Humberto Blanco

Humberto Blanco

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Humberto Blanco

Associate Professor

B.S. Agricultural Engineering, Technical University of Oruro, Bolivia, 1990. Major area: Soil Science.

M.S. Soil Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 1995. Major area: Applied Soil Physics and Soil and Water Conservation.

Ph.D. Soil Science, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 2003. Major area: Applied Soil Physics and Soil and Water Conservation.

Area of Focus

Soil Management and Applied Soil Physics

Teaching Interests

  • Soil and Water Management
  • Applied Soil Physics
  • Soil-Water-Plant Relationships
  • Climate Change and Soils
  • Bioenergy Crops and Environmental Quality

Research Interests

  • Applied Soil Physics
  • Soil Physical, Chemical, and Biological Processes and Properties
  • Water and Wind Erosion
  • Soil Carbon Sequestration and Dynamics
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • Soil-Water-Plant Relationships
  • Soil Productivity

Blanco’s research is on field applications of soil physical processes that influence water, carbon, and nutrient cycling under different management scenarios including cover crops, crop residue removal, conservation tillage, diversified cropping systems, dedicated bioenergy crops, and others. He teaches classes in soil management, applied soil physics, and soil-water-nutrient relationships.

Service to Professional Organizations

  • Associate Editor for Bioenergy Research (2017 – Present).
  • Associate Editor for Soil Science Society of America Journal, Division of Soil and Water Management and Conservation (2007 - 2012).
  • Associate Editor for Agronomy Journal, Division Soils (2010 - 2012).
  • Member of Best Paper Award Committee for Soil Science Society of America Journal, Division of Soil and Water Management and Conservation.
  • Member of Graduate Student Award Committee for Soil Science Society of America, Division of Soil and Water Management and Conservation.

Honors

  • Chair-Elect of Soil and Water Management and Conservation Division. Soil Science Society of America.
  • Best Paper Award. 2016. Soil and Water Management and Conservation Division. Soil Science Society of America.
  • Best Paper Award. 2012. Soil Science Society of America, Division of Soil and Water Management and Conservation.
  • Young Scholar Award from the Soil Science Society of America. Division of Soil and Water Management and Conservation.
  • The Charles Edmund Marshall Scholarship Award. Univ. of Missouri, Columbia.
  • The Intercultural Program Scholarship. Rotary International, MN.
  • Fulbright Scholarship, Cambridge, MA.

