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Research Project: Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services

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Evaluation of a novel continuous culture fermentor system for determination of ruminal fermentation and methane production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, S.L., Roca-Fernandez, A., Tillmann, R., Rubano, M., Soder, K.J. 2019. Evaluation of a novel continuous culture fermentor system for determination of ruminal fermentation and methane production. Journal of Dairy Science. 103:1313-1324. https://doi.org/10.1111/jpn.13155.

Potential of farm scale crush facilities to improve profitability of soybean production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adler, P.R., Hums, M., McNeal, F.M., Spatari, S. 2018. Potential of farm scale crush facilities to improve profitability of soybean production. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. 210:1635-1649. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2018.11.019.

Soil carbon saturation, productivity, and carbon and nitrogen cycling in crop-pasture rotations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pravia, M.V., Kemania, A.R., Terra, J.A., Shi, T., Macedo, I., Goslee, S.C. 2019. Soil carbon saturation, productivity, and carbon and nitrogen cycling in crop-pasture rotations. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 171:13-22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agsy.2018.11.001.

Comparing Biochar application methods for switchgrass yield and C sequestration on contrasting marginal lands in Pennsylvania, USA. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koide, R., Nguyen, B., Skinner, H., Dell, C.J., Adler, P.R., Drohan, P., Licht, M., Boyer Matthews, M., Nettles, R., Ricks, K., Watkins, J. 2018. Comparing Biochar application methods for switchgrass yield and C sequestration on contrasting marginal lands in Pennsylvania, USA. BioEnergy Research. 11(4):784-802. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12155-018-9940-1.

Impacts of seasonal variation and winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed on milk fatty acid composition of organic dairy cows in the northeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafla, A., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M., Dillard, L., Kraft, J., Reis, S. 2018. Impacts of seasonal variation and winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed on milk fatty acid composition of organic dairy cows in the northeastern United States. Professional Animal Scientist. 34:397-409.

Evaluation of sprouted barley fodder production systems on organic dairy farms in temperate regions of the United States - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Heins, B., Chester-Jones, H., Hafla, A., Rubano, M. 2018. Evaluation of sprouted barley fodder production systems on organic dairy farms in temperate regions of the United States. Proceedings of International Symposium on the Nutrition of Herbivores. P. 1.

Seedling identification guide for northeast pastures - (Popular Publication)
Gonet, J.M., Goslee, S.C. 2018. Seedling identification guide for northeast pastures. Northeast Pasture Consortium Annual Meeting Proceedings.P. 1.

Landscape contexts and commonalities: building the LTAR network - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C. 2018. Landscape contexts and commonalities: building the LTAR network{abstract}. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology.P. 1.

Enteric methane production and ruminal fermentation of forage brassica diets fed in continuous culture Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, L., Roca-Fernandez, A., Rubano, M., Elkin, K.R., Soder, K.J. 2018. Enteric methane production and ruminal fermentation of forage brassica diets fed in continuous culture. Journal of Animal Science. 96:1362-1374. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky030.

Animal performance and environmental efficiency of cool-and warm-season annual grazing systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, L., Hancock, D.W., Harmon, D.N., Mullinex, K.M., Beck, P.A., Soder, K.J. 2018. Animal performance and environmental efficiency of cool-and warm-season annual grazing systems. Journal of Animal Science.96:3491-3502. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/sky025.

Framework for improved confidence in modeled nitrous oxide estimates for biofuel regulatory standards Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gao, S., Gurian, P.L., Adler, P.R., Kar, S., Gurung, R., Ogle, S.M., Parton, W.J., Del Grosso, S.J. 2018. Framework for improved confidence in modeled nitrous oxide estimates for biofuel regulatory standards. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11027-018-9784-1.

High resolution techno-ecological modelling of a bioenergy landscape to identify climate mitigation opportunities in cellulosic ethanol production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Field, J.L., Evans, S., Marx, E., Easter, M., Adler, P.R., Willson, B., Paustian, K. 2018. High resolution techno-ecological modelling of a bioenergy landscape to identify climate mitigation opportunities in cellulosic ethanol production. Nature Energy. 3:211-219. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41560-018-0088-1.

Lorenz curve and Gini coefficient reveal hot spots and hot moments for nitrous oxide emissions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Debasish, S., Kemanian, A.R., Montes, F., Adler, P.R., Rau, B.M. 2018. Lorenz curve and Gini coefficient reveal hot spots and hot moments for nitrous oxide emissions. Journal of Geophysical Research-Biogeosciences. https://doi.org/10.1002/2017JG004041.

Winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed impacts milk fatty acid composition on organic dairy farms in the northeastern United States - (Abstract Only)
Hafla, A., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M., Dillard, L., Kraft, J., Reis, S. 2018. Winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed impacts milk fatty acid composition on organic dairy farms in the northeastern United States{Abstract}. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings.p. 1.

Evaluation of fodder production systems for dairy farms Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Heins, B., Chester-Jones, H., Hafla, A., Rubano, M. 2018. Evaluation of fodder production systems for dairy farms. Professional Animal Scientist. 34:75-83. https://doi.org/10.15232/pas.2017-01676.

Productivity and nutritive quality of three brassica varieties for use in pasture-based systems - (Abstract Only)
Dillard, S.L., Soder, K.J. 2017. Productivity and nutritive quality of three brassica varieties for use in pasture-based systems. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Proceeding, October 22-25, 2017, Tampa, Florida.P. 1.

Evaluation of fodder production systems for organic dairy farms - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Heins, B., Paulson, J., Chester-Jones, H., Hafla, A. 2017. Evaluation of fodder production systems for organic dairy farms. American Society of Agronomy.34(1). doi: 10.15232/pas.2017-01676.

Winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed impacts milk fatty acid composition on organic dairy farms in the northeastern United States - (Abstract Only)
Hafla, A., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M., Dillard, S.L., Kraft, J., Reis, S. 2017. Winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed impacts milk fatty acid composition on organic dairy farms in the northeastern United States. Journal of Animal Science.95(4). doi: 10.2527/asasann.2017.288.

Production performance and milk fatty acids profile in grazing dairy cows offered ground corn or liquid molasses as the sole supplemental nonstructural carbohydrate source Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reis, S.F., Soder, K.J., Chouinard, P., Ross, S., Rubano, M.D., Casler, M.D., Brito, A.F. 2017. Production performance and milk fatty acids profile in grazing dairy cows offered ground corn or liquid molasses as the sole supplemental nonstructural carbohydrate source. Journal of Dairy Science. 100:8146-8160. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2017-12618.

Modification of ruminal fermentation and methane production by adding legumes containing condensed tannins to an orchardgrass diet in continuous culture systems - (Abstract Only)
Roca-Fernandez, A., Dillard, S.L., Rubano, M., Baldwin, M., Dell, C.J., Macadam, J., Soder, K.J. 2017. Modification of ruminal fermentation and methane production by adding legumes containing condensed tannins to an orchardgrass diet in continuous culture systems. American Dairy Science Association Proceedings.100(2):148.

Economic and environmental performance of traditional and grass-fed organic dairies using the Integrated Farm System Model - (Abstract Only)
Santana, R., Brito, A., Cabrera, V., Barbosa, F., Hoshide, A., Benson, F., Hafla, A., Darby, H., Soder, K.J., Kerbergen, R. 2017. Economic and environmental performance of traditional and grass-fed organic dairies using the Integrated Farm System Model. Journal of American Dairy Science.100(2):356.

Milk yield and somatic cell score of northeastern United States organic dairy farms during the grazing and non-grazing seasons - (Abstract Only)
Galvao, J., Brito, A., Rangel, A., Silva, J., Benson, F., Darby, H., Hafla, A., Soder, K.J., Kersbergen, R. 2017. Milk yield and somatic cell score of northeastern United States organic dairy farms during the grazing and non-grazing seasons. American Dairy Science Association Proceedings.100(2):292.

Legacy effects of individual crops affect N2O emissions accounting within crop rotations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adler, P.R., Spatari, S., D'Ottone, F., Vazquez, D., Peterson, L., Del Grosso, S.J., Baethgen, W., Parton, W. 2017. Legacy effects of individual crops affect N2O emissions accounting within crop rotations. Global Change Biology Bioenergy.10:123-136.doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12462.

Freeze tolerance of perennial ryegrass and implications for future species distribution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goslee, S.C., Gonet, J.M., Skinner, R.H. 2017. Freeze tolerance of perennial ryegrass and implications for future species distribution. Crop Science. 57:2875-2880. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2017.02.0135.

Effect of oilseed source on ruminal fermentation and methane production of a grass-legume diet in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Roca-Fernandez, A., Dillard, S.L., Dell, C.J., Macadam, J., Soder, K.J. 2017. Effect of oilseed source on ruminal fermentation and methane production of a grass-legume diet in continuous culture. American Society of Animal Science.95(4):133.

Organic dairy production systems - (Book / Chapter)
Daley, C. A., Heins, B. J., Soder, K.J., Sorge, U., Brito, A. F., Mullen, K., A. E., Washburn, S. P. 2017. Organic dairy production systems. In: Beede D. K. Large Dairy Herd Management. 3rd edition. Champaign, IL: American Dairy Science Association. 115-126.

