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Geoffrey E Brink
Dairy Forage Research
Agronomy

Phone: (608) 890-0052
Fax: (608) 890-0076

USDA-ARS-DAIRY FORAGE RESEARCH CENTER
1925 LINDEN DR W
MADISON , WI 53706

Projects
Forage Characteristics that Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423817
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424141
Utilizing the University of Wisconsin Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 431113
Incorporating Dairy Livestock into Pioneer Farm Systems Research
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 430764
Evaluating Plant- and Animal-Related Grazing Management Effects on Pasture Sward and Soil Characteristics
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 426696

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Whole-farm phosphorus loss from grazing-based dairy farms -
Vadas, P.A., Powell, J.M., Brink, G.E., Busch, D.L., Good, L.W. 2015. Whole-farm phosphorus loss from grazing-based dairy farms. Agricultural Systems. 140:40-47.
Productivity, botanical composition, and nutritive value of commercial pasture mixtures Reprint Icon -
Sanderson, M.A., Stout, R.C., Brink, G.E. 2016. Productivity, botanical composition, and nutritive value of commercial pasture mixtures. Agronomy Journal. 108(1):93-100.
Effects of cultivar and grazing initiation date on fall-grown oat for replacement dairy heifers Reprint Icon -
Coblentz, W.K., Brink, G.E., Esser, N.M., Cavadini, J.S. 2015. Effects of cultivar and grazing initiation date on fall-grown oat for replacement dairy heifers. Journal of Dairy Science. 98:6455-6470.
Registration of 'Hidden Valley' meadow fescue Reprint Icon -
Casler, M.D., Brink, G.E. 2015. Registration of 'Hidden Valley' meadow fescue. Journal of Plant Registrations. 9:294-298.
Heifer growth performance from fall-oat pastures -
Coblentz, W.K., Brink, G.E., Esser, N.M., Cavadini, J.S., Hoffman, P.C. 2015. Heifer growth performance from fall-oat pastures. Journal of Dairy Science. 98:49.
Effects of silo type on ensiling alfalfa Reprint Icon -
Total volatile fatty acid concentrations are unreliable estimators of treatment effects on ruminal fermentation in vivo Reprint Icon -
Hall, M., Nennich, T.D., Doane, P.H., Brink, G.E. 2015. Total volatile fatty acid concentrations are unreliable estimators of treatment effects on ruminal fermentation in vivo. Journal of Dairy Science. 98(6):3988-3999.
Grass and legume effects on nutritive value of complex forage mixtures Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Sanderson, M.A., Casler, M.D. 2015. Grass and legume effects on nutritive value of complex forage mixtures. Crop Science. 55(3):1329-1337.
Cool-season grass sward structure influences intake of grazing cattle -
Brink, G.E., Soder, K.J. 2015. Cool-season grass sward structure influences intake of grazing cattle. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings [CD-ROM]. Number 16. St. Louis, MO: American Forage and Grassland Council.
Bacterial communities in the rumen of Holstein heifers differ when fed orchardgrass as pasture versus hay Reprint Icon -
Mohammed, R., Brink, G.E., Stevenson, D.M., Neumann, A.P., Beauchemin, K., Suen, G., Weimer, P.J. 2014. Bacterial communities in the rumen of Holstein heifers differ when fed orchardgrass as pasture versus hay. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:689. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00689.
Monitoring runoff from cattle-grazed pastures for a phosphorus loss quantification tool -
Vadas, P.A., Powell, J.M., Busch, D.L., Brink, G.E. 2014. Monitoring runoff from cattle-grazed pastures for a phosphorus loss quantification tool. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 199:124-131.
Grazing in an uncertain environment: Modeling the trade-off between production and robustness Reprint Icon -
Sabatier, R., Oates, L.G., Brink, G.E., Bleier, J.S., Jackson, R.D. 2015. Grazing in an uncertain environment: Modeling the trade-off between production and robustness. Agronomy Journal. 107:257-264.
Temperate grass response to extent and timing of grazing Reprint Icon -
Alber, N.B., Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2014. Temperate grass response to extent and timing of grazing. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 94:827-833.
Above- and below-ground grass growth responds to grazing management -
Alber, N., Brink, G.E. 2014. Above- and below-ground grass growth responds to grazing management. University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems Experiment Station Bulletins. Research Brief No. 91.
Field drying rate differences amoung cool-season grasses harvested for hay -
Brink, G.E., Digman, M.F., Muck, R.E. 2014. Field drying rate differences among cool-season grasses harvested for hay. Proceedings of the American Forage and Grassland Council Conference. Paper No. 17.
Fall-grown oat to extend the fall grazing season for replacement dairy heifers Reprint Icon -
Coblentz, W.K., Brink, G.E., Hoffman, P.C., Esser, N.M., Bertram, M.G. 2014. Fall-grown oat to extend the fall grazing season for replacement dairy heifers. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:1645-1660.
Field drying rate differences among three cool-season grasses Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Digman, M.F., Muck, R.E. 2014. Field drying rate differences among three cool-season grasses. Forage and Grazinglands. DOI: 10.2134/FG-2013-0104-RS.
Grazing management for fall-grown oat forages -
Coblentz, W.K., Esser, N.M., Brink, G.E., Hoffman, P.C., Bertram, M.G. 2013. Grazing management for fall-grown oat forages. Ohio Forage and Grassland Council. pp 2-4.
Response of four temperate grasses to defoliation height and interval Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D., Jackson, R.D. 2014. Response of four temperate grasses to defoliation height and interval. Communications in Biometry and Crop Science. 9(1), 15–25.
