Carbon Uptake and Roots

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ON-FARM COMPARISONS OF CARBON UPTAKE AND PARTITIONING TO ROOTS IN SIMPLE AND COMPLEX PASTURE MIXTURES

R. Howard Skinner, Matt A. Sanderson, Benjamin F. Tracy USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, University Park, PA

Abstract

Forage yield on pastures is a function of …

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CEAP Status 2006

**Conservation Effects Assessment Project

December 2006**

Full NRCS factsheet (PDF)

CEAP — Building the Science Base for Conservation

Science based conservation is the key to managing agricultural landscapes for environmental quality.

The Conservation Effects Assessment Project (CEAP) is a multi-agency effort to scientifically quantify the environmental benefits of conservation practices used …

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Diverse Forage Mixtures

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PRODUCTIVITY OF SIMPLE AND COMPLEX MIXTURES OF FORAGES COMPARED IN ON-FARM PASTURES Matt A. Sanderson, R. Howard Skinner, and Benjamin F. Tracy

Abstract

There are few studies that have taken a practical approach to examining how well complex forage mixtures persist in intensively …

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