Forage Production for Pasture-Based Livestock Production (NRAES 172)
Abaye, A.Ozzie; Basden, Thomas J.; Byers, Robert A.; Clark, E. Ann; Cropper, James B.; Curran, William S.; Green, James T.; Hall, Marvin H.; Karsten, Heather; Khan, Badruddin Ali; Murphy, William M.; Owens, Lloyd B.; Pennypacker, Barbara W.; Peterson, Paul R.; Rayburn, Edward B.; Schnabel, Ronald R.; Sharpley, Andrew N.; Stout, William L.; Tracy, Benjamin F.; Vough, Lester R.
Essential information on forage production discussing: plant morphology, ecology, and management; soil fertility; nutrient management; impacts of grazing; pests, weeds, and diseases; and establishing forage stands.
This 141 page publication (NRAES-172) was originally published by the Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES, previously known as the Northeast Regional Agricultural Engineering Service), a multi-university program in the Northeast US disbanded in 2011. Plant and Life Sciences Publishing (PALS) was subsequently formed to manage the NRAES catalog. Ceasing operations in 2018, PALS was a program of the Department of Horticulture in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS) at Cornell University. PALS assisted university faculty in publishing, marketing and distributing books for small farmers, gardeners, land owners, workshops, college courses, and consumers.
Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service (NRAES)
Forage Plants; Pastoral Systems; Animal Feed; Pasture-Based Livestock Production
Previously Published As
Rayburn, E. B., and Abaye, A. O. (Eds.) (2006). Forage production for pasture-based livestock production. Ithaca, N.Y.: Natural Resource, Agriculture, and Engineering Service.