Grass-legume proportions in forage seed mixtures and effects on herbage yield and weed abundance Reprint Icon -
Sanderson, M.A., Brink, G.E., Stout, R.C., Ruth, L. 2013. Grass-legume proportions in forage seed mixtures and effects on herbage yield and weed abundance. Agronomy Journal. 105 (5):1289-1297.
Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – extent of grazing -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2013. Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – extent of grazing. Forage Focus. 8:15-16.
Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – timing of grazing -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2013. Grazing management effects on pasture productivity – timing of grazing. Forage Focus. 8:15-16.
Residual sward height effects on growth and nutritive value of grazed temperate perennial grasses Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D., Alber, N.B. 2013. Residual sward height effects on growth and nutritive value of grazed temperate perennial grasses. Crop Science. DOI: 10.2135/cropsci2013.01.0068.
Grazing management for fall-grown oat -
Coblentz, W.K., Esser, N.M., Brink, G.E., Hoffman, P.C., Bertram, M.G. 2013. Grazing management for fall-grown oat. Experiment Station Bulletins. Vol. 15. No. 3.
Forage yield and quality differences among cool-season grasses -
Fescues ‘leaf’ other grasses behind -
Back to the future: the “discovery” and potential value of meadow fescue -
Yield and nutritive value differences among cool-season grasses Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2012. Yield and nutritive value differences among cool-season grasses. Forage and Grazinglands. DOI:10.1094/FG-2012-0619-01-RS.
Orchardgrass forage effects on bacterial communities and long-chain fatty acid profiles in the rumen of Holstein heifers -
Mohammed, R., Brink, G.E., Stevenson, D.M., Beauchemin, K.A., Weimer, P.J. 2012. Orchardgrass forage effects on bacterial communities and long-chain fatty acid profiles in the rumen of Holstein heifers [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(suppl 2):614.
Co-ensiling temperate grasses to improve protein use efficiency in ruminants -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E., Mertens, D.R. 2012. Co-ensiling temperate grasses to improve protein use efficiency in ruminants. In: Proceedings of the XVI International Silage Conference, July 2-4, 2012, Hameenlina, Finland. p. 132-133.
Polyphenol oxidase activity in co-ensiled temperate grasses -
Maturity and time of grazing effects on temperate grass productivity and persistence -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R. 2012. Maturity and time of grazing effects on temperate grass productivity and persistence [abstract]. In: Proceedings of American Forage and Grassland Conference, January 9-11, 2012, Louisville, Kentucky. CDROM.
Grass-legume mixtures suppress weeds better than monocultures during establishment -
Sanderson, M.A., Brink, G.E., Stout, R., Ruth, L. 2012. Grass-legume mixtures suppress weeds better than monocultures during establishment. Agronomy Journal. 104(1):36-42.
Putting numbers to rest, residue, and mob grazing -
Brink, G.E. 2011. Putting numbers to rest, residue, and mob grazing. Graze Magazine, June-July 2011. p. 10-11.
Temperate grass response to timing of grazing -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2011. Temperate grass response to timing of grazing [CD-ROM]. Madison, Wisconsin: American Society of Agronomy-Crop Science Society of America-Soil Science Society of America.
Grazing management effects on temperate grass growth – what, when, and how much makes a difference -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2011. Grazing management effects on temperate grass growth – what, when, and how much makes a difference [CD-ROM]. Berea, Kentucky: American Forage and Grassland Council.
Relationships among sward characteristics and herbage intake of grazed temperate grasses Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Soder, K.J. 2011. Relationships among sward characteristics and herbage intake of grazed temperate grasses. Crop Science. 51:2289-2298.
Effect of residue height and timing of grazing on pasture quality, productivity and persistence -
Brink, G.E. 2011. Effect of residue height and timing of grazing on pasture quality, productivity and persistence. Forage Focus. 4:18-19.
Nitrogen and Winter Cover Crop Effects on Spring and Summer Nutrient Uptake -
Read, J.J., Brink, G.E., McLaughlin, M.R., Sistani, K.R. 2011. Nitrogen and winter cover crop effects on spring and summer nutrient uptake. Grass and Forage Science. 66:381-390.
Grazing: From the farm to research and back to the farm -
Brink, G.E. 2011. Grazing: From the farm to research, and back to the farm. In: Proceedings of the North Central Ohio Dairy Grazing Conference, 27-28 January 2011, Walton, Ohio. Ohio Small Farm Institute, Coshocton, Ohio. p. 11.
Winter Cover Crop Responses to Nitrogen Fertilization in a Swine-Effluent Spray Field -
Read, J.J., McLaughlin, M.R., Brink, G.E., Sistani, K.R. 2010. Winter cover crop responses to nitrogen fertilization in a swine-effluent spray field. Agronomy Abstracts. Paper #82-5. CD-ROM.
Changes in Alfalfa Yield and Nutritive Value Within Individual Harvest Periods Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Hall, M.H., Shewmaker, G.E., Martin, N.P., Undersander, D.J., Walgenbach, R.P. 2010. Changes in Alfalfa Yield and Nutritive Value Within Individual Harvest Periods. Agronomy Journal. 102:1274–1282.
Grazing Frequency and Intensity Effects on Temperate Grass Growth -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2010. Grazing Frequency and Intensity Effects on Temperate Grass Growth [CD-ROM]. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings. Berea, KY: AFGC.
Effect of forage species on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture -
Soder, K.J., Sanderson, M.A., Brink, G.E. 2010. Effect of forage species on ruminal fermentation in continuous culture. J Dairy Science. 93:348(E-Suppl 1).