Annual Forages: Influence on Animal Performance and Water/Nutrient Management - (Abstract Only)
Dillard, S.L., Hancock, D., Harmon, D., Mullenix, K., Beck, P., Soder, K.J. 2017. Annual Forages: Influence on Animal Performance and Water/Nutrient Management. American Society of Animal Science.95(4):358.

Winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed impacts milk fatty acid composition on organic dairy farms in the northeastern United States - (Abstract Only)
Aimee, H., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M., Dillard, S.L., Kraft, J., Reis, S. 2017. Winter supplementation of ground whole flaxseed impacts milk fatty acid composition on organic dairy farms in the northeastern United States. Journal of Dairy Science.95(4). doi: 10.2527/asasann.2017.288.

Enteric methane production and ruminal fermentation from forage brassica diets fed in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Dillard, S.L., Roca-Fernandez, A., Ruban, M., Elkin, K.R., Soder, K.J. 2017. Enteric methane production and ruminal fermentation from forage brassica diets fed in continuous culture. American Society of Animal Science.95(4):238.

Benefits of increasing plant diversity in sustainable agroecosystems - (Literature Review)
Isbell, F., Adler, P.R., Eisenhauer, N., Fornara, D., Kimmel, K., Kremen, C., Letourneau, D., Liebman, M., Polley, H.W., Quijas, S., Scherer-Lorenzen, M. 2017. Benefits of increasing plant diversity in sustainable agroecosystems. Journal of Ecology. Volume 105:871-879. doi: 10.1111/1365-2745.12789.

Planning pastures: taking species attributes to the landscape - (Abstract Only)

Designing efficient nitrous oxide sampling strategies in agroecosystems using simulation models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saha, D., Kemanian, A., Rau, B.M., Adler, P.R., Montes, F. 2017. Designing efficient nitrous oxide sampling strategies in agroecosystems using simulation models. Atmospheric Environment. 155:189-198.

Potential of forage brassicas for use in pasture-based livestock systems - (Abstract Only)
Dillard, S.L., Roca-Fernandez, A., Rubano, M., Soder, K.J. 2017. Potential of forage brassicas for use in pasture-based livestock systems. American Forage and Grassland Conference,January 22-25,2017,Roanoke,Virgina.P.1.

Effect of feeding legumes containing condensed tannins with orchardgrass on ruminal fermentation and methane production in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Roca-Fernandez, A., Dillard, S.L., Rubano, M., Soder, K.J. 2017. Effect of feeding legumes containing condensed tannins with orchardgrass on ruminal fermentation and methane production in continuous culture. American Forage and Grassland Conference,January 22-25,2017,Roanoke,Virgina. P.1.

Choosing cover crops for a fall grazing season - (Trade Journal)
Dillard, S.L., Soder, K.J. 2017. Choosing cover crops for a fall grazing season. Progressive Forage Grower. p.1-2.

Evaluation of fodder production systems for grazing dairy farms - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Heins, B., Paulson, J., Chester-Jones, H., Hafla, A., Rubano, M. 2017. Evaluation of fodder production systems for grazing dairy farms. American Forage and Grassland.Paper No.1.

Evaluation of a rising plate meter for use in multi-species swards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, S.L., Hafla, A.N., Rubano, M.D., Stout, R.C., Brito, A.F., Soder, K.J. 2016. Evaluation of a rising plate meter for use in multi-species swards. Agricultural and Environmental Letters. 1:160032.

Effect of feeding warm-season annuals with orchardgrass on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dillard, S.L., Hafla, A., Roca-Fernandez, A., Brito, A., Rubano, M.D., Soder, K.J. 2017. Effect of feeding warm-season annuals with orchardgrass on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture. Journal of Dairy Science. 100(2):1179-1188.

Nutritive quality and forage yield of three brassica varieties for use in livestock grazing systems - (Abstract Only)
Dillard, S.L., Roca-Fernandez, A., Rubano, M.D. 2016. Nutritive quality and forage yield of three brassica varieties for use in livestock grazing systems.Journal of Animal Science 94 eSupplement5:289-290.

Topographic variables improve climate models of forage species abundance in the northeastern United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, A., Goslee, S.C., Miller, D., Sanderson, M.A., Gonet, J.M. 2017. Topographic variables improve climate models of forage species abundance in the northeastern United States. Applied Vegetation Science. 20:84-93. https://doi.org/10.1111/avsc.12284.

