Curriculum vitae

KURT D. THELEN, Ph.D.                         

Rm. A 512 PSSB, East Lansing, MI  48824

517-355-0271 ext:232

thelenk3@msu.edu

                          Curriculum Vitae                                                    

EDUCATION


Ph.D. Crop & Soil Sciences, May,1994. Michigan State University, East Lansing. Dissertation:  Characterizing Herbicide Interactions with Nuclear Magnetic Resonance.

M.S. Crop & Soil Sciences, September,1987.  Michigan State University, East Lansing.  Thesis:  Velvetleaf Control and Off-Target Injury With Clomazone. 

B.S. with High Honors, Crop & Soil Sciences, June,1985.  Michigan State University, East Lansing. 

 

EXPERIENCE

 

July,1999 to present:

Michigan State University, Department of Plant, Soil & Microbial Sciences, Assistant Professor (1999-2004); Associate Professor (2004 to 2010); Professor (2010 to present).  Cropping systems agronomist, specializing in bioenergy cropping systems.  Co-chair of Extension Field Crops Area of Expertise Team (2000-2009).  Also, oversee corn hybrid variety testing program and teach CSS 212 Advanced Crop Production, and CSS 467 BioEnergy Feedstock Production.

October,1997 to June,1999:

Michigan Department of Agriculture, Director, Environmental Stewardship Division.  Responsibilities include oversight of a $9.2 million budget, supervision of 40 MDA staff implementing agricultural-environmental programs including: Right to Farm; Intercounty Drains; Groundwater Stewardship; Spill Response; Pesticide State Management Plans; Groundwater Monitoring; Forestry; Migrant Labor Housing; Pesticide Container Recycling; Biosolids; and, Clean Sweeps.   Represent the Michigan Department of Agriculture on national and regional work groups on agricultural and environmental issues. Integrate agricultural and environmental research implications into state agriculture policy.  Coordinate numerous interagency committees, task forces, and work groups; and, work with the legislature on proposed legislation.

September,1988 to December,1997:

Instructor (part-time), Michigan State University, Taught CSS 204, Corn & Soybean Production, and CSS 072 Advanced Crop Production in the MSU Department of Crop & Soil Sciences and the Institute of Agricultural Technology.  Course work focused on a systems approach to field crop production.

June,1995 to October,1997:

Michigan Department of Agriculture, Manager, Office of Pollution Prevention.  Responsibilities include supervision of 15 MDA staff implementing agricultural-environmental programs.  Work with the agricultural industry on the development of agricultural best management practices for pesticide use, turfgrass management, forestry, livestock operations, and fertilizer use; represent the Michigan Department of Agriculture on national and regional work groups on great lakes issues, confined animal feeding operations, and pesticide disposal.  Solicit and procure federal grant dollars; conduct educational programs on environmental-agricultural issues;  advise departmental staff on agricultural-environmental issues including minor use crops, pesticide resistance, food safety, biosolids, and contamination remediation.

July,1990 to June,1995:

Michigan Department of Agriculture, Program Manager, Right to Farm Program.  Coordinated a coalition of industry and agency leadership to develop the current Michigan Right to Farm Program.  Developed and implemented a complaint response protocol, negotiated an interagency memorandum of understanding, and coordinated the development of generally accepted agricultural and management practices.  Also, provided expert witness testimony on behalf of producers during civil litigation proceedings.

September,1986 to July,1990:

Senior Soil Scientist, Department of Natural Resources, Waste Management Division.  Responsibilities:  Evaluate and monitor the land application of biological wastes to agricultural and forest land.  Assisted in the procurement of interagency policy and drafted rule language amending environmental law.  Appointed Contract Administrator for 3-year cooperative study with the University of Notre Dame to evaluate the environmental effects of surface applied ice and dust control agents.  Assigned to Great Lakes States Governors' Task Force to evaluate the effect of wastewater applications to agricultural land.  Gave numerous presentations on environmental topics and participated in public hearings concerning environmental issues.

June,1978 to January,1990:

Partner with parents in a 500 acre, 100 cow, crop and dairy farm.  Currently own and manage a 40 acre cash crop, and beef cattle operation.

 

PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

 

American Society of Agronomy                                       

Crop Science Society of America                                    

Soil Science Society of America                      

 

PUBLICATIONS
Papers published (refereed):

 

Robertson, G.  Philip, Stephen K. Hamilton, Bradford L. Barham, Bruce E. Dale, R. Cesar Izaurralde, Randall D. Jackson, Douglas A. Landis, Scott M. Swinton, Kurt D. Thelen, James M. Tiedje.  2017. Cellulosic Biofuel Contributions to a Sustainable Energy Future: Choices and Outcomes.  Science.  In Revision.

Sanford, G. R., Jackson, R. D., Oates, L. G., Robertson, G. P., Roley, S. S., & Thelen, K. D. (2016). Yield drives bioethanol production potential of cellulosic biomass crops in the North Central USA. (In Press).

Laurenz, R., P. Tumbalam, S. Naeve, and K.D. Thelen.  2017.  Determination of isoflavone (genistein and daidzein) concentration of soybean seed as affected by environment and management inputs. J. Sci. Food Agric.  DOI 10.1002/jsfa.8184. 

Tumbalam, P., K. Hard and K.D. Thelen 2016: Integrating winter annual cereal rye or triticale into a corn forage biofuel production system, Journal of Crop Improvement, 30:5:526-530.  DOI: 10.1080/15427528.2016.1189472.

Orlowski, J.M., B.J. Haverkamp, R.G. Laurenz, D.A. Marburger, E.W. Wilson, S.N. Casteel, S.P. Conley, S.L. Naeve, E.D. Nafziger, K.L. Roozeboom, W.J. Ross, K.D. Thelen, and C.D. Lee. 2016. Evaluation of input-intensive management systems on soybean seed yield, yield components, and break-even probabilities.  Crop Science 2016 56: 4: 1988-2004.

Adkins, A. and K. D. Thelen.  2016.  Switchgrass ash content response to harvest timing and two harvest/storage methods of a bioenergy cropping system in the Great Lakes Region.  American Journal of Biomass and Bioenergy. Vol. 5 No. 2 pp. 98-110.   doi:10.7726/ajbb.2016.1008

Hao, X,  K.D. Thelen, and J. Gao. 2016. Spatial Variability in Biomass Yield of Switchgrass, Native Prairie, and Corn at Field Scale.  Agron J. 108:548–558. doi:10.2134/agronj2015.0167

Marburger, D.A., B.J. Haverkamp, R.G. Laurenz, J.M. Orlowski, E.W. Wilson, S.N. Casteel, C.D. Lee, S.L. Naeve, E.D. Nafziger, K.L. Roozeboom, W.J. Ross, K.D. Thelen, and S.P. Conley. 2016. Characterizing genotype by management interactions on soybean seed yield. Crop Science.  56:786-796. doi: 10.2135/cropsci2015.09.0576

Sanford, G.R., Oates, L.G., Jasrotia, P., Thelen, K.D., Robertson, G.P., Jackson, R.D., 2016. Comparative productivity of alternative cellulosic bioenergy cropping systems in the North Central USA. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 216:344-55.  doi: 10.1016/j.agee.2015.10.018

Tumbalam P., Kurt D. Thelen, Andrew Adkins, Bruce Dale, Venkatesh Balan, Christa Gunawan, Juan Gao, 2016.  Corn Stover Ethanol Yield as Affected by Grain Yield, Bt Trait, and Environment.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biombioe.2015.12.004  Biomass & BioEnergy. 85:119-125.

