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Creating a baseline: Assessing the carbon sequestration potential of Irish soils – Gemma Torres-Sallan, Gary Lanigan, Brian Reidy, Ken Byrne, Rachel Creamer

Nitrogen fertilizer formulation: The impact on grassland yield and gaseous emissions – Mary Harty, Patrick Forrestal, Catherine Watson, Ronnie Laughlin, Chris Elliott, Gary Lanigan, Karl Richards

Future weather – future farming – Gary Lanigan, Thia Hennessy, John Spink, Stuart Green, Owen Fenton, Siobhan Kavanagh, James O’ Loughlin, Michael O’ Donovan

Carbon-neutral livestock farming: mirage or horizon point? – Rogier Schulte, Kevin Black, Trevor Donnellan, Paul Crosson, Niall Farrelly, Reamonn Fealy, John Finnan, Gary Lanigan, Donal O’ Brien, Padraig O’ Kiely, Cathal O’ Donoghue, Frank O’ Mara

Sustainable nitrogen use and global food security – Karl Richards, Owen Fenton, Gary Lanigan, David Wall, Stan Lalor, Catherine Watson

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Journal Publications:

Krol DJ, Carolan R, Minet E, McGeough KL, Watson CJ, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2016) Improving and disaggregating N2O emission factors for ruminant excreta on temperate pasture soils. Science of the Total Environment, 568, 327-338 Download

Harty MA, Forrestal PJ, Watson CJ, McGeough KL, Carolan R, Elliot C, Krol D, Laughlin RJ, Richards KG, Lanigan GJ (2016) Reducing nitrous oxide emissions by changing N fertiliser use from calcium ammonium nitrate (CAN) to urea based formulations. Science of the Total Environment, 563, 576-586 Download

Krol D, Jones MB, Williams M, Richards KG, Bourdin F, Lanigan GJ (2016) The effect of renovation of long-term temperate grasslands on N2O emissions and N leaching from contrasting soils. Science of the Total Environment, 560, 233-240 Download

Minet EP, Jahangir MMR, Krol DJ, Rochford N, Fenton O, Rooney D, Lanigan GJ, Forrestal PJ, Breslin C, Richards KG (2016) Amendment of cattle slurry with the nitrification inhibitor dicyandiamide during storage: A new effective and practical N2O mitigation measure for landspreading. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 215, 68-75 Download

Ní Choncubhair Ó, Osborne B, Finnan J, Lanigan GJ (2016) Comparative assessment of ecosystem C exchange in Miscanthus and reed canary grass during early establishment. Global Change Biology Bioenergy doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12343

Krol DJ, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2015) In-situ N2O emissions are not mitigated by hippuric and benzoic acids under denitrifying conditions. Science of the Total Environment, 511, 362-368 Download

Forrestal PJ, Harty M, Carolan R, Lanigan GJ, Watson CJ, Laughlin RJ, McNeill G, Chambers BJ, Richards KG (2015) Ammonia emissions from urea, stabilized urea and calcium ammonium nitrate: insights into loss abatement in temperate grassland. Soil Use and Management, 32, Issue Supplement S1, 92-100 Download

Fischer K, Burchill W, Lanigan GJ, Kaupenjohann M, Chambers BJ, Richards KG, Forrestal PJ (2015) Ammonia emissions from cattle dung, urine and urine with dicyandiamide in a temperate grassland. Soil Use and Management, 32, Issue Supplement S1, 83-91 Download

Richards KG, Jahangir MMR, Drennan M, Lenehan JJ, Connolly J, Brophy C, Carton OT (2015) Effect of an agri-environmental measure on nitrate leaching from a beef farming system in Ireland. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 202, 17-24 Download

O’Sullivan L, Creamer RE, Fealy R, Lanigan G, Simo I, Fenton O, Carfrae J, Schulte RPO (2015) Functional Land Management for managing soil functions: A case-study of the trade-off between primary productivity and carbon storage in response to the intervention of drainage systems in Ireland. Land Use Policy, 47, 42-54 Download

Bourdin F, Sakrabani R, Kibblewhite MG, Lanigan GJ (2014) Effect of slurry dry matter content, application technique and timing on emissions of ammonia and greenhouse gas from cattle slurry applied to grassland soils in Ireland. Agriculture, Ecosystems & Environment, 188, 122-133 Download

