Sims, J.T. and J.M. McGrath. 2011. Soil fertility evaluation. In M.E. Sumner. Handbook of soil science. CRC Press, Boca Raton FL. In press.
Penn, C.J., J.M. McGrath, and R. Bryant. 2010. Ditch Drainage Management for Water Quality Improvement: Ditch Drainage Treatment Structures. In M.T. Moore and R. Kroger (Eds.). Agricultural Drainage Ditches: Mitigation Wetlands of the 21st Century. Research Signpost. Old City Publishing, Philadelphia, PA.
Articles in Refereed Journals
Penn, C.J., R. Bryant, M. Callahan, J. McGrath. 2011. Use of industrial byproducts to sorb and retain phosphorus. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant Anal. In Press.
Zipper, C.E., J.A. Burger, J.M. McGrath, J.A. Rodrigue, and G.I. Holtzman. 2011. Forest restoration potentials of Post-SMCRA coal-mined lands in eastern USA. J. Environ. Quality. In Review.
Kariuki, S.K., H. Zhang, J. McGrath, and J. Schroder. 2010 Temporal variability of soil property dynamics in a grazed pasture. Commun. Soil Sci. Plant. Anal. 41: 2744-2754.
Maguire, R.O., P.J.A. Kleinman, C. Dell, D.B. Beegle, R.C. Brandt, Q.M Ketterings, and J.M. McGrath. 2010. Managing manure in reduced tillage systems. Crops and Soils 43(5): 16-17.
McGrath, J.M., J.T. Sims, R.O. Maguire, W.W. Saylor, and R. Angel. 2010. Modifying Broiler Diets with Phytase and Vitamin D Metabolite (25-OH D3): Impact on Phosphorus in Litter, Amended Soils, and Runoff. J Environ Quality. 39: 324-332.
Maguire, R.O., P.J.A. Kleinman, C. Dell, D.B. Beegle, R.C. Brandt, J.M. McGrath, and Q.M. Ketterings. 2010. Manure application technology in reduced tillage and forage systems: A review. J. Environ. Quality. 39:
Warren, J.G., C.J. Penn, J.M. McGrath, and K. Sistani. 2008. The impact of alum addition on organic P transformations in poultry litter and litter-amended soil. J. Environ. Quality. 37 (2).
McGrath, J.M., J.T. Sims, and R.O. Maguire, W.W. Saylor, C.R. Angel, and B. Turner. 2005. Broiler diet modification and litter storage: impacts on phosphorus in litters, soils, and runoff. J. Environ. Quality. 34: 1896-1909.
Penn, C.J., G.L. Mullins, L.W. Zelazny, J.G. Warren, and J.M. McGrath. 2004. Surface Runoff Losses of Phosphorus from Virginia Soils Amended with Turkey Manure using Phytase and HAP Corn Diets. J. Environ. Quality. 33: 1431-1439.
Maguire, R.O., J.T. Sims, J.M. McGrath, and C.R. Angel. 2003. Effect of phytase and vitamin D metabolite (25OH-D3) in turkey diets on phosphorus solubility in manure amended soils. Soil Sci. 168:421-433.
Monographs, Reports, and Extension Publications
McGrath, J.M. 2009. Affidavit of Joshua M. McGrath, Ph.D. Review of the science pertinent to field storage of poultry litter and its potential impact on water quality. In Maryland Department of the Environment’s Opposition to Petitioners’ Motion for Summary Decision and Exhibits. Case No. MDE-WMA-053-09-03514. April 13, 2009.
Maguire, R.O. and J.M. McGrath. 2009. Manure management in no-till and pasture systems. Mid-Atlantic Water Program. College Park, MD. (verified 13 Aug. 2010).
Binford, G., T. Daniel, D. Hansen, B. Malone, J. McGrath, J. Meisinger, T. Pilkowski, C. Ritz, J. Timmons, and A. Torbert. 2008. Summary of Chesapeake Research Consortium – Maryland Environmental Finance Center Science Forum. October 29, 2008.
Steinhilber, P., J.M. McGrath, and J. Salak. 2008. Cornstalk nitrate test. Nutrient Management 8. Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park.
Sims, J.T., J.M. McGrath, and A.L. Shober. 2008. Nutrient mass balances for the State of Delaware 1996 to 2006. Final project report to the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission. University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
Coale, F.J. Converting among soil test analyses frequently used in Maryland. Soil Fertility Management 4. Revised J.M. McGrath. August 2006. Department of Environmental Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park.
McGrath, J.M. and J.T. Sims. 2000. Effect of cropping system on nutrient losses in runoff: The Sustainable Agriculture Project at Chesapeake Farms. Final Project Report to the Dupont Company. University of Delaware, Newark, DE.
Refereed Abstracts. Invited:
McGrath, J.M., W. Thomason, and G. Binford. 2010. Real world (on-farm) implementation of sensor based variable rate nitrogen in Mid-Atlantic corn production. In Conference Abstracts 10th International Conference on Precision Agriculture. 18 – 21 July 2010. Denver, CO.
McGrath, J.M., C.J. Penn, and F.J. Coale. 2010. In-situ treatment of agricultural drainage water using industrial by-products phosphorus sorbing materials. In 6 International Phosphorus Workshop: Towards a sustainable control of diffuse P loss: risk, monitoring, modeling, and mitigation options. 27 September – 1 October, 2010. Sevilla, Spain. th
Zipper, C.E., J.A. Burger, J.M. McGrath, and B. Amichev. 2006. Carbon accumulation potentials of post-SMCRA coal-mined lands. In June 2-7, 2007. Gillette, WY. R.I. Barnhisel (ed.). 30 years of SMCRA and beyond. ASMR. Lexington, KY.
Un-refereed Abstracts. Invited:
Bryant, R.B., A. Buda, P. Kleinman, C. Church, J.M. McGrath, K. Grubb, and S. Bose. 2010. Using FGD Gypsum to remove soluble phosphorus from agricultural drainage waters. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings, October 31 – November 4, Long Beach, CA.
Grubb, K., J.M. McGrath, C.J. Penn, R.B. Bryant. 2010. Phosphorus removal from agricultural drainage ditches using gypsum filter structures: Changes in soil phosphorus forms due to application of phosphorus saturated gypsum. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings, October 31 – November 4, Long Beach, CA.
Penn, C.J., J.M. McGrath, G. Bell, and D. Martin. 2010. Treatment of golf course runoff using a phosphorus removal structure. ASA-CSSA-SSSA 2010 International Annual Meetings, October 31 – November 4, Long Beach, CA.
Sims, J.T. and J.M. McGrath. 2008. Beyond environmental soil tests for phosphorus – entering the regulatory arena. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, October 5 – 9, Houston, TX.
Beegle, D., Q. Ketterings, R. Maguire, J.M. McGrath. 2007. Nutrient Management in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Nov. 4 – 8, New Orleans, LA.