Skevas, T., S.M. Swinton, S. Tanner, G. Sanford, K.D. Thelen.  2016. Investment risk in bioenergy crops.  Global Change Biology: Bioenergy. 8:1162-1177.   doi:10.1111/gcbb.12320.

Melakeberhan, H. W. Wang, A. Kravchenko, and K. Thelen.  2015. Effects of agronomic practices on the timeline of Heterodera glycines establishment in a new location.  Nematology, 17:6:705-713

Kelkar, S., Z. Li, J. Bovee, K.D. Thelen, R. Kriegel,  and  C.M. Saffron. 2014.  Pyrolysis of North-American grass species: effect of feedstock composition and taxonomy on pyrolysis products.  Biomass and Bionergy 64:152-161.

Hedtcke, J.L., G.R. Sanford, K.E. Hadley, and K.D. Thelen.  2014.  Maximizing land use during switchgrass establishment in the North Central United States.  Agron J. 106:596-604. 

Gao, J., K. D. Thelen,  and X. Hao.  2013.  Life cycle analysis of corn harvest strategies for bioethanol production.  Agron J. 105:705-712.  doi:10.2134/agronj2012.0420.

Smith, S.L., K.D. Thelen, and S.J. MacDonald.  2013.  Yield and quality analyses of bioenergy crops grown on a regulatory brownfield.  Biomass and BioEnergy.  49:123-130.

Hao, X., K.D. Thelen, and J. Gao.  2012.  Prediction of the ethanol yield of dry-grind maize grain using near infrared spectroscopy.  Biosystems Engineering.  112:161-170.

Thelen, K.D.,  J. Gao, J. Hoben, L. Qian, C. Saffron, and K.K. Withers.  2012.  A Spreadsheet-Based Model for Teaching the Agronomic, Economic, and Environmental Aspects of BioEnergy Cropping Systems.  Computers and Electronics in Agriculture.  85:157-163.

Thelen, K. D. 2011.  Environmental issues associated with agricultural production systems.   Book chapter in: Environmental Safety of Genetically Engineered Crops.  Michigan State University Press, East Lansing, MI.  pp 15-21.

Wagstaff, S., and K. D. Thelen.  2011.  Interseeded winter-annual rye in dry bean cropping systems. J. Crop Improv. 25:425-:434.

Gao, J., L.Qian, K. D. Thelen, X. Hao, L.Da Costa Sousa, V. Balan, and B.E Dale.  2011. Corn Harvest Strategies for Combined Starch and Cellulosic Bioprocessing to Ethanol.  Agron J. 103: 844-850.

Thelen, Kurt D., Fronning, Brad. 2011. "Improving Short-term Carbon Sequestration Rates and Net Global Warming Potential in Stover-Removed Cropping Systems." BIT Life Sciences, Inc., China Dalian: 2nd Quarter/Spring.

Hao, X., Thelen, K., and Gao, J. 2010. Earlier-maturing hybrids improve corn grain profitability in the northern Corn Belt. Online. Crop Management  doi:10.1094/CM-2010-1203-01-RS.

Andrew Corbin, K.D.  Thelen, R. Leep, and G.P. Robertson, 2010.  Influence of Cropping Systems on Soil Aggregate and Weed Seedbank Dynamics During the Organic Transition Period.  Agron J. 102:1632-1640.

Shao, Q., C. Shishir,  C. Krishnan, B. Bals,  L.Sousa, K. D. Thelen,  B. E.Dale,  and V. Balan.  2010.  Enzymatic digestibility and ethanol fermentaability of AFEX-treated starch-rich lingo-cellulosics such as corn silage and whole plant corn. Biotechnology for Biofuels 3:12 10. http://www.biotechnologyforbiofuels.com/content/3/1/12.

Gao, J., K.D. Thelen, D.H. Min, S. Smith, X. Hao, and R. Gehl.  2010.  Effects of manure and fertilizer applications on canola oil content and fatty acid composition.  Agron J. 102:790-797.

Hao, X., K.D. Thelen, and J. Gao.  2010.  Effects of soil and topographic properties on spatial variability of corn grain ethanol yield.  Agron J. 102:998-1006.

D. Stowers, Mark, H. Tiller, Kelly, Philip Robertson, G., D. Thelen, Kurt, C. Ting, K., 2010. Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST).  2010.  Convergence of Agriculture and Energy: IV. Infrastructure Requirements for Biomass Harvest, Transportation, and Storage. CAST Commentary QTA2010-1. CAST, Ames, Iowa

Thelen, K.D., B.E. Fronning, S.A. Kravchenko, D.H. Min, and G.P. Robertson.  2010.  Integrating Livestock Manure with Corn-Soybean Bioenergy Cropping Systems Improves Short-term Carbon Sequestration Rates and Net Global Warming Potential.  Biomass and BioEnergy.  34:960-966.

Jesus, E.C., E. Susilawati, S. Smith, Q. Wang, B. Chai, R. Farris, J. Rodriguez, K.D. Thelen, and J.M. Tiedje.  2010.  Bacterial communities in the rhizosphere of biofuel crops grown on marginal lands as evaluated by 16S rRNA  gene pyrosequences.  BioEnergy Research.  3:20-27. 

James, L.K., S.M. Swinton, and K.D. Thelen.  2010. Can Dedicated Cellulosic Feedstock Crops Out-earn Corn?  Agron. J.  102:675-687.

Kravchenko, A., and K. D. Thelen.  2009.  Clover and manure  management strategies for overcoming the wheat residue antagonism  of  no-till corn. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 33:491-511.

Gao, J. X. Hao, K.D. Thelen, and G.P. Robertson.  2009.  Agronomic Management System and Precipitation Effects on Soybean Oil and Fatty Acid Profiles.  Crop Sci. 49:1049-1057.

Thelen, K.D., K.A. Renner, and L.A. Copeland.  2009.  Crop-O-Rama:  Exposing Youth to Educational and Career Opportunities in Agriculture. Journal of Extension.  Volume 47:4, article 4IAW3.  http://www.joe.org/joe/2009august/pdf/JOE_v47_4iw3.pdf

Thelen, K.D., X. Hao, J. Gao, S. Kinder-MacDonald, and S. Smith.  2008. Spatial variability in energy crop quality components. In CD-ROM Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, Denver, CO July 21-23, 2008.  9 pp.