Courses Taught


Publications

Journal Articles

2017
  1. Ruis, S., H. Blanco-Canqui, R.B. Ferguson, P. Jasa, and G. Slater. 2017. Can cover crop use allow increased levels of corn residue removal for biofuel in irrigated and rainfed systems? BioEnergy Research (in press).
  2. Blanco-Canqul, H. 2017. Biochar and soil physical properties. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. (in press).
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., M. Sindelar, C.S. Wortmann, and G. Kreikemeier. 2017. Aerial interseeded cover crop and corn residue harvest: Soil and crop Impacts. Agronomy Journal (in press).
  4. Ruis, S. and H. Blanco-Canqui. 2017. Cover crops could offset crop residue removal effects on soil carbon and other properties: A review. Agronomy Journal (in press).
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H., R.B. Mitchell, V.L. Jin, M.R. Schmer, and K.M. Eskridge. 2017. Perennial warm-season grasses for producing biofuel and enhancing soil properties: An alternative to corn residue removal. Global Change Biology Bioenergy (in press).
  6. Rakkar, M.K., H. Blanco-Canqui, M.E. Drewnoski, J.C. MacDonald, T. Klopfenstein, and R.A. Drijber. 2017. Impacts of cattle grazing of corn residues on soil properties after 16 years. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 81:414-424.
  7. Blanco-Canqui, H., B.J. Wienhold, V.L. Jin, M.R. Schmer, and L.C. Kibet. 2017. Long-term tillage impact on soil hydraulic properties. Soil & Tillage Research 170:38-42.
  8. Williams, D.M., H. Blanco-Canqui, C.A. Francis, and T.D. Galusha. 2017. Organic farming and soil physical properties: An assessment after 40 years. Agron. J. 109:600-609.
  9. Blanco-Canqui, H., C.A. Francis, and T.D. Galusha. 2017. Does organic farming accumulate carbon in deeper soil profiles in the long term? Geoderma 288:213–221.
2016
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H. and C.A. Francis. 2016. Building resilient soils through agroecosystem redesign under fluctuating climatic regimes. J. Soil Water Conserv. 71:127A-133A.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H. 2016. Growing dedicated energy crops on marginal lands and ecosystem services. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 80: 845-858.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., J. Tatarko, A. Stalker, T. Shaver, and S. Van Donk. 2016. Impacts of corn residue grazing and baling on wind erosion potential in a semiarid environment. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 80: 1027-1037.
  4. Parlak, M., C. Palta, S. Yokus, H. Blanco-Canqui, and D.A. Carkaci, 2016. Soil losses due to carrot harvesting in south central Turkey. Catena 140:24-30.
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H., A.L. Stalker, R. Rasby, T.M. Shaver, M.E. Drewnoski, S. van Donk, and L.C. Kibet. 2016. Does cattle grazing and baling of corn residue cause runoff losses of sediment, carbon, and nutrients? Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 80:168-177.
  6. Kibet, L., H. Blanco-Canqui, R.B. Mitchell, and W.H. Schacht. 2016. Root biomass and soil carbon response to growing perennial grasses for bioenergy . Energy, Sustainability and Society 6:1 DOI 10.1186/s13705-015-0065-5.
  7. Kibet, L.C., H. Blanco-Canqui, and P. Jasa. 2016. Long-term tillage impacts on soil organic matter components and related properties on a Typic Argiudoll. Soil & Tillage Research 155:78–84.
2015
  1. Parlak, M., and H. Blanco-Canqui.2015. Soil losses due to potato harvesting: a case study in western Turkey. Soil Use and Management. 31:525-527. 
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H., T. M. Shaver, J.L. Lindquist, C.A. Shapiro, R.W. Elmore, C.A. Francis, and G.W. Hergert. 2015. Cover crops and ecosystem services: Insights from studies in temperate soils. Agron. J. 107:2449–2474. 
  3. Stalker, A., H. Blanco-Canqui, J. Gigax, A. McGee, T. Shaver, and S. van Donk. 2015. Corn residue stocking rate affects cattle performance but not subsequent grain yield. J. Animal Sci. 93:4977-4983.
  4. Kenney, I., H. Blanco-Canqui, D.R. Presley, C.W. Rice, K. Janssen, and B. Olson. 2015. Soil and crop response to stover removal from rainfed and irrigated corn. Global Change Biol. Bioenergy. 7:219-230.
  5. Ozaslan A., M. Parlak, H. Blanco-Canqui, W.H. Schacht, J.A. Guretzky, and M. Mamo. 2015. Patch Burning: Implications on water erosion and soil properties. J. Environ. Qual. 44:903–909.
  6. Blanco-Canqui, H., G.W. Hergert, and R.A. Nielsen. 2015. Cattle manure application reduces soil's susceptibility to compaction and increases water retention after 71 years. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 79:212-223.
2014
  1. Blanco-Canqui. H., J. Gilley, D. Eisenhauer, and A. Boldt. 2014. Soil carbon accumulation under switchgrass barriers. Agron. J. 106:2185-2192.
  2. Chahal, P.S., G. Kruger, H. Blanco-Canqui, A.J. Jhala. 2014. Efficacy of pre-emergence and post-emergence soybean herbicides for control of glufosinate-, glyphosate-, and imidazolinone-resistant volunteer corn. J. Agricultural Sci. 6:131-140.
  3. Blanco-Canqui. H., R.B. Ferguson, V.L. Jin, M.R. Schmer, B.J. Wienhold, and J. Tatarko. 2014. Can cover crop and manure maintain soil properties after stover removal from irrigated no-till corn? Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 78:1368-1377.
