J. Larry Oldham

J. Larry Oldham

Extension Professor

Agronomy - Soil Health



Mailing Address:
Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Physical Address:
465 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota
  • M.S., University of Kentucky
  • B.S., Western Kentucky University

Society Membership:
  • American Society of Agronomy (A04 Extension Education)
  • Association of Natural Resource Education Professionals
  • Ecological Society of America (Soil Ecology)
  • Mississippi Chapter of American Society of Agronomy
  • Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association
  • Mississippi Agricultural Industrial Council
  • Mississippi Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • Soil Science Society of America (S04 Soil Fertility, S06 Soil Management and Conservation, S11 Soils and Environmental Quality)
  • Soil and Water Conservation Society
  • MS SWCS Chapter

Certifications:
  • Certified Crop Adviser, Number 20965
  • Certified Professional Soil Scientist
  • Institutional Review Board for the Protection of Human Subjects in Research

Recognitions and Awards:
  • National Communications Award Winner, Bound Book Category, National Association of County Agricultural Agents, for Nutrient Management Guidelines for Agronomic Crops Grown in Mississippi

Publications

  • Larson, E. J., J. L. Oldham. 2021. Corn Fertilization. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3591. Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2021. Biosolid applications to Mississippi soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3663.  Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2021. Soil physical properties in healthy soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3660.  Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2021. Sulfur nutrition for Mississippi crops and soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3669.  Download
  • Oldham, J. L., K. D. Jones. 2021. Best management practices for plant nutrients. Mississippi State University Extension Publication 3681.  Download
  • Zhang, H., J. Antonangelo, J. Grove, D. Osmond, N. Slaton, S. Alford, R. Florence, G. Huluka, D. Hardy, J. Lessl, R. Maguire, R. Mylavarapu, J. L. Oldham, E. Pena-Yewtukhiw, T. Provin, L. Sonon, D. Sotomayor, J. Wang. 2021. Variation in soil-test-based phosphorus and potassium rate recommendations across the southern USA. Soil Science Society of America Journal 85(4):975-988. Download
  • Kushla, J. D., J. L. Oldham. 2020. Forest Soils of Mississippi. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2822. Download
  • Oldham, J. L., K. Jones. 2020. Inorganic fertilizers for crop production. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 2500. Download
  • Oldham, J. L., K. Jones. 2020. Phosphorus in Mississippi soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 871. Download
  • Oldham, J. L., K. Jones. 2020. Potassium in Mississippi soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 894. Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2019. Disaster relief: Tips for handling flooded soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1733. Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2019. Disaster relief: Tips for handling flooded soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1733. Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2019. Micronutrients in crop production. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1038.  Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2019. Secondary plant nutrients: Calcium, magnesium, and sulfur. Mississippi State University Extension Information Sheet 1039. Download
  • Oldham, L., K. D. Jones. 2019. Soil and broiler litter testing basics. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1614. Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2018. Nitrogen in Mississippi soils. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 767. Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2018. Nutrient management planning basics. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 1853. Download
  • Oldham, J. L., K. Jones. 2018. Agricultural limestone's neutralizing value. Mississippi State University Extension Information Sheet 1587. Download
  • Oldham, J. L., K. Jones. 2018. Soybeans: Liming and fertilization. Mississippi State University Extension Service Information Sheet 873. Download
  • Baker, B., A. Omer, J. L. Oldham, L. M. Burger. 2017. Natural resource conservation in agriculture. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 3050. Download
  • Oldham, J. L. 2017. Fluid fertilizers. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 1466. Download
  • Oldham, J. L., D. M. Dodds. 2017. Inorganic nutrient management for cotton production in Mississippi. Mississippi State University Extension Service Publication 1622. Download