Fronning, B.,  K.D. Thelen, and D.H. Min.  2008.  Use of Manure, Compost, and Cover Crops to Supplant Crop Residue Carbon in Corn Stover Removed Cropping Systems.  Agron. J. 100:1703-1710.

Baributsa, D., E. F. Foster, K. Thelen, A. Kravchenko, D. Mutch and M. Ngouajio. 2008. Corn and Cover Crop Response to Corn Density in an Interseeding System. Agron J. 100:981-987.

Schulz, T.J., and K.D. Thelen.  2008.  Soybean seed inoculant and fungicidal seed treatment effects on soybean.  Crop Sci.  48:1975-1983.

Thelen, K.D. and D. Penner.  2007.   Yield environment affects glyphosate-resistant hybrid response to glyphosate.   Crop Sci. 47:2098-2107.

Kravchenko, A., and K. D. Thelen.  2007.  Effect of winter wheat crop residue on no-till corn growth and development.  Agron J.   99:549-555.

Kurt D. Thelen, Publications, Papers Published, Refereed (cont.)
Huang, X., S. Senthilkumar, A. Kravchenko, K.D. Thelen and J. Qi.  2007. Total carbon mapping in glacial till soils using near infrared spectroscopy, landsat imagery and topographical information.  Geoderma  141:34-42.Grandy, A. S., G. P. Robertson, and K. D. Thelen. 2006. Do productivity and environmental tradeoffs justify periodically cultivating no-till cropping systems? Agron J 98:1377-1383.

Thelen, K. D. 2006. Interaction between row spacing and yield: Why it works. Online. Crop Management doi:10.1094/CM-2006-02XX-01-RV.

Jewett, M.R., and K.D. Thelen.  2006.  Winter cereal cover crop removal strategy affects spring soil nitrate levels.  J. Sustainable Ag 29(3): 55-68.

Bernards, M., K.D. Thelen, and D. Penner.  2005.   The basis for the manganese antagonism of glyphosate.  Weed Science.  53:787-794.

Kravchenko, A.N., G. P. Robertson, K.D. Thelen, and R.R. Harwood. 2005. Management, topographical, and weather effects on spatial variability of crop grain yields. Agronomy J. 97:514-523.

Bernards, M., K.D. Thelen, and D. Penner.  2005.   Manganese antagonism of glyphosate as affected by fertilizer formulation, rate, timing of fertilizer application, and spray adjuvants.  Weed Technol.  19:27-34.

Sudduth, K.A., N.R. Kitchen, W.J. Wiebold , W.D. Batchelor, G.A. Bollero, D.G. Bullock, D.E. Clay, H.L. Palm, F.J. Pierce, R.T. Schuler, and K.D. Thelen.  2005.  Relating EC to soil properties across the North Central USA. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture.  46:263-283.

Thelen, K.D., D.R. Mutch, and T.E. Martin.  2004.  Utility of interseeded winter annual cereal rye in organic food-grade soybean production systems.  Agron. J. 96: 281-284.

Jiang, P., and K.D. Thelen.  2004.  Variability of soil and landscape properties and their relationship to crop yield in a north central corn soybean cropping system.  Agron. J. 96:252-258.

Thelen, K.D., A.N. Kravchenko and C.D. Lee.  2004.  Utility of optical remote sensing for detecting herbicide injury in soybean.  Weed Technol.  18:292-297.           

Thelen, K.D., and M.L. Bernards.  2004.  Effects of irrigation on soybean growth and yield.   Copyright © 2004. New directions for a diverse planet: Proceedings of the 4th International Crop Science Congress Brisbane, Australia, 26 Sep – 1 Oct 2004. www.cropscience.org.au

Kravchenko, A.N., K.D. Thelen, D.G. Bullock, and N.R. Miller.  2003. Relationship between crop grain yield, topography and soil EC studied with cross-correlograms.  Agron. J. 95:1132-1139.

Thelen, K.D. and R.H. Leep.  2002.   Integrating a double-cropped winter annual forage into a corn-soybean rotation.  Crop Management.  Electronic journal available at URL: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/cm/research/winterforage/

Widdicombe, W.D., and K.D. Thelen.  2002.  Row width and plant density effects on corn grain production in the Northern Corn Belt.  Agron. J. 94:1020-1023.

Widdicombe, W.D., and K.D. Thelen. 2002. Row width and plant density effect on corn forage hybrids. Agron. J.  94:326-330.

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1995. Characterizing the sethoxydim-bentazon interaction with proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry. Weed Science. 43:337-341.

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1995. The basis for the hard-water antagonism of glyphosate activity. Weed Science 43:541-548                                                                            

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1995. 2,4-D interactions with glyphosate and sodium bicarbonate. Weed Technology 9:301-305.

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1995. Utility of nuclear magnetic resonance for determining the molecular influence of citric acid and an organosilicone adjuvant on glyphosate activity. Weed Science 43:566-571

Thelen, K.D., J.J. Kells, and D. Penner. 1988. Comparison of application methods and tillage practices on volatilization of clomazone. Weed Technology. 2:323-326.

Papers and presentations for learned professional organizations and societies:

Tumbalam, P. and K.D. Thelen. 2016.  Integrating winter cereal rye or triticale into a corn forage biofuel production system.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD

Smucker, A., K.D. Thelen, and B. Levene. 2016. Converting marginal sands into sustainable agricultural production and ecosystem services.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD

Thelen, K.D., G. Sanford, G.P. Robertson, and R. Jackson.  2016 Bioethanol production potential of cellulosic biomass crops in the North Central USA.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD

Jean, M., S. Rust, and K. Thelen.  2016.  Effects of storage method and time on corn stover quality.  GLBRC All Scientists Meeting, Lake Geneva, WI. May 17-19, 2016.

Wang, S. and K. Thelen.  2016.  Bioenergy crop N response.  GLBRC All Scientists Meeting, Lake Geneva, WI. May 17-19, 2016.

Skevas, T., S. Swinton, S. Tanner, B. Barham, G. Sanford, K. Thelen, and S. Klammer.  2016.  Investment in bioenergy crops is financially risky. GLBRC All Scientists Meeting, Lake Geneva, WI. May 17-19, 2016.

Sanford, G., K. Thelen, P. Tumbalam, G.P. Robertson, and R. Jackson.  2016.  Comparative bioethanol production potential of lignocellulosic bioethanol cropping systems in the North Central USA. GLBRC All Scientists Meeting, Lake Geneva, WI. May 17-19, 2016.

Tumbalam, P., K. Thelen, K. Hard, and D. Mutch.  2016.  Integrating cover crops into the corn production system to stimulate biomass biofuel production.  GLBRC All Scientists Meeting, Lake Geneva, WI. May 17-19, 2016.