Tall, Short, Tall, Short – Which Way Should You Graze? -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2010. Tall, Short, Tall, Short – Which Way Should You Graze? [abstract]. Wisconsin Grazing Conference. p. 32.
Renovation and Management Effects on Pasture Productivity Under Rotational Grazing Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D., Bleier, J.S., Chamberlain, S.K., Jakubowski, A.R. 2010. Renovation and Management Effects on Pasture Productivity Under Rotational Grazing. Forage and Grazinglands [online]. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/fg/research/2010/rotational/rotational.pdf
In Vitro Proteolytic Inhibition, Polyphenol Oxidase Activity, and Soluble O-Diphenols in Grasses and Cereals -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2010. In Vitro Proteolytic Inhibition, Polyphenol Oxidase Activity, and Soluble O-Diphenols in Grasses and Cereals. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 58:959-966.
Defoliation Management Effects on Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D., Martin, N.P. 2010. Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass Response to Defoliation Management. Agronomy Journal. 102:667-674.
Phosphorus Dynamics in Soil, Runoff, and Sediment from Three Management Systems Reprint Icon -
Beavers, B.W., Liu, Z., Cox, M.S., Kingery, W.L., Brink, G.E., Gerard, P.D., Mcgregor, K.C. 2010. Phosphorus Dynamics in Soil, Runoff, and Sediment from Three Management Systems. Pedosphere. 20:217-228.
Effects of Silo Type on Silage Quality and Losses -
Muck, R.E., Broderick, G.A., Brink, G.E. 2009. Effects of Silo Type on Silage Quality and Losses. In: Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Contreras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E., editors. XVth International Silage Conference Proceedings, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 275-276.
New Developments in Forage Varieties -
Martin, N.P., Casler, M.D., Riday, H., Brink, G.E. 2009. New Developments in Forage Varieties. In: Proceedings of 2009 American Forage and Grassland Council Conference, June 21-23, 2009, Grand Rapids, Michigan. p. 6.
Nitrogen Fertilization Rates for Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2009. Nitrogen Fertilization Rates for Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass. Forage Focus. May (p. 21-23)
Nitrogen Fertilization of Orchardgrass, Tall Fescue, and Meadow Fescue - How Much is Enough? -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2009. Nitrogen Fertilization of Orchardgrass, Tall Fescue, and Meadow Fescue - How Much is Enough? In: Proceedings of the American Forage and Grassland Council Conference. 2009 Annual Conference, June 21-23, 2009, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 2009 CDROM.
Meadow Fescue: Back to the Future -
Casler, M.D., Brink, G.E., Gildersleeve, R., Duncan, D.S., Jackson, R.D. 2009. Meadow Fescue: Back to the Future [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 185-1.
Harvest Interval and Residual Sward Height Effects on Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass. -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2009. Harvest Interval and Residual Sward Height Effects on Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts [CD-ROM]. Madison, WI: American Society of Agronomy.
The Fundamentals of a Managed Grazing Program Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E. 2009. The Fundamentals of a Managed Grazing Program. Progressive Hay Grower [online newsletter]. Available: http://www.progressivedairy.com/hg/features/2009/0209/0209_brink.html
Performance characteristics of common temperate grasses -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2009. Performance Characteristics of Common Temperate Grasses [abstract]. Midwest Forage Association Wisconsin Symposium and Annual Meeting.
Effects of Native Grass Restoration Management on Above- and Belowground Pasture Production and Forage Quality Reprint Icon -
Woodis, J.E., Brink, G.E., Cates, R.L., Jackson, R.D. 2009. Effects of Native Grass Restoration Management on Above- and Belowground Pasture Production and Forage Quality. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 33:512-527.
Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass Response to Nitrogen Application Rate Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2009. Meadow Fescue, Tall Fescue, and Orchardgrass Response to Nitrogen Application Rate. Forage and Grazinglands. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/fg/research/2009/rate/.
Double-cropping annual ryegrass and bermudagrass to reduce phosphorus levels in soil with history of poultry litter application -
Read, J.J., Sistani, K.R., Oldham, J.L., Oldham, J.L. 2009. Double-cropping annual ryegrass and bermudagrass to reduce phosphorus levels in soil with history of poultry litter application. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 84:93-104.
Forage Fescues in the Northern USA Reprint Icon -
Casler, M.D., Albrecht, K.A., Lehmkuhler, J., Brink, G.E. 2008. Forage Fescues in the Northern USA. Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Research Briefs. September, 2008. p. 1-15. Available: http://www.cias.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2008/10/fescuefinalweb.pdf
Orchardgrass, Tall Fescue, and Meadow Fescue Response to Nitrogen Rate Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2008. Orchargrass, Tall Fescue, and Meadow Fescue Response to Nitrogen Rate. Grass Clippings [electronic newsletter]. 3(2). Available: http://www.cias.wisc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2008/08/grassclippings808.pdf
Soil nutrient evaluation from swine effluent application to five forage-system practices -
Sistani, K.R., Mclaughlin, M.R., Brink, G.E. 2008. Soil nutrient evaluation from swine effluent application to five forage-system practices. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 82:265-271.
Renovation and Management Effects on Pasture Productivity Under Rotational Grazing -
Temperate Perennial Grass Response to Defoliation Height and Interval -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2008. Temperate Perennial Grass Response to Defoliation Height and Interval. In: Proceedings of the American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, October 5-9, 2008, Houston, Texas. 2008 CD-ROM. no. 569
Swine effluent application timing and rate affect nitrogen use efficiency in common bermudagrass -
Read, J.J., Brink, G.E., Adeli, A., McGowen, S.L. 2008. Swine effluent application timing and rate affect nitrogen use efficiency in common bermudagrass. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:S-180-S-189.
