Grazing at dusk

Let’s graze the cattle at dusk.
Linking Pasture and Animal Processes

by Pablo Gregorini, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA

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The problem

The profitability of grazing systems can be greatly influenced by the relationship between the grazing animal and …

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Switchgrass and Big Bluestem

Switchgrass and Big Bluestem Response to Spring Burning and Glyphosate Application: Hay, Biomass, and Seed Yields

by M.A. Sanderson, R.R. Schnabel, W.L. Stout, and D. Genito, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA; W.S. Curran, Dep. Crop and Soil Sciences, The …

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Simulation of Beef Farms

Simulation to Study the Environmental Impact and Profitability of Beef Farms
by C. Alan Rotz, USDA-ARS, Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, Dennis R. Buckmaster, Agricultural and Biological Engineering Dept. and John W. Comerford, Dairy and Animal Science Dept., Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802

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Bioenergy Crop Production

Management and Life Cycle Assessment of Bioenergy Crop Production
by Paul Adler, USDA-ARS, University Park, PA

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Background

The focus of the program has been on the potential use of marginal croplands for biofuel production conducting research at multiple scales on the ecology and management …

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