Terry D West

Research Agronomist

Department: Agronomy
Phone: 765.494.4799
Fax: 765.496.2926
Office: Lilly 3-424A
E-mail: twest@purdue.edu

Area of Expertise: Soil Management and Tillage

Research Area:
Long-term tillage for corn and soybeans.

  • West, T.D., D.R. Griffith, G.C. Steinhardt, E.J. Kladivko, and S.D. Parsons. Effect of Tillage and Rotation on Agronomic Performance of Corn and Soybean: Twenty-Year Study On Dark Silty Clay Loam Soil. Published. Journal of Production Agriculture, Vol. 9, no. 2, 1996.
  • West, T.D., D.R. Griffith, and G.C. Steinhardt. Effect of Paraplowing On Crop Yields with No-till Planting. Published. Journal of Production Agriculture, Vol. 9, no. 2, 1996.
  • Strip preparation for corn and soybeans
    CT-4 Strip Preparation for No-till Corn and Soybeans
  • Crop residue studies
  • Row position/strip preparation in continuous corn
  • Strip-till and fertilizer placement.

Education:
B.S., Agricultural Mechanization (Agricultural Systems Management), Purdue University, Dept. of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Date joined staff:  April 1979