Choosing and Managing Perennial Grasses for Grazing -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2008. Choosing and managing perennial grasses for grazing [abstract]. Proceedings of the Northeast Wisconsin Grazing Symposium, March 11, 2008, Oconto Falls, Wisconsin. p. 3-8.
What am I Leaving in My Alfalfa Field - Yield vs. Quality Trade-Offs -
Brink, G.E. 2008. What am I Leaving in My Alfalfa Field - Yield vs. Quality Trade-Offs. Proceedings of the Annual Minnesota Forage Conference. p. 3-9.
Important Considerations When Choosing Forage Grasses - Research Developments on Quality and Management -
Brink, G.E. 2008. Important Considerations When Choosing Forage Grasses - Research Developments on Quality and Management. Proceedings of the Annual Minnesota Forage Conference. p. 10-16.
Grass Yield and Quality Affect Potential Stocking Rate and Milk Production Reprint Icon -
Brink, G.E., Hall, M., Mertens, D.R., Casler, M.D. 2008. Grass Yield and Quality Affect Potential Stocking Rate and Milk Production. Forage and Grazinglands. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/sub/fg/research/2008/milk/.
Effect of long-term swine effluent application on selected soil properties -
Adeli, A., Bolster, C.H., Rowe, D.E., McLaughlin, M.R., Brink, G.E. 2008. Effect of long-term swine effluent application on selected soil properties. Soil Science. 173:223-235.
Effects of long-term swine effluent application on selected soil properties -
Adeli, A., Bolster, C.H., Rowe, D.E., McLaughlin, M.R., Brink, G.E. 2008. Effects of long-term swine effluent application on selected soil properties. Soil Science. 173:223-235.
Effect of swine effluent rate and timing on nitrogen utilization and residual soil nitrogen in common bermudagrass -
Read, J.J., Brink, G.E., Adeli, A. 2007. Effect of swine effluent rate and timing on nitrogen utilization and residual soil nitrogen in common bermudagrass [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. Paper 327-6, CD-ROM.
Managing Broiler Litter Application Rate and Grazing to Decrease Watershed Runoff Losses -
Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E., Oldham, J.L. 2008. Managing Broiler Litter Application Rate and Grazing to Decrease Watershed Runoff Losses. Journal of Environmental Quality. 37:718-724
Tillage and forage system effects on forage yields and nutrient uptake under broiler litter amended soils. Reprint Icon -
Whittington, S.F., Wood, C.W., Wood, B.H., Raper, R.L., Reeves, D.W., Brink, G.E. 2008. Tillage and forage system effects on forage yields and nutrient uptake under broiler litter amended soils. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 38:2535-2556.
BROILER Chicken LITTER APPLICATION TIMING Effect ON COASTAL BERMUDAGRASS IN SOUTHEASTERN U.S. -
Sistani, K.R., Adeli, A., Tewolde, H., Brink, G.E. 2007 Broiler chicken litter application timing effect on coastal bermudagrass in southeastern u.s.. Nutrient Cycling in Agroecosystems. 81:49-57
Renovation and Management Effects on Pasture Productivity Under Rotational Grazing -
Brink, G.E., Jackson, R.D. 2008. Renovation and Management Effects on Pasture Productivity Under Rotational Grazing [abstract]. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings. Paper No. 1827. 2007 CDROM.
Seasonal and Maturity Effects on Forage Quality of Alfalfa and Grasses -
Brink, G.E. 2007. Seasonal and Maturity Effects on Forage Quality of Alfalfa and Grasses. In: Proceedings of the Wisconsin Forage Council Teaching and Technology Conference, September 5, 2007, Prairie du Sac, Wisconsin. p. 21-24.
Effects of harvest timing on estimates of rumen degradable protein from alfalfa forages. -
Coblentz, W.K., Brink, G.E., Martin, N.P., Undersander, D.J. 2007. Effects of harvest timing on estimates of rumen degradable protein from alfalfa forages. Crop Science. 48:778-788.
Meadow fescue - What is this grass and why are we interested in it? -
Brink, G.E. 2007. Meadow fescue - What is this grass and why are we interested in it? Proceedings of Lancaster Profitable Pastures for SW Wisconsin.
Reduction of high soil test phosphorus by bermudagrass and ryegrass-bermudagrass following the cessation of broiler litter applications -
Read, J.J., Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E., Oldham, J.L. 2007. Reduction of high soil test phosphorus by bermudagrass and ryegrass-bermudagrass following the cessation of broiler litter applications. Agronomy Journal. 99:1492-1501.
Plant physiology for profitable pastures -
Brink, G.E. 2007. Plant physiology for profitable pastures. Forage Focus.
Dairy Heifer Preference for Temperate Perennial Grasses and Relationships with Sward and Plant Characteristics -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2007. Dairy Heifer Preference for Temperate Perennial Grasses and Relationships with Sward and Plant Characteristics [abstract]. In: American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, November 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM.
Effects of swine effluent rate and timing on nitrogen utilization and residual soil nitrogen in common bermudagrass -
Read, J.J., Brink, G.E., Adeli, A., Thomas, J.G. 2007. Effects of swine effluent application rate and timing on nitrogen utilization and residual soil nitrogen in common bermudagrass. Proceeedings 17th Annual Mississippi Water Resources Conference. p. 35-41.
