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Groups and Facilities

5 mentions

UT Beef and Forage Center 
Facilitating research and communication to advance the Tennessee Beef and Forage industry.

2 mentions

Center for Native Grasslands Management 
Research includes forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.


Horse Pasture Walk, 10/8/2013



5 mentions

Preventing Nitrate Toxicity in Cattle 
UT experts talk about the danger of nitrate toxicity and how you can prevent it on your farm.

1 mention

It's been a challenging year for Tennessee agriculture, with hot, dry weather coming at a time when crops needed better growing conditions.

1 mention

Soil Testing 
If you’re looking for a healthy garden or green grass, it’s good to know the content of your soil. UT Extension offers inexpensive soil tests, and it’s all done in a special lab in Nashville.

1 mention

Little River Facility 
It’s long been an issue in farming – how can we be productive in agriculture and still protect the environment? UT Ag-Research has a new facility dedicated to that cause.

1 mention

Beef Cattle 
Beef cattle farming is Tennessee’s number one farm commodity - and herd reproductive health is critical. UT’s Institute of Agriculture is working on research to boost cattle pregnancy rates.


Recent Publications

Fire Ants in Pastures and Rangeland Flanders, K., and K. M. Vail.  2017.  UT Extension PB 1690 The Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual (revision).

Pastures for Horses.  Bates, G. E.  2016.  Master Horse Producer Manual.

A case study of behaviour and performance of confined or pastured cows during the dry period.  Black, R. A., and P. D. Krawczel.  2016.  Animals.

Assessing Tennessee landowners' attitudes toward wild hogs and support for control options.  Caplenor, C. A.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Fire Ants in Pastures and Rangeland Flanders, K., and K. M. Vail.  2016.  UT Extension PB 1690 The Insect and Plant Disease Control Manual (revision).

Cattle Making their Way Back to Pasture.  Griffith, A. P.  2016.  Tennessee Farm Bureau News.

Simulated Impact of the Renewable Fuels Standard on U.S. Conservation Reserve Program Enrollment and Conversion Hellwinckel, C. M., C. Clark, M. H. Langholtz, and L. M. Eaton.  2016.  Global Change Biology Bioenergy.

Pasture Associated Laminitis.  Ivey, J. L.  2016.  UT Extension Publication, Submitted. Awaiting SP Number.

Pasture Associated Laminitis.  Ivey, J. L.  2016.  Tennessee Horseman.

Managing Native Grass Forages: Pastures and Drought – Looking Forward.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Beef and Forage Center, mthly web article, Nov 2016.

The effect of endophyte infected tall fescue and isoflavones on rumen microbial populations and beef cattle production in Tennessee.  Melchior, E. A., J. T. Mulliniks, G. E. Bates, J. Smith, and P. Myer.  2016.  UT Beef and Forage Center Graduate Research and Poster Symposium, UT Beef and Forage Center Annual Research and Recommendation Meeting. Knoxville, TN.

Improving efficiency of pasture-based cow-calf systems.  Mulliniks, J. T.  2016.  XX Curso “Novos Enfogues na Producoa e Reproducao de Bovinos.