Forage Utilization for Pasture-Based Livestock Production
Length: 185 pages
Authors: Ed Rayburn, Editor
Features: 40 figures, 38 tables, glossary, 21 authors from nine universities and three government agencies.
Essential information on grazing management and harvesting conserved excess forage for livestock produced in a pasture-based system; including chapters in fencing, watering systems, lanes and feeding pads; animal-handling facilities, and more. Scroll down for a chapter and author list.
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Chapter 1: Assessing Species Composition And Forage Quality
Edward B. Rayburn, A. Ozzie Abaye, Benjamin F. Tracy, Matt A. Sanderson
Chapter 2: Assessing Forage Mass And Forage Budgeting
Matt A. Sanderson, Lisa Holden, Edward B.
Rayburn, Kathy J. Soder, William B. Bryan
Chapter 3: Cool-Season Grass And Legume Pastures
David P. Belesky,
William B. Bryan, William M. Murphy, Edward B. Rayburn
Chapter 4: Perennial Warm-Season Grasses
Paul R. Peterson, Edward B. Rayburn, James B. Cropper, David P. Belesky
Chapter 5: Perenniating Warm-Season Annual Forages
James B. Cropper, Paul R. Peterson, Edward B. Rayburn
Chapter 6: Deferred Grazing To Extend The Grazing Season
Edward B. Rayburn, Edward M. Vollborn, Matthew H. Poore, James T. Green, Michael E. Scott, Geoffrey A. Benson
Chapter 7: Supplemental Pastures
James B. Cropper, John W. Comerford
Chapter 8: Saving Forage As Hay Or Silage
Marvin H. Hall, Jerome H. Cherney, C. Alan Rotz
Chapter 9: Tools For Management Of Pasture-Based Livestock Production
Benjamin B. Bartlett, DVM