1a.Objectives (from AD-416):
Facilitate research in forage management and livestock production at the Grazinglands Research Laboratory, El Reno, OK, including cooperative research between OAES and ARS.
1b.Approach (from AD-416):
OAES and ARS will collaboratively maintain experimental herds of cattle and flocks of sheep at the Grazinglands Research Laboratory, sufficient in number and kind to meet research objectives in the areas of forage and livestock production, impacts of agriculture on the environment, and conservation of natural resources.
This is the first report on a new project as of October 2012 and no work has been completed. Therefore, there is nothing to report.