LABORATORY AND FIELD EVALUATION OF BROILER LITTER NITROGEN MERALIZATION -
Sistani, K.R., Adeli, A., McGowen, S.L., Tewolde, H., Brink, G.E. 2008. Laboratory and field evaluation of broiler litter nitrogen meralization. Bioresource Technology. 99:2603-2611
Maturity and Season Effects on Yield and Quality of Temperate Perennial Grasses -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2007. Maturity and Season Effects on Yield and Quality of Temperate Perennial Grasses. Proceedings of American Forage and Grassland Council Conference. p. 85.
Yield, Quality, and Sward Differences in Grasses -
Brink, G.E. 2007. Yield, Quality, and Sward Differences in Grasses. Proceedings of Northern Illinois Profitable Pastures Symposium. p.27-32
CANOPY STRUCTURE AND FORAGE QUALITY DIFFERENCES AMONG TEMPERATE GRASSES -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D., Hall, M. 2007. Canopy structure and forage quality differences among temperate grasses. Crop Science. 47:2182-2189.
History repeats itself: Good management NOW makes FUTURE management easier -
Brink, G.E. 2007. History repeats itself: Good management NOW makes FUTURE management easier. In: Proceedings of the Lancaster Profitable Pastures for South Western Wisconsin Winter Symposium, February 13, 2007, Lancaster, Wisconsin. p. 1-6.
Effects of Harvest Timing on Estimates of Rumen Degradable Protein from Alfalfa Forages Reprint Icon -
Coblentz, W.K., Brink, G.E., Martin, N.P., Undersander, D.J. 2007. Effects of Harvest Timing on Estimates of Rumen Degradable Protein from Alfalfa Forages [abstract]. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA. Journal of Dairy Science (supplement 1). 90:39.
Broiler litter application rate effects on bermudagrass nutrient uptake and phosphorus level of soils differing in application history -
Brink, G.E., Sistani, K.R., Oldham, J.L., Kingery, W.E., Johnson, B. 2008. Broiler litter application rate effects on bermudagrass nutrient uptake and phosphorus level of soils differing in application history. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 31:79-94.
Rate of yield and quality change in alfalfa -
Broiler Litter Application Date on Bermudagrass in Southeastern U.S. -
Sistani, K.R., Adeli, A., Tewolde, H., Brink, G.E. 2006. Broiler Litter Application Date on Bermudagrass in Southeastern U.S.. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts CD.
HARVESTING ANNUAL RYEGRASS TO REMOVE EXCESS SOIL NUTRIENTS IN A BERMUDAGRASS PASTURE FERTILIZED WITH BROILER LITTER -
Read, J.J., Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E., Oldham, J.L. 2006. Harvesting annual ryegrass to remove excess soil nutrients in a bermudagrass pasture fertilized with broiler litter [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. Paper 65-6, CD-ROM.
Evaluating the Potential of Meadow Fescue for Grazing Lands -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2006. Evaluating the Potential of Meadow Fescue for Grazing Lands. Proceedings of the Third National Grazing Lands Conference, December 10-13, 2006, St. Louis, Missouri.
The Tradeoff Between Alfalfa Yield and Quality -
Brink, G.E. 2006. The Tradeoff Between Alfalfa Yield and Quality. In: Proceedings of the Forage Industry Extension Advisory Council, November 10, 2006, LaCrosse, Wisconsin.
Should Yield or Quality be the 'Rule' at Alfalfa Harvest Time? -
Brink, G.E. 2006. Should Yield or Quality be the 'Rule' at Alfalfa Harvest Time? In: Proceedings fo the 2006 World Dairy Expo, October 3-7, 2006, Madison, Wisconsin.
BERMUDAGRASS CULTIVAR RESPONSES TO EXSEROHILUM ROSTRATUM AND BIPOLARIS SPICIFERA AND RELATIONSHIPS TO PERSISTENCE ON A SWINE WASTE APPLICATION SITE -
Pratt, R.G., Brink, G.E. 2007. Forage Bermudagrass Cultivar Responses to Inoculations with Exserohilum rostratum and Bipolaris spicifera and Relationship to Field Persistence. Crop Science. 47:239-244.
Optimum Broiler litter application timing on coastal bermudagrass in southeastern U.S. -
Sistani, K.R., Adeli, A., Tewolde, H., Brink, G.E. Optimum Broiler litter application timing on coastal bermudagrass in southeastern U.S.. World Congress of Soil Science. July 9-15, Philadelphia, PA, USA, Abstract, CDROM
A Review of USDFRC Grazing Research -
Brink, G.E. 2006. A review of USDFRC grazing research. In: Proceedings of the Central Wisconsin River Graziers Network, June 29, 2006, Marshfield, Wisconsin.
Grazing-Based Dairy Production in Wisconsin -
Brink, G.E. 2006. Grazing-Based Dairy Production in Wisconsin.In: Proceedings of the Illinois Extension Grazing Group, June 26, 2006, Madison, Wisconsin.
Effects of broiler litter and nitrogen fertilization on uptake of major nutrients by coastal bermudagrass -
Read, J.J., Brink, G.E., Oldham, J.L., Kingery, W.L., Sistani, K.R. 2006. Effects of broiler litter and nitrogen fertilization on uptake of major nutrients by coastal bermudagrass. Agronomy Journal. 98:1065-1072.
Exploiting the Potential Differences in Pasture Grasses -
Brink, G.E. 2006. Exploiting the Potential Differences in Pasture Grasses. In: Proceedings of the Fond du Lac Winter's Grazier's Meeting, March 8, 2006, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.