  4. Liska, A.J., H. Yang, M. Milner, S. Goddard, H. Blanco-Canqui, M.P. Pelton, X.X. Fang, H. Zhu, and A.E. Suyker. 2014. Biofuels from crop residue can reduce soil carbon and increase CO2 emissions. Nature Climate Change. 4:398-401.
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H., R.B. Ferguson, C.A. Shapiro, R.A. Drijber, and D.T. Walters. 2014. Does inorganic nitrogen fertilization improve soil aggregation? Insights from long-term tillage experiments. Journal of Environmental Quality. 43:995-1003.
  6. Palm, C., H. Blanco-Canqui, F. DeClerck, L. Gatere, and P. Grace. 2014. Conservation agriculture and ecosystem services: An overview. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 187:87-105.
2013
  1. Z. Du, T. Ren, C. Hu., Q. Zhang., and H. Blanco-Canqui. 2013. Soil aggregate stability and aggregate-associated carbon under different tillage systems in the North China Plain. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 12:2114-2123.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H., C.A. Shapiro, C.S. Wortmann, R.A. Drijber, M. Mamo, T.M. Shaver, and R.B. Ferguson. 2013. Soil organic carbon: The value to soil properties. J. Soil Water Conserv. 68:129A-134A.
  3. Kaufman, R., J. Wilson, S. Bean, D. Presley, H. Blanco-Canqui, and M. Mikha. 2013. The effect of nitrogen fertilization and cover cropping systems on sorghum grain characteristics. J. Agr. Food Chem. 61:5715-5719.
  4. Evers, B.J., H. Blanco-Canqui, S. A. Staggenborg, and J. Tatarko. 2013. Dedicated bioenergy crop impacts on soil wind erodibility and organic carbon in Kansas. Agron. J. 105:1271-1276.
  5. Guedes Filho, O., Blanco-Canqui, H., and A.P. da Silva. 2013. Least limiting water range of the soil seedbed for long-term tillage and cropping systems in the central Great Plains, USA. Geoderma 207-208:99-110.
  6. Blanco-Canqui, H., J.D. Holman, A.J. Schlegel, J. Tatarko, and T. Shaver. 2013. Replacing fallow with cover crops in a semiarid soil: Effects on soil properties. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 77:1026-1034.
  7. Blanco-Canqui, H., A.J. Schlegel. 2013. Implications of inorganic fertilization of irrigated corn on soil properties: Lessons learned after 50 years. J. Environ. Qual. 42:861-871.
  8. Blanco-Canqui, H. 2013. Crop residue removal for bioenergy reduces soil carbon pools: How can we offset carbon losses? Bioenerg. Res. 6:358-371.
2012
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., M.M. Claassen, and D.R. Presley. 2012. Summer cover crops fix nitrogen, increase crop yield and improve soil-crop relationships. Agron. J. 104:137-147.
2011
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., A.J. Schlegel, and W.F. Heer. 2011. Soil-profile distribution of carbon and associated properties in no-till along a precipitation gradient in the central Great Plains Agric. Ecosyst. Environ. 144:107-116. 
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H., M.M. Mikha, D.R. Presley, and M.M. Claassen. 2011. Addition of cover crops enhances no-till potential for improving soil physical properties. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 75:1471-1482.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H.2011. Does no-till farming induce water repellency to soils? Soil Use Manage. 27:2-9. 
2010
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., M.M. Claassen, and L.R. Stone. 2010. Controlled traffic impacts on physical and hydraulic properties in an intensively cropped no-till soil. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 74:2142-2150.  
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H. J.G. Benjamin, A. J. Schlegel, L.R. Stone, and P.W. Stahlman. 2010. Continuous cropping systems reduce near-surface compaction in no-till soils. Agron. J. 102:1217-1225.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., N.L. Klocke, A.J. Schlegel, L.R. Stone, and C.W. Rice. 2010. Impacts of deficit irrigation on carbon sequestration and soil physical properties in no-till. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 74:1301-1309.
  4. Blanco-Canqui. H. 2010. Energy crops and their implications on soil and environment. Agron. J. 102:403-419.
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H., L.R. Stone, and P.W. Stahlman. 2010. Soil response to long-term cropping systems on an Argiustoll in the central Great Plains. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 74: 602-611.
2009
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Stephenson, N.O. Nelson, and D.R. Presley. 2009. Impacts of crop residue removal as biofuel feedstocks on runoff, sediment, and nutrient losses. J. Environ. Qual. 38:2365-2372.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H., L.R. Stone, A.J. Schlegel, D.J. Lyon, M.F. Vigil, M. Mikha, and P.W. Stahlman. 2009. No-till induced increase in organic carbon reduces maximum bulk density of soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73:1871-1879.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., M.M. Mikha, J.G. Benjamin, L.R. Stone, A.J. Schlegel, D.J. Lyon, M.F. Vigil, and P.W. Stahlman. 2009. Regional study of no-till impacts on near-surface aggregate properties that influence soil erodibility. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73:1361-1368.
  4. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2009. Crop residue removal effects on soil, productivity and environmental quality. Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 28:139-163.
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2009. Corn stover removal for expanded uses reduces soil fertility and structural stability. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 73:418-426.
