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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Kathy J. Soder

Animal Scientist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Cool-season grass sward structure influences intake of grazing cattle - (Abstract Only) - (15-Dec-14)
Interactions of molasses or corn meal with flaxseed meal or a soybean-sunflower meal mix on production, milk fatty acid composition, and nutrient utilization in organic Jersey cows fed grass hay diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Sep-14)
Case study: dairies using ultra-high stocking density grazing in the Northeastern U.S. - (Other)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Hautau, M., Rubano, M.D. 2014. Case study: dairies using ultra-high stocking density grazing in the Northeastern U.S.. Extension Fact Sheets. p 1.
Dairy farmers using mob grazing in Pennsylvania and New York - (Other)
0rr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Hautau, M. 2014. Dairy farmers using mob grazing in Pennsylvania and New York. Electronic Publication. Available: http://onpasture.com/2014/04/07/how-mob-grazing-works-for-dairies-in-the-northeast/.
Effect of sprouted barley grain supplementation of an herbage or haylage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-14)
Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of grazing dairy cows in the Northeastern U.S. - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-14)
Application of a rising plate meter to estimate forage yield on dairy farms in PA - (Abstract Only)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Rubano, M.D., Stout, R.C. 2014. Application of a rising plate meter to estimate forage yield on dairy farms in PA[Abstract]. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 96 (E-Suppl. 1):87.
Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of organic dairy cows - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-14)
A look at dairy mob grazing in the Northeast - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Orr, A.N., Hautau, M. 2014. A look at dairy mob grazing in the Northeast. Popular Publication. 21(3):18-19.
Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stocking density grazing in Pennsylvania and New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Hautau, M., Rubano, M.D., Moyer, B., Stout, R.C. 2014. Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stocking density grazing in Pennsylvania and New York. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:366-374.
Kelp meal (Ascophyllum nodosum) did not improve milk yield or mitigate heat stress but increased milk iodine in mid lactation organic Jersey cows during the grazing season - (Abstract Only)
Brito, A., Soder, K.J., Whitehouse, N., Guindon, N.E., Periera, A.B., Muir, C.C. 2013. Kelp meal (Ascophyllum nodosum) did not improve milk yield or mitigate heat stress but increased milk iodine in mid lactation organic Jersey cows during the grazing season. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 96(E-Suppl. 1):33.
Feeding incremental levels of ground flaxseed linearly reduced milk yield and enteric methane emission in organic Jersey cows - (Abstract Only)
Resende, T.L., Brito, A., Soder, K.J., Woitschach, D.H., Pereira, A.D., Reis, R.B. 2013. Feeding incremental levels of ground flaxseed linearly reduced milk yield and enteric methane emission in organic Jersey cows. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 96 (E-Suppl. 1):523.
Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stock density grazing in the Northeast - (Abstract Only) - (10-Mar-13)
Effect of supplementing orchardgrass herbage with a total mixed ration or flaxseed fermentation profile and bacterial protein synthesis in continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Rubano, M.D. 2013. Effect of supplementing orchardgrass herbage with a total mixed ration or flaxseed fermentation profile and bacterial protein synthesis in continuous culture. Journal of Dairy Science. 96:3228-3237.
Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stock density grazing in the northeast - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Hautau, M., Hafla, A.N., Rubano, M.D., Moyer, B., Stout, R.C. 2013. Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stock density grazing in the northeast[abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference. p 1.
Application of a rising plate meter to estimate forage yield on dairy farms in PA - (Abstract Only)
Hafla, A.N., Soder, K.J., Rubano, M.D., Stout, R.C. 2013. Application of a rising plate meter to estimate forage yield on dairy farms in PA[abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium Conference. p. 1.
Effect of time of cutting and maceration on forage composition, nutrient flow, microbial protein synthesis, and digestibility in dual-flow continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kokko, C., Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F., Hovey, R.C., Berthiaume, R. 2013. Effect of time of cutting and maceration on forage composition, nutrient flow, microbial protein synthesis, and digestibility in dual-flow continuous culture. Journal of Animal Science. 91:1765-1774.
Short communication: effect of oilseed supplementation of an herbage diet on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Rubano, M.D. 2013. Short communication: effect of oilseed supplementation of an herbage diet on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(4):2551-2556.
Biodiversity in forage stands - (Experiment Station)
Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J. 2013. Biodiversity in forage stands. Extension Publications. Chapter 9. Pages 42-45. IN: S. Bittman and D. Hunt (editors). Cool Forages-Advanced management of temperate forages. Pacific Field Corn Association, Agassiz, British Columbia, Canada.