Adaptation Resources for Agriculture: Responding to climate variability and change in the midwest and northeast - (Government Publication)
Janowiak, M., Dostie, D., Wilson, M., Kucera, M., Skinner, R.H., Hatfield, J.L., Hollinger, D., Swanston, C. 2016. Adaptation Resources for Agriculture: Responding to climate variability and change in the midwest and northeast. Government Publication/Report. Available: https://www.climatehubs.oce.usda.gov/sites/default/files/adaptation_resources_workbook_ne_mw.pdf.

Forage Brassicas: establishment, management, and challenges - (Other)
Dillard, S.L., Soder, K.J. 2016. Forage Brassicas: establishment, management, and challenges. Extension Fact Sheets.

How well does pasture meet the nutrient needs of dairy cows - (Other)
Soder, K.J., Hafla, A. 2016. How well does pasture meet the nutrient needs of dairy cows. Extension Fact Sheets. P. 1.

Effect of condensed tannins on forage nutritive value and greenhouse gas output of an orchardgrass diet - (Abstract Only)
Roca-Fernandez, A., Dillard, S.L., Rubano, M.D., Dell, C.J., Soder, K.J. 2016. Effect of condensed tannins on forage nutritive value and greenhouse gas output of an orchardgrass diet. Proceedings of the 5th Grazing Lands Nutrition Conference, July 16-19, 2016, Park City, Utah. P.1.

Landscape control of nitrous oxide emissions during the transition from conservation reserve program to perennial grasses for bioenergy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Debasish, S., Rau, B., Kaye, J., Montes, F., Adler, P.R., Armen, K. 2016. Landscape control of nitrous oxide emissions during the transition from conservation reserve program to perennial grasses for bioenergy. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. doi:10.1111/gcbb.12395.

Incorporating forage brassicas into a grazing system - (Trade Journal)
Dillard, S.L. 2016. Incorporating forage brassicas into a grazing system. Cornell University Small Farm Quarterly. Summer 2016 pg. 15.

Use of a novel continuous culture fermentor system for in vitro determination of enteric methane output from ruminants - (Abstract Only)
Roca-Fernandez, A., Dillard, S.L., Rubano, M.D., Tillmann, R., Soder, K.J. 2016. Use of a novel continuous culture fermentor system for in vitro determination of enteric methane output from ruminants. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA.Journal of Animal Society.94(E-Suppl.5):564.

Effect of introducing legumes containing condensed tannins in an orchardgrass diet on forage nutritive value and enteric methane output in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Roca-Fernandez, A., Dillard, S.L., Rubano, M.D., Tillman, R., Soder, K.J. 2016. Effect of introducing legumes containing condensed tannins in an orchardgrass diet on forage nutritive value and enteric methane output in continuous culture.Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA,July 19-23,2016,Salt Lake City,Utah. p.1.

Feeding ground flaxseed to lactating dairy cows decreases the ruminal proportion of archaea, but does not change the major species of cellulolytic bacteria - (Abstract Only)
Pereira, A., Brito, A., Resende, T., Woitschach, D., Reis, R., Soder, K.J. 2016. Feeding ground flaxseed to lactating dairy cows decreases the ruminal proportion of archaea, but does not change the major species of cellulolytic bacteria. Journal of Animal Science.94(5):784.

Application of a rising plate meter for estimation of forage yield in multi-species swards - (Abstract Only)
Dillard, S.L., Hafa, A., Rubano, M.D., Stout, R.C., Soder, K.J. 2016. Application of a rising plate meter for estimation of forage yield in multi-species swards.Proceedings of the 2016 Grazing Livestock Nutrition Conference,July 17-19,2016,Park City,Utah.P.1.

Effect of summer annuals on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Dillard, S.L., Roca-Fernandez, A., Brito, A., Hafla, A., Rubano, M.D., Soder, K.J. 2016. Effect of summer annuals on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture.Journal of Animal Science 94 eSuppl.5:575-575.

Sprouted barley for dairy cows: Is it worth it - (Other)
Soder, K.J., Heins, B. 2016. Sprouted barley for dairy cows: Is it worth it. Extension Fact Sheets. P. 1.

Evaluation of alfalfa-tall fescue mixtures across multiple environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tracy, B., Albrecht, K., Flores, J., Hall, M., Islam, M., Jones, G., Lamp, W., Macadam, J., Skinner, R.H., Teutsch, C. 2016. Evaluation of alfalfa-tall fescue mixtures across multiple environments. Crop Science. 56:2026-2034. doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.09.0553.

Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of dairy cows in the northeastern U.S - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafla, A.N., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M.D. 2016. Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of dairy cows in the northeastern U.S. Professional Animal Scientist. 32:523-530.

Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Diversity - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C. 2016. Shifting Patterns of Agricultural Diversity[Abstract]. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology Annual Meeting, April 3-7, 2016, Asheville, North Carolina. p. 1.

