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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: SUSTAINING AND ENHANCING SOUTHERN PLAINS RANGELAND AND PASTURE LANDSCAPES

Location: Rangeland and Pasture Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

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.
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.
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.
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.
Native warm-season grass breeding over the last century - (Abstract Only)
Springer, T.L. 2013. Native warm-season grass breeding over the last century. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, Oklahoma City, OK, Feb. 2-8. Abstract #20.
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. - (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.
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.
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.
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.
Using gas chromatography to determine winter diets of sage-grouse in Utah.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thacker, E.T., Gardner, D.R., Messmer, T.A., Guttery, M., Dahlgren, D.K. 2011. Using gas chromatography to determine winter diets of sage-grouse in Utah. Journal of Wildlife Management. 76(3):588-592.
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)
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.
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.
Land conversion to bioenergy production: water budget and sediment output in a semiarid grassland - (Abstract Only)
Wine, M., Engle, D., Ochsner, T., Bradford, J.A. 2010. Land conversion to bioenergy production: water budget and sediment output in a semiarid grassland [abstract]. Proceedings of the Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, August 1-6, 2010, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. PS 30-65.
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.
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.
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.
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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