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Stacey A Gunter
Southern Plains Area
Research Leader

Phone: (580) 256-7449
Fax: (580) 256-1322

2000 18TH ST
WOODWARD, OK, 73801-5415

Projects
Sustaining Southern Plains Landscapes through Plant Genetics and Sound Forage-Livestock Production Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424178
Monitoring Climatic Changes in Northwest Oklahoma
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424322
BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR BIOMASS PRODUCTION IN OKLAHOMA
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 419572

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Forage intake modeling and predictions for cattle grazing in extensive grazing environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Jul-14)
Assessment of the effect of castration upon arrival on long-term growth performance of stocker cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ratcliff, M.D., Kegley, E.B., Powell, J.G., Hawley, J., Lusby, K.S., Rowe, M.P., Gunter, S.A., Daniels, L.B., Hubbell, D.S. 2014. Assessment of the effect of castration upon arrival on long-term growth performance of stocker cattle. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:466-475.
Effect of method and timing of castration on newly arrived stocker cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ratcliff, M.D., Kegley, E.B., Powell, J.G., Hawley, J., Lusby, K.S., Rowe, M.P., Gunter, S.A., Daniels, L.B., Hubbell, D.S. 2014. Effect of method and timing of castration on newly arrived stocker cattle. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:457-465.
Using tall fescue in a complementary grazing program for spring calving beef cows in southern Arkansas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P., Stewart, C.B., Gray, H.C., Gadberry, M.S., Gunter, S.A., Young, C., Hopkins, A.A. 2014. Using tall fescue in a complementary grazing program for spring calving beef cows in southern Arkansas. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:423-431.
Functional response of U.S. grasslands to the early 21st century drought - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, M.S., Ponce Campos, G., Huete, A., Mcclaran, M., Zhang, Y., Hamerlynck, E.P., Augustine, D.J., Gunter, S.A., Kitchen, S.G., Peters, D.C., Starks, P.J., Hernandez, M. 2014. Functional response of U.S. grasslands to the early 21st century drought. Ecology. 95:2121-2133.
Beef Species Symposium: Difficulties associated with predicting forage intake by grazing beef cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coleman, S.W., Gunter, S.A., Sprinkle, J.E., Neel, J.P. 2014. Beef Species Symposium: Difficulties associated with predicting forage intake by grazing beef cows. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2775-2784.
Effect of processing method on in sacco ruminal degradability of organic matter and nitrogen from canola seeds and in vitro intestinal nitrogen digestion of the in sacco residue - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L., Loest, C.A., Goldman, J.J. 2014. Effect of processing method on in sacco ruminal degradability of organic matter and nitrogen from canola seeds and in vitro intestinal nitrogen digestion of the in sacco residue. Animal Production Science. 54:1030-1038.
Cinnagar supplementation of cattle grazing wheat or native pasture in northwest Oklahoma - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A., Combs, G.F. 2013. Cinnagar supplementation of cattle grazing wheat or native pasture in northwest Oklahoma. Western Section,American Society of Animal Science Proceedings. 64:326-329.
Drought and grazing effects on Oklahoma phlox (Polemoniaceae, Phlox oklahomensis) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Springer, T.L., Gunter, S.A., Tyrl, R.J., Nighswonger, P.F. 2013. Drought and grazing effects on Oklahoma phlox (Polemoniaceae, Phlox oklahomensis). American Journal of Plant Sciences. 4:9-13.
Difficulties associated with predicting forage intake by grazing beef cows - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Faulkner, D.B., Meyer, A.M., Scholljegerdes, E.J., Sprinkle, J.E., Soto-Navarro, S.A., Coleman, S.W. 2013. Difficulties associated with predicting forage intake by grazing beef cows. Journal Animal Science. 91(E-Supplementation 2):440. (Abstract)
Effects of supplementary selenium source on the blood parameters in beef cows and their nursing calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Beck, P.A., Hallford, D.M. 2013. Effects of supplementary selenium source on the blood parameters in beef cows and their nursing calves. Biological Trace Element Research. 152(2):204-211.
Response of Cross-biome Productivity to the Early 21st Century Drought - (Abstract Only)
Ponce Campos, G., Moran, M.S., Huete, A., Zhang, Y., Bresloff, C., Huxman, T., Bosch, D.D., Buda, A.R., Gunter, S.A., Kitchen, S., Mcnab, W., Mcclaran, M., Morgan, J.A., Peters, D.C., Sadler, E.J., Seyfried, M.S., Starks, P.J., Montoya, A.D., Heartsill Scalley, T., Eamus, D. 2012. Response of Cross-biome Productivity to the Early 21st Century Drought. [abstract]. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA. December 3 - 7,2012.