Laurenz, R., K.D. Thelen, P. Tumbalam, and S. Naeve.  2015.  Determination of isoflavone content, total oil content and fatty acid composition of soybeans grown in different environments.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Tumbalam, P., K. Hard, and K.D. Thelen.  2015. Integrating annual winter cereals and red clover into the corn production system.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Wang, S. and K.D. Thelen. 2015.  Integrating cover crops into annual crop systems to increase total biofuel production.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Hussain, M.Z., S.K. Hamilton, A.K. Bhardwaj, B. Basso, K.D. Thelen, and G.P. Robertson. 2015.  Evapotranspiration and water use efficiency in maize-soybean crops in the US Midwest. American Geophysical Union.

Thelen, K.D., G. Sanford, R. Jackson, G.P. Robertson.  2015  A sustainability analysis of bioenergy cropping systems in the Great Lakes Region.  Proceedings of the International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanics. Aberdeen, Scotland.  http://nscj.co.uk/ecm3/sessions/026_KurtDThelen.pdf

Wilson, E.W, B. J. Haverkamp,  R.G. Laurenz, D.A. Marburger, J.M. Orlowski, S. Casteel, S. P. Conley, P. D. Esker, C.Lee, E. D. Nafziger, K. L. Roozeboom, W. J. Ross, K. D. Thelen,  and S. L.. Naeve.   2014.  Systematic optimization of yield-enhancing applications: population interactions. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Orlowski, J.M., B. J. Haverkamp,  R.G. Laurenz, D.A. Marburger, E.W. Wilson, S. Casteel, S. P. Conley, P. D. Esker, C.Lee, E. D. Nafziger, K. L. Roozeboom, W. J. Ross, K. D. Thelen,  and S. L.. Naeve.   2014.  Systematic optimization of yield-enhancing applications: input interactions. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Marburger, D.A., B. J. Haverkamp,  J.M. Orlowski, E.W. Wilson, S. Casteel, S. P. Conley, P. D. Esker, C.Lee, E. D. Nafziger, K. L. Roozeboom, W. J. Ross, K. D. Thelen,  and S. L.. Naeve.   2014.  Systematic optimization of yield-enhancing applications: genetic interactions. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Laurenz, R.G., B. J. Haverkamp,  D.A. Marburger, J.M. Orlowski, E.W. Wilson, S. Casteel, S. P. Conley, P. D. Esker, C.Lee, E. D. Nafziger, K. L. Roozeboom, W. J. Ross, K. D. Thelen,  and S. L.. Naeve.   2014.  Systematic optimization of yield-enhancing applications: management interactions on isoflavones. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Wang, S., P. Tumbalam, and K.D. Thelen. 2014. Integrating cover crops into annual cropping systems to increase total ethanol yield and environmental sustainability.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Smucker, A.J.M, K. D. Thelen, B. Basso, A. Guber, Z. Massri, N. Gong and R. Auras. 2014.  Sub-surface water retention technology (SWRT) membranes for crop improvement on course-textured soils.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD. 

Thelen, K.D., K.E. Hadley, G. Sanford, R. Jackson, and G.P. Robertson.  2014. An analysis of bioenergy cropping systems in the Great Lakes Region.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Sanford, G.,  G. Oates,  K. D. Thelen,  J. Simmons,  G. P.  Robertson, and. R. Jackson.  2014.  Establishing  perennial  biomass  crops  difficult  but  persistence-­‐phase  yields  compare  favorably  with  corn.  GLBRC All Scientists Meeting. May 20-22, 2014.

Tumbalam, P., and K. D. Thelen.  2014.  Corn  stover  ethanol  yield  as  affected  by  grain  yield,  Bt  trait,  and Environment.  GLBRC All Scientists Meeting. May 20-22, 2014.

Tanner, S., S.M. Swinton, T. Skevas, G. Sanford, and K.D. Thelen.  2014.  How does production risk influence farmer decisions to adopt perennial bioenergy crops.  GLBRC All Scientists Meeting. May 20-22, 2014.

Orlowski J., Bryson J. Haverkamp, Randall G. Laurenz, David A Marburger, Eric W. Wilson, Shaun Casteel, Shawn P Conley, Chad Lee, Emerson D. Nafziger, Kraig L. Roozeboom, William Jeremy Ross, Kurt D. Thelen, Seth L. Naeve and Gary L. Gregg.  2013.  Agronomic maximization of soybean yield and quality:management interactions. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Laurenz, Randall, Orlowski J., Bryson J. Haverkamp, David A Marburger, Eric W. Wilson, Shaun Casteel, Shawn P Conley, Chad Lee, Emerson D. Nafziger, Kraig L. Roozeboom, William Jeremy Ross, Kurt D. Thelen, Seth L. Naeve and Gary L. Gregg.  2013.  Agronomic maximization of soybean yield and quality: agronomic input effect on isoflavone levels. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Wilson, E., Bryson J. Haverkamp, Randall G. Laurenz, David A Marburger, Shaun Casteel, Shawn P Conley, Chad Lee, Emerson D. Nafziger, Kraig L. Roozeboom, William Jeremy Ross, Kurt D. Thelen, Seth L. Naeve and Gary L. Gregg.  2013.  Agronomic maximization of soybean yield and quality: plant population x management interactions. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Marburger, D.A., Bryson J. Haverkamp, Randall G. Laurenz, Eric W. Wilson, Shaun Casteel, Shawn P Conley, Chad Lee, Emerson D. Nafziger, Kraig L. Roozeboom, William Jeremy Ross, Kurt D. Thelen, Seth L. Naeve and Gary L. Gregg.  2013.  Agronomic maximization of soybean yield and quality: variety x management interactions.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Tumbalam, Pavani, Kurt D. Thelen, Andrew Adkins, and Juan Gao. 2013.  Corn stover and cobs ethanol yield as affected by hybrid, Bt trait, and environment.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Smucker A.J.M., Kurt D. Thelen.  2013.  A new soil water retention technology that doubled corn production during the 2012 drought.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Gao, J., and Kurt D. Thelen. 2013.  Life cycle analysis of corn harvest strategies.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Hard, Kaitlyn and Kurt D. Thelen.  2013.  Fitting annual winter cereals and red clover into the corn production system to stimulate biofuel biomass production.   Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Hadley, Kate and Kurt D. Thelen.  2013.  Life cycle assessment (lca) of potential bioenergy feedstock production systems. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Adkins, Andrew and Kurt D. Thelen.  2013.  Switchgrass harvest yield is maximized during a fall harvest using a direct chop and ensilage method. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Kent, Wade, Seth Naeve, Landon Ries, Chad Lee, Kurt Thelen, Timothy Boring, William J. Ross, James Board and James Lee. 2012.  U.S. Soybean Response to High Input Management Systems: Yeild and Quality. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Adkins, A., and K.D. Thelen.  2012.  Switchgrass Harvest Yield Is Maximized During a Fall Harvest Using a Direct Chop and Ensilage Method.  Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Tumbalam, P., K.D. Thelen, and A. Adkins.  2012.  Corn Stover and Cobs Ethanol Yield As Affected by Hybrid, Bt Trait, and Environment.  Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Thelen, K.D., P. Tumbalam, and A. Adkins.  2012.  Corn Stover Ethanol Yield of Bt and nonBt Isolines. Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD. 

