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Jennifer Reeve

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Organic/Sustainable Agriculture

Associate Professor

Educational Background

PhD, Soil Science, (Soil Microbiology), Washington State University, 2007
Soil Quality and Microbial Functional Diversity on Organic and Conventional Strawberry Farms
MS, Soil Science, (Soil Microbiology), Washington State University, 2003
Effects of biodynamic preparations on soil, winegrape, and compost quality in a California vineyard
BS, Ecology, University of Sheffield, 1995


Biography

Originally from England Dr. Reeve earned a Bachelor of Science in Ecology from the University of Sheffield in 1995 followed by a MS and PhD in Soil Science from Washington State University in 2003 and 2007.

Teaching Interests

Agroecology and organic farming

Research Interests

Dr. Reeve's current research focuses on nutrient management and soil health in organic and integrated tree fruit, vegetable, pasture and grain systems.


Contact Information

Office Hours: 2-4 pm Mondays
Go toOffice Location: AGRS 328
DialPhone: 435-797-3192
SendEmail: jennifer.reeve@usu.edu

Awards

Civically Engaged Scholar for Utah State University 2012. , 2012

Utah Campus Compact

The Shepard Award, 2011

The American Pomological Society

Ulysses P. Hedrick Award , 2011

The American Pomological Society

  • Murphy, K., Reeve, J., Creech, J.E, Hinojosa, L., Maughan, P.J, Jellen, E., Kellogg, J., Machado, S., Ludvigson, K., Shroeder, K., Finkelnburg, D., Wu, G., Ganiyal, G., Ross, C., Morris, C., Packer, D., (2016). Quinoa cultivation in western North America: Lessons learned and the path forward. American Society of Agronomy *
  • Creech, J.E, Deakin, M., Reeve, J., Hole, D.J, (2016). Compost carryover and cover crop effects on dryland organic wheat in Utah. Western Society of Crop Science *
  • Rowley, M.A, Ransom, C., Reeve, J., Black, B.L, (2011). Weed control utilizing mulch and organic herbicide combinations. Abstract Weed Science Society of America *

Publications - Books & Book Chapters

    Book Chapters

  • Reeve, J., Hoagland, L., Villalba, J., Carr, P., Atucha, A., Cambardella, C., Davis, D.R, Delate, K., (2016). Organic Farming, Soil Health and Food Quality: Considering possible links. Advances in Agronomy
  • Brym, Z., Reeve, J., (2016). Agroecological Principles from a Bibliographic Analysis of the Term Agroecology. Sustainable Agriculture
  • Steinitz, T., Wagner, K.M, Drost, D.T, Alston, D.G, Hunter, B., Nischwitz, C., Ramirez, R., Allen, L., Barnhill, J.V, Frame, D., Pace, M., Durward, C., Reeve, J., Jewkes, M., Heflebower, R.F, , (2014). A Guide to Common Organic Gardening Questions. USU Extension *

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Publications - Fact Sheets

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Publications - Curriculum

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    Publications - Journal Articles