Defoliation effects on pasture photosynthesis and respiration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, R.H., Goslee, S.C. 2016. Defoliation effects on pasture photosynthesis and respiration. Crop Science. 56:2045-2053. doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.12.0733.

Effect of starchy or fibrous carbohydrate supplementation of orchardgrass on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Hafla, A.N., Rubano, M.D. 2016. Effect of starchy or fibrous carbohydrate supplementation of orchardgrass on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture. Journal of Dairy Science. 99:4464-4475.

Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of organic dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Hafla, A., Brito, A., Rubano, M.D. 2015. Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of organic dairy cows[Abstract]. Proceedings of the 2015 National Grazing Lands Coalition meeting, December 13-16, 2015, Grapevine, TX. p. 1.

Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of grazing dairy cows in the Northeastern U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Hafla, A., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M.D. 2016. Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of grazing dairy cows in the Northeastern U.S.. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings Annual meeting, Jan. 10-13, 2016, Baton Rouge, LA. p. 1.

Application of a rising plate meter to estimate forage yield on dairy farms in Pennsylvania - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Hafla, A., Rubano, M.D., Stout, R.C. 2016. Application of a rising plate meter to estimate forage yield on dairy farms in Pennsylvania[Abstract]. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings Annual meeting, January 10-13, 2016, Baton Rouge, LA. p. 1.

Pastureland ESD concepts and current development - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C., Sanderson, M.A. 2016. Pastureland ESD concepts and current development[Abstract]. Current Science, Technical Tools, and Strategies for Ecological Site Development and Description. Society for Range Management Annual Meeting, January 31-February 4, 2016, Corpus Christi, Texas. p. 1.

Ecosystem model parameterization and adaptation for sustainable cellulosic biofuel landscape design - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Field, J., Marx, E., Easter, M., Adler, P.R., Paustian, K. 2016. Ecosystem model parameterization and adaptation for sustainable cellulosic biofuel landscape design. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. doi: 10.1111/gcbb.12316.

Time effects of climate change mitigation strategies for second generation biofuels and co-products with temporary carbon storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pourhashem, G., Adler, P.R., Spatari, S. 2015. Time effects of climate change mitigation strategies for second generation biofuels and co-products with temporary carbon storage. Journal of Cleaner Production. 112:2642-2653. doi:10.1016/j.jclepro.2015.09.135.

Tradeoffs between production and perennial forages in dairy farming systems vary among counties in the Northeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Egan Jr, J.F., Goslee, S.C., Orr, A.N. 2015. Tradeoffs between production and perennial forages in dairy farming systems vary among counties in the Northeastern United States. Agricultural Systems. 139:14-28.

Incremental amounts of ground flaxseed decreases milk production but increases n-3 fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acids in dairy cows fed high-forage diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Resende, T.L., Kraft, J., Soder, K.J., Pereira, A.B., Woitschach, D.E., Reis, R.B., Brito, A.F. 2015. Incremental amounts of ground flaxseed decreases milk production but increases n-3 fatty acids and conjugated linoleic acids in dairy cows fed high-forage diets. Journal of Dairy Science. 98:4785-4799.

Effect of starchy or fibrous carbohydrate supplementation of an herbage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Hafla, A.N., Brito, A., Rubano, M.D., Dell, C.J. 2015. Effect of starchy or fibrous carbohydrate supplementation of an herbage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture. Journal of Dairy Science. 98(E-Suppl. 2):49.

Supplementation of herbage-based diets with corn meal or liquid molasses changes the milk fatty acids profile in grazing dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
Reis, S., Brito, A., Chouinard, Y., Soder, K.J., Ross, S. 2015. Supplementation of herbage-based diets with corn meal or liquid molasses changes the milk fatty acids profile in grazing dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 98(E-Suppl. 2):451.

Making landscape classification relevant for agriculture - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C. 2015. Making landscape classification relevant for agriculture. US-International Association for Landscape Ecology World Congress, July 5-10, 2015, Portland, Oregon. p. 1.

Carbon sequestration potential for forage and pasture systems - (Abstract Only)
Baron, V., Skinner, R.H., Belanger, G. 2015. Carbon sequestration potential for forage and pasture systems. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. S3: 530.

Effect of starchy or fibrous carbohydrate supplementation of an herbage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Soder, K.J., Hafla, A., Brito, A., Rubano, M.D., Dell, C.J. 2015. Effect of starchy or fibrous carbohydrate supplementation of an herbage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture. Proceedings of the Northeast Pasture Consortium Meeting, March 10-11, 2015, Morgantown, WV. p. 1.