  • Osmond, D., C. Bolster, A. Sharpley, M. Cabrera, S. Feagley, A. Forsberg, C. Mitchell, R. Mylavarapu, J. L. Oldham, D. E. Radcliffe, J. Ramirez Avila, D. E. Storm, F. Walker, H. Zhang. 2017. Southern phosphorus indices, water quality data, and modeling (APEX, APLE, and TBET) results: A comparison. Journal of Environmental Quality 46(6):1296-1305. Download
  • Ramirez-Avila, J. J., D. E. Radcliffe, D. Osmond, C. Bolster, A. Sharpley, S. L. Ortega-Achury, A. Forsberg, J. L. Oldham, M. Locke, D. Line, M. Cabrera. 2017. Evaluation of the APEX model to simulate runoff quality from agricultural fields in the Southern region of the United States. Journal of Environmental Quality 46(6):1357-1364. Download
  • Read, J. J., A. Adeli, D. J. Lang, J. L. Oldham. 2017. Nutritive value and nutrient uptake of summer-active and summer-dormant tall fescue under different broiler litter rates. Agronomy Journal 109(2):473-482. Download
  • Shanmugam, S. G., N. W. Buehring, M. W. Ebelhar, M. S. Cox, J. L. Oldham, D. G. Peterson, W. L. Kingery. 2016. Short-term effects of tillage treatments on soil microbial biodiversity under soybean-corn rotation. International Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Research 2(5):1277-1303. Download
  • Miller, R. and J.L Oldham. 2014. Introduction to Soil Extractable Plant Nutrients. In: F. J. Sikora and K. P. Moore (Eds.), Chapter 4.1 in Soil Test Methods From the Southeastern United States, Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 419: 91-94. Download
  • Oldham, J.L. 2014. Lancaster. In: F. J. Sikora and K. P. Moore (Eds.), Chapter 4.4 in Soil Test Methods From the Southeastern United States, Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 419:111-117. Download
  • Sikora, F. J., K. K. Crouse, S. Heckendorn, G. Huluka, C. C. Mitchell, K. P. Moore, J. L. Oldham. 2014. Cation exchange capacity. In: F.J. Sikora and K.P. Moore (Eds.), Chapter 6.2, Soil Test Methods from the Southeastern United States, Southern Cooperative Series Bulletin No. 419:170-179. Download
  • Osmond, D.L., A. Sharpley, C.H. Bolster, M.L. Cabrera, S.E. Feagley, B. Lee, C. Mitchell, R.S. Mylavarapu, J.L. Oldham, F.R. Walker, H. Zhang. 2012. Comparing phosphorus indices from twelve wouthern U.S. states against monitored phosphorus loads from six prior Southern studies. Journal of Environmental Quality 41(6):1741-1749. Download
  • Read, J.J., K.R. Sistani, J.L. Oldham, G. Brink. 2009. Double-cropping annual ryegrass and Bermudagrass to reduce phosphorus levels in soil with history of poultry litter application. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems 84(1):93-104. Download
  • Brink, G., K.R. Sistani, J.L. Oldham, W.L. Kingery, B.B. Johnson. 2008. Broiler litter application rate effects on bermudagrass nutrient uptake and phosphorus level of soils differing in application history. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 31(4):79-94. Download
  • Sistani, K.R., G. Brink, J.L. Oldham. 2008. Managing broiler litter application rate and grazing to decrease watershed runoff losses. Journal of Environmental Quality 37(2):718-724. Download
  • Oldham, J.L. 2007. Professional meetings: Planning and performing multiple location tours for maximum benefit and impact. Journal of Extension 45(2):2TOT6. Download
  • Oldham, J.L. 2007. Understanding the different phosphorus indices in nutrient management planning. Journal of Extension 45(1), Article 1TOT6. Download
  • Walker, T.W., W.L. Kingery, J.E. Street, M.S. Cox, P.D. Gerard, J.L. Oldham. 2007. Soil chemical properties and rice yield response to nitrogen rate and timing after precision leveling. Crop Management. Download
  • Brink, G., K.R. Sistani, J.L. Oldham, G.A. Pederson. 2006. Maturity effects on mineral concentration and uptake in annual ryegrass. Journal of Plant Nutrition 29(6):1143-1155. Download
  • Osmond, D.L., M.L. Cabrera, S.E. Feagley, G.E. Hardee, C.C. Mitchell, P.A. Moore Jr., R.S. Mylavarapu, J.L. Oldham, J.C. Stevens, W.O. Thorn, F. Walker, H. Zhang. 2006. Comparing ratings of the southern phosphorus indices. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation 61(6):325-337. Download
  • Read, J.J., G. Brink, J.L. Oldham, W.L. Kingery, and K.R. Sistani. 2006. Effects of broiler litter and nitrogen fertilization on uptake of major nutrients by coastal bermudagrass. Agronomy Journal 98(4):1065-1072. Download
  • Han, F. X., W. L. Kingery, H. M. Selim, P. D. Gerard, M. S. Cox, J. L. Oldham. 2004. Arsenic solubility and distribution in poultry waste and long-term amended soil. Science of the Total Environment 320:51-61. Download
  • Walker, T. W., W. L. Kingery, J. E. Street, M. S. Cox, J. L. Oldham, P. D. Gerard, F. X. Han. 2003. Rice yield and soil chemical properties as affected by precision land-leveling in alluvial soils. Agronomy Journal 95:1483-1488. Download