How to avoid costly mistakes in pasture management - (Popular Publication)
Flack, S., Daley, C., Soder, K.J. 2012. How to avoid costly mistakes in pasture management. Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance newsletter. 12(5):22,32-33.
Effect of incremental flaxseed supplementation of an herbage diet on methane output and ruminal fermentation in continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F., Rubano, M.D., Dell, C.J. 2012. Effect of incremental flaxseed supplementation of an herbage diet on methane output and ruminal fermentation in continuous culture. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(7):3961-3969. DOI: 10.3168/jds.2011-4981.
Case study: molasses as the primary energy supplement on an organic grazing dairy farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Hoffman, K., Chase, L.E., Rubano, M.D. 2012. Case study: molasses as the primary energy supplement on an organic grazing dairy farm. Professional Animal Scientist. 28:234-243.
Effect of increasing flaxseed supplementation of a pasture-based diet on methane output and ruminal fermentation in continuous culture - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F., Rubano, M.D. 2012. Effect of increasing flaxseed supplementation of a pasture-based diet on methane output and ruminal fermentation in continuous culture. Proceedings Northeast Organic Research Symposium. January 19-20, 2012, Saratoga Springs, NY. p. 110-111.
Case study: molasses as the primary energy source on an organic grazing dairy - (Proceedings)
Hoffman, K., Chase, L., Soder, K.J., Rubano, M.D. 2012. Case study: molasses as the primary energy source on an organic grazing dairy. Proceedings Northeast Organic Research Symposium. January 19-20, 2012, Saratoga Springs, NY. p. 121-122.
Molasses supplementation of grazing dairy cows: summary of case study, continuous culture fermenter trials, and controlled research farm study - (Other)
Hoffman, K., Soder, K.J., Brito, A. 2011. Molasses supplementation of grazing dairy cows: summary of case study, continuous culture fermenter trials, and controlled research farm study. USDA-NRCS Fact Sheets. p. 1.
Diversity: a grazier's best friend - (Popular Publication)
Goslee, S.C., Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J. 2011. Diversity: a grazier's best friend. Popular Publication. Available: http://www.nodpa.com/production_forage_diversity_part2_august_2011.shtml.
Molasses versus grain: what the research says - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Hoffman, K. 2011. Molasses versus grain: what the research says. GRAZE magazine. 18(7):8-9.
Sustainability of US organic beef and dairy production systems: soil, plant and cattle interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafla, A.N., Macadam, J.W., Soder, K.J. 2013. Sustainability of US organic beef and dairy production systems: soil, plant and cattle interactions. Sustainability. 5:3009-3034.
Effect of molasses or cornmeal on milk production and nitrogen utilization of grazing organic dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
Ross, S., Brito, A.F., Soder, K.J., Green, K., Green, A., Chouinard, Y. 2011. Effect of molasses or cornmeal on milk production and nitrogen utilization of grazing organic dairy cows. Journal Dairy Science. 94(1):317.
Effects of cornmeal or molasses supplemented with different protein sources on milk production and nitrogen utilization of organic dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
Ross, S., Brito, A.F., Petit, H., Soder, K.J. 2011. Effects of cornmeal or molasses supplemented with different protein sources on milk production and nitrogen utilization of organic dairy cows. Journal Dairy Science. 94(1):622.
Can forage mixtures improve productivity of grazing dairy cows - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Goslee, S.C., Sanderson, M.A. 2011. Can forage mixtures improve productivity of grazing dairy cows. Popular Publication. 11(3):10-13.
Effect of time of cutting and maceration on forage composition, nutrient flow, microbial protein synthesis, and digestibility in dual-flow continuous culture - (Proceedings)
Kokko, C., Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F., Hovey, R., Berthiaume, R. 2011. Effect of time of cutting and maceration on forage composition, nutrient flow, microbial protein synthesis, and digestibility in dual-flow continuous culture. Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Animal Science. p. 12.
Relationships among sward characteristics and herbage intake of grazed temperate grasses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brink, G.E., Soder, K.J. 2011. Relationships among sward characteristics and herbage intake of grazed temperate grasses. Crop Science. 51:2289-2298.
Effect of molasses supplementation on ruminal fermentation - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2011. Effect of molasses supplementation on ruminal fermentation. Extension Fact Sheets. p. 1.