  6. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2009. Extent of subcritical water repellency of soils under long-term no-tillage systems on a regional scale. Geoderma 149:171-180.
2008
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2008. Axle-load impacts on hydraulic properties and corn yield in no-till clay and silt loam. Agron. J. 100:1673-1680.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2008. Stover removal impacts on micro-scale soil physical properties. Geoderma 145:335-346.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2008. No-tillage and carbon sequestration: An on-farm assessment. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 72:693-701.
2007
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2007. Regional assessment of soil compaction and structural properties under no-till farming. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 71:1770-1778.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H.and R. Lal. 2007. Soil and crop response harvesting corn residues for biofuel production. Geoderma 141:355-362.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., and R. Lal. 2007. Soil structure and organic carbon relationships following 10 years of wheat residue management. Soil Tillage Res. 95:240-254.
  4. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2007. Changes in soil hydraulic properties due to long-term wheat straw management. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 71:1166-1173.
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, F. Sartori, and R.O. Miller. 2007. Changes in soil aggregate properties and organic carbon following conversion of agricultural lands to fiber farming. Soil Sci. 172:553-564.
  6. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, W. M. Post, and L. B. Owens. 2007. Aggregate detachment and wettability and their relationships with organic carbon under long-term land use and management practices. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 71:759-765.
  7. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, L.B. Owens, W.M. Post, and M.J. Shipitalo. 2007. Soil hydraulic properties influenced by corn stover removal from no-till corn in Ohio. Soil Tillage Res. 92: 144-155.
2006
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, W. M. Post, and L. B. Owens. 2006. Corn growth, and grain and biomass yield shortly after stover removal from no-till in Ohio. Agron. J. 98:1128-1136.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, R.C. Izaurralde, W.M. Post, and M.J. Shipitalo. 2006. Organic carbon influences on particle density and rheological properties for a silt loam soil. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70:1407-1414.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, W. M. Post, R.C. Izaurralde, and L. B. Owens. 2006. Soil structural parameters and organic carbon in no-till corn with variable stover retention rates. Soil Sci. 171:468-482.
  4. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, L.B. Owens, W.M. Post, and R.C. Izaurralde. 2006. Corn stover impacts on near-surface soil properties of no-till corn in Ohio. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 70:266-278.
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H., Clark J. Gantzer, and S.H. Anderson. 2006. Performance of grass barriers and filter strips under interrill and concentrated flow. J. Environ. Qual. 35: 1969-1974.
2005
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, and R. Lemus. 2005. Soil aggregate properties and organic carbon for switchgrass and agricultural systems in the southeastern USA. Soil Sci. 170:998-1012.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H., and R. Lal. 2005. Mechanical properties and soil organic carbon of soil aggregates in the northern Appalachians. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 69: 1472-1481.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., R. Lal, 2005. Strength properties and organic carbon of soils in the North Appalachian Region. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 69: 663-673.
2004
  1. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2004. Mechanisms of carbon sequestration in soil aggregates. Crit. Rev. Plant Sci. 23:481-504.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, and E.E. Alberts. 2004. Grass barriers for reduced concentrated flow induced soil and nutrient loss. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:1963-1972.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, and A.L. Thompson. 2004. Soil berms as an alternative to steel plate borders for runoff plots. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:1689-1694.
  4. Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, E.E. Alberts, and A.L. Thompson. 2004. Grass barriers and vegetative filters strip effectiveness in reducing runoff, sediment, and nutrient loss. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:1670-1678.
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, and E.E. Alberts. 2004. Tillage and crop influences on soil properties for an Epiaqualf. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 68:567-576.
  6. Blanco-Canqui, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, E.E. Alberts, and F. Ghidey. 2002. Saturated hydraulic conductivity and its impact on simulated runoff for claypan soils. Soil Sci. Soc. Am. J. 6:1596-1602.