Improving the production, environmental, and economic efficiency of the stocker cattle industry in the Southeastern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P., Anders, M., Watkins, B., Gunter, S.A., Hubbell, D., Gadberry, M.S. 2013. Improving the production, environmental, and economic efficiency of the stocker cattle industry in the Southeastern United States. Journal of Animal Science. 91(6):2456-2466.
Extreme precipitation patterns reduced terrestrial ecosystem production across biomass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Y., Moran, M.S., Nearing, M.A., Ponce Campos, G., Huete, A., Buda, A.R., Bosch, D.D., Gunter, S.A., Kitchen, S., Mcnab, W., Morgan, J.A., Mcclaran, M., Sutherland Montoya, D., Peters, D.C., Starks, P.J. 2013. Extreme precipitation patterns reduced terrestrial ecosystem production across biomass. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. 118:148–157.
Sand sagebrush rangeland utilization by cattle producers - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A. 2013. Sand sagebrush rangeland utilization by cattle producers. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK, Feb. 2-8. Abstract #61.
Ecosystem resilience despite large-scale altered hydro climatic conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ponce Campos, G., Moran, M.S., Huete, A., Zhang, Y., Bresloff, C., Huxman, T., Eamus, D., Bosch, D.D., Buda, A.R., Gunter, S.A., Scalley, T., Kitchen, S., McClaran, M., McNab, W., Montoya, D., Morgan, J.A., Peters, D.C., Sadler, E.J., Seyfried, M.S., Starks, P.J. 2013. Ecosystem resilience despite large-scale altered hydro climatic conditions. Nature. 494:349-352.
Cool-season annual pastures with clovers to supplement wintering beef cows nursing calves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Whitworth, W., Mongomery, G., Beck, P. 2012. Cool-season annual pastures with clovers to supplement wintering beef cows nursing calves. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 3:25.
Effect of corn- and soybean hull-based creep feed and backgrounding diets on lifelong performance and carcass traits of calves from pasture and rangeland conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gadberry, M.S., Beck, P.A., Gunter, S.A., Barham, B.L., Whitworth, W.A., Apple, J.K. 2012. Effect of corn- and soybean hull-based creep feed and backgrounding diets on lifelong performance and carcass traits of calves from pasture and rangeland conditions. The Professional Animal Scientist. 28:507-518.
Chemical control of sand sagebrush: implications for lesser prairie-chicken habitat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thacker, E.T., Gillen, R., Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L. 2012. Chemical control of sand sagebrush: implications for lesser prairie-chicken habitat. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 65(5):516-522.
Chemical control of sand sagebrush: implications for lesser prairie chicken habitat. - (Abstract Only)
Thacker, E.T., Gillen, R., Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L. 2011. Chemical control of sand sagebrush: implications for lesser prairie chicken habitat (abstract). In: Proceedings 26th Meeting of the Prairie Grouse Technical Council, October 3-6, Hays, KS.
Runoff and sediment responses to grazing native and introduced species on highly erodible Southern Great Plains soil. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wine, M., Zou, C., Bradford, J.A., Gunter, S.A. 2012. Runoff and sediment responses to grazing native and introduced species on highly erodible Southern Great Plains soil. Journal of Hydrology. 450-451:336-341.
Growing beef cattle: The future of stocker/backgrounding systems in beef production - (Abstract Only)
Beck, P., Anders, M., Gunter, S.A., Hubbell, D., Gadberry, S., Watkins, B. 2012. Growing beef cattle: The future of stocker/backgrounding systems in beef production. Journal of Animal Science. Volume 90, Supplement 3, #598.
Forage nutritive value of Texas bluegrass harvested in the morning and afternoon in northwest Oklahoma. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goldman, J.J., Gunter, S.A. 2012. Forage nutritive value of Texas bluegrass harvested in the morning and afternoon in northwest Oklahoma. Japanese Society of Grassland Science. 58:147-152.
Ruminant Nutrition Symposium: Modulation of metabolism through nutrition and management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A. 2012. Ruminant Nutrition Symposium: Modulation of metabolism through nutrition and management. Journal of Animal Science. 90:1833-1834.
Drought and rangelands. - (Trade Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L. 2012. Drought and rangelands. Oklahoma Cowman 51(2):34-35.
Historical drought effects on rangelands in northwest Oklahoma - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A., Hogan, R. 2011. Historical drought effects on rangelands in northwest Oklahoma. Proceedings of the Drought Grazing Management Serminar, November 14-15, 2011, Beaver, Boise City and Goodwell, OK. p. 10-20.
Effects of sand sagebrush control in southern mixed-grass prairie rangeland on cattle performance and economic return Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Thacker, E.T., Gillen, R.L., Springer, T.L., Jones, R. 2012. Effects of sand sagebrush control in southern mixed-grass prairie rangeland on cattle performance and economic return. Professional Animal Scientist. 28:204-212.
