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Managing Forage Resources
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U S Dairy Forage Research Center: Forage Management
DFRC scientists and collaborators write short articles or give presentations directed at solving a problem managing forage crops for dairy cattle utilization.  Select article title for a PDF(Adobe Reader) slide download

Event: 4-State Forage Conference, held March 25-26, 2003 at Ho-Chunk Hotel & Convention Center, Baraboo and U. S. Dairy Forage Research Center, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin.

Sponsored by Iowa State University-Extension, University of Illinois-Extension, University of Minnesota-Extension, University of Wisconsin-Extension


Advances in Silage Advances in Silage Preservation
Rich Muck, USDA ARS, USDFRC, Madison, WI

Maximizing Yield and Quality of Alfalfa
Neal Martin, USDA ARS, Director USDFRC, Madison, WI

Maximizing Corn Silage Maximizing Corn Silage Yield and Yield and Quality
Greg W. Roth Associate Professor, Department of Crop and Soil Sciences, Penn State

Midwest Forage Quality: How are we doing?
Dave Taysom, Dairyland Laboratories

Minerals in Forages: Cow Considerations
Jim Linn, University of Minnesota

Minerals in Forages: Plant Considerations
J.B. Peters and K.A. Kelling, Soil Science Department,University of Wisconsin, Madison

New Developments in Analytical Evaluation of Forages and Total Mixed Rations
P. C. Hoffman, R.D. ShaverL.M. Bauman, T. M. Seege, Dept. of Dairy Science, Dept of Soil Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Nonfiber Carbohydrates in Forages
Mary Beth Hall, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville

Nutrient management in alfalfa-corn silage rotations
Michael Russelle, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, St. Paul, MN

The Relative Forage Quality: Animal Allocation
Dr. Dan Undersander, University of Wisconsin

Last Modified: 7/13/2009