeting (June 21, 2011), 2011.
M. E. O'Neal and Moore, L. A. Schulte, The impact of biodiversity services in row crop production in annual verses perennial landscapes, 2011.
D. R. Lockett, Zhou, X., and Helmers, M. J., Impacts of Incorporating Prairie Vegetation within Row Crop Production on Soil Hydraulic Properties, 2011 Louisville, Kentucky, August 7-10, 2011. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, p. 1, 2011.
M. Jarchow and Liebman, M., Incorporating prairies into multifunctional landscapes: establishing and managing prairies for enhanced environmental quality, livestock grazing, and hay production, bioenergy production, and carbon sequestration. 2011.PDF icon 2011-02-incorporating-prairies-multifunctional-landscapes.pdf (2.85 MB)
M. Liebman, Helmers, M. J., and Schulte, L. A., Integrating conservation with biofuel feedstock production, Managing agricultural landscapes for environmental quality II: achieving more effective conservation. Soil and Water Conservation Society of America, Ames, IA, pp. 131-142, 2011.

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