Effects of stocking and supplementation rates on cattle performance and return when grazing mixed-grass prairie in Northwest Oklahoma - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Hogan, R. 2012. Effects of stocking and supplementation rates on cattle performance and return when grazing mixed-grass prairie in Northwest Oklahoma [abstract]. p. 128. 65th Annual Society for Range Management Meeting. Spokane, Washington.
Effect of herbage depletion on short-term foraging dynamics and diet quality of steers grazing wheat pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregorini, P., Gunter, S.A., Bowman, M.T., Caldwell, J.D., Masino, C.A., Coblentz, W.K., Beck, P.A. 2011. Effect of herbage depletion on short-term foraging dynamics and diet quality of steers grazing wheat pastures. Journal of Animal Science. 89:3824-3830.
Case Study: Effects of interseeding date of cool-season annual grasses and pre-plant glyphosate application onto a warm-season sod on forage production, forage quality, performance of stocker cattle, and net-return - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P.A., Stewart, C.B., Phillips, J.M., Gunter, S.A., Watkins, K.B. 2011. Case Study: Effects of interseeding date of cool-season annual grasses and preplant glyphosate application onto a warm-season grass sod on forage production, forage nutritive value, performance of stocker cattle, and net return. Professional Animal Scientist. 27:375-384.
Effect of Patch-Burning Mixed-Grass Prairie Communities on Cattle Performance - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L., Thacker, E.T., Gillen, R.L. 2012. Effect of Patch-Burning Mixed-Grass Prairie Communities on Cattle Performance. Journal Animal Science. 89(E-Supplement 1):312-313. (Absract)
Convergence of Dynamic Vegetation Net Productivity Responses to Precipitation Variability from 10 Years of MODIS EVI - (Proceedings)
Ponce, G., Moran, M.S., Huete, A., Bresloff, C., Huxman, T., Bosch, D.D., Bradford, J., Buda, A.R., Gunter, S.A., Mcnab, H., Mcclaran, M., Peters, D.C., Sadler, E.J., Seyfried, M.S., Starks, P.J., Sutherland Montoya, D., Heartsill, T. 2011. Convergence of Dynamic Vegetation Net Productivity Responses to Precipitation Variability from 10 Years of MODIS EVI. ISRSE 2011, 34th International Symposium on Remote Sensing of Environment, Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, 10-15 April 2011.
Herbicide Control of Sand Sagebrush: Impacts on Lesser Prairie Chicken Habitat. - (Abstract Only)
Thacker, E.T., Gillen, R.L., Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L. 2011. Herbicide Control of Sand Sagebrush: Impacts on Lesser Prairie Chicken Habitat [abstract]. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, February 6-11, 2011, Billings, MT. 2011 CDROM.
Modis Evi As a Surrogate for Net Primary Production Across Precipitation Regimes - (Abstract Only)
Ponce, G., Bresloff, C., Huete, S., Moran, M.S., Huxman, T., Bosch, D.D., Bradford, J., Buda, A.R., Gunter, S.A., Mcnab, H., Mcclaran, M., Peters, D.C., Sadler, E.J., Seyfried, M.S., Starks, P.J., Sutherland Montoya, D. 2010. MODIS EVI as a Surrogate for Net Primary Production across Precipitation Regimes. Research Insights in Semiarid Ecosystems Symposium. University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ., October 2, 2010.
Effects of prescribed fire and herbicide application on cattle grazing and herbage production from yellow bluestem pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Gillen, R.L. 2010. Effects of prescribed fire and herbicide application on cattle grazing and herbage production from yellow bluestem pastures. Professional Animal Scientist. 26:638-646.
Coprological evaluation of pour-on and injectable formulation of moxidectin in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Powell, J.G., Gunter, S.A., Tucker, C.A., Reynolds, J.L., Johnson, Z.B. Coprological evaluation of pour-on and injectable formulation of moxidectin in beef cattle. American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists Proceedings. Atlanta, GA. 85:77-78.
Effects of sand sagebrush control on stocker cattle performance on a Southern mixed prairie community. - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L., Thacker, E.T., Gillen, R. 2010. Effects of sand sagebrush control on stocker cattle performance on a Southern mixed prairie community. Proceedings of the 4th Grazing Livestock Nutrition Conference, July 9-10, 2010, Estes Park, Colorado. p. 208.
Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter wheat pasture - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A., Combs, G.F. 2010. Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter wheat pasture. Western Section of Animal Science Proceedings. 61:134-137.
Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter-wheat pasture - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Combs, G.F. 2010. Effect of mineral supplementation on the performance by stocker cattle grazing winter-wheat pasture [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88(E-Suppl.2):194-195.
Simulation of sandsage-bluestem forage growth under varying stocking rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adiku, S.K., Dunn, G.H., Ahuja, L.R., Gunter, S.A., Bradford, J.A., Garcia, L., Andales, A.A. 2010. Simulation of sandsage-bluestem forage growth under varying stocking rates. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 63(5):546-552.