Sanford, Greg, Jasrotia, Poonam, Simmons, Joe, Hudy, Peter, Posner, Josh, Thelen, Kurt D., Robertson, G P., Jackson, Randall. 2011. Establishment-Phase Productivity of Biomass Cropping Systems In the Upper Midwest.. Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Boring, Tim, Thelen, Kurt D. 2011. Manganese Management of Soybeans On Chronically Mn Deficient Soils. Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Ries, Landon, Naeve, Seth, Kent, Wade, Lee, James, Lee, Chad, Thelen, Kurt D., Boring, Tim, Ross, William, Board, James. 2011. Minimum Photosynthetically Active Solar Radiation Requirements for Optimum Soybean Yields. Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD.]

Bhardwaj, Ajay, Jasrotia, Poonam, Thelen, Kurt D., Hamilton, Steve, Robertson, G P. 2011. Nitrogen Use and Crop Productivity Characterized Using Spectroradiometery In Switchgrass Under Different Fertilizer and Harvesting Regimes. Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Jasrotia, Poonam, Zenone, Terenzio, Thelen, Kurt D., Hamilton, Stephen, Robertson, G P. 2011. Resource Management and Monitoring: Impact On Soils, Air and Water Quality and General Environmental Quality. Amer. Soc. of  Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Kent, Wade, Naeve, Seth, Ries, Landon, Lee, James, Lee, Chad, Thelen, Kurt D., Boring, Tim, Ross, William, Board, James. 2011. The Influence of Crop Inputs On US Soybean Yields.  ASA-CSSA-SSSA Abstracts.

Ries, L., S.  Naeve, P. Pedersen, K. Thelen, C. Lee, .W Ross, J. Board, T. Boring, and T.  Berkland.  2010.  Plant population and latitude effects on cumulative light interception and yield in soybean.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Boring, T., and K. Thelen.  2010.  Manganese management of soybeans on chronically mn deficient soils. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Gao, J., L. Qian, K. Thelen, X. Hao, and V. Balan.  2010.  Harvest strategies for corn ethanol production.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Withers, K. and K. Thelen.  2010.  Agronomic management of switchgrass for optimizing quality and digestibility for the bioconversion platform. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Warncke, D., K. Withers, K. Thelen, and B. Widdicombe.  2010.  Switchgrass harvest system affects nutrient management. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Thelen, K.D.  2009.  Soil amendments improve the carbon footprint and global warming potential of corn stover removal. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Withers, Katherine, K., and Kurt D. Thelen.  2009.  Optimizing cellulose content and yield of switchgrass grown as a bioenergy crop on a fine-loamy michigan alfisol.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Withers, Katherine, K., and Kurt D. Thelen.  2009. Enhancing stand establishment of switchgrass grown as a bioenergy feedstock. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Smucker, Alvin, Ger Schultink and Kurt Thelen. 2009.  SWRT enhancement of water use efficiency and economics of irrigated low water holding capacity sandy soils. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Thelen, Kurt  D., Laura James, and Scott Swinton.  2009.  Economic sustainability of biomass production. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Hao Xinmei, Kurt D. Thelen, Juan Gao  and William Widdicombe. 2009.  Spatial variability of corn ethanol yields and its relationship with field topography and soil properties. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Gao Juan, Kurt D. Thelen, Stephanie Smith, Xinmei Hao and William Widdicombe. 2009. Manure and fertilizer applications affect canola oil content and fatty acid composition. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Jesus Ederson da C. , Endang Susilawati, Stephanie L. Smith, Qiong Wang, Jorge L. M. Rodrigues, Kurt Thelen  and James M. Tiedje.  2009.  Bacterial communities in the rhizosphere of biofuel crops as evaluated by 16s rRNA pyrosequencing.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Ries Landon L., Seth Naeve, Palle Pedersen, Jason De Bruin, Chad Lee, James Board, Jeremy Ross, Kurt Thelen, Tim Berkland, Tim Boring and Daniel Jordan. 2009.  Light interception accrual in soybean as affected by seeding rate and latitude.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Izaurralde R. César, Bruce E. Dale, Claudio Gratton, Randall D. Jackson, Douglas A. Landis, Paul Meier, Wilfred M. Post, Douglas J. Reinemann, G. Philip Robertson, Scott M. Swinton, Kurt D. Thelen, Allison M. Thomson, Tristram O. West, Jay S. Gregg, Yong Jiang and David Manowitz. 2009. Sustainability considerations in modeling bioenergy production scenarios. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Thelen, K.D. 2009. Energy potential of various bioenergy feedstocks. Invited presentation.  BioFuels for Aviation Summit.  Washington D.C.

Withers, K. and K.D. Thelen. 2009. Optimizing Cellulose Content and Yield of Switchgrass Grown as a BioEnergy Crop", GLBRC All Scientist's Meeting. (Published in proceedings.) South Bend, IN.

Thelen, K. D.  2009.  Calculating energy and carbon costs of various bioenergy cropping systems. GLBRC All Scientists Meeting. (Published in proceedings.) South Bend, IN.

James, L. K., S.K. Swinton, and K.D. Thelen.  2009.   Enterprise Budgets for Cellulosic Feedstock Production in Southern Michigan. GLBRC All Scientists Meeting. (Published in proceedings.) South Bend, IN.

Jasrotia, P. and K.D. Thelen. 2009.   Early Trends in Biomass and Cellulosic Sugar Contents of Potential Biofuel Crops.  GLBRC All Scientists Meeting. (Published in proceedings.) South Bend, IN.

Gao, J., and K. D. Thelen.  2009.  Agronomic Management System and Precipitation Effects on Soybean.   Michigan Agri-Energy Conference. (Published in proceedings.) Kalamazoo, MI.

Smith, S., and K.D. Thelen. 2009.  Biofuel Crop Production on Marginal Land.   Michigan Agri-Energy Conference. Kalamazoo, MI.

Thelen, K. D. 2009. Biomass Production: switchgrass and miscnathus x giganteus. Invited presentation.   Michigan Agri-Energy Conference. (Published in proceedings.). Kalamazoo, MI.

Thelen, K. D., 2009.  Cellulosic Feedstocks for BioEnergy. Invited presentation.   National Ethanol Conference, San Antonio TX.