Effect of molasses supplementation and nutritive value on ruminal fermentation of a pasture-based diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F., Hoffman, K. 2011. Effect of molasses supplementation and nutritive value on ruminal fermentation of a pasture-based diet. Professional Animal Scientist. 27:35-42.
Implementation of grassland conservation practices in EQIP - (Abstract Only)
Griffin, T., Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A. 2010. Implementation of grassland conservation practices in EQIP. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 1.
Molasses as the primary energy supplement on an organic grazing dairy farm - (Proceedings)
Hoffman, K., Chase, L., Soder, K.J. 2010. Mollasses as the primary energy supplement on an organic grazing dairy farm. In: Proceeding 4th Grazing Livestock Nutrition Conference. Estes Park, CO. p. 203.
Current Research on Molasses as an Alternative Energy Source for Organic Dairy Herds - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F., Hoffman, K. 2010. Current Research on Molasses as an Alternative Energy Source for Organic Dairy Herds. Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance newsletter. 10(2): 30-32.
How Supplementation Affects Grazing Behavior - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K. J. 2010. Most feeding advice not based on grazing behavior. GRAZE magazine. 17(4):10, 17.
Effect of supplement type on ruminal fermentation of an orchardgrass-based pasture diet during continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Gregorini, P. 2010. Relationship between supplemental protein and ruminal fermentation of an orchardgrass-based herbage diet. Professional Animal Scientist. 26(3):290-297.
Effects of timing of corn silage supplementation on ruminal digestion, fermentation pattern and nutrient flow during continuous culture fermentation of a short and intensive orchardgrass herbage meal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J., Waghorn, G. 2010. Effects of timing of corn silage supplementation on digestion, fermentation pattern and nutrient flow during continuous culture fermentation of a short and intensive orchardgrass meal. Journal of Dairy Science. 93:3722-3729.
Effect of forage species on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Brink, G.E. 2010. Effect of forage species on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture. J Dairy Science. 93:348(E-Suppl 1).
How Does “Hunger” Level Impact Grazing Behavior? - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J. 2010. Hunger May Affect Grazing Behavior. Graze Magazine. 17(3):12-14.
Effect of molasses, corn meal or a combination of molasses plus corn meal on ruminal fermentation of orchardgrass pasture in continuous culture fermenters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Hoffman, K. 2010. Effect of molasses, corn meal or a combination of molasses plus corn meal on ruminal fermentation of orchardgrass pasture in continuous culture fermenters. Professional Animal Scientist. 26(2):167-174.
Molasses As the Primary Energy Supplement on An Organic Grazing Dairy Farm - (Proceedings)
Hoffman, K., Chase, L.E., Soder, K.J. 2010. Molasses as the Primary Energy Supplement on an Organic Grazing Dairy Farm. In: Proceedings of the National Conference on Grazing Lands. National Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative, Sparks, NV. P. 414-419.
Relationship of bite mass of cattle to sward structure of four temperate grasses in short-term foraging sessions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Gregorini, P., Orr, R.J., Rubano, M.D., Rook, A.J. 2009. Relationship of bite mass of cattle to sward structure of four temperate grasses in short-term foraging sessions. Grass and Forage Science. 64(4):421-431.
The sustainability of organic dairy production in the U.S. Reprint Icon - (Other)
Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J. 2009. The sustainability of organic dairy production in the U.S. Presentation at the 60Th annual meeting of the European Association for Animal Production. Available at: http://www.eaap.org/Barcelona/Papers/published/20_Rotz.pdf
Diet Selection and Grazing Behavior - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J. 2009. Diet Selection and Grazing Behavior. Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance newsletter. 9(5):11, 15.
Grazing can reduce the environmental impact of dairy production systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J., Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J., Kleinman, P.J., Schmidt, J.P., Bryant, R.B. 2009. Grazing can reduce the environmental impact of dairy production systems. Forage and Grazinglands. Available: www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/fg/research/2009/impact/
Effects of timing of supplementation on ruminal digestion and fermentation pattern during continuous culture fermentation of grass herbage - (Proceedings)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J. 2009. Effects of supplementation timing on ruminal digestion and fermentation pattern during continuous culture fermentation of grass herbage. In: Chillard Y. et al., editors. Proceedings 11th International Symposium Ruminant Physiology. Ruminant Physiology: Digestion, metabolism and effects of nutrition on reproduction and welfare, September 6-9, 2009, Clermont-Ferrand, France. p. 194-195.