Carbon sequestration potential of grazed pasture depends on prior management history - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J. 2015. Carbon sequestration potential of grazed pasture depends on prior management history[Abstract]. Proceedings Dairy Environmental Systems and Climate Adaptation Conference, Ithaca, NY. July 29-30, 2015. p. 1.

Sustainability of corn stover harvest strategies in Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adler, P.R., Rau, B.M., Roth, G.W. 2015. Sustainability of corn stover harvest strategies in Pennsylvania. BioEnergy Research. DOI:10.1007/s12155-015-9593-2.

Managing the nitrogen cycle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from crop production and biofuel expansion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ogle, S.M., McCarl, B.A., Baker, J., Del Grosso, S.J., Adler, P.R., Paustian, K., Parton, W.J. 2015. Managing the nitrogen cycle to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from crop production and biofuel expansion. Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change. DOI 10.1007/s11027-015-9645-0.

Use of a portable, automated, open-circuit gas quantification system and the sulfur hexafluoride tracer technique for measuring enteric methane emissions in Holstein cows fed ad libitum or restricted - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dorich, C.C., Varner, R.K., Pereira, A.B., Martineau, R., Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F. 2015. Use of a portable, automated, open-circuit gas quantification system and the sulfur hexafluoride tracer technique for measuring enteric methane emissions in Holstein cows fed ad libitum or restricted. Journal of Dairy Science. 98(4):2676–2681.

Mob grazing for dairy cows - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Hafla, A., Hautau, M. 2014. Mob grazing for dairy cows. Lancaster Farming (Corn Talk & Foraging Around Special Section). p. E13-14.

Incremental amounts of Ascophyllum nodosum meal do not improve animal performance but increase milk iodine output in early lactation dairy cows fed high-forage diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Antaya, N.T., Soder, K.J., Kraft, J., Whitehouse, N.L., Guindon, N.E., Erickson, P.S., Conroy, A., Brito, A.F. 2014. Incremental amounts of Ascophyllum nodosum meal do not improve animal performance but increase milk iodine output in early lactation dairy cows fed high-forage diets. Journal of Dairy Science. 98:1991-2004.

Interactions of corn meal or molasses with a soybean-sunflower meal mix or flaxseed meal on production, milk fatty acids composition, and nutrient utilization in dairy cows fed grass hay-based diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brito, A.F., Petit, H.V., Pepeira, A.B., Soder, K.J., Ross, S. 2014. Interactions of corn meal or molasses with a soybean-sunflower meal mix or flaxseed meal on production, milk fatty acids composition, and nutrient utilization in dairy cows fed grass hay-based diets. Journal of Dairy Science. 98:443-457.

Pasture plants of the Northeastern United States - (Popular Publication)
Goslee, S.C. 2014. Pasture plants of the Northeastern United States. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p. 1.

Comparing pasture c sequestration estimates from eddy covariance and soil cores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J. 2014. Comparing pasture c sequestration estimates from eddy covariance and soil cores. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 199:52-57.

Effect of sprouted barley grain supplementation of an herbage-based or haylage-based diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Rubano, M.D., Dell, C.J. 2014. Effect of sprouted barley grain supplementation of an herbage-based or haylage-based diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture. Journal of Animal Science. 97:7856-7869.

Integrating biorefinery and farm biogeochemical cycles offsets fossil energy and mitigates soil carbon losses - (Abstract Only)
Adler, P.R., Mitchell, J.G., Pourhashem, G., Spatari, S., Del Grosso, S.J., Parton, W.J. 2014. Integrating biorefinery and farm biogeochemical cycles offsets fossil energy and mitigates soil carbon losses[Abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p. 1.

Sprouted barley for dairy cows: Nutritional composition and digestibility - (Other)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Rubano, M.D., Dell, C.J. 2014. Sprouted barley for dairy cows: Nutritional composition and digestibility. USDA-ARS fact sheet. p. 1.

Productivity and persistence of multi-cultivar perennial ryegrass - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, R.H., Smith, R.G., Bosworth, S.C., Kersbergen, R.J. 2014. Productivity and persistence of multi-cultivar perennial ryegrass[Abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. p. 1.

Biofuels on the landscape: Modeling to balance the environmental footprint of feedstock production on marginal lands - (Proceedings)
Field, J., Dinh, T., Easter, M., Marx, E., Tryner, J., Adler, P.R., Paustian, K. 2015. Biofuels on the landscape: Modeling to balance the environmental footprint of feedstock production on marginal lands. In: Proceedings of the Joint Annual Meeting of the Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops and the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (eds. Janick J, Whipkey A, Cruz VM), pp. 142–151. Washington D.C., October 12-16, 2013. Available: https://hort.purdue.edu/newcrop/proceedings2015/142-fields.pdf p 142-151.

