Pasture Research

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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 
Forage production, biofuels production, restoration of native grassland communities, and wildlife conservation.



The Hat, 1/17/2019

5 Things You Didnít Know about Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center, 5/6/2017

Five Things You Didn't Know about the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 5/24/2016

Five Things You Didnít Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016


(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 youíre looking for a healthy garden or green grass, itís good to know the content of your soil. UT Extension offers inexpensive soil tests, and itís all done in a special lab in Nashville.

(1 mention)

Little River Facility 
Itís long been an issue in farming Ė 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 Tennesseeís number one farm commodity - and herd reproductive health is critical. UTís Institute of Agriculture is working on research to boost cattle pregnancy rates.


Recent Publications

W648 2019 Fire Ant Management in Pastures and Rangeland Vail, K. M., K. Flanders, J. Oliver, K. Addesso, and K. Palmer.  2019.  Revision, UT Extension.

Investigation of DRD2 Adams, S., C. J. Kojima, J. Andrae, and S. Duckett.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96, Issue suppl_3, 7 December 2018, Page 208. [Abstract]

Effects of pasture quality on feed efficiency and production or organic dairy cows in the southeastern United States.  Bailey, H.R., D. M. Butler, G. E. Bates, G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, S. R. Smith, K. Mercier, D. McIntosh, and A. Rius.  2018.  Journal of Dairy Science, 101:12.

How do clovers add nitrogen to pastures?.  Bates, G. E.  2018.  TCA Cattle Business - January.

Cattle producer willingness to afforest pastureland and sequester carbon.  Claytor, H., C. D. Clark, D. M. Lambert, and K. L. Jensen.  2018.  Forest Policy and Economics, 92(2018): 43-54.

Managing pasture to maximize dry cow benefits.  Couture, V., G. M. Pighetti, P. D. Krawczel, and E. Eckelkamp.  2018.  UT Extension, Submitted for peer review 12/2018.

Environmental Preferences and Behavior of Transition Dairy Cows Kept on Pasture at the Time of Calving.  Edwards, E.  2018.  M.S. Thesis.

Community Supported Ecosystem (CSE): A Market-Based Model to Conserve Private Lands.  Fly, J. M., and M. Wavrek.  2018.  Poster Presented at the International Symposium on Society and Resource Management. [Abstract]

Ulcerative Stomatits Associated with Ingestion of Broomsedge Hay in a Horse Graves, M. T., and J. L. Ivey.  2018.  Veterinary Record Case Reports. [Abstract]

Management of brambles in pastures.  Rhodes, G. N.  2018.  D series publication.

W648 2018 Fire Ant Management in Pastures and Rangeland Vail, K. M., K. Flanders, J. Oliver, and K. Addesso.  2018.  UT Extension.

Improving water resources management with pasture management in Tennessee Walker, F. R., and L. B. Reynolds.  2018.  Proceedings of 2018 Tennessee Water Resources Symposium. [Abstract]