Manuresheds

We’ve all heard the term “watersheds.” We use it to describe a land area that channels rainfall and snowmelt to creeks, streams, and rivers. It helps us think about all the resources in one place and how they are distributed.

Now, scientists are using that same concept to look …

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Grazing at dusk

The reason why graze 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 query

The outcome of a grazing strategy results from an interaction among herbage, ingestion, digestion, and nutrient absorption …

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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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