Rocky Lemus

Associate Extension/Research Professor

Mailing Address:

Box 9555
Mississippi State, MS
39762

Physical Address:

256 Dorman Hall
Mississippi State, MS
39762

Contact:

Email:rl275@msstate.edu
Phone: (662) 325-7718

Awards:

  • 2011 Wesley Farmer Outstanding Specialist Award, Mississippi Association of County Agricultural Agents
  • 2011 Extension Award of Merit, Gamma Sigma Delta

Publications

2015
Lemus, R., J. A. White. 2015. Weed Control in Bermudagrass and Effects on Biomass Production and Quality. Journal of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents 8(1). < ahref="http://www.nacaa.com/journal/index.php?jid=476">Download
2015
Lemus, R., W. White, and C. Massey. 2015. Impact of Grazing Summer Annuals Grasses on Livestock Performance. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 499, Mississippi State University. 23 pp. Download
2015
White, J. A., R. Lemus. 2015. Alfalfa establishment, performance, and persistence in in Mississippi when planted into a bermudagrass sward. American Journal of Plant Science 6(13):2220-2226. Download
2015
White, J., R. Lemus, and D. Rivera. 2015. Mississippi Warm-Season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 493, Mississippi State University. 9 pp. Download
2015
White, J., R. Lemus, J. Rushing, J.R. Saunders, and D. Rivera. 2015. Mississippi Native Grasses Variety Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 497, Mississippi State University. 12 pp. Download
2015
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, and D. Rivera. 2015. Mississippi Perennial Cool-Season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2014. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 496, Mississippi State University. 16 pp. Download
2015
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, D. Rivera, and J.B. Rushing. 2015. The Mississippi Annual Cool-Season Forage Crops Variety Trials, 2014-2015. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 501, Mississippi State University. 14 pp. Download
2014
Lemus, R. 2014. Silvopasture: Grazing Systems Can Add Value To Trees. Mississippi State Univeristy Extension Service, Publication 2847, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
Lemus, R. 2014. Steps to Successfully Establishing Warm-Season Forages. Mississippi State Univeristy Extension Service, Publication 2838, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
Lemus, R., and J. White. 2014. Brix Level in Your Forage: What Does It Mean? Mississippi State Univeristy Extension Service, Publication 2836, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
Lemus, R., and J. White. 2014. Forage Brassicas for Winter Grazing Systems. Mississippi State Univeristy Extension Service, Publication 2845, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
Lemus, R., and R. Lal. 2014. Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Stocks under Long-term Switchgrass Plots on Five Soils in the Upper Southeastern USA. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers 2(3):38-48. Download
2014
Lemus, R., D.J. Parrish, and D. Wolf. 2014. Switchgrass Cultivar/Ecotype Selection and Management for Biofuels in the Upper Southeast USA. Scientific World Journal, Vol. 2014:10 pages., Download
2014
Lemus, R., D.J. Parrish, and D. Wolf. 2014. Switchgrass response to nitrogen and phosphorus during first growth after seeding. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Vol. 3(4):13-22., Download
2014
Munshaw, G.C., J.M. Layton, B.R. Stewart, H.W. Philley, J.S. Beasley, and R. Lemus. 2014. The Germination Responses of Five Bermudagrass Cultivars to Seedcoating and Temperature . HortScience, Vol. 49(9):1225-1229. Download
2014
Rushing, J.B., and R. Lemus. 2014. Native Warm-Season Grasses as a Forage in Mississippi: Grazing Management. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 2843, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
Rushing, J.B., and R. Lemus. 2014. Native Warm-Season Grasses as Forage in Mississippi: Establishment. Mississippi State University Extension Service, Publication 2830, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
White, J., and R. Lemus. 2014. Long-Term Summary of Ryegrass Varieties and Ploidy Types in Mississippi. Forage and Grazinglands, Vol. 5(21):3151-3158. Download
2014
White, J., R. Lemus, J.B. Rushing, B.B. Johnson, J.R. Saunders, D. Rivera, and P. Slusher. 2014. Mississippi Biomass Feedstock Variety Trials, 2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Sheet #IS1363, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, and D. Rivera. 2014. Mississippi Perennial Cool-Season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2013. . Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin #IB486, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, D. Rivera, B. Johnson. 2014. Mississippi annual cool-season forage crop variety trials, 2013-14. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin 488, Mississippi State University. 19 pp. Download
2014
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, L.W. Fitzgerald, and P. Slusher. 2014. Mississippi Warm-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station, Information Bulletin #IB483, Mississippi State University. Download
2014
Witcher, A.L., E.K. Blythe, G.B. Fain, and K.J. Curry. 2014. Stem cutting propagation in whole pine tree substrates. HortTechnology, Vol. 24:30-37. Download
2013
Lemus, R., D. Rivera, and B.B. Johnson. 2013. Evaluation of Ryegrass Management on Growth and Performance of Growing Beef Heifers. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Vol. 6(1). Download
2013
Lemus, R., J.I. Morrison, and J. White. 2013. Cumulative Forage Production in Monoculture and Additive Annual Ryegrass Mixes with Cereal Rye. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Vol. 6(2). Download
2013
Lemus, R., K. Crouse, M.S. Cox, J.J. Varco, J. White, and J.I. Morrison. 2013. Effect of AVAIL and Nutrisphere-N Application on Annual Ryegrass Production and Quality. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Vol. 6(2). Download
2013
Lemus, R., M. Mowdy, and A. Davis. 2013. Herbicide Evaluation for Smutgrass Control Using the Weed Wiper Method. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers, Vol. 6(1). Download
2013
Lemus, R.. 2013. Nutrient Management in Biofuel Crop Production. Biofuel Crop Sustainability (ed B.P. Singh), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Oxford, UK, Vol. Ch. 9:301-324. Download
2013
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, and L.W. Fitzgerald. 2013. Mississippi Perennial Cool-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2011-2012. MAFES Information Bulletin. Download
2013
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, and L.W. Fitzgerald. 2013. Mississippi Warm-season Forage Crop Variety Trials, 2012. MAFES Information Bulletin. Download
2013
White, J., R. Lemus, J.R. Saunders, L. Fitzgerald. 2013. Mississippi perennial cool-season forage crop variety trials, 2012-2013. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Information Bulletin 476. 10 pp. Download
2012
Chesser, Jr., G.D., J.D. Davis, J.L. Purswell, R. Lemus. 2012. Moisture determination in windrowed switchgrass using electrical resistance probes. Applied Engineering in Agriculture 28(5):623-629. Download
2009
Lemus, R., D.R. Parrish, D.D. Wolf. 2009. Nutrient uptake of 'Alamo' switchgrass used as an energy crop. BioEnergy Research 2(1-2):37-50. Download
2008
Lemus, R., D.J. Parish, O. Abaye. 2008. Nitrogen-use dynamics in switchgrass grown for biomass. BioEnergy Research 1(2):153-162. Download
2008
Lemus, R., E.C. Brummer, C.L. Burras, K.J. Moore, M.F. Barker, N.E. Molstad. 2008. Effects of nitrogen fertilization on biomass yield and quality in large fields of established switchgrass in southern Iowa, USA. Biomass and Bioenergy 32(12):1187-1194. Download
2006
Munshaw, G., E.H. Ervin, D.J. Parrish, C. Shang, S.D. Askew, R. Lemus. 2006. Influence of late-season iron, nitrogen, and seaweed extract on fall color retention and cold tolerance of four bermudagrass cultivars. Crop Science 46:273-283. Download