Thelen K.D.  2008.   Driving the demand for accelerated crop yields.  Invited presentation.   Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Gao, J., K.D. Thelen, and G.P. Robertson.  2008.  Effects of management practices on soybean oil quality.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Hao, X., K.D. Thelen,  J. Gao,  W. Widdicombe, and S. Smith.  2008.  Prediction of ethanol yields in dry-grind corn with near infra-red spectroscopy.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Smith. S., and K.D. Thelen.  2008.  Bioenergy cropping systems on marginal land.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

MacDonald, S., S. Kravchenko, and K.D. Thelen.  2008.  Effect of wetland treated dairy wastewater sub-irrigation on nutrient  uptake in maize and soybean.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Corbin A.T.,  K.D. Thelen, R. Leep, and G.P. Robertson.  2008.  Weed seedbank responses in two transitional field crop rotations.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Thelen, K.D., X. Hao, J. Gao, S. Kinder, and S. Smith. 2008.  Spatial variability in energy crop quality components.  Invited presentation.  9th International Conference on Precision Agriculture, July 25-28, Denver, CO.

Thelen, K.  2007.  Using marginal land for biofuel cropping systems.  Invited presentation at Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Daley, B.E., R.J. Gehl, D.D. Warncke, and K.D. Thelen.  2007.  Sulfur and nitrogen starter fertilizer for soybean in Michigan. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Hao, X., and K.D. Thelen.  2007.  Prediction of ethanol yield in dry-grind corn by near-infrared spectroscopy.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Wagstaff, S.A., and K.D. Thelen.  2007.  Spring seeded winter annual rye as a living mulch in dry bean production systems.   Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, CD.

Corbin A., and K.D. Thelen,  R.H. Leep, G.P. Robertson, and S.K. Hamilton.  2007.  Transitional dynamics in converting conventional cropping systems to certified organic: A study on Michigan field crops.  Invited presentation at Amer. Soc. of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Thelen, K.D.  2007.   Biofuel crop decision impacts:  Biomass.  Invited presentation at the North Central Branch, Amer. Soc. Of  Agron. March 13-14, Indianapolis, IN.

Corbin A., and K.D. Thelen.  2006.  Transitional dynamics in converting conventional cropping systems to certified organic. Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Naeve, S., E. Nafziger, K. Thelen, S. Conley, B. Potter, and F. Breitenbach.  2006. Simulated Soybean Rust Infections Through Manual Defoliation: Yield and Quality Effects.  Univ. of Minnesota, U. Illinois, Michigan State University, Conley, Purdue University.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Daley, B.E., R.J. Gehl, K.D. Thelen, and D.D. Warncke.  2006. Sulfur and Nitrogen Starter Fertilizer for Corn in Northern Climates. Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Schulz, T.J., K.D. Thelen, and D. Wang.  2006 The effect of neonicotinoid seed treatments on soybean yield and rhizobium inoculation. Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Thelen K.D.  2006. Ecosystem modifications of terrestrial carbon sequestration across LTER sites:  Agroecosytem controls that deposit terrestrial carbon.  Long Term Ecological Research All Scientists Meeting.  Sept. 23, Estes Park CO.

Daley, B.E., R.J. Gehl, K.D. Thelen, and D.D. Warncke.  2006.  Sulfur and nitrogen starter fertilizer for corn in northern climates.  In Proc. of the 36th North Central Extension – Industry Soil Fertility Conf., Des Moines, IA.  7-8 November 2006.

Schulz, T.J., K.D. Thelen, and D. Wang.  2006.  Effect of Bradyrhizobium Japonicum Inoculant on Soybean Growth and Yield. North Central Branch, Amer. Soc. Of Agron. March 14-15, Johnston IA.

Schulz, T.J., K.D. Thelen, and D. Wang.  2005.  Effect of Bradyrhizobium Japonicum Inoculant on Soybean Growth and Yield. Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Corbin, A., and K.D. Thelen.  2005.  Weed Seedbank Responses to Two Organically Managed Crop Rotations.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron., Abstracts, CD.

Huang, X., S. Subramanian, A. Kravchenko, K. Thelen, and J. Qi. 2005.  Total Carbon Mapping Using NIRS, Landsat ETM Image and Topographical Information in Glacial Till Soils.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron., Abstracts, CD.

Huang,  X., A. Kravchenko, K. D. Thelen, and G.P. Robertson. 2005.  Effects of management on relationships between corn and soybean grain yields and field topography.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron., Abstracts, CD.

Harder, D.B.,KA Renner, C.L. Sprague, and  K.D. Thelen, 2005.  Soybean Row Width and Population Influence Weed Control, Economic Return, and Soybean Yield.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron., Abstracts, CD.

Kravchenko, A.G., and K.D. Thelen.  2005.  Overcoming the rotational antagonism of corn following wheat in high residue cropping systems.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Bernards, M., D. Penner, J. Michael, and K. Thelen.  2005.  Tank-Mixing Micronutrient Fertilizers and Glyphosate. Efficient Solution or Potential Problem?.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Baributsa, D., E.F. Foster, K.D. Thelen, and D. Mutch.  2005.  Corn yield and cover crop response to corn density in an interseeding system with AC Greenfix or red clover.  7th African Crop Sc. Soc. Conf.

Bernards, M., D. Penner, J. Michael, and K. Thelen.  2005.  Adjuvants for micronutrient and glyphosate tank-mixtures.  26th ASTM Symposium on Pesticide Formulations and Delivery Systems.

Thelen K. D.  Glyphosate-resistant corn yield and quality in glyphosate and conventional weed control systems. Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts Pg 88.

Bernards, M., D. Penner, J. Michael, and K. Thelen.  2005.  Glyphosate efficacy in tank-mixtures with common hardwater and micronutrient cations.  Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts Pg 43.

Bernards, M., K. Thelen, D. Penner. 2004.  Water conditioner effectiveness in glyphosate-micronutrient tank-mixtures.  North Central Weed Sci. Soc. Abstr.  59.  [CD-ROM Computer File].  North Central Weed Sci. Soc., Champaign, IL. (Dec. 2004).

Fronning, B.E., and K.D. Thelen.  2004.  Residual soil nitrate levels as affected by spring vs. Fall alfalfa control and  manure application in an alfalfa-corn cropping system. North Central Weed Sci. Soc. Abstr.  59.  [CD-ROM Computer File].  North Central Weed Sci. Soc., Champaign, IL. (Dec. 2004).

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W. Widdicombe.  2004.  Interaction between Row Spacing and Yield ­ Why it Works. (Invited paper.)  Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Corbin, A.T., K.D. Thelen, and R.H. Leep.  2004.  Transitional dynamics in converting conventional field cropping systems to certified organic.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Kravchenko, A.G., and K.D. Thelen.  2004.  Overcoming the rotational antagonism of corn following wheat in high residue cropping systems.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Fronning, B.E., K.D. Thelen, and D.H. Min.  2004.  Effect of cover crops, manure, and compost amendments on carbon sequestration.   Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Kravchenko, A.N., G.P. Robertson, K.D. Thelen, and R.R. Harwood.  2004.  Management, topographical, and weather effects on spatial variability of crop grain yields.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron, Abstracts, CD.

