The scientists and staff at the U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center have contributed to many of the key reference that inform the dairy forage, nutrition, and environment sciences and textbooks that help train the next generation of those scientists. They have led or shared authorship or editorial leadership in a large number of such books over the years. This page presents a short list of just some of those contributions. Links are provided to the publisher/source solely for the user’s convenience and does not imply endorsement.
Cool-Season Forage Grasses (1996)
Dietary Sugars (2012)
Forages – Volume 1: An Introduction to Grassland Agriculture (2017, along with previous editions)
Forages – Volume 2: The Science of Grassland Agriculture (2020, along with previous editions)
Grass for Dairy Cattle (1998)
Grassland Quietness and Strength for a New American Agriculture (2009) https://doi.org/
Nutrient Requirements of Dairy Cattle, 7th Edition (2001, along with previous editions)
Rumen Microbiology (2002)
Ruminant Nitrogen Usage (1985)
Warm-Season (C4) Grasses (2004)
Other Reference Books:
Plants and BioEnergy (2014)
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