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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Managing Farms for Environmental Stewardship and Profit

Location: Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research

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

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/.
Integration of air and water quality issues - (Book / Chapter)
Rotz, C.A., Veith, T.L. 2013. Integration of air and water quality issues. In:Kebreab, E. editors. Sustainable Animal Agriculture. Oxfordshire, UK: CABI. p. 137-156.
A simulation approach for evaluating and comparing the environmental footprints of beef production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(14-Aug-13)
Emission of volatile organic compounds from silage: compounds, sources, and implications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafner, S.D., Howard, C., Muck, R.E., Franco, R.B., Montes, F., Green, P.G., Mitloehner, F., Trabue, S.L., Rotz, C.A. 2013. Emission of volatile organic compounds from silage: compounds, sources, and implications. Atmospheric Environment. 77:827-839.
Farm simulation can help adapt dairy production systems to climate change - (Abstract Only)
(25-Apr-13)
Whole-farm models to quantify GHG emissions and their potential use for linking climate change mitigation and adaptation in ruminant-based farming systems - (Proceedings)
(08-Mar-13)
Environmental footprints of beef production at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center - (Abstract Only)
(03-Mar-13)
Environmental footprints of beef produced at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A., Isenberg, B.J., Pollak, E.J., Stackhouse-Lawson, K.R. 2013. Environmental footprints of beef produced at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center. Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions, April 1-5, 2013, Denver Co. p. 1.
Software for evaluating the environmental impact of dairy and beef production systems - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A. 2013. Software for evaluating the environmental impact of dairy and beef production systems. Waste tp Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions, April 1-5, 2013, Denver. Co. p. 1.
Whole farm assessment of alternative cropping and feeding strategies - (Abstract Only)
(03-Mar-13)
Ammonia emissions and carbon and energy footprints of dairy farms in the United States and Northern Europe estimated using DairyGEM - (Abstract Only)
(03-Mar-13)
Farm-system modeling to evaluate environmental losses, profitability, and best management practice cost-effectiveness - (Proceedings)
Veith, T.L., Mclean, A.D., Rotz, C.A., Hamlett, J.M., Shortle, J.S. 2013. Farm-system modeling to evaluate environmental losses, profitability, and best management practice cost-effectiveness. Waste to Worth: Spreading Science and Solutions, April 1-5, 2013, Denver Co. p. 1.
A farm-focused approach to improving watershed-level water quality - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jan-13)
Nutritional and management strategies to mitigate animal greenhouse gas emissions - (Proceedings)
Hristov, A.N., Oh, J., Lee, C., Meinen, R., Montes, F., Ott, T., Firkins, J., Rotz, C.A., Dell, C.J., Adesogan, A., Yang, W., Tricarico, J., Kebreab, E., Waghorn, G., Dijkstra, J., Oosting, S., Gerber, P.J., Henderson, B., Makkar, H. 2013. Nutritional and management strategies to mitigate animal greenhouse gas emissions. IN: Ruminant Nutrition Conference Proceedings, February 5-6, 2013, Gainesville, Florida. p. 1-8.
Integrating watershed- and farm-scale modeling framework for targeting critical source areas while maintaining farm economic viability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ghebremichael, L.T., Veith, T.L., Hamlett, J.M. 2012. Integrating watershed- and farm-scale modeling framework for targeting critical source areas while maintaining farm economic viability. Journal of Environmental Management. 114(0):381-394.
Managing livestock to mitigate nitrogen losses and adapt to climate change - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A. 2012. Managing livestock to mitigate nitrogen losses and adapt to climate change[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 180-5.
Nitrogen – climate interactions in US agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robertson, G.P., Bruulesema, T.W., Gehl, R., Kanter, D., Mauzerall, D., Rotz, C.A., Williams, C. 2012. Nitrogen – climate interactions in US agriculture. Biogeochemistry. DOI 10.1007/s10533-012-9802-4.
Dairy gas emissions model: reference manual - (Other)
Rotz, C.A., Chianese, D.S., Montes, F., Hafner, S.D., Jarvis, R. 2012. Dairy gas emissions model: reference manual. World Wide Web. Available: https://www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/Place/19020000/DairyGEMReferenceManual.pdf.