Book

  1. Blanco, H., and Lal. R. 2008. Principles of Soil Management and Conservation. Springer. 617 pages (textbook for upper undergraduate and graduate students).

Chapters

  1. Blanco-Canqui, H. Conservation grass buffers and soil health parameters (in press). Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Cambridge, UK.
  2. Baumhardt, R.L. and H. Blanco-Canqui. 2014. Soil conservation practices. Encyclopedia of Agriculture and Food Systems (AGRI). Elsevier Inc. 153-165.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H. and J.G. Benjamin. 2013. Impacts of soil organic carbon on soil physical behavior. Advances in Agricultural Systems Modeling. Soil Science Society of America, Inc. 3:11-40.
  4. Unger, P.W. and H. Blanco-Canqui. 2012. Conservation tillage. In Handbook of Soil Science, Levy et al. (Eds). 2nd Edition. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL
  5. Blanco-Canqui, H. 2012. Soil Conservation. In Ecosystem Management and Sustainability. Berkshire Encyclopedia of Sustainability 5/10.
  6. Blanco-Canqui, H., and R. Lal. 2008. Crop residue management and soil carbon dynamics. In: Follet R.F. and Lal, R. (Eds) Soil Carbon Sequestration and the Greenhouse Effect. SSSA Special Pub.
  7. Blanco-Canqui, H. and R. Lal. 2004. Tensile strength of soil aggregates. In R. Lal (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Soil Science. Marcel Dekker, New York.

Book Review

  1. Blanco-Canqui, H. 2012. Sustaining soil productivity in response to global climate change: Science, Policy, and Ethics. Vadose Zone J. 11: doi:10.2136/vzj2012.0028br