RATE OF YIELD AND QUALITY CHANGE IN ALFALFA -
Brink, G.E., Hall, M.P., Shewmaker, G.E., Martin, N.P., Undersander, D.J., Walgenbach, R.P. 2006. Rate of yield and quality change in alfalfa. Proceedings of Idaho Alfalfa and Forage Conference. p. 5-10.
ALFALFA YIELD AND QUALITY RELATIONSHIPS WITHIN INDIVIDUAL HARVESTS -
Brink, G.E., Hall, M.H., Shewmaker, G.E., Martin, N.P., Undersander, D.J., Walgenbach, R.P. 2006. Alfalfa yield and quality relationships within individual harvests. In: Proceedings of the American Forage and Grassland Conference, March 11-13, 2006, Austin, Texas. 2006 CDROM.
Evaluating Pasture Grasses: Fescues and Other Freaks of Nature -
EFFECTS OF OVERSEEDING BERMUDAGRASS WITH ANNUAL RYEGRASS ON REMOVAL OF EXCESS SOIL NUTRIENTS FROM BROILER LITTER APPLICATIONS -
Read, J.J., Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E., Rowe, D.E., Oldham, J.L. 2005. Effects of overseeding bermudagrass with annual ryegrass on removal of excess soil nutrients from broiler litter applications [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. 2005 CDROM.
MINERALIZATION OF BROILER LITTER NITROGEN: LABORATORY INCUBATION AND FIELD VALIDATION -
Sistani, K.R., Adeli, A., Tewolde, H., Brink, G.E., Read, J.J., Owens, P. 2005. Mineralization of broiler litter nitrogen: laboratory incubation and field validation. Agronomy Society of America, Crop Science Society of America, Soil Science Society of America Meeting. Agronomy Abstracts, CD Nov 2005.
MATURITY EFFECTS ON MINERAL CONCENTRATION AND UPTAKE IN ANNUAL RYEGRASS -
Brink, G.E., Sistani, K.R., Oldham, J.L., Pederson, G.A. 2006. Maturity effects on mineral concentration and uptake in annual ryegrass. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 29:1143-1155.
SEASONAL MORPHOLOGY AND FORAGE QUALITY OF TEMPERATE GRASSES -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2005. Seasonal morphology and forage quality of temperate grasses [abstract][CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. Nov. 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT.
SWARD STRUCTURES AND QUALITY DIFFERENCES AMONG TEMPERATE GRASSES -
Brink, G.B., Casler, M.D. 2005. Sward structure and quality differences among temperate grasses. In: Proceedings of the American Forage and Grassland Council. June 12-14, 2005, Bloomington, IL. 2005 CDROM.
BERGMUDAGRASS PRODUCTION AND NUTRIENT UPTAKE WHEN SUBSTITUTING BROILER LITTER NITROGEN WITH MINERAL NITROGEN -
Read, J.J., Brink, G.E., Kingery, W.L., Oldham, J.L. 2005. Bergmudagrass production and nutrient uptake when substituting broiler litter nitrogen with mineral nitrogen [abstract]. Proceedings Mississippi Water Resources Conference and 2nd Symposium on Safe Management and Utilization of Animal Waste. p. 43.
GRASS SWARD STRUCTURE: AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF MEASURING POTENTIAL PASTURE UTILIZATION -
Brink, G.E. 2005. Grass swards structure: An alternative method of measuring potential pasture utilization. In: Proceedings of Northwest Wisconsin Grazing Symposium, March 29, 2005, Stetsonville, Wisconsin. p. 8.
POLYPHENOL OXIDASE ACTIVITY, O-DIPHENOLS, BROWNING, AND IN VITRO PROTEOLYTIC INHIBITION IN GRASSES -
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M., Brink, G.E. 2005. Polyphenol oxidase activity, o-diphenols, browning, and in vitro proteolytic inhibition in grasses [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Annual Meetings. Paper No. 241-3.
DETERMINATION OF POLYPHENOL OXIDASE ACTIVITY (PPO) AND PROTEOLYTIC INHIBITION IN GRASSES -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2005. Determination of polyphenol oxidase activity (PPO) and proteolytic inhibition in grasses [abstract]. Plant Biology. p. 210.
SWARD STRUCTURE: ALL GRASSES ARE NOT EQUAL -
USDA ARS NUTRIENT MANAGEMENT RESEARCH LABORATOY 50% SUBMISSION -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2005. Polyphenol oxidase activity and in vitro proteolytic inhibition in grasses [abstract]. XIVth International Silage Conference. p. 210.
PREPARING GRASSES IN THE FALL FOR SPRING PRODUCTION -
POLYPHENOL OXIDASE ACTIVITY AND IN VITRO PROTEOLYTIC INHIBITION IN GRASSES -
Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Brink, G.E. 2005. Polyphenol oxidase activity and in vitro proteolytic inhibition in grasses. In: O'Mara, F.P., Wilkins, L., 't Mannetje, D.K., Lovett, R.A., Rogers, M., Boland, T.J., editors. XX International Grassland Congress: Offered Papers. Paper# 220.
SWARD STRUCTURE AND QUALITY OF TEMPERATE GRASSES -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2004. Sward structure and quality of temperate grasses [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 6496.
NUTRIENT UPTAKE OF SWINE EFFLUENT-FERTILIZED BERMUDAGRASS DURING PRIMARY SPRING AND SUMMER GROWTH -
Brink, G.E., Pederson, G.A., Sistani, K.R. 2005. Nutrient uptake of swine effluent-fertilized bermudagrass during primary spring and summer growth. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 28:1337-1346.