Conference Proceedings and Scientific Articles

2015

Lyons T, Boland T, Doyle E (2015) Effect of linseed oil, as an early life dietary supplement, on the ruminal bacterial communities of lambs. In: Proceedings of the Molecular Microbial Group Annual Meeting 2015, London, 17th-18th December 2015

Jansen-Willems AB, Lanigan GJ, Müller C (2015) CO2 emissions from temperate grassland under elevated soil temperature. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 9th-10th March 2015

Torres G, Reidy B, Lanigan GJ, Byrne KA, Creamer R (2015) Understanding soil carbon sequestration and storage potential in grasslands. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 9th-10th March 2015

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Krol DJ, Carolan R, Lanigan GJ, Hennessy D, McGeough K, Laughlin R, Watson C, Richards KG (2015) Comparing fertiliser nitrogen alternatives to calcium ammonium nitrate: the impact on nitrogen uptake and fertiliser recovery in grassland. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 9th-10th March 2015

Roche L, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG, Shaw LJ, Gooding MJ, Hackett R, Wall DP (2015) Evaluating the effect of fertiliser nitrogen type on grain yield in spring malting barley. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 9th-10th March 2015

Torres G, Reidy B, Lanigan GJ, Byrne KA, Creamer R (2015) Grasslands carbon sequestration potential. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 9th-10th March 2015

Fox A, Torres G, Schmalenberger A, Creamer R, Lanigan GJ (2015) An investigation into the impact of an aggregate isolation procedure on microbial community composition. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 9th-10th March 2015

Forrestal P (2015) Fertiliser Nitrogen: C.A.N. and Urea as options. Irish Farmer’s Journal Fertiliser Supplement, 29/01/2015

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Watson CJ, Laughlin RJ, Elliot C, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2015) Nitrogen fertiliser formulation: the impact on grassland yield and gaseous emissions. TResearch, 10(1), 10-11

Harty M, McGeough K, Müller C, Laughlin RJ, Forrestal PJ, Richards KG, Watson CJ (2015) The effect of urea fertiliser formulations on gross nitrogen transformations in a permanent grassland soil. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 17

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Carolan R, McGeough K, Watson CJ, Laughlin RJ, Krol D, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2015) Nitrogen fertiliser formulation: the impact on N2O emissions. EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 17

Ní Choncubhair Ó, Osborne B, Lanigan G (2015) Carbon balance of renovated grasslands: input- or output-driven? EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Vol. 17

Roche L, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG, Shaw LJ, Gooding MJ, Hackett R, Wall DP (2015) Managing the soil nitrate pool in arable systems. British Soil Science Society Early Career Research Conference, York, 7th-8th April 2015

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, McNeill G, Carolan R, McGeough K, Laughlin RJ, Hennessy D, Elliott C, Watson CJ, Richards KG (2015) Calcium ammonium nitrate, urea or stabilised urea: the impact on yield and apparent fertiliser recovery in intensive grassland. Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Minneapolis, 16th-18th November 2015

Harty M, McGeough K, Carolan R, Müller C, Richards KG, Laughin RJ, Watson CJ (2015) Fertiliser formulation effects on gross nitrogen transformations in permanent grassland soil. Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Minneapolis, 16th-18th November 2015

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Watson CJ, McGeough K, Carolan R, Elliott C, Krol D, Laughlin RJ, Richards KG, Lanigan GJ (2015) Effect of fertiliser form on yield and gaseous emissions in grassland. Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Minneapolis, 16th-18th November 2015

Krol D, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2015) Can manipulation of the constituents of ruminant urine reduce N2O emissions from urine patches? Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Minneapolis, 16th-18th November 2015

Roche L, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG, Shaw LJ, Gooding MJ, Hackett R, Wall DP (2015) Effect of N source and inhibitors on spring barley grain yield. Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Minneapolis, 16th-18th November 2015

Roche L, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG, Shaw LJ, Gooding MJ, Hackett R, Wall DP (2015) Effect of N source on N2O emissions in spring barley. Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Minneapolis, 16th-18th November 2015