Soil aggregates and their associated carbon and nitrogen content in winter annual pastures using different tillage management options Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anders, M.M., Beck, P.A., Watkins, B.K., Gunter, S.A., Lusby, K.S., Hubbell, D.S. 2010. Soil aggregates and their associated carbon and nitrogen content in winter annual pastures using different tillage management options. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 74:1339-1347.
Modis Evi As a Proxy for Net Primary Production Across Precipitation Regimes - (Abstract Only)
Bresloff, C., Moran, M.S., Huete, A., Huxman, T., Bosch, D.D., Bradford, Buda, A.R., Gunter, S.A., Mcnab, H., Mcclaran, M., Peters, D.C., Sadler, E.J., Seyfried, M.S., Sutherland Montoya, D. 2009. MODIS EVI as a Proxy for Net Primary Production across Precipitation Regimes. [abstract]. Amer. Geophysic Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA. 14-18 December 2009.
Effects of land use change from grassland and wheat to switchgrass in the Southern Great Plains - (Abstract Only)
Billesbach, D.P., Torn, M.S., Bradford, J.A., Gunter, S.A., Fisher, M.L., Zou, C. Effects of land use change from grassland and wheat to switchgrass in the Southern Great Plains. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting. San Francisco, CA 14-18 December 2009. (Abstract)
Carbon and Water cycling in Southern Great Plains ecosystems converted to switchgrass production - (Abstract Only)
Billesbach, D.P., Torn, M.S., Bradford, J.A., Gunter, S.A., Fischer, M.L., Zou, C. 2009. Carbon and Water cycling in Southern Great Plains ecosystems converted to switchgrass production. Ameriflux Annual Principle Investigators Workshop. Washington, DC. September 21-23, 2009. (Abstract)
Effect of wheat forage maturity and preservation method on forage chemical composition and performance of growing calves fed mixed diets Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P.A., Stewart, C.B., Gray, H.C., Smith, J.L., Gunter, S.A. 2009. Effect of wheat forage maturity and preservation method on forage chemical composition and performance of growing calves fed mixed diets. Journal of Animal Science. 87:4133-4142.
Annual grass as supplements for beef cows - (Proceedings)
Gunter, S.A. 2009. Annual grass as supplements for beef cows. Proceedings K-State Beef Conference, August 13, 2009, Manhattan, KS. 12 p.
Short-term foraging dynamics of cattle grazing swards with different canopy structures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregorini, P., Gunter, S.A., Beck, P.A., Caldwell, J., Bowman, M.T., Coblentz, W.K. 2009. Short-term foraging dynamics of cattle grazing swards with different canopy structures. Journal of Animal Science. 87:3817-3824.
Evaluation of tall fescues for stocker cattle in the Gulf Coastal Plain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, P.A., Stewart, C.B., Gunter, S.A., Singh, D. 2009. Evaluation of tall fescues for stocker cattle in the Gulf Coastal Plain. Professional Animal Scientist. 25:569-579.
The effects of a modified glucomannan on the performance of stocker cattle grazing endophyte infected tall fescue Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gunter, S.A., Beck, P.A., Kreider, D.L., Gregorini, P., Stewart, C.B. 2009. The effects of a modified glucomannan on the performance of stocker cattle grazing endophyte infected tall fescue. Professional Animal Scientist. 25:300-306.
Effects of N fertilization and supplementation strategies on forage intake, dietary selection, and performance of growing beef cattle. - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Springer, T.L., Bradford, J.A. 2009. Effects of N fertilization and supplementation strategies on forage intake, dietary selection, and performance of growing beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science 87 (E-Supplement 2):320. (Abstract)
Effect of wheat forage maturity and preservation on the performance of and digestion kinetics in growing beef calves fed 40% roughage diets - (Abstract Only)
Beck, P., Stewart, B., Gunter, S.A. Effect of wheat forage maturity and preservation on the performance of and digestion kinetics in growing beef calves fed 40% roughage diets. Journal Animal Science. 87(E-Suppl. 3):17. (Abstract)
The effect of high-starch diets fed to beef cows during late gestation on the feedlot performance and carcass characteristics of offspring - (Abstract Only)
Gunter, S.A., Jaeger, J.R., Beck, P.A. 2009. The effect of high-starch diets fed to beef cows during late gestation on the feedlot performance and carcass characteristics of offspring. Journal Animal Science. 87(E-Suppl. 3):29. (Abstract)
Using glycerin as a supplement for forage-fed ruminants. - (Abstract Only)
Hess, B.W., Lake, S.L., Gunter, S.A. Using glycerin as a supplement for forage-fed ruminants. J. Anim. Sci. 86(E-Suppl.2):392. (Abstract)
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