Mutch, D.R., T. Martin, and K.D. Thelen.  2004.  The influence of cover crops on greenhouse gas mitigation for three Michigan farming systems.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts. CD.

Kravchenko, A. N., G. P. Robertson, and K. D. Thelen.  2004.  Spatial variability of crop yields in different management systems.  8th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Pg 226 .

Huang, X.,  A. Kravchenko, K.Thelen, N. Martín, and G. Bollero.  2004.  Yield variability in an undulating field:  Classification and prediction.  8th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Pg 11.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W. Widdicombe.  2003. Date of Planting Affects Corn Growth, Yield, and Net Return.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts. CD.

Bernards, M.L., K.D. Thelen, D. Penner, R.B. Muthukumaran, and J.L. McCracken.  2003.  Manganese fertilizer antagonism of glyphosate efficacy.  Proc. North Cent. Ext. Ind. Soil Fert. Conf.  19:229-236.

Fronning, B. and K.D. Thelen.  2003.  Soybean and Silage Cropping System Effects on Carbon Sequestration.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts. CD.

Bernards, M.L., K.D. Thelen, D. Buhler, and M. Staton.  2003.  Scheduling irrigation to maximize soybean yield in Michigan:  Varietal response. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts.  CD.

Huang, X., A. Kravchenko, and K.D. Thelen.  2003.  Spatial-temporal analysis of corn-soybean yield variability in an undulating field.  Amer. Soc. Of Agron. Abstracts.  CD.

Fronning, B., and K.D. Thelen.  2003. Effect of Carbon Sequestration Practices on Weed Populations. Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf., Louisville, KY., CD.

Bernards, M.L., K.D. Thelen, and D. Penner, R.B. Muthukumaran, and J. L. McCracken.  2003.  Understanding the Mechanisms of Manganese Fertilizer Antagonism of Glyphosate Activity. Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf., Louisville, KY., CD.

Thelen, K.D. and C.D. Lee.  2003.  Use of remote sensing to detect herbicide injury in soybean.  Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts.

Fronning, B., and K.D. Thelen.  2002. Interseeded winter rye (Secale cereale L.) for weed control in drilled and row-planted organic food-grade soybean systems. Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf., St. Louis, MO., CD.

Bernards, M.L., K.D. Thelen, and D. Penner.  2002.  Manganese fertilizer antagonism of glyphosate efficacy.  Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf., St. Louis, MO., CD.

Jewett, M.R., and K.D. Thelen.  2002.  Winter annual cereals affect on residual soil nitrate levels.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts,

Bernards, M.L., K.D. Thelen, D. Buhler, and M. Staton.  2002.  Scheduling irrigation to maximize soybean yield in Michigan. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W. Widdicombe.  2002.  Factors affecting the yield response of narrow row corn.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts.

Kravchenko, A.N., and K.D. Thelen.  2002.  Evaluating the Strength of the Correlations between Soil Properties and Crop Yields Using Cross-correlograms.    Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts.     

Kravchenko, A.N., D. Bullock, and K. Thelen.  2002.  Relationships between crop grain yields, soil electrical conductivity and topography studied with joint multi-fractal theory.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts.

Drummond, S.T.,  K.A. Sudduth, N.R. Kitchen, W.D. Batchelor, G.A. Bollero, D.G. Bullock, D.E. Clay, W.J. Wiebold, H.L. Palm, F.J. Pierce, R.T.  Schuler and K.D. Thelen.  2002.  Neural Network Analysis of Site-Specific Soil, Landscape and Yield Data Proc. 6th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Pg 59.          

Kitchen, N.R., K.A. Sudduth, D.G. Bullock, D.E. Clay, K.D. Thelen, R.T. Schuler, W.J. Wiebold, W.D. Batchelor.  2002. Predominant Properties Affecting Profile Soil Electrical Conductivity in the US Midwest.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts.

Sudduth, K.A., N.R. Kitchen, W.D. Batchelor, G.A. Bollero, D.G. Bullock, D.E. Clay, H.L. Palm, F.J. Pierce, R.T. Schuler, K.D. Thelen and W.J. Wiebold.  2002.  Characterizing Field-Scale Soil Variability Across the Midwest with Soil Electrical Conductivity.  Proc. 6th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Pg 54. 

Palm, H.L., K.A. Sudduth, N.R. Kitchen, W.D. Batchelor, G.A. Bollero, D.G. Bullock, D.E. Clay,  F.J. Pierce, R.T. Schuler, K.D. Thelen and W.J. Wiebold.  2002.  The Zones Projects: Understanding Soybean Yield Variability. Proc. 6th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. Pg 180.

Thelen, K.D. and C. Lee.  2001.  Use of remote sensing to detect herbicide injury in soybean. Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf.,  Milwaukee WI., CD.

Bernards, M. and K.D. Thelen.  2001.  Manganese antagonism of glyphosate activity in soybean.  Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf., Milwaukee WI., CD. 

Thelen, K.D. and R.H. Leep.  2001.  Integrating a winter annual forage crop into a corn and soybean cropping system.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, http://www.annualmeeting2001.com/Abstracts/a08-thelen103052-P.PDF.

Jewett, M.R., and K.D. Thelen.  2001.  The effect of winter annual cereals on residual nitrate levels in Michigan cropping systems.  Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, http://www.annualmeeting2001.com/ Abstracts/a08-thelen094801-P.PDF.

Jiang, P. and K.D. Thelen.  2001.  Mapping the spatial variability of soil properties and crop growth in a Michigan soybean field.   Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, http://www.annualmeeting2001.com/ Abstracts/a08-thelen113502-O.PDF.

Thelen, K. D., K. Dysinger, and W. Widdicombe. 2000. Narrow-row corn performance in Michigan.    Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, pg. 141.

Thelen, K.D., and D.R. Mutch, L.K. Probyn,  S.R. Deming, M.A. Cavigelli, K.A. Renner, L.P. Hart, A.M. Jarosz, D.A. Landis, F.D. Menalled, G.W. Byrd, and K.D. Thelen. 2000. Michigan Field Crop Ecology. Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts 40:25

Cavigelli, M.A., S.D. Deming, L.K. Probyn, D.R. Mutch, D.A. Landis, K.A. Renner, L.P. Hart, G.W. Bird, and K.D. Thelen. 1999. Michigan field crop pest ecology and management:  an extension training manual. Amer. Soc. of Agron. Abstracts, pg. 22.

Thelen, K.D. and R.W. Pigg. 1996. Pesticide and nitrate monitoring in Michigan groundwater. Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts 36:33

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1995. The basis for sodium bicarbonate antagonism of  2,4-d and of 2,4-d antagonism of glyphosate. Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts 35:69

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1994. Utility of NMR for determining herbicide-adjuvant interactions. Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf. 49:36.