      Academic Journal

    • Buckland, K., Alston, D.G, Reeve, J., Nischwitz, C., Drost, D.T, Trap Crops in Onion to Reduce Onion Thrips and Iris Yellow Spot Virus. Southwestern Entomologist
    • Reeve, J., Culumber, M., Black, B.L, Ransom, C., Tebeau, A., Alston, D.G, (2017). Establishing organic and integrated peach orchards in Utah. Scientia Horticulturae, 214, 242-251.
    • Tebeau, A.S, Alston, D.G, Ransom, C., Black, B.L, Reeve, J., Culumber, C.M, Effects of organic peach orchard floor vegetation and fertility management on weed biomass and diversity. Weed Technology
    • Ouyang, Y., Norton, J.M, Stark, J.M, Reeve, J., Habteselassie, M.Y, (2016). Ammonia-oxidizing bacteria are more responsive than archaea to nitrogen source in an agricultural soil.. Soil Biology and Biochemistry/Elsevier, 96, 4-15. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soilbio.2016.01.012
    • Hunt, S.R, MacAdam, J.W, Reeve, J., (2015). Establishment of birdsfoot trefoil (Lotus corniculatus) pastures on organic dairy farms in the Mountain West USA. Organic Agriculture, 5, 63-77.
    • Olsen, D.J, Endelman, J.B, Jacobson, A., Reeve, J., (2015). Compost carryover: nitrogen, phosphorus and FT-IR analysis of soil organic matter. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems, 101, 317-331.
    • Reeve, J., Hall, K., Kalkman, C., (2014). Student outcomes from experiential learning at a student run certified organic farm. Natural Sciences Education, 43, 16-24.
    • Reeve, J., Black, B.L, Ransom, C., Culumber, M., Alston, D.G, Tebeau, A., (2013). Developing organic stone-fruit production options for Utah and the Intermountain West United States. Acta Horticulturae, Proceedings # 1001, 65-72.
    • Buckland, K., Reeve, J., Alston, D.G, Drost, D.T, (2013). Effects of nitrogen fertility and crop rotation on onion growth and yield, thrips densities, and Iris yellow spot virus and soil properties. Agriculture, Ecosystems, and the Environment, 177, 63-74.
    • Reeve, J., Drost, D.T, (2012). Yield and Soil Quality under Transition Organic High Tunnel Tomatoes. American Soc. Horticultural Sci, 47, 38-44.
    • Reeve, J., Endelman, J.B, Miller, B., Hole, D.J, (2012). Residual Effects of Compost on Soil Quality and Dryland Wheat Yield Sixteen Years after Compost Application. Soil Science Society of America Journal (SSSAJ), 76:1, 278-285. doi: 10.2136/sssaj2011.0123
    • Rowley, M.A, Ransom, C., Reeve, J., Black, B.L, (2011). Mulch and organic herbicide combinations for in-row orchard weed suppression. International Journal of Fruit Science, 11:4, 316-331.
    • Rowley, M.A, Black, B.L, Ransom, C., Reeve, J., Creech, J.E, (2011). Alternative alleyways for tart cherry orchards. Journal of the American Pomological Society, 65:4, 208-217.
    • Reeve, J., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Sehmsdorf, H., (2011). Sustainable Agriculture, a case study of a small Lopez Island Farm.. Agricultural Systems, 104, 572-579.
    • Endleman, J., Reeve, J., Hole, D.J, (2010). Economically optimal compost rates for organic crop production.. Agronomy Journal, 102, 1283-1289.
    • Reganold, J.P, Andrews, P.K, Reeve, J., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Schadt, C.W, Alldredge, R., Ross, C.F, Davies, N.M, Zhou, J., (2010). Enhanced Fruit Quality and Soil Functional Gene Abundance and Diversity on Organic Strawberry Farms. Plos One, 5:e12346, doi: Doi10.1371/journal.pone.0012346
    • Reeve, J., Schadt, C.W, Carpenter-Boggs, L., Reganold, J.P, Zhou, Z., (2010). Microbial functional diversity and enzyme activities in response to soil fumigation and organic management. The ISME Journal, 4, 1099-1107.
    • Black, B.L, Drost, D.T, Lindstrom, T., Reeve, J., Gunnell, J., Reighard, G.L, (2010). A comparison of root distribution patterns among Prunus rootstocks. Journal of the American Pomological Society, 64:1, 52-62.
    • Reeve, J., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Reganold, J.P, Brinton, W.F, (2010). Influence of Biodynamic Preparations on Compost Development and Resultant Compost Extracts on Wheat Seedling Growth. Bioresource Technology, 101, 5658-5666.
    • Endelman, J., Reeve, J., Drost, D.T, (2010). A new decay series for organic crop production. Agronomy Journal, 102, 457-463.
    • Evans, K.C, Bagg, S., Frank, E., Reeve, J., Ransom, C., Pappu, H., (2009). Green Foxtail (Setaria viridis), A Naturally Infected Grass Host of Iris Yellow Spot Virus in Utah. Plant Disease, 93, 670.
    • Reeve, J., Smith, J.L, Carpenter-Boggs, L., Reganold, J.P, (2009). Glycine, nitrate and ammonium uptake by classic and modern wheat varieties in a short-term microcosm study. Biology and Fertility of Soils, 45, 723-732.
    • Evans, K.C, Bag, S., Frank, E., Reeve, J., Ransom, C., Pappu, H., (2009). Natural Infection of Iris yellow spot virus in Twoscale Saltbush (Atriplex micrantha) Growing in Utah. Plant Disease, 93, 430.
    • Reeve, J., Smith, J.L, Carpenter-Boggs, L., Reganold, J.P, (2008). Soil-based cycling and differential uptake of amino acids by three species of strawberry (Fragaria spp.) plants. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 40, 2547-2552.
    • Reeve, J., Carpenter-Boggs, L., Reganold, J.P, York, A.L, McGourty, G., McCloskey, L., (2005). Soil and Winegrape Quality in Biodynamic and Organically Managed Vineyards. American Journal of Enology and Viticulture, 56, 367-376.