NUTRIENT UPTAKE OF HYBRID AND COMMON BERMUDAGRASS FERTILIZED WITH BROILER LITTER -
Brink, G.E., Sistani, K.R., Rowe, D.E. 2004. Nutrient uptake of hybrid and common bermudagrass fertilized with broiler litter. Agronomy Journal. 96:1509-1515.
FORAGE YIELD AND PLANT REFLECTANCE IN ANNUAL RYEGRASS FERTILIZED WITH POULTRY LITTER -
Read, J.J., Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E., Rowe, D.E. 2004. Forage yield and plant reflectance in annual ryegrass fertilized with poultry litter [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. 2004 CDROM.
BERMUDAGRASS CULTIVAR RESPONSE TO BROILER LITTER FERTILIZATION -
PHOSPHORUS REMOVAL IN FORAGE SYSTEMS -
Brink, G.E., Sistani, K.R. 2004. Phosphorus removal in forage systems. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings.
OPTIMIZING PASTURE QUALITY AND ALLOWANCE -
Brink, G.E. 2004. Optimizing pasture quality and allowance. Proc. Southwest Wisconsin Profitable Pastures Seminar.
THE GRASS WORKS PASTURE SURVEY -
Brink, G.E., Casler, M.D. 2004. The grass works pasture survey. Proc. Wisconsin Grazing Conference.
YEAR-ROUND SOIL NUTRIENTS DYNAMICS FROM BROILER LITTER APPLICATIONS TO BERMUDAGRASS -
Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E., Adeli, A., Tewolde, H., Rowe, D.E. 2004. Year-round soil nutrients dynamics from broiler litter application to bermudagrass cultivars. Agronomy Journal. 96:525-530.
SEASONAL TILLERING PATTERNS IN GRAZED ORCHARDGRASS -
BRINK, G.E. 2003. SEASONAL TILLERING PATTERNS IN GRAZED ORCHARDGRASS in 2003. [CD-ROM]. Madison, WI: U.S. Department of Agriculture, ARS.
SEASONAL AND MANAGEMENT IMPACT ON BROILER CAKE NUTRIENT COMPOSITION -
Sistani, K.R., Adeli, A., Brink, G.E., Tewolde, H., Rowe, D.E. 2004. Seasonal and management impact on broiler cake nutrient composition. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 24:27-37.
CHAPTER 11: ALTERNATIVE USES OF WARM-SEASON FORAGE GRASSES -
Sanderson, M.A., Brink, G.E., Higgins, K.F., Naugle, D.E. 2004. Chapter 11: Alternative uses of warm-season forage grasses. In L. Moser, B. Burson, and L. Sollenberger (ed. Wam-Season Grasses. American Society of Agronomy Monograph Series. 45:389-416.
FERTILIZATION AND IRRIGATION OF BERMUDAGRASS ON HIGH PHOSPHORUS SOILS -
Rowe, D.E., Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E. 2003. Fertilization and irrigation of bermudagrass on high phosphorus soils [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. CD-ROM.
SOIL NUTRIENT DYNAMIC FROM BROILER LITTER APPLICATIONS TO BERMUDAGRASS -
Sistani, K.R., Brink, G.E., Adeli, A., Tewolde, H., Rowe, D.E. 2003. Soil nutrient dynamic from broiler litter application to bermudagrass. Agronomy Abstracts. CD-ROM.
WHITE CLOVER MORPHOLOGY CHANGES WITH STRESS TREATMENTS -
Seker, H., Rowe, D.E., Brink, G.E. 2003. White clover morphology changes with stress treatments. Agronomy Journal. 43:2218-2225.
SUITABILITY OF BACTERIAL INDICATORS IN IDENTIFYING RUNOFF FROM POULTRY LITTER AMENDED SOIL -
El Balaa, M.F., Adeli, A., Rowe, D.E., Brink, G.E. 2003. Suitability of bacterial indicators in identifying runoff from poultry litter amended soil [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. CD-ROM.
NUTRIENT UPTAKE BY RYEGRASS CULTIVARS AND CRABGRASS FROM A HIGHLY PHOSPHORUS ENRICHED SOIL -
Sistani, K.R., Pederson, G.A., Brink, G.E., Rowe, D.E. 2003. Nutrient uptake by ryegrass cultivars and crabgrass from a highly phosphorus enriched soil. Journal of Plant Nutrition. 26:2521-2535.
DEVELOPMENT OF A MODEL SYSTEM TO STUDY IMPACTS OF MANURE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON MICROBIOLOGICAL WATER QUALITY -
El Balaa, M.F., Brink, G.E., Adeli, A., Rowe, D.E. 2003. Development of a model system to study impacts of manure management practices on microbiological water quality [abstract]. International Poultry Scientific Forum. p. 14.
SURVIVAL OF SALMONELLA TYPHIMURIUM IN FOUR SOIL MICROCOSMS AS AFFECTED BY SOIL TYPE AND INCUBATION TEMPERATURE -
El Balaa, M.F., Adeli, A., Brink, G.E., Chilukuri, A., Mclaughlin, M.R., Rowe, D.E. 2002. Survival of salmonella typhimurium in four soil microcosms as affected by soil type and incubation temperature [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts. CD-ROM.
NUTRIENT UPTAKE BY RYEGRASS CULTIVARS AND CRABGRASS FROM A HIGHLY PHOSPHORUS ENRICHED SOIL -
Sistani, K.R., Pederson, G.A., Brink, G.E. 2002. Nutrient uptake by ryegrass cultivars and crabgrass from a highly phosphorus enriched soil. Agronomy Abstracts. CD-ROM.