Economic incentives to capture ecosystem services through increased temporal intensification of crop production - (Abstract Only)
Adler, P.R., Mcneal, F.M., Roth, G.W., Del Grosso, S.J., Parton, W.J. 2014. Economic incentives to capture ecosystem services through increased temporal intensification of crop production[Abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. p. 1.

Case study: dairies using ultra-high stocking density grazing in the Northeastern U.S. - (Other)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Hautau, M., Rubano, M.D. 2014. Case study: dairies using ultra-high stocking density grazing in the Northeastern U.S.. Extension Fact Sheets. p 1.

Habitat availability is a more plausible explanation than insecticide acute toxicity for U.S. grassland bird species declines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hill, J., Egan Jr, J.F., Stauffer, G., Diefenbach, D. 2014. Habitat availability is a more plausible explanation than insecticide acute toxicity for U.S. grassland bird species declines. PLoS One. 9(5):e98064. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0098064.

Herbicide-resistant crop biotechnology: potential and pitfalls - (Book / Chapter)
Egan Jr, J.F. 2014. Herbicide-resistant crop biotechnology: potential and pitfalls. In A. Richrock, S. Chopra, & S. Fleischer (Eds.), Plant Biotechnology: Experience and Future Prospects. p.143-154.

Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of organic dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M.D. 2014. Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of organic dairy cows[abstract]. Proceedings of the Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 1.

Effect of sprouted barley grain supplementation of an herbage or haylage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Brito, A.F., Rubano, M.D., Dell, C.J. 2014. Effect of sprouted barley grain supplementation of an herbage or haylage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture[abstract]. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 97 (E-Suppl. 1):910.

Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of grazing dairy cows in the Northeastern U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Brito, A., Kersbergen, R., Benson, F., Darby, H., Rubano, M.D. 2014. Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of grazing dairy cows in the Northeastern U.S.[abstract]. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 97 (E-Suppl. 1):533.

Biochar amendment of soil improves resilience to climate change - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koide, R. T., Nguyen, B.T., Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J., Peoples, M.S., Adler, P.R., Drohan, P.J. 2014. Biochar amendment of soil improves resilience to climate change. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12191.

Opportunities for grasslands as biofuel feedstock - (Proceedings)
Adler, P.R. 2014. Opportunities for grasslands as biofuel feedstock. In A. Glaser (Ed.) America’s Grasslands Conference: The Future of Grasslands in a Changing Landscape. Proceedings of the 2nd Biennial Conference on the Conservation of America’s Grasslands. August 12-14, 2013, Manhattan, KS. p. 90-92.

A look at dairy mob grazing in the Northeast - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Orr, A.N., Hautau, M. 2014. A look at dairy mob grazing in the Northeast. Popular Publication. 21(3):18-19.

Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stocking density grazing in Pennsylvania and New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Hautau, M., Rubano, M.D., Moyer, B., Stout, R.C. 2014. Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stocking density grazing in Pennsylvania and New York. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:366-374.

How well can we predict forage species occurrence and abundance? - (Abstract Only)
Wang, A., Goslee, S.C., Miller, D. 2014. How well can we predict forage species occurrence and abundance[Abstract]?. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 3.

Freeze tolerance of perennial ryegrass - (Abstract Only)
Gonet, J.M., Goslee, S.C., Skinner, R.H. 2014. Freeze tolerance of perennial ryegrass[Abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 4.

Pastures from Space: What can we learn from satellite images? - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C. 2014. Pastures from Space: What can we learn from satellite images[Abstract]?. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 1.

Assessing the land resource capacity for pasture-based dairy farming in the Northeast - (Abstract Only)
Egan Jr, J.F., Goslee, S.C. 2014. Assessing the land resource capacity for pasture-based dairy farming in the Northeast[Abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 2.

Herbicide-resistant crops, resistant weeds, and herbicide drift - (Abstract Only)
Egan Jr, J.F. 2014. Herbicide-resistant crops, resistant weeds, and herbicide drift[Abstract]. Pennsylvania Vegetable Growers News. p. 1.

Herbicide drift affects plant and arthropod communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Egan Jr, J.F., Bohnenblust, E., Goslee, S.C., Mortensen, D.A., Tooker, J. 2014. Herbicide drift affects plant and arthropod communities. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 185:77-87.

A new landscape classification system for monitoring and assessment of pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goslee, S.C., Sanderson, M.A., Spaeth, K., Herrick, J.E., Ogles, K. 2014. A new landscape classification system for monitoring and assessment of pastures. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69:17A-21A.