Roche L, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG, Shaw LJ, Gooding MJ, Hackett R, Wall DP (2015) The effect of N source and N stabilisers on spring barley grain yield. International Fertiliser Society Annual Meeting, Cambridge, 10th-11th December 2015

Torres G, Reidy B, Lanigan GJ, Byrne KA, Creamer R (2015) Soil carbon sequestration and storage potential of Irish grasslands. Environ 2015 Conference, Sligo, 8th-10th April 2015

Torres G, Reidy B, Lanigan GJ, Byrne KA, Creamer R (2015) Irish grasslands carbon sequestration potential. SubSOM 2015 Conference, Raesfeld, Germany, 28th April-1st May 2015

2014

Forrestal PJ, Harty M, Watson CJ, Richards KG, Carolan R (2014) Grassland nitrogen uptake and use efficiency as affected by fertiliser nitrogen source and inhibitors. International Fertiliser Society Meeting, Cambridge, 11th-12th December 2014

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Krol D, Lanigan GJ, McNeill G, McGeough K, Laughlin RJ, Elliott C, Watson CJ, Richards KG (2014) Fertiliser nitrogen formulation affects nitrous oxide emissions from grassland. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases, Amsterdam, 5th-7th November 2014

Forrestal PJ, Krol D, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2014) Urine patch simulation approach affects quantification of nitrous oxide emissions. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases, Amsterdam, 5th-7th November 2014

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Krol D, Lanigan GJ, Lalor S, Hennessy D, Watson CJ, Richards KG (2014) Fertiliser nitrogen source and inhibitor approaches for sustaining agronomic productivity and mitigating nitrous oxide emissions in intensively managed grassland. Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Long Beach, California, 2nd-5th November 2014

Roche L, Forrestal PJ, Richards KG, Lanigan GJ, Hackett R, Wall DP (2014) Nitrous oxide emissions in spring barley production as influenced by fertiliser nitrogen source and inhibitor selection. Tri-Society International Soil, Crop and Agronomy Conference, Long Beach, California, 2nd-5th November 2014

Harty M, Forrestal PJ, Murphy JB, Krol D, Richards KG, McNeill G, McCarney B, McGeough K, Laughlin RJ, Elliott C, Watson CJ (2014) Nitrous oxide emissions from grassland as impacted by fertiliser nitrogen formulation. In: Proceedings of the 18th International Nitrogen Workshop, Lisbon, 30th June 2014

Krol D, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2014) Potential of hippuric acid and benzoic acid to mitigate nitrous oxide emissions from urine patches. In: Proceedings of the 18th International Nitrogen Workshop, Lisbon, 30th June 2014

Roche L, Richards KG, Forrestal PJ, Shaw IJ, Gooding MJ, Hackett R, Wall DP (2014) Reducing nitrous oxide emissions from spring barley in Ireland. In: Proceedings of the 18th International Nitrogen Workshop, Lisbon, 30th June 2014

Ní Choncubhair Ó, Osborne B, Jones MB, Krol D, Lanigan GJ (2014) Carbon balance implications of establishing perennial grasses for bioenergy production. Plant Biology Europe FESPB/EPSO Conference, Dublin, 26th June 2014

Forristal PD, Brennan J, McCabe T, Kennedy T, Lanigan GJ (2014) Reduced soil cultivation systems for cereal production in Ireland. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 10th-11th March 2014

Krol D, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2014) Hippuric acid and benzoic acid effects on soil mineral N and nitrous oxide from urine patches. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 10th-11th March 2014

Roche L, Richards KG, Forrestal PJ, Lanigan GJ, Shaw LJ, Gooding M, Hackett R, Wall DP (2014) Evaluating the effect of N fertiliser type on nitrous oxide emissions from spring barley. In: Proceedings of the Agricultural Research Forum, Tullamore, 10th-11th March 2014

Wall DP, Forrestal PJ, Harty M, Lanigan GJ, Richards KG (2014) The effect of N fertiliser formulation and inhibitors on N efficiency and GHG emissions. National Agri-Environmental Conference, Tullamore, 14th November 2014

Forrestal PJ (2014) New N fertiliser technologies. Teagasc Tillage Crops Report No. 1

Grassland images courtesy of the Teagasc SQUARE project/Irene Marongiu