The environmental impacts of grazing in dairy production - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J., Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J., Kleinman, P.J., Schmidt, J.P., Bryant, R.B. 2009. The environmental impacts of grazing in dairy production. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings, June 21-23, 2009, Grand Rapids, MI. 2009 CDROM.
Successful organic dairy systems - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J. 2009. Successful organic dairy systems [abstract}. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA. J. Dairy Sci. 92(E-supplement 1):344-345.
A snapshot in the effect of time of day on herbage toughness and chemical composition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Ziegler, G.R. 2009. Toughness, particle size and chemical composition of meadow fescue (Festuca pratensis Hud.) herbage as affected by time of day. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 151(3-4):330-336.
Managing Forage and Grazing Lands for Multiple Ecosystem Services - (Abstract Only)
Sanderson, M.A., Adler, P.R., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J., Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J. 2009. Managing Forage and Grazing Lands for Multiple Ecosystem Services [abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium Abstract. p. 1.
Intake characteristics of grass species from semi-natural pastures in the United Kingdom - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Orr, R.J., Rubano, M.D., Rook, A.J. 2009. Use of a micro-sward technique for determining bite mass of four grass species in short-term tests. Euphytica. 168(1):135-143.
Bite mass of cattle related to sward structure of four temperate grasses in short-term tests - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Gregorini, P., Orr, R.J., Rubano, M.D., Rook, A.J. 2009. Bite mass of cattle related to sward structure of four temperate grasses in short-term tests[abstract]. Northeast Pasture and Research Consortium Annual Meeting. p. 1.
Energy Requirements of Grazing Activity - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2009. Energy Requirements of Grazing Activity. Internet Web Page. p. 1.
Does Sward Structure Affect Bite Mass of Grazing Cattle? - Fact Sheet - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2009. Does Sward Structure Affect Bite Mass of Grazing Cattle? - Fact Sheet. Northeast Pasture Consortium Fact Sheets. p. 1.
Understanding diet selection in temperate biodiverse pasture systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villalba, J.J., Soder, K.J., Laca, E.A. 2009. Understanding diet selection in temperate biodiverse pasture systems. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62(5):387-388.
Effects of rumen fill on short-term ingestive behavior and circulating concentrations of ghrelin, insulin, and glucose of dairy cows foraging vegetative micro-swards Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J., Kensinger, R.S. 2009. Effects of rumen fill on short-term ingestive behavior and circulating concentrations of ghrelin, insulin, and glucose of dairy cows foraging vegetative micro-swards. Journal of Dairy Science. 92(5):2095-2105.
Managing forage and grazing lands for multiple ecosystem services - (Book / Chapter)
Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J., Skinner, R.H., Adler, P.R. 2009. Managing Forage and Grazing Lands for Multiple Ecosystem Services. In: Franzluebbers, A.J., editor. 2009. Farming with Grass: Achieving Sustainable Mixed Agricultural Landscapes. Ankeny, IA: Soil and Water Conservation Society. p. 82-95.
Dietary selection by domestic grazing ruminants: Current state of knowledge - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Gregorini, P., Scaglia, G., Rook, A.J. 2009. Dietary selection by domestic grazing ruminants in temperate pastures: current state of knowledge, methodologies, and future direction. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 62(5):389-398.
Forage Budgeting - (Proceedings)
Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J., Gregorini, P., and Gierus, M. 2008. Forage Budgeting on pasture. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on the Strategic Management of Pastures. p. 185-200.
Case Study: A snapshot of fatty acids composition of grass herbage as affected by time of day Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A. 2008. Case Study: A Snapshot in Time of Fatty Acids Composition of Grass Herbage as Affected by Time of Day. Professional Animal Scientist. 24(6):675-680.
Northeast Opportunities and Challenges for Forage-based Beef and Dairy Production - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J. 2008. Northeast Opportunities and Challenges for Forage-based Beef and Dairy Production [abstract]. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(1):309.
Effect of ruminal fill on foraging behavior, intake rate, and plasma ghrelin, serum insulin and glucose levels of cattle grazing a vegetative micro-sward - (Abstract Only)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J., Kensinger, R.S. 2008. Effect of ruminal fill on foraging behavior, intake rate, and plasma ghrelin, serum insulin and glucose levels of cattle grazing a vegetative micro-sward. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 2):371.