Abstracts

2016
  1. Blanco, H., and C. Francis., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, " How to build resilient soils?" (November 7, 2016).
  2. Rakkar, M., Blanco, H., Drewnoski, M., MacDonald, J., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Impacts of Cattle Grazing of Corn Residues on Soil Properties after 16 Years" (November 8, 2016).
  3. Koehler-Cole, K., Elmore, R., Blanco, H., Shapiro, C., Francis, C., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Productivity of Cover Crops and Primary Crops in Nebraska Corn-Soybean Systems" (November 8, 2016).
  4. Rakkar, M., Blanco, H., Rasby, R., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Regional Assessment of Cattle Grazing and Baling of Corn Residues in Nebraska: Implications on Soil Ecosystem Services" (November 8, 2016).
  5. Nichols, A., Blanco, H., Ruis, S., Lesoing, G., Drewnoski, M., Stalker, L., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Assessing Cover Crop Effects on Soil Health Parameters" (November 7, 2016).
  6. Ramirez, S., Drijber, R., Blanco, H., Jin, V., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "The Impact of Increasing Diversity of Crop Rotations on Soil Microbial Communities Under Variable Rates of Nitrogen Fertilization" (November 9, 2016).
  7. Sindelar, M., Blanco, H., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Can Cover Crop Improve Soil Hydraulic Properties after Corn Stover Removal (November 7, 2016).
  8.  Sindelar, M., Blanco, H., Ferguson, R., Jin, V., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Changes in Soil Thermal Properties Under Corn Stover Removal and Cover Crops" (November 7, 2016).
  9. Guretzky, J., Blanco, H., Elmore, R., Redfearn, D., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Developing Research and Extension Skills of Students in Integrated Agronomic Systems". (November 7, 2016).
  10. Clay, R., Blanco, H., Ruis, S., Lesoing, G., Drewnoski, M., Stalker, L., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Does Cattle Grazing of Cover Crops Compact Soil? an Analysis of Existing Literature and Short-Term Data." (November 7, 2016).
  11. Ruis, S., Blanco, H., Ferguson, R., Jasa, P., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Interactive Effects of Cover Crop and Corn Residue Removal on Rainfed and Irrigated Corn Yield" (November 7, 2016).
  12. Ruis, S., Blanco, H., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "Managing Soil Organic C with Cover Crops". (November 7, 2016).
  13. Ramirez, S., Drijber, R., Blanco, H., Jin, V., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "The Impact of Corn Stover Removal on Soil Microbial Communities in No-till and Conventional till Continuous Corn" (November 7, 2016).
  14. Ramirez, S., Drijber, R., Blanco, H., John Lindquist, J. L., ASA, CSSA and SSSA International Annual Meetings, ASA, CSSA and SSSA, Phoenix, AZ, "The Impact of Organic Crop Rotations and Ecological Weed Management Strategies on Soil Quality" (November 7, 2016).
  15. Ulmer, K. M., Cox, J. L., Blanco, H., Drewnoski, M., MacDonald, J., Rasby, R., ADSA/ASAS Joint Animal Meeting, The American Dairy Science Association and American Society of Animal Science, Salt Lake City, Utah, "Effect of Corn Residue Grazing or Baling on Subsequent Crop Yield and Nutrient Removal", (July 1, 2016).
  16. Blanco, H., NC-1178 Multi-State Meeting, NC-1178, Lincoln, NE, "Management of Crop Residues and Cover Crops" (June 27, 2016).
  17. Cox, J. L., Ulmer, K. M., Blanco, H., Drewnoski, M., MacDonald, J., Rasby, R., 2016 Midwest Section Meeting, American Society of Animal Science, Des Moines, Iowa, "Perceptions of crop consultants and producers in Nebraska on grazing corn residue" (March 16, 2016).
2015
  1. Blanco, H., R.B. Mitchell, V.L. Jin, Marty R. Schmer. Enhancing Ecosystem Services of Marginally-Productive Agricultural Lands with Dedicated Bioenergy Crops. In 2015 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN.
  2. Proctor, C., Elmore, R., H. Blanco, R.B. Ferguson, C.A. Francis, D. Heeren, C.A. Shapiro, T.M. Shaver, M. Stockton, and K. Koehler-Cole. Implementation of Cover Crops in Nebraska Corn and Soybean Cropping Systems. In 2015 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN.
  3. Kibet, L., H. Blanco, B.J. Wienhold, V.L. Jin, and M.R. Schmer. Soil Hydraulic Properties Under Contrasting Long-Term Tillage and Cropping Systems. In 2015 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN.
  4. Williams, D.M., H. Blanco, C.A. Francis, and T. Galusha. Organic Farming Effects on Soil Physical Quality after 39 Years. In 2015 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN.
  5. Ramirez, S., V.L. Jin, E.S. Jeske, H. Blanco, and R.A. Drijber. Impact of Corn Stover Removal on Soil Microbial Community Composition in a Long Term, Irrigated, Continuous Corn Production System.
  6. Maharjan, B., R.B. Ferguson, D.L. McCallister, J.D. Luck, and H. Blanco. Evaluation of Flue Gas Desulfurization Gypsum As a Soil Amendment for Irrigated Crop Production in Nebraska. In 2015 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN.
  7.  Kibet, L., H. Blanco, and Paul Jasa. Impacts of Bio-Char and Cover Crops on Soil Carbon Sequestration and Related Soil Properties. In 2015 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, MN.
2014
  1. Kibet, L.C., H. Blanco, and R.B. Mitchell. Soil response to perennial grass monocultures and polycultures for bioenergy and nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium fertilization. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  2. Yuxin, H., H. Blanco, J. Tatarko, and D.R. Presley. 2014. Using Sweep to Simulate Soil Wind Erosion Under Different Crop Residue Removal Levels. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  3. Shapiro, C.A., H. Blanco, and F. Viero. Soil Chemical Response to Long-Term Conservation Tillage in a Tropical and Temperate Soil. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  4. Blanco, H., and J.C. MacDonald. Does Grazing or Haying Cover CROPS Affect Soil Properties?. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  5. He, Y., H. Blanco, J. Tatarko, and D.R. Presley. Using Sweep to Simulate Soil Wind Erosion Under Different Crop Residue Removal Levels. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  6. Blanco, H., Shapiro, C.A., R.A. Drijber, and R.B. Ferguson. Implications of Inorganic Fertilization on Soil Aggregation. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  7. Kibet, L.C., H. Blanco, and P. Jasa. Soil-Profile Distribution of Particulate Organic Matter, Carbon and Aggregate Stability under Long-Term Tillage and Cover Crops. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  8. Shaver, T.M., M.R. Schmer, T. Klopfenstein, B.J. Wienhold, and H. Blanco. The Effects of 20 Years of Grazing on Soil Physical and Chemical Properties. In 2014 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
2013
  1. J.D. Holman, D.C. Nielsen, H. Blanco, A.J. Schlegel, and D.J. Lyon. Viability of semi-arid dryland cover crop systems in the U.S. central Great Plains. In 2013 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL.