Carbon footprint and ammonia emissions of California beef production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stackhouse-Lawson, K.R., Rotz, C.A., Oltjen, J.W., Mitloehner, F.M. 2012. Carbon footprint and ammonia emissions of California beef production systems. Journal of Animal Science. 90:4641-4655.
Growth-promoting technologies decrease the carbon footprint, ammonia emissions, and costs of California beef production systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stackhouse-Lawson, K.R., Rotz, C.A., Oltjen, J.W., Mitloehner, F.M. 2012. Growth-promoting technologies decrease the carbon footprint, ammonia emissions, and costs of California beef production systems. Journal of Animal Science. 90:4656-4665.
Creeping bentgrass putting green response to foliar nitrogen fertilization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Q., Schlossberg, M.J., Bryant, R.B., Schmidt, J.P. 2012. Creeping bentgrass putting green response to foliar nitrogen fertilization. Agronomy Journal. 104:1589-1594.
Measuring urea persistence, distribution and transport on coastal plain soils - (Abstract Only)
Kibet, L., May, E., Allen, A., Tzilkowski, S., Kun, H., Bryant, R.B., Buda, A.R., Kleinman, P.J. 2012. Measuring urea persistence, distribution and transport on coastal plain soils[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 83-3.
Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in livestock production: a review of technical options for non-C02 emissions - (Other)
Hristov, A.N., Oh, J., Lee, C., Meinen, R., Montes, F., Ott, T., Firkins, J., Rotz, C.A., Dell, C.J., Adesogan, A., Yang, W., Tricarico, J., Kebreab, E., Waghorn, G., Dijkstra, J., Oosting, S. 2013. Mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions in livestock production: a review of technical options for non-C02 emissions. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Technical Workshop Report. p 1-255.
DairyGEM: software for evaluating gaseous emissions from dairy farms - (Other)
Rotz, C.A. 2012. DairyGEM: software for evaluating gaseous emissions from dairy farms. Extension Fact Sheets. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/Program212/LivestockGRACEnet/DairyGEM.pdf.
The Integrated Farm System Model: software for evaluating the performance, environmental impact and economics of farming systems - (Other)
Rotz, C.A. 2012. The Integrated Farm System Model: software for evaluating the performance, environmental impact and economics of farming systems. Extension Fact Sheets. Available: http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/Program/21/LivestockGRACEnet/IFSM.pdf.
A model for predicting VOC emission from silage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafner, S.D., Montes, F., Rotz, C.A. 2012. A model for predicting VOC emission from silage. Atmospheric Environment. 54:134-140.
A case study of the potential environmental impacts of different dairy production systems in Georgia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Belflower, J.B., Bernard, J.K., Gattie, D.K., Hancock, D.W., Risse, L.M., Rotz, C.A. 2012. A case study of the potential environmental impacts of different dairy production systems in Georgia. Agricultural Systems. 108:84-93. DOI: 10.1016/j.agsy.2012.01.005.
Manure-DNDC: a biogeochemical process model for quantifying greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from livestock manure systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Salas, W., Zhang, R., Krauter, C., Rotz, C.A., Mitloehner, F. 2012. Manure-DNDC: a biogeochemical process model for quantifying greenhouse gas and ammonia emissions from livestock manure systems. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. DOI: 10.1007/s10705-012-9507-z.
The role of carbon dioxide in ammonia emission from manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafner, S.D., Montes, F., Rotz, C.A. 2012. The role of carbon dioxide in ammonia emission from manure. Atmospheric Environment. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atmosenv.2012.01.026.
A case study comparing the environmental impacts of grazing and confined dairies - (Proceedings)
Risse, L.M., Belflower, J.B., Rotz, C.A., Kiepper, B., Benard, J. 2011. A case study comparing the environmental impacts of grazing and confined dairies. Dairy Herd Management Symposium Proceedings, November 1-2, 2011, Tifton, Georgia. 2011 CDROM.
Integrating watershed– and farm–scale models to target critical source areas while maintaining farm economic viability - (Proceedings)
Ghebremichael, L.T., Veith, T.L. 2011. Integrating watershed– and farm–scale models to target critical source areas while maintaining farm economic viability. In: Medley, N., Paterson, G., and Parker, M. L., editors. Fourth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. September 25-30 2011, Fairbanks, Alaska, p. 101-105.