The interaction of diurnal grazing pattern, ruminal metabolism, nutrient supply and management in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gregorini, P., Gunter, S.A., Beck, P.A., Soder, K.J., Tamminga, S. 2008. The interaction of diurnal grazing pattern, ruminal metabolism, nutrient supply and management in cattle. Professional Animal Scientist. 24:308-318.
Diet Selection and Grazing Behavior - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2008. Diet Selection and Grazing Behavior. Agricultural Research Service Publication. Fact Sheet.
Biodiverse Forage Mixtures: Can They Improve Animal and Pasture Productivity? - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2008. Biodiverse Forage Mixtures: Can They Improve Animal and Pasture Productivity?. Extension Fact Sheets.
Using a Total Mixed Ration on a Pasture-Based Dairy - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2008. Using a Total Mixed Ration on a Pasture-Based Dairy. Extension Fact Sheets.
The Impact of Hybrid Dairy Systems on Air, Soil and Water Quality: Focus on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling - (Book / Chapter)
Kleinman, P.J., Soder, K.J. 2008. The Impact of Hybrid Dairy Systems on Air, Soil and Water Quality: Focus on Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling. In McDowell, R.W., editor. Environmental Impacts of Pasture-based Farming. Oxfordshire, UK. CAB International. p. 249-276.
Effect of Protein Supplementation on Ruminal Digestion of Herbage during Continuous Culture Fermentation - (Abstract Only) - (19-Sep-07)
Allocating fresh pasture during the afternoon enhances daily weight gains… what about milk yield - (Trade Journal)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J. 2007. Allocating fresh pasture during the afternoon enhances daily weight gains… what about milk yield. Lancaster Farming. October 6, 2007. p. E8.
A Few Hours Grazing Session Seems To Be Enough - (Trade Journal)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J. 2007. A few hours grazing session seems to be enough. Lancaster Farming. October 6, 2007. p. E4.
Continuous Or Daily Strips… How Shall We Graze - (Trade Journal)
Gregorini, P., Soder, K.J. 2007. Continuous Or Daily Strips… How Shall We Graze. Lancaster Farming magazine. p. E-6.
Diet Selection Fact Sheet - Choices, Choices, Choices- Interpreting the Pasture "Salad Bar" - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2007. Diet Selection Fact Sheet - Choices, Choices, Choices- Interpreting the Pasture "Salad Bar". Ag Progress Days Handout. 1 p. . Extension Fact Sheets.
Soil Seed Bank Composition in Pastures of Diverse Mixtures of Temperate Forages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Klement, K., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J. 2007. Soil seed bank composition in pastures of diverse mixtures of temperate forages. Agronomy Journal. 99:1514-1520.
Economic analysis of forage mixtures for pastures - (Popular Publication)
Sanderson, M.A., Corson, M., Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J. 2007. Economic analysis of forage mixtures for pastures. Project Grass Magazine. P. 4-6.
Effect of Morphological Traits on Intake Characteristics of Four Grass Species Found in Temperate Biodiverse Pasture Systems - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A. 2007. Effect of morphological traits on intake characteristics of four grass species found in temperate biodiverse pasture systems. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings. p. 30-33.
Effect of Morphological Traits on Intake Characteristics of Four Grass Species Found in Temperate Biodiverse Pasture Systems - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A. 2007. Effect of Morphological Traits on Intake Characteristics of Four Grass Species Found in Temperate Biodiverse Pasture Systems. Journal of Dairy Science 90 (Suppl. 1):495.
Plant Species Diversity, Ecosystem Function, and Pasture Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J., Skinner, R.H., Tracy, B.F., Deak, A. 2007. Plant species diversity, ecosystem function, and pasture management - A perspective. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 87(3):479-487.
Survey of Total Mixed Ration Use on Pasture-based Dairy Farms in Pennsylvania and New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Muller, L.D. 2007. Case Study: Use of Partial Total Mixed Rations on Pasture-Based Dairy Farms in Pennsylvania and New York. Professional Animal Scientist. 23:300-307.
Meeting Nutrient Needs of Grazing Ruminants - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J. 2007. Meeting Nutrient Needs of Grazing Ruminants. Proceedings Northwest Pennsylvania Grazing Conference. p.6-10.
Incorporating A Total Mixed Ration into Pasture-Based Dairy Systems: The Best of Both Worlds? - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2007. Incorporating A Total Mixed Ration into Pasture-Based Dairy Systems: The Best of Both Worlds? Northeast Pasture Consortium Meeting Fact Sheet. p.1.
