Monthly Archives: October 2011

Gaining Ground

The NRCS, Virginia Cooperative Extension and others have worked together to interview farmers about management practices for the Gaining Ground project. The result: two videos, one on no-till and the other on grazing management. Gaining Ground Trailer: Successful Graziers Tell … Continue reading

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NEPC 2011 Meeting Poster Session

Finishing Meat Goats on Birdsfoot Trefoil, Chicory, or Red Clover Pastures, Authors: K.E. Turner and K.A. Cassida, Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center, Beaver, WV 25813, and A.M. Zajac, Virginia/Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg VA 24061 Functional … Continue reading

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NEPC 2011 Meeting Part III

Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium Proceedings of Annual Business Meeting Ramada Conference Center and Inn State College, Pennsylvania February 1-2, 2011 Part I of the meeting report Part II of the meeting report After lunch, Session 3 began at … Continue reading

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What Will Climate Change Mean to Grazing Animals?

Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium Ramada Conference Center and Inn State College, Pennsylvania February 1-2, 2011 Session 3 What Will Climate Change Mean to Grazing Animals? Dr. Larry Chase, Professor of Animal Science-Nutrition from Cornell University All animals have … Continue reading

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Invasive Plants, Climate and CO2: Implications for Agriculture

Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium Ramada Conference Center and Inn State College, Pennsylvania February 1-2, 2011 Session 3 Invasive Plants, Climate and CO2: Implications for Agriculture Dr. Lewis Ziska, research plant physiologist, USDA-ARS, Crop Systems and Global Change Lab, … Continue reading

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Implications of Rising Atmospheric CO2 and Climate Change for Grazinglands

Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium Ramada Conference Center and Inn State College, Pennsylvania February 1-2, 2011 Session 3 Implications of Rising Atmospheric CO2 and Climate Change for Grazinglands Dr. Jack Morgan, plant physiologist, USDA-ARS Crops Research Laboratory, Fort Collins, … Continue reading

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What will the Climate be like for our children and grandchildren?

Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium Ramada Conference Center and Inn State College, Pennsylvania February 1-2, 2011 Session 3 What will the Climate be like for our children and grandchildren? Dr. Howard Skinner, plant physiologist, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed … Continue reading

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