Northeast Forage Demonstration

Northeast Dairy Farm Forage Demonstration Project
Principal Investigator: Joan Sinclair
Performing Institution: Cornell Cooperative Extension, Parkside Drive, Elicottville, NY 14731

Abstract:

The Northeast Dairy Farm Forage Demonstration Project will determine the cost saving benefits of a year round forage management program including the use of intensive rotational grazing systems to …

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Total Mixed Rations for Pasture-Based Dairy Systems

Incorporating a Total Mixed Ration into Pasture-Based Dairy Systems: The Best of Both Worlds?
Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research Unit University Park, PA

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Background

TMR

Feeding dairy cows on pasture challenges nutritionists and producers due to changing pasture quality and availability which make dry …

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Total Mixed Ration Use

A Survey of Total Mixed Ration Use on Pasture-based Dairy Farms in New York and Pennsylvania
Kathy Soder, USDA-ARS Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research Unit University Park, PA

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Background

Feeding dairy cows on pasture challenges nutritionists and producers, which can include variations in milk …

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Pasture Plant Communities

Pasture Plant Communities in the Northeast
Sarah Goslee, Matt Sanderson and Jeff Gonet
USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, Univ. Park, PA 16802

Pastures are important to the economy of the northeastern United States, but we still don’t know much about their ecology. One of the …

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Pasture Assessment in the Northeast

Pasture Assessment in the Northeast United States
Matt A. Sanderson, Sarah C. Goslee, and James B. Cropper
USDA-ARS Pasture Systems and Watershed Management Research Unit, Building 3702 Curtin Road, University Park, PA. USDA-NRCS East NTSC, Greensboro, NC 27401.

Many livestock producers have intensified management of pastures in the …

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