Biodiverse Forage Mixtures: Can They Improve Animal and Pasture Productivity? - (Other)
Soder, K.J. 2007. Biodiverse Forage Mixtures: Can They Improve Animal and Pasture Productivity?[abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium Meeting Fact Sheet. p.1.
100% Pasture for Dairy Cows: Profitability, Milk Quality and Animal Welfare Reprint Icon - (Other)
Muller, L., Soder, K.J. 2007. 100% pasture for dairy cows: profitability, milk quality and animal welfare. Available: http://community-2.webtv.net/burkestwenty/PROJECTGRASS/index.html
100% Pasture for Dairy Cows: Profitability, Milk Quality and Animal Welfare - (Popular Publication)
Muller, L., Soder, K.J. 2006. 100% pasture for dairy cows: profitability, milk quality and animal welfare. PA Project Grass. 4(6):5-7.
Economic Analysis of Forage Mixture Productivity in Pastures Grazed by Dairy Cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Corson, M.S., Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J. 2006. Economic analysis of forage mixture productivity in pastures grazed by dairy cattle. Electronic Journal of Forage and Grazinglands. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/fg/.
Soil Seedbank Composition in Pastures of Diverse Mixtures of Temperate Forages Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Klement, K., Soder, K.J. 2006. Soil seedbank composition in pastures of diverse mixtures of temperate forages. Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. 266-2.
Interaction of Plant Species Diversity on Grazing Behavior and Performance of Livestock Grazing Temperate Region Pastures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Rook, A.J., Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C. 2007. Interaction of Plant Species Diversity on Grazing Behavior and Performance of Livestock Grazing Temperate Region Pastures. Crop Science 47:416-425
Effect of Gypsum Application Level to Grass Pasture, Grass Hay, and Corn Silage on Fermentation by Rumen Microorganisms in Continuous Culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Saporito, L.S., Stout, W.L. 2006. Effect of gypsum application level to grass pasture, grass hay, and corn silage on fermentation by rumen microorganisms in continuous culture. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 132:331-340.
A Survey of Total Mixed Ration Use on Pasture-Based Dairy Farms in New York and Pennsylvania - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J. 2006. A survey of total mixed ration use on pasture-based dairy farms in new york and pennsylvania. Pennsylvania Grazing and Hay & Silage Conference Proceedings. P. 13-18.
Intake and Performance of Lactating Dairy Cows Grazing Diverse Forage Mixtures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Stack, J.L., Muller, L.D. 2006. Intake and performance of lactating cows grazing diverse forage mixtures. Journal of Dairy Science. 89:2158-2167.
Sward Structure of Simple and Complex Herbage Mixtures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Brzezinski, N., Soder, K.J., Taube, F., Klement, K.D., Muller, L.D., Wachendorf, M. 2006. Sward structure of simple and complex mixtures. Agronomy Journal. 98:238-244.
Forage Mixture Productivity and Botanical Composition in Pastures Grazed by Dairy Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J., Muller, L., Klement, K.D., Skinner, R.H., Goslee, S.C. 2005. Forage mixture productivity and botanical composition in pastures grazed by dairy cattle. Agronomy Journal. 97:1465-1471.
Effect of Plant Species Diversity on Intake and Productivity of Livestock - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J. 2005. Effect of plant species diversity on intake and productivity of livestock [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA-CSSS. Paper No. P4128.
Diverse Forage Mixtures Effect on Herbage Yield, Sward Composition, and Dairy Cattle Performance - (Proceedings)
Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J., Brzezinski, N., Goslee, S.C., Skinner, R.H., Wachendorf, M., Taube, F., Muller, L. 2005. Diverse forage mixtures effect on herbage yield, sward composition, and dairy cattle performance. In: Murphy, J. J., editor. Proceedings of a satellite workshop of the 20th International Grasslands Congress. June 26-July 1, 2005, Dublin, Ireland, p. 162.
Intake and Milk Production of Lactating Dairy Cows Grazing Diverse Forage Mixtures over Two Grazing Seasons - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Stack, J.L., Muller, L.D. 2005. Intake and milk production of lactating dairy cows grazing diverse forage mixtures over two grazing seasons[abstract]. In Murphy, J. J. (ed. Utilization of grazed grass in temperate animal systems, Proceedings of a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grasslands Congress. p. 164.
Managed Grazing of Riparian Areas - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Goslee, S.C. 2005. Managed grazing of riparian areas. Project Grass Magazine. 1(3):10-11.
