Marty Schmer
FYH 251
Lincoln, NE 68583-0937



Marty R. Schmer

USDA-ARS Research Agronomist and Adjunct Assistant Professor

Area of Expertise:

B.S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2000

Area of Focus

  • Agronomy

Research Interests

  • Site specific crop management, sustainable cropping systems, cellulosic biofuels, life-cycle analysis


Google Scholar publication list
  • Bowles, T., M. Mooshammer, Y. Socolar, F. Calderón, M. Cavigelli, S. Culman, W. Deen, A. Garcia y Garcia, A. Gaudin, W.S. Harkom, R.M. Lehman, S. Osborne, G.P. Robertson, J. Salerno, M.R. Schmer, J. Stock, A.S. Grandy. 2020. Long-term evidence shows crop rotation diversification increases agricultural resilience to adverse growing conditions in North America. One Earth. 2:284-293.
  • Jin, V.L., M.R. Schmer, C.E. Stewart, R.B. Mitchell, C.O. Williams, B.J. Wienhold, G.E. Varvel, R.F. Follett, J. Kimble, K.P. Vogel. 2019. Management controls the net greenhouse gas outcomes of growing bioenergy feedstocks on marginally-productive croplands. Sci. Advance.
  • Schmer, M.R., R.M. Brown, V.L. Jin, R.B. Mitchell, D.D. Redfearn. 2017. Corn residue use by livestock in the United States. Agric. Environ. Lett. 2:160043.
  • Schmer, M.R., K.P. Vogel, G.E. Varvel, R.F. Follett, R.B. Mitchell, V.L. Jin. 2014. Energy potential and greenhouse gas emissions from bioenergy cropping systems on marginally productive cropland. PLoS ONE. 9:e89501 doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0089501.
  • Schmer, M.R., K.P. Vogel, R.B. Mitchell, and R.K. Perrin. 2008. Net energy of cellulosic ethanol from switchgrass. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 105:464-469.