Rui, Y.C., G.R. Sanford, J.L. Hedtcke, and M.D. Ruark. 2020. Legacy effects of liquid dairy manure in grain production systems. Agric. Syst. 181:102825
Wade, J., S.W. Culman, J.A.R. Logan, H. Poffenbarger, M.S. Demyan, J.H. Grove, A.P. Mallarino, J.M. McGrath, M.D. Ruark, and J.R. West. 2020. Improved soil biological health increases corn grain yield in N fertilized systems across the Corn Belt. Scientific Reports 10:3917.
Zegler, C.H., M.J. Renz, G.E. Brink, and M.D. Ruark. 2020. Assessing the importance of plant, soil, and management factors affecting potential milk production on organic pastures using regression tree analysis. Agric. Syst.180:102776.
West, J.R., M.D. Ruark, and K.B. Shelley. 2020. Sustainable intensification of corn silage cropping systems with winter rye. Agron. Sustain. Devel. 40:11.
West, J.R., A.M. Castes, M.D. Ruark, L. Deiss, T. Whitman, and Y. Rui. 2020. Winter rye does not increase necromass contributions to soil organic carbon in continuous corn silage in North Central US. Soil Biol. Biochem. 148:107899
Wander, M.M., et al. 2019. Developments in agricultural soil quality and health: Refletions by the research committee on soil organic matter management. Frontiers in Environ. Sci. 7:109.
Ivancic, K.A., M.D. Ruark, F.J. Arriaaga, and E.M. Silva. 2019. Spring-seeded green manures continue to demonstrate variable benefits on sandy soil. HortSci 54:2031-2038.
Diederich, K.M., M.D. Ruark, K. Krishnan, F.J. Arriaga, E.M. Silva. 2019. Increasing labile soil carbon and nitrogen fractions require a change in system, rather than practice. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 83:1733-1745.
Cates, A.M., M.D. Ruark, A.S. Grandy, and R.D. Jackson. 2019. Small soil C cycle responses to three years of cover crops in maize cropping systems. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 286:106649
Rolph, K.A., C.E. Forest, and M.D. Ruark. 2019. The role of non-CO2 mitigation options within the dairy industry for pursuing climate change targets. Env. Res. Let. Open Access: https://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/ab28a3
Zopp, Z.P., M.D. Ruark, A.M. Thompson, T.D. Stutebeck, E. Cooley, A. Radatz, and T. Radatz. 2019. Effects of manure and tillage on edge-of-field phosphorus loss in seasonally frozen landscapes. J. Environ. Qual. 48:966-977.
Kim, D., Stoddart, C.A. Rotz, K. Veltman, L. Chase, J. Cooper, P. Ingraham, R.C. Izaurralde, C.D. Jones, R.G. Gaillard, H.A. Aguirre-Villegas, R.A. Larson, M.D. Ruark, W. Salas, O. Jolliet, G.J. Thoma. 2019. Analysis of beneficial management practices to mitigate environmental impacts in dairy production systems around the Great Lakes. Agricult.Syst. 176:102660.
Rui, Y., M.D. Ruark, T.A. Andraski, and L.G. Bundy. 2019. Assessing the benefit of polymer-coated urea for corn production on irrigated sandy soils. Agron. J. 111:473-481.
Nocco, M., M.D. Ruark, and C. Kucharik. 2019. Apparent electrical conductivity predicts physical properties of coarse soils. Geoderma 335:1-11.
Zegler, C., G. Bring, M.J. Renz, M.D. Ruark, and M.D. Casler. 2018. Management effects on sward productivity, nutritive value, and legume persistence in rotationally grazed pastures. Crop Sci. (Accepted 3 July 2018; available on First Look: https://dl.sciencesocieties.org/publications/cs/first-look)
Veltman, K., A. Rotz, M.D. Ruark, L. Chase, G. Thoma, R. Gaillard, R. Izaurralde, R.A. Larson, W. Salas, C. Jones, P. Ingraham, J. Cooper, and O. Jolliet. 2018. A quantitative assessment of beneficial management practices to reduce carbon and reactive nitrogen footprints and phosphorus losses of dairy farms in the US Great Lakes region. Agricultural Systems 166:1-25.