Fact sheets and slides summarizing Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and Integrated Farm Systems Model (IFSM) - (Other)
Veith, T.L. 2011. Fact sheets and slides summarizing Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) and Integrated Farm Systems Model (IFSM). World Wide Web. Available: http://extension.psu.edu/aec/webinars-presentations/modeling-and-decision-support-tool-forum/swat.
Producing biofuel crops: environmental and economic implications and strategies - (Abstract Only)
(26-Aug-11)
Whole farm impact of anaerobic digestion and biogas use on a New York dairy farm - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A., Hafner, S.D. 2011. Whole farm impact of anaerobic digestion and biogas use on a New York dairy farm[abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1111194.
Life cycle costing of a milk producing farm – cost assessment of environmental impact mitigation strategies - (Abstract Only)
Asselin, A., Rotz, C.A., Jolliet, O. 2011. Life cycle costing of a milk producing farm – cost assessment of environmental impact mitigation strategies. Meeting Proceedings. Available: http://lcacenter.org/lcaxi/list/abstract-dynamic.php?id=453.
Ifsm-Predicted Environmental and Economic Affects of Bmps on Representative Farms in Southeastern Pennsylvania - (Abstract Only)
Mclean, A., Hamlett, J., Veith, T.L. 2011. IFSM-predicted environmental and economic affects of bmps on representative farms in southeastern Pennsylvania. American Water Resources Association Conference Proceedings. November 7-10, 2011, Albuquerque, New Mexico. Paper No. 7575.
Grazing: the whole picture - (Trade Journal)
Rotz, C.A. 2012. Grazing: the whole picture. Hoard's Dairyman. 157(1):10.
Assessing the impact of manure application method on runoff phosphorus using controlled and natural rainfall - (Proceedings)
Veith, T.L., Kleinman, P.J.A., Shigaki, F., Saporito, L.S., Beegle, D. 2011. Assessing the impact of manure application method on runoff phosphorus using controlled and natural rainfall. In: International Symposium on Erosion and Landscape Evolution, September 18-21, 2011, Anchorage Alaska. Paper No. 11074. CDROM.
Estimating emissions and evaluating mitigation strategies with process-based models - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A., Li, C. 2011. Estimating emissions and evaluating mitigation strategies with process-based models[abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 64155.
Life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from beef production systems in California - (Abstract Only)
Stackhouse, K.R., Rotz, C.A., Mitloehner, F.M. 2011. Life cycle assessment of greenhouse gas emissions from beef production systems in California[abstract]. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA. Journal of Animal Science 89 E-Supplement 1 . Journal of Dairy Science, 94, E-Supplement 1. Paper No. 852.
DairyGEM: A software tool for assessing emissions and mitigation strategies for dairy production systems - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A. 2011. DairyGEM: A software tool for assessing emissions and mitigation strategies for dairy production systems. Western Dairy Air Quality Symposium, Convergency of Science and Regulation. p. 31-35.
DairyGEM: a software tool for whole farm assessment of emission mitigation strategies - (Abstract Only)
Rotz, C.A., Montes, F., Hafner, S.D. 2011. DairyGEM: a software tool for whole farm assessment of emission mitigation strategies[abstract]. American Chemical Society Annual Meeting Symposium Proceedings. Available: http://abstracts.acs.org/chem/242nm/program/view.php.
Inorganic carbon and emission of ammonia from manure - (Abstract Only)
Hafner, S.D., Montes, F., Rotz, C.A., Meisinger, J.J. 2011. Inorganic carbon and emission of ammonia from manure[abstract]. American Chemical Society Abstracts. Paper No. 24.
Mass balance evaluation of alcohol emission from cattle feed - (Abstract Only)
Hafner, S.D., Montes, F., Rotz, C.A., Howard, C. 2011. Mass balance evaluation of alcohol emission from cattle feed [abstract]. American Chemical Society Abstracts. Paper No. 186.
Economic and phosphorus-related effects of precision feeding and forage management at a farm scale - (Abstract Only)
Veith, T.L., Ghebremichael, L.T. 2011. Economic and phosphorus-related effects of precision feeding and forage management at a farm scale. NEPC Fact Sheets. p. 1.
Last Modified: 4/19/2014
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