  2. H. Blanco, R.B. Ferguson, V.L. Jin, M.R. Schmer, and B. J. Wienhold. Using cover crops and animal manure to maintain or improve soil properties after corn stover removal. In 2013 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL.
  3. T.M. Shaver, A. Stalker, S. van Donk, and H. Blanco. Corn residue grazing and baling effects on soil compaction. In 2013 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL.
  4. Y. He, H. Blanco, J. Tatarko, and D.R. Presley. Two-year on-farm study of crop residue removal on soil erodibility. In 2013 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Tampa, FL.
  5. Zhiying, L. H. Blanco, R. Ferguson. 2013. Corn residue management and soil organic carbon. Undergraduate Poster Fair, UNL, City Union (August 7, 2013).
  6. Blanco, H., T. Shaver, S. van Donk, and L. Stalker. 2013. Assessment of soil response to corn residue baling and grazing. Soil and Water Conservation Society (SWCS), 68th International Annual Conference, Reno, NV (July 23, 2013).
2012
  1. He, Y., Blanco Canqui, H., On-farm assessment of crop residue removal impacts on soil wind erodibility parameters in the central Great Plains. In 2012 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH.
  2. Blanco Canqui, H., Holman, J., Soil and environmental benefits of cover crops in the semiarid central Great Plains In 2012 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Cincinnati, OH.
2011
  1. Evers, B., H. Blanco, S. Staggenborg, G. Kluitenberg, K. Harmoney, and D. Presley. Water use and conservation under bioenergy crops in the central Great Plains. In 2011 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX.
  2. Evers, B., H. Blanco, J. Tatarko, S. Staggenborg, K. Harmoney, G. Kluitenberg, and D. Presley. Dedicated energy crops effects on soil erodibility by wind and water in Kansas. In 2011 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX.
  3. Frees, L., H. Blanco, K. Roozeboom, J. Holman, D. Presley, and G. Cramer. Cover crop activities in Kansas. In 2011 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX.
  4. Kenney, I., Blanco, H., D.R. Presley, C.W. Rice, N. Nelson, B. Olson, and K. Janssen. Short-term effects of corn stover removal for bioenergy production on soil properties: A regional assessment. In 2011 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, San Antonio, TX.
  5. Blanco, H. and M.M. Claassen. Cover crop impacts on soil quality and carbon sequestration in the central Great Plains. 66th International Annual Conference. Soil and Water Conservation Society. Washington DC, July 17-21, 2011.
2010
  1. Blanco, H., A.J. Schlegel, and W.F. Heer. 2010. Soil-profile carbon distribution and its influence on structural properties in no-till in the central Great Plains. In 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA.
  2. Blanco, H. 2010. What are the impacts of bioenergy crops on soil and environmental quality? Symposium "Biomass Energy & Soil Quality" In 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meeting in Long Beach, CA.
  3. Kenney, I., H. Blanco, D.R. Presley, C.W. Rice, N.O. Nelson, B. Olson, and K. Janssen. Water quality effects of crop residue removal for cellulosic ethanol production. 19th World Congress of Soil Science. Brisbane, Australia, 1-6 August, 2010.
  4. Kenney, I., H. Blanco, D.R. Presley, C.W. Rice, N.O. Nelson, B. Olson, and K. Janssen. Short-term effects of corn stover removal for cellulosic ethanol production on soil properties: A regional assessment. In 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA (Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2010).
  5. Kenney, I., H. Blanco, D.R. Presley, C.W. Rice, N.O. Nelson, B. Olson, and K. Janssen. Runoff and losses of sediment and sediment-associated C and nutrients in runoff due to residue removal for cellulosic ethanol production. In 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Long Beach, CA (Oct. 31 - Nov. 3, 2010).
  6. M. Davis, N.O. Nelson, H. Blanco, D. Mengel, and J. DeRouchey. Optical sensing for determination of side-dress nitrogen on manure-amended soils. Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference March 2-3, 2010, Denver, CO.
2009
  1. Blanco, H., N.L. Klocke, A.J. Schlegel, and L.R. Stone. 2009. Carbon sequestration in no-till soils managed under different levels of sprinkler irrigation in the Central Great Plains. In 2009 ASA-SSSA-CSA Abstracts, Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, PA.
  2. Blanco, H., R.J. Stephenson, and N.O. Nelson. 2009. Excessive biomass removal from energy crops increases loss of sediment and nutrients in runoff. In 2009 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Pittsburgh, PA.
  3. Blanco, H. 2009. Relationships between organic carbon and soil physical properties in no-till systems in the central Great Plains. 64th International Annual Conference. Soil and Water Conservation Society. Dearborn, MI, July 11-15, 2009.
  4. Blanco, H. 2009. What do we really know about soil compactibility, carbon sequestration, and soil-water relationships in no-till systems? Keynote Speaker. No-till Conference, Dnepropetrovsky, Ukraine. June 18-26, 2009.
  5. Blanco, H. 2009. Crop residue removal for expanded uses increases sediment and nutrient loss in runoff. 26th Annual of Water and the Future of Kansas Conference. Topeka, KS. March 26, 2009.
2008
  1. Blanco, H. 2008. Changes in soil hydraulic properties under long-term tillage and cropping systems in the central Great Plains. In 2010 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Joint Annual GSA-SSSA-ASA-CSSA Meetings. Houston, TX. 5-9 Oct, 2008.
  2. Blanco, H. 2008. Impacts of crop residue removal as biofuel feedstocks on soil and crop production. Sustainability of Bioenergy Symposium. September 16, 2008. Kansas State University Alumni Center, Manhattan, KS.
2007
  1. Blanco, H., R. Lal. 2007. Impacts of harvesting corn stover for biofuel feedstocks on soil and agronomic productivity. In 2007 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, New Orleans.
2005
  1. Blanco, H., R. Lal, R.C. Izaurralde, W.M. Post, and L. B. Owens. 2005. Soil organic carbon and carbon dioxide fluxes affected by stover removal from no-till corn. In 2005 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT.
  2. Blanco, H., R. Lal, R.C. Izaurralde, W.M. Post, and M.J. Shipitalo. 2005. Soil hydraulic properties influenced by corn stover removal from no-till corn in Ohio. In 2005 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Salt Lake City, UT.
2004
  1. Blanco, H., R. Lal, L.B. Owens, W.M. Post, and R.C. Izaurralde. 2004. Aggregate mechanical properties and soil organic carbon in the North Appalachian region. In 2004 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Seattle, WA.
2003
  1. Blanco, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, and E.E. Alberts. 2003. Grass barriers and vegetative filters strips for reducing concentrated flow erosion. In 2003 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Denver, CO.
2002
  1. Blanco, H., C.J. Gantzer, S.H. Anderson, E.E. Alberts, and A.L. Thompson. 2002. Grass barriers and vegetative filters strips for soil and water conservation. In 2002 ASA, CSSA, and SSSA Abstracts. Annual Meetings, Indianapolis, IN.