Turnover of soil carbon pools following addition of switchgrass-derived biochar to four soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, B.T., Koide, R.T., Drohan, P.J., Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J., Adler, P.R., Nord, A.N. 2014. Turnover of soil carbon pools following addition of switchgrass-derived biochar to four soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:531-537.

Production potential of warm-season annual pastures in rotation with corn silage - (Proceedings)
Schrenker, D.L., Hall, M.H., Grantham, A., Kaye, J.P., Skinner, R.H. 2014. Production potential of warm-season annual pastures in rotation with corn silage. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings. p 1.

A comparison of the herbicide tolerances of rare and common plants in an agricultural landscape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Egan Jr, J.F., Graham, I.M., Mortensen, D.A. 2014. A comparison of the herbicide tolerances of rare and common plants in an agricultural landscape. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry. 33(3):696–702. doi:10.1002/etc.2491.

Narrow-Leaf Plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) selection to increase freezing tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, R.H., Stewart, A.V. 2014. Narrow-Leaf Plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) selection to increase freezing tolerance. Crop Science. 54:1238-1242.

Pasture quality variation throughout the grazing season - (Popular Publication)
0rr, A.N. 2013. Pasture quality variation throughout the grazing season. Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance Newsletter. Available: http://www.nodpa.com/production_forage_pasture_quality_variation_073013.shtml.

A meta-analysis on the effects of 2,4-D and dicamba drift on soybean and cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Egan Jr, J.F., Barlow, K.M., Mortensen, D.A. 2014. A meta-analysis on the effects of 2,4-D and dicamba drift on soybean and cotton. Weed Science. 62(1):193–206. doi:10.1614/WS-D-13-00025.1.

USDA Agricultural Research at Penn State - (Popular Publication)
Goslee, S.C. 2013. USDA Agricultural Research at Penn State. Pennsylvania State University Intercollege Graduate Degree Program Ecology Newsletter. 10(2):3.

Feeding incremental levels of ground flaxseed linearly reduced milk yield and enteric methane emission in organic Jersey cows - (Abstract Only)
Resende, T.L., Brito, A., Soder, K.J., Woitschach, D.H., Pereira, A.D., Reis, R.B. 2013. Feeding incremental levels of ground flaxseed linearly reduced milk yield and enteric methane emission in organic Jersey cows. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 96 (E-Suppl. 1):523.

Kelp meal (Ascophyllum nodosum) did not improve milk yield or mitigate heat stress but increased milk iodine in mid lactation organic Jersey cows during the grazing season - (Abstract Only)
Brito, A., Soder, K.J., Whitehouse, N., Guindon, N.E., Periera, A.B., Muir, C.C. 2013. Kelp meal (Ascophyllum nodosum) did not improve milk yield or mitigate heat stress but increased milk iodine in mid lactation organic Jersey cows during the grazing season. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 96(E-Suppl. 1):33.

Water competition among mixed species in the Northeast US - (Abstract Only)
Camargo, G., Kemanian, A., Richard, T., Goslee, S.C., Skinner, R.H. 2013. Water competition among mixed species in the Northeast US. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p 1.

Water quality effects and placement of pasture best management practices in the Spring Creek Watershed (Centre County, PA) - (Government Publication)
Goslee, S.C., Piechnik, D. 2015. Water quality effects and placement of pasture best management practices in the Spring Creek Watershed (Centre County, PA). USDA NRCS CEAP Science Note. p 1-4.

Water, temperature, and defoliation effects on perennial grassland respiration - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, R.H. 2013. Water, temperature, and defoliation effects on perennial grassland respiration. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p 1.

Agronomic and environmental consequences for switchgrass grown on biochar amended soils - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, R.H., Nguyen, B.T., Koide, R., Drohan, P., Dell, C.J., Adler, P.R., Nord, A.N. 2013. Agronomic and environmental consequences for switchgrass grown on biochar amended soils. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p 1.

Forage yield, weed suppression and fertilizer nitrogen replacement value (FNRV) of alfalfa-tall fescue mixtures - (Proceedings)
Tracy, B., Albrecht, K., Flores, J.P., Hall, M., Islam, A., Jones, G., Lamp, W., Macadam, J., Skinner, R.H., Teutsch, C. 2013. Forage yield, weed suppression and fertilizer nitrogen replacement value (FNRV) of alfalfa-tall fescue mixtures. Grasslands Federation European Proceedings. 18:192-194.

Sustainability of US organic beef and dairy production systems: soil, plant and cattle interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafla, A.N., Macadam, J.W., Soder, K.J. 2013. Sustainability of US organic beef and dairy production systems: soil, plant and cattle interactions. Sustainability. 5:3009-3034.