BROILER LITTER APPLICATION EFFECTS ON BERMUDAGRASS NUTRIENT UPTAKE -
A USDA-ARS NATIONALLY COORDINATED PROJECT TO DETERMINE N MINERALIZATION FROM ANIMAL MANURE -- SOILS -
HUBBARD, R.K., HONEYCUTT, C.W., ALBRECHT, S.L., BRINK, G.E., EGHBALL, B., MCGOWAN, S., SISTANI, K.R., WIENHOLD, B.J. A USDA-ARS NATIONALLY COORDINATED PROJECT TO DETERMINE N MINERALIZATION FROM ANIMAL MANURE -- SOILS. AMERICAN SOCIETY OF AGRONOMY MEETINGS. Abstract #50. 2001.
IMPACT OF DRYING METHOD, REARING, TEMPERATURE, AND DIETARY PHOSPHORUS LEVEL ON BROILER MANURE NUTRIENT COMPOSITION -
Sistani, K.R., Rowe, D.E., McGowen, S.L., Brink, G.E., Miles, D.M. 2001. Impact of drying method, rearing temperature, and dietary phosphorus level on broiler manure nutrient composition. Proceedings International Symposium addressing Animal Production and the Environment, October 3-5,2001, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina.
IMPACT OF DRYING METHOD, DIETARY PHOSPHORUS LEVELS, AND METHODOLOGY ON PHOSPHORUS CHEMISTRY OF BROILER MANURE -
Sistani, K.R., Miles, D.M., Rowe, D.E., May, J.D. 2001. Impact of drying method, diet, and environment on phosphorus chemistry of broiler manure. Communications in Soil Science and Plant Analysis. 32:2783-2793.
THE INFLUENCE OF AGRONOMIC PRACTICES ON P IN RUNOFF FROM POULTRY-WASTE AMENDED SOILS -
MATURITY-NUTRIENT UPTAKE RELATIONSHIPS IN BERMUDAGRASS RECEIVING SWINE EFFLUENT -
PHOSPHORUS, COOPER, AND ZINC UPTAKE BY TEMPERATE GRASSES AND LEGUMES -
EFFECT OF IRRIGATION ON BERMUDAGRASS GROWN ON SOIL HEAVILY FERTILIZED WITH POULTRY LITTER FOR 40+ YEARS -
PHOSPHORUS UPTAKE OF ANNUAL RYEGRASS FERTILIZED WITH SWINE EFFLUENT: MATURITY EFFECTS -
SEED PRODUCTION OF WHITE CLOVER CULTIVARS AND NATURALIZED POPULATIONS WHEN GROWN IN A PASTURE -
MAXIMIZING NUTRIENT UPTAKE BY FORAGES -
NUTRIENT UPTAKE OF TRIFOLIUM SPECIES FERTILIZED WITH ANIMAL WASTE -
MAXIMIZING NUTRIENT UPTAKE THROUGH FORAGE CROP SELECTION -
PHOSPHORUS PARTITIONING AMONG PLANT PARTS OF FORAGES FERTILIZED WITH POULTRY LITTER OR SWINE EFFLUENT -
MAXIMIZING NUTRIENT UPTAKE THROUGH FORAGE CROP SELECTION -
IMPACTS OF IRRIGATION ON BERMUDAGRASS GROWN ON SOIL HEAVILY FERTILIZED WITH POULTRY LITTER FOR OVER 40 YEARS -
PHOSPHORUS PARTITIONING AMONG PLANT PARTS OF FORAGES FERTILIZED WITH POULTRY LITTER AND SWINE EFFLUENT -
NUTRIENT UPTAKE OF DIVERSE BERMUDAGRASSES RECEIVING SWINE EFFLUENT -
YIELD AND NUTRIENT UPTAKE OF FORAGES ON FIELDS HEAVILY MANURED WITH ANIMAL WASTE -
RESPONSES OF WHITE CLOVER CULTIVARS, GERMPLASM, AND POPULATIONS TO LEAF INOCULATIONS WITH MACROPHOMINA PHASEOLINA -
NUTRIENT PATITIONING AMONG PLANT PARTS OF THREE DIVERSE BERMUDAGRASSES FERTILIZED WITH SWINE EFFLUENT -
GROWTH OF UNITED STATES VS. NEW ZEALAND WHITE CLOVER GENOTYPES IN DIVERSE GRASSES. I. MISSISSIPPI STATE, MS, USA -
APPLICATION DATE AND RATE EFFECTS ON BROILER LITTER NUTRIENT UTILIZATION -
GROWTH OF WHITE CLOVER ECOTYPES, CULTIVARS, AND GERMPLASMS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN USA -
SEEDLING SURVIVAL OF CYANOGENIC WHITE CLOVER IN A BERMUDAGRASS SOD -
YIELD AND NUTRIENT UPTAKE OF DIVERSE BERMUDAGRASS RECEIVING SWINE EFFLUENT -
POTENTIAL SEED PRODUCTION OF WHITE CLOVER CULTIVARS AND NATURALIZED POPULATIONS WHEN GROWN IN A PASTURE -
SEASONAL VARIATION IN MORPHOLOGY OF CONTINUOUSLY STOCKED WHITE CLOVER -
WHITE CLOVER RESPONSE TO A WATER-SUPPLY GRADIENT -
SEED PRODUCTION OF PASTURE-COLLECTED WHITE CLOVER POPULATIONS VS. CULTIVARS -
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