Species Richness, Species Identity and Ecosystem Function in Managed Temperate Grasslands - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C., Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J. 2005. Species richness, species identity and ecosystem function in managed temperate grasslands. International Grasslands Congress. p. 162.
Sward Structure of Simple and Complex Forage Mixtures under Grazing - (Abstract Only)
Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J., Klement, K.D., Brzezinski, N., Taube, F. 2004. Sward structure of simple and complex forage mixtures under grazing[abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. C06-4385.
The Hidden Diversity of Pastures - (Abstract Only)
Klement, K.D., Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J. 2005. The Hidden Diversity of Pastures [abstract]. Range Management Meeting Proceedings. p.195. CDROM.
Is Robotic Milking a Viable Option? - (Popular Publication)
Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J. 2004. Is robotic milking a viable option?. Dairy Digest. 9:4.
Use of Nematode Trapping Fungi As a Biological Control in Grazing Livestock - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Holden, L.A. 0204. Review: Use of nematode-trapping fungi as a biological control in grazing livestock. Professional Animal Scientist. 21:30-37.
Influence of Rumen Inoculum Source on in Vitro Dry Matter Digestibility of Pasture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J. 2004. Influence of rumen inoculum source on in vitro dry matter digestibility of pasture. Professional Animal Scientist. 21:45-49.
The Influence of the Vertical Structure of Grazed Mixed Swards on Diet Selection of Dairy Cows - (Proceedings)
Taube, F., Brzezinski, N., Muller, L.D., Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J., Wachendorf, M. 2004. The influence of the vertical structure of grazed mixed swards on diet selection of dairy cows. Grassland Science in Europe. 9:635-637.
Soil Seedbank Composition in Simple and Diverse Grazed Pasture Mixes - (Proceedings)
Klement, K.D., Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J., Muller, L. 2004. Soil seedbank composition in simple and diverse grazed pasture mixes. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings. 13. CDROM.
Species Richness, Species Identity, and Ecosystem Function in Managed Temperate Grasslands - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C., Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J. 2004. Species richness, species identity, and ecosystem function in managed temperate grasslands [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. p. 183-184. 2004 CDROM.
Can Forage Mixtures Improve Productivity of Grazing Dairy Cows? - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Muller, L. 2004. Can forage mixtures improve productivity of grazing dairy cows? Project Grass Magazine. p. 8-10.
Can Forage Mixtures Improve Productivity of Grazing Dairy Cows? - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Muller, L. 2004. Can forage mixtures improve productivity of grazing dairy cows?. Pennsylvania Grazing and Forage Conference Proceedings. p. 1-5.
Plant Species Diversity Influences on Forage Production and Performance of Dairy Cows on Pasture - (Proceedings)
Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J., Brezezinski, N., Muller, L.D., Skinner, R.H., Wachendorf, M., Taube, F., Goslee, S.C. 2004. Plant species diversity influences on forage production and performance of dairy cows on pasture. Grassland Science in Europe. 9:1-4.
Soil Seedbank Richness of Four Seeded Pasture Mixes - (Abstract Only)
Klement, K.D., Sanderson, M.A., Goslee, S.C., Soder, K.J., Muller, L. 2004. Soil seedbank richness of four seeded pasture mixes [abstract]. Society for Range Management Meeting Proceedings. CDROM.
Is It Worth Managing for Plant Species Diversity in Temperate Grazing Lands? - (Abstract Only)
Sanderson, M.A., Soder, K.J., Goslee, S.C., Skinner, R.H., Gustine, D.L., Comas, L.H., Adler, P.R. 2003. Is it worth managing for plant species diversity in temperate grazing lands? [abstract]. Soil and Water Conservation Society Proceedings. p. 17.
Economic Impact of Automatic Milking Systems on Dairy Farms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rotz, C.A., Coiner, C.U., Soder, K.J. 2003. Economic impact of automatic milking systems on dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science. 86(12):4167-4177.
Economic and Environmental Impact of Utilizing a Total Mixed Ration in Pennsylvania Grazing Dairy Herds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Rotz, C.A. 2003. Economic and environmental impact of economic and environmental impact of utilizing a total mixed ration in Pennsylvania grazing dairy herds. The Professional Animal Scientist. 19:304-311.
Effects of Forage Diversity on Intake and Productivity of Grazing Lactating Dairy Cows - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Muller, L.D., Stack, J.L. 2003. Effect of forage diversity on intake and productivity of grazing lactating dairy cows [abstract]. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 86(Suppl. 1):93.