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    Publications - Literary Journal

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      Publications - MultiMedia

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        Publications - Technical Reports

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          Publications - Translations & Transcripts

            Publications - Other

              Magazine/Trade Publication

            • Reeve, J., (2007). Taking a scientific look at biodynamics. Stella Natura *
            • Newsletter

            • Alston, D.G, Reeve, J., Thomsen, E., (2015). Collaborative organic orchard research with the National Park Service. Utah Pests News, Utah State University Extension *
            • Reeve, J., (2009). Transitioning to Organic Agriculture. Utah Pests News *
            • Other

            • Reeve, J., (2010). Nature's matrix: linking agriculture, conservation and food sovereignty. Choice Review *
            • Reeve, J., (2010). Feeding the planet:environmental protection through sustainable agriculture. Choice *
            • Reeve, J., (2009). Organic Crop Production -- ambitions and limitations. Choice *
            • Reeve, J., (2009). Organic farming: an international history. Choice *
            • Reeve, J., (2007). Soil Quality and Microbial Functional Diversity on Organic and Conventional Strawberry Farms. *
            • Reeve, J., (2003). Effects of biodynamic preparations on soil, winegrape, and compost quality on a California vineyard. *

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            Scheduled Teaching

            PSC 3800, 6900 - Fundamentals of Organic Agriculture, Spring 2016

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Spring 2016

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Fall 2015

            PSC 3800,6900 - Fundamentals of Organic Agriculture, Spring 2015

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Spring 2015

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Fall 2014

            PSC 2800,6900 - Fundamentals of Organic Agriculture, Spring 2014

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Spring 2014

            PSC 6890,7890 - Plants, Soils, and Climate Graduate Seminar, Fall 2013

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Fall 2013

            PSC 2800,6900 - Fundamentals of Organic Agriculture, Spring 2013

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Spring 2013

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Fall 2012

            PSC 6970 - Research and Thesis, Summer 2012

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Summer 2012

            PSC 2800,6900 - Fundamentals of Organic Agriculture, Spring 2012

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Spring 2012

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Fall 2011

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Summer 2011

            PSC 6900 - FUNDAMENTALS OF ORG AGRI, Spring 2011

            PSC 2800 - ORGANIC AGRICULTURE, Spring 2011

            PSC 6970 - RESEARCH & THESIS, Spring 2011

            PSC 4900 - SP: STUDENT ORGANIC FARM, Spring 2011

            PSC 6970 - Research and Thesis, Fall 2010

            PSC 7970 - Research and Thesis, Fall 2010

            PSC 4900 - Special Problems, Fall 2010


            Graduate Students Mentored

            Idowu Atoloye, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2015
            Kareem Adeleke, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2014
            Esther Thomsen, Plants, Soils, and Climate, January 2014 - October 2016
            Kristine Buckland, Plants, Soils, and Climate, May 2013 - October 2016
            Catherine Culumber, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2010 - September 2016
            Alanna Nafziger, Plants, Soils, and Climate, May 2015 - April 2016
            Davey Olsen, Plants, Soils, and Climate, January 2010 - December 2012
            Kristine Buckland, Plants, Soils, and Climate, August 2009 - June 2011
            Jeffrey Endelman, Plants, Soils, and Climate, January 2008 - May 2009