Proceedings

  1. Blanco-Canqui, H.2012. Implications of crop residue removal on soil organic pool and greenhouse gas emissions. "Growing the Bioeconomy" Conference, Banff, Canada, Oct 2-5, 2012.
  2. Blanco-Canqui, H. 2012. Soil management for sustainable production. XIX Latin American Congress and XXIII Argentine Congress of Soil Science, Mar del Plata, Argentina. 16-20 April 2012.
  3. Blanco-Canqui, H.2012. Excessive crop residue removal can increase soil erosion and degrade soil quality: Implications for sustainability. XIX Latin American Congress and XXIII Argentine Congress of Soil Science, Mar del Plata, Argentina. 16-20 April 2012.
  4. Guedes Filho, O., Blanco-Canqui, H., Silva, A.P. 2012. Least limiting water range for long-term cropping systems in the central Great Plains. XIX Latin American Congress and XXIII Argentine Congress of Soil Science, Mar del Plata, Argentina, 16-20 April 2012.
  5. Kenney, I. Blanco-Canqui, H. Presley, D., Rice C., N. Nelson, B. Olson and K. Janssen. 2010 Water quality effects of crop residue removal for cellulosic ethanol production 19th World Congress of Soil Science. Soil Solutions for a Changing World 1-6 August 2010, Brisbane, Australia.
  6. Blanco-Canqui, H.2010. What do we know about the impacts of no-till farming on soil quality? Proceedings of 7th annual Cover Your Acres Winter Conference. Oberlin, KS.