Chapter 12. Assessing Forage Mass and Forage Budgeting - (Book / Chapter)
Sanderson, M.A., Holden, L., Rayburn, E., Soder, K.J., Bryan, B. 2007. Assessing forage mass and forage budgeting. In: E.B. Rayburn, editor, Forage utilization for pasture-based livestock production. Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service. Ithaca, NY. P. 20-42.
Pasture Quality and Quantity - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J. 2003. Pasture quality and quantity. Nutrition of Dairy Cows on Pasture-Based Systems Proceedings. p. 1-5.
Pasturing Dry Cows and Heifers - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J. 2003. Pasturing dry cows and heifers. Nutrition of Dairy Cows on Pasture-Based Systems Proceedings. p. 1-8.
Effect of Soil Type and Fertilization Level on Mineral Concentration of Pasture: Relationship to Ruminant Performance and Health - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SODER, K.J., STOUT, W.L. EFFECT OF SOIL TYPE AND FERTILIZATION LEVEL ON MINERAL CONCENTRATION OF PASTURE: POTENTIAL RELATIONSHIP TO RUMINANT PERFORMANCE AND HEALTH. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 2003. v. 81, p. 1603-1610.
Economic Impact of Automatic Milking Systems on Dairy Farms - (Proceedings)
ROTZ, C.A., COINER, C.U., SODER, K.J. ECONOMIC IMPACT OF AUTOMATIC MILKING SYSTEMS ON DAIRY FARMS. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERS MEETINGS PAPERS. 2002. Paper No. 023114. 11 pp.
Economic and Environmental Impacts of Utilizing a Total Mixed Ration in Pennsylvania Grazing Dairy Herds - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J., Rotz, C.A. 2002. Economic and environmental impacts of utilizing a total mixed ration in Pennsylvania grazing dairy herds. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings. 11:212-216.
Effect of Soil Type and Fertilization Level on Mineral Concentration of Pasture: Relationship to Ruminant Performance and Health - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Stout, W.L., Gburek, W.J., Folmar, G.J. Effect of Soil Type and Fertilization Level on Mineral Concentration of Pasture: Relationship to Ruminant Performance and Health. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. Journal of Dairy Science. 2002. v. 85(Suppl.1): Abstract p. 386.
Should I Grow and Feed Soybeans? - (Trade Journal)
ROTZ, C.A., ROTH, G.W., SODER, K.J. How Soybeans fit on dairy farms?. HOARD'S DAIRYMAN. 2002.
Economics of Robotic Milking on a Dairy Farm in the United States - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A., Coiner, C.U., Soder, K.J. 2001. Economics of robotic milking on a dairy farm in the united states. Proceedings of the XXVIII International Congress of CIOSTA-CIGRV. 1:115-120.
Economic and Environmental Implications of Four Levels of Concentrate Supplementation in Grazing Dairy Herds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Rotz, C.A. 2001. Economic and environmental implications of four levels of concentrate supplementation in grazing dairy herds. Journal Of Dairy Science. 2001. v.84(11). p. 2560-2572.
Economic and Environmental Implications of Four Levels of Concentrate Supplementation in Grazing Dairy Herds - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J., Rotz, C.A. 2001. Economic and environmental implications of four levels of concentrate supplementation in grazing dairy herds. American Forage And Grassland Council Proceedings. 2001. v.10. p. 171-175.
Environmental and Economic Impacts of a Corn and Rye Double Crop System on a Pennsylvania Dairy Farm - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A., Soder, K.J., Roth, G.W. 2001. Environmental and economic impacts of a corn and rye double crop system on a pennsylvania dairy farm. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings. 10:166-170.
Soybean Production and Use on Pennsylvania Dairy Farms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
ROTZ, C.A., ROTH, G.W., SODER, K.J., SCHNABEL, R.R. SOYBEAN PRODUCTION AND USE ON PENNSYLVANIA DAIRY FARMS. AGRONOMY JOURNAL. 2001.
Dry Cow Nutrition and the Transition Cow - (Proceedings)
Soder, K.J. 2000. Dry cow nutrition and the transition cow. Pennsylvania Grazing And Forage Conference Proceedings. 2000. p. 1-4.
Prepartum Blood and Urine Profiles and Postpartum Milk Yield of Grazing Dairy Cows Fed Anionic Salts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Holden, L.A. 1999. Use of anionic salts with grazing prepartum dairy cows. Professional Animal Scientist. 15(4):278-285.
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