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Key Scientific and Technical Papers

C. Jones (2013), “From light to life: Restoring farmland soils.” WANTFA New Frontiers in Agricuture, September, p 100-104.

W. R. Teague, S. L. Dowhower, S. A. Baker, N. Haile, P. B. DeLaune, D. M. Conover (2011). “Grazing management impacts on vegetation, soil biota, and soil chemical, physical and hydrological properties in tall grass prairie.” Journal of Agriculture Ecosystem & Environment 141(3-4):310-322.

T. Wang, W. R. Teague, S. C. Park, S. Bevers (2015). ““GHG Mitigation potential of different grazing strategies in the United States Southern Great Plains.” Journal of Sustainability 7(10):13500-13521

W. R. Teague, S. I. Apfelbaum, R. Lal, U. P. Kreuter, J. Rowntree, C. A. Davies, R. Conser, M. DeLonge, M. Rasmussen, J. Hatfield, T. Wang, F. Wang, P. Byck (2016). “The Role of Ruminants in Reducing Agriculture’s Carbon Footprint in North America.The Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 71(2):156-164.

J. E. Rowntree, R Ryals, M DeLonge, W. R. Teague, M. Chiavegato, P. Byck, T. Wang, S. Xu (2016). “Potential mitigation of midwest grass-finished beef production emissions with soil carbon sequestration in the United States of America.Future of Food: Journal on Food, Agriculture and Society 4.3: 31-38.

M . A., Bradford, A. D. Keiser, C. A. Davies, C. A. Mersmann, and M. S. Strickland (2012). “Empirical evidence that soil carbon formation from plant inputs is positively related to microbial growth.Biogeochemistry 113:1-11.

G. Retallack (2013). “Global Cooling by Grassland Soils of the Geological Past and Near Future.” Annual Reviews of Earth and Planetary Science 41(5):1-18.

C. Jones. “Nitrogen: The double edged sword.Amazing Carbon.

S. A. Khan, R. L. Mulvaney, T. R. Ellsworth and C. W. Boast (2007). “The Myth of Nitrogen Fertilization for Soil Carbon Sequestration.” Journal of Environmental Quality, 36(6):1821-1832.

C. Averill, B. Turner, A. C, Finzi (2014). “Mycorrhiza-mediated competition between plants and decomposers drives soil carbon storage.Nature, 505:543-545.

A. R. Dexter, G. Rihcard, D. Arrouays, E. A. Czyz, C. Jolivet, O. Duval (2008). “Complexed organic matter controls soil physical properties.Geoderm, 144(3-4):620-627.

C. A. Daley, A. Abbott, P. S. Doyle, G. A. Nader, S. Larson (2010). “A review of fatty acid profiles and antioxidant content in grass-fed and grain-fed beef.”Nutrition Journal, 9:10.

A. J. McAfee, E. M. McSorley, G. J. Cuskelly, A. M. Fearon, B. W. Moss, J. A. M. Beattie, J. M. W. Wallace, M. P. Bonha and J. J. Strain (2011). “Red meat from animals offered a grass diet increases plasma and platelet n-3 PUFA in healthy consumers.” British Journal of Nutrition, 105:80–89.

Other great places to learn more…

Grassfed Exchange
Carbon Nation
Amazing Carbon
Savory Institute
Audubon Society
Carbon Underground
Regeneration International
Soil Carbon Coalition

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