Brian Dougherty

Field Agricultural Engineer
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Area of Expertise
dairy facilities, manure handling, water quality, biochar production and use, regenerative agriculture, soil health
Education
M.S., Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University, 2018
B.S., Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University, 2016
Diploma, Dairy Herd Management, Northeastt Iowa Community College, 1994
A.A.S, Farm Operations and Management, Ellsworth Community College, 1993
Published Articles

Dougherty, B.W., C.H. Pederson, A.P. Mallarino, D.S. Andersen, M.L. Soupir, R.S. Kanwar, M.J. Helmers. 2020. Midwestern Cropping System Effects on Drainage Water Quality and Crop Yields. J. Environ. Qual. 49(1). DOI: 10.1002/jeq2.20007

Dougherty, B. 2020. Cover Crops Can Be a Bridge. Journal of Nutrient Management, February 2020.

Dougherty, B., Mallarino, A., Pederson, C., Andersen, D., Sawyer, J., Helmers, M. & Soupir, M. (2019) “Drainage Water Quality Impacts of Agricultural Management Practices: Effect of Manure Application Timing and Cover Crops on Yields in 2016–2018”, Iowa State University Farm Progress Reports. 2018(1).

Dougherty, B., Mallarino, A., Pederson, C., Andersen, D., Sawyer, J., Helmers, M. & Soupir, M. (2019) “Partial Nitrogen and Phosphorus Balance in Drainage Water Quality Plots, 2008–2015”, Iowa State University Farm Progress Reports. 2018(1).

Dougherty, B., M. Gray, M.G. Johnson, M. Kleber. 2017. Can biochar covers reduce emissions from manure lagoons while capturing nutrients? J. Environ. Qual. 46(3): 659–666.

Dougherty, B., M. Helmers, D. Andersen. 2017. Evaluating the Impact of Nutrient Management Practices on Drainage Water Quality. IPPA Headlines. 16(2).

Dougherty, B., C. Peterson, M. Helmers, M. Soupir, R. Kanwar, A. Mallarino. 2016. Impact of Liquid Swine Manure Application and Cover Crops on Dissolved Phosphorus in Subsurface Drainage water. Iowa State Research Farm Progress Report.

Dougherty, B., C. Peterson, M. Helmers, M. Soupir, D. Andersen, A. Mallarino, J. Sawyer. 2016. Drainage Water Quality Impacts of Agricultural Management Practices: Effect of Manure Application Timing and Cover Crops. Iowa State Research Farm Progress Report.

Contact
563-239-7070
563-583-6496 ext.125
14858 W. Ridge Lane, Suite 2
Dubuque
Iowa
52003
Region: 
5