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1994. Characterizing herbicide interactions with nuclear magnetic resonance. Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts 34:54.

Thelen, K.D. 1994. Production agriculture environmental and nuisance management in Michigan. Proc. U. S. Animal Health Assoc. 98:410-412.

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1993. Characterizing the sethoxydim-bentazon interaction with proton nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry. Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf. 48:71.

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1993. Determining chemical-based antagonism using nuclear magnetic resonance spectrometry. Weed Science Society of America. Abstracts 33:73.

Thelen, K.D., E.P. Jackson, and D. Penner. 1992. Use of proton magnetic resonance spectrometry for determining chemical-based herbicide antagonism. Proc. North Cent. Weed Cont. Conf. 47:108.

Thelen, K.D., J.J. Kells, and K.A. Renner. 1987. Velvetleaf control in soybeans. Weed Science Society of America, Abstracts 27:9.

Bulletins or monographs:

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and L. Williams. 2008-2016. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2008 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2007. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2007 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Thelen, K.D., and T. Schulz.  2007.  Soybean Seed Applied Inoculation. MSPC Soy 2010 Fact Sheet.  Published on line at: http://web1.msue.msu.edu/soybean2010/Publications.htm.

Thelen, K.D., C. Difonzo, and T. Schulz.  2007.  Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments for Soybean. MSPC Soy 2010 Fact Sheet.  Published on line at: http://web1.msue.msu.edu/soybean2010/Publications.htm.

Thelen, K.D., M. Staton and L. Kelley.  2007.  Irrigating Soybeans in Michigan. MSPC Soy 2010 Fact Sheet.  Published on line at: http://web1.msue.msu.edu/soybean2010/Publications.htm.

Thelen, K.D., M. Staton and H. Bohner.  2007.  Early-Planted Soybeans, Benefits, Risks, Recommendations. MSPC Soy 2010 Fact Sheet.  Published on line at: http://web1.msue.msu.edu/soybean2010/Publications.htm.

Thelen, K.D., and M. Staton.  2007.  Soybean Variety Selection. MSPC Soy 2010 Fact Sheet.  Published on line at: http://web1.msue.msu.edu/soybean2010/Publications.htm.

Thelen, K.D., M. Staton, and G. Silva.  2007.  Checklist for Improving Soybean Yield. MSPC Soy 2010 Fact Sheet.  Published on line at: http://web1.msue.msu.edu/soybean2010/Publications.htm.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2006. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2006 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2005. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2005 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2004. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2004 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2003. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2003 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Mutch, D.R. and K.D. Thelen.  2003.  No-till drilling cover crops after wheat harvest and their influence on next season’s corn.  Michigan State University Extension  Bulletin E-2897

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2002. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2002 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 44 pp.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2001. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2001 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and W.D. Widdicombe. 2000. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 2000 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 40 pp.

Cavigelli, M.A., S.D. Deming, L.K. Probyn, D.R. Mutch, D.A. Landis, K.A. Renner, L.P. Hart, G.W. Bird, and K.D. Thelen. 2000. Michigan Field Crop Pest Ecology and Management. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-2704, 108 pp.

Thelen, K.D., K. Dysinger, and S. Canty. 1999. Corn Hybrids Compared in the 1999 Season. Michigan State University Extension Bulletin E-431, 46 pp.

 

Student Advising

Name

Home

Degree

Dept.

Advisory role

Grad

Current position

Bill Widdicombe

Canada

M.S.

CSS

Major

2000

Technician

Mark Bernards

Utah

Ph.D.

CSS

Major

2004

UNL Faculty

Pingping Jiang

China

M.S.

CSS

Major

2002

USDA Ph.D.

Mike Jewett

Michigan

M.S.

CSS

Major

2005

Technician

Brad Fronning

Minnesota

Ph.D.

CSS

Major

2008

Private Sector

Anatoliy Kravchenko

Ukraine

M.S.

CSS

Major

2006

Private Sector

Andrew Corbin

Michigan

Ph.D.

CSS

Major

2008

U. Wash.

Terry Schulz

Michigan

M.S.

CSS

Major

2007

Private Sector

Dieudonne Baributsa

Rawanda

Ph.D.

CSS

Co-Major

2007

Purdue

Xinmei Hao

China

M.S. Post doc

CSS/ST

Major

2009

Prof. China Agricultural Univ. Bejing

Steve Wagstaff

Ohio

M.S.

CSS

Major

2008

NC State Gov.

Sarah Kinder MacDonald

US

Post doc

CSS

Major

2009

Prof. Missouri Valley College

Stephanie Smith

Michigan

M.S.

CSS

Major

2009

Private Sector

Leilei Qian

China

M.S.

CSS

Major

2010 

Information Analyst at Anthem

Tim Boring

Michigan

Ph.D.

CSS

Major

2013 

MI Agri Bus Assoc

John Hoben

Kentucky

M.S.

CSS

Major

 2010

Ph.D. student at KSU

Kate Withers

South Africa

M.S.

CSS

Major

 2011

Environmental Consultant, Ont. Canada

Andrew Adkins

Michigan

M.S.

PSMS

Major

2013

CA Dept of Food & Agriculture

Katherine Hadley

Canada

M.S.

PSMS

Major

2014

Syngenta

Kaitlyn Hard

Michigan

M.S.

PSMS

Major

 

Private Sector Agronomist

Randy Laurenz

Michigan

M.S.

PSMS

Major

2017

MSU research technician

Sichao Wang

China

M.S.

PSMS

Major

2017

Ph.D. student

Monica Jean

Michigan

M.S.

PSMS

Major

2016

MSU Extension

Juan Gao

China

Post doc

PSMS

Major

2010

Nanjing Institute of Soil Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Karen Zuver

Michigan

M.S.

CSS

Committee

2002

 

Tyler Fox

New York

M.S.

ENT

Committee

2004

 

Ann Morrison

Michigan

M.S.

AEG

Committee

2004

 

Adrienne Rich

Illinois

M.S.

CSS

Committee

2004

 

Mohammed Elwadie

Sudan

Ph.D.

CSS

Committee

2004

 

Ramana Barathy

Rawanda

M.S.

AEC

Committee

2004

 

Xuewen Huang

China

Ph.D.

CSS

Committee

2007

Monsanto Corp. 

James DeYoung

Michigan

M.S.

CSS

Committee

2005

 

Dana Harder

 

Ph.D.

CSS

Committee

2007

 

Ben Chaffin

Michigan

M.S.

AgEcon

Committee

2007

 

Senthil Subramanian

India

Ph.D.

CSS

Committee

2007

 

Jenna Young

Michigan

Ph.D.

Microbio

Committee

 

Current

Leyna Miller

Michigan

M.S.

CARRS

Committee

2010 

 
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