Ruark, M.D., M.M. Chawner, M.J. Ballweg, R.T. Proost, F.J. Arriaga, and J.K. Stute. 2018. Does cover crop radish supply nitrogen to corn? Agron. J. 110:1-10.
Gaillard, R.K., C.D. Jones, P. Ingraham, S. Collier, R.C. Izaurralde, W. Jokela, W. Osterholz, W. Salas, P. Vadas, and M.D. Ruark. 2018 Underestimation of N2O emissions in a comparison of the DayCent, DNDC, and EPIC models. Ecological Applications, accepted online 12/28/2017
Radatz, A.M., C.L. Heron., E.T. Cooley, K. Genskow, and M.D. Ruark. 2018. Improving water quality knowledge through a focus on partnership: A University of Wisconsin Discovery Farms case study. J. Soil Water Conserv. 73:16-21A.
Yuan, M., M.D. Ruark, and W.L. Bland. 2017. Adaptation of the AmaizeN model for nitrogen management in sweet corn (Zea mays L.). Field Crops Res. 209:27-38.
Yuan, M., M.D. Ruark, and W.L. Bland. 2017. A simple model for snap bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) development, growth and yield in response to nitrogen. Field Crops Res. 211:125-136.
Cates, A.M. and M.D. Ruark. 2017. Soil aggregate and particulate C and N under corn rotations: responses to management and correlations with yield. Plant and Soil 415:521-533.
Collier, S.M. M.D. Ruark, M.R. Naber, T.W. Andraski, and M.D. Casler. 2017. Apparent stability and subtle change in surface and subsurface soil carbon and nitrogen under a long-term fertilizer gradient. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 81:310-321 https://dl-sciencesocieties-org.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/publications/sssaj/abstracts/81/2/310 (open access)
Holly, M.A., R.A. Larson, J.M. Powell, M.D. Ruark, and H. Aguirre-Vilegas. 2017. Greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from digested and separated dairy manure during storage and after land application. Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 239:410-419.
Yuan, M.W., J.J. Couture, P.A. Townsend, M.D. Ruark, and W.L. Bland. 2016 Spectroscopic determination of leaf nitrogen concentration and mass per area in sweet corn and snap bean. Agron. J. 108:2519-2526.
West, J.R. Nitrogen and weed management for organic sweet corn production on loamy sand. Agron. J. 108:758-769.
Collier et al., 2016. Does plant biomass manipulation in static chambers affect nitrous oxide emissions from soils? J. Environ. Qual. 45:751-756.
Bero, N.J., M.D. Ruark, and B. Lowery. 2016. Bromide and chloride tracer application to determine sufficiency of plot size and well depth placement to capture preferential flow and solute leaching. Geoderma. 262:94-100.
Cates, A.M., M.D. Ruark, J.L. Hedtcke, and J. Posner. 2016. Long-term tillage, rotation, and perennialization effects on particulate and aggregate soil organic matter. Soil & Tillage Research 155:371-380.
Wang, Y, M.D. Ruark, A.J. Groves, D.T. Caine, A.L. Raster, N.J. Goeser, and A.J. Bussan. 2015. Processing snap bean variety responses to applied nitrogen and irrigation in the North Central United States. Agronomy J. 107:1401-1410.
Minks, K.R., M.D. Ruark, B. Lowery, F.W. Madison, D. Frame, T.D. Stuntebeck, M.J. Komiskey, and G.J. Kraft. 2015. At grade stabilization structure impact on surface water quality of an agricultural watershed. J. Environmental Management 153:50-59.
Madison, A.M., M.D. Ruark, T.D. Stuntebeck, M.J. Komiskey, L.W. Good, N. Drummy, and E.T. Cooley. 2014. Characterizing phosphorus dynamics in tile-drained agricultural fields of eastern Wisconsin. J. Hydrol. 519:892-901.