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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: REDESIGNING FORAGE GERMPLASM AND PRODUCTION SYSTEMS FOR EFFICIENCY, PROFIT, AND SUSTAINABILITY OF DAIRY FARMS Title: New Developments in Grasses for Pastures

Author
item Casler, Michael

Submitted to: Electronic Publication
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: April 24, 2008
Publication Date: April 24, 2008
Repository URL: http:////web1.msue.msu.edu/fis/extension_powerpoint/Forage%20tech08/Forage%20Technology%20Conference.htm
Citation: Casler, M.D. 2008. New Developments in Grasses for Pastures. Michigan State University Forage Technology Conference, March 6, 2008, MSU Kellogg Center, Harrison Road, MSU Campus, East Lansing,Michigan. Available: http://web1.msue.msu.edu/fis/extension_powerpoint/Forage%20tech08/MFTC2008-Casler-Pasture.pdf

Interpretive Summary: New forage varieties with improved traits are an essential component of best management practices for livestock agriculture. This paper discusses new varieties of several cool-season forage grasses used for pasture production and some with potential as biofuel crops. The paper will be presented to forage producers who have an interest in using new and improved forage varieties for livestock production.

Technical Abstract: New forage varieties with improved traits are an essential component of best management practices for livestock agriculture. This paper discusses new varieties of several cool-season forage grasses used for pasture production.

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