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Groups and Facilities

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



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Little River Facility 
Its 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.


Recent Publications

Vaginal and uterine bacterial communities in lactating cows.  Clemmons, B. A., F. G. Dantas, G. A. Franco, S. T. Reese, O. I. Adeyosoye, T. P. L. Smith, P. Myer, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, Midwest Section Meeting, Omaha, Nebraska.

The Effect of Heat Stress and Essential Amino Acids on Production and Metabolism of Lactating Dairy Cattle.  Kassube, K.R.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

The effect of heat stress and jugular infusions of methionine, lysine and branched-chain amino acids in lactating dairy cattle.  Kassube, K.R., J. Kaufman, K. Pohler, and A. Rius.  2016.  J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99 (suppl.1).

Effect of Varying Rumen Degradable and Undegradable Protein on Milk Production and Nitrogen Efficiency in Lactating Dairy Cows under Summer Conditions.  Kaufman, J.D.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.

Feeding low crude protein diets in lactating dairy cows during summer months: 1. Improvements in milk production and nitrogen utilization.  Kaufman, J.D., K. Kassube, and A. Rius.  2016.  J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99 (suppl.1).

Feeding low crude protein diets in lactating dairy cows during summer months: 2. Improvements in energy metabolism.  Kaufman, J.D., K. Kassube, K. Pohler, and A. Rius.  2016.  J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 99 (suppl.1).

Effect of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acid (n-3 PUFA) supplementation to lactating sows on growth and indicators of stress in the post-weaned pig.  McAfee, J. M.  2016.  M. S. Thesis.

OmniGen-AF reduces basal plasma cortisol as well as cortisol release to adrencocorticotropic hormone or corticotrophin releasing hormone and vasopressin in lactating dairy cows under thermoneutral or acute heat stress conditions.  McBride, M. L., N. C. Burdick Sanchez, J. A. Carroll, P. R. Broadway, X. O. Ortiz, J. L. Collier, D. McLean, J. Chapman, H. G. Kattesh, and R. J. Collier.  2016.  Journal of Animal Science, 94 (E-Suppl. 5):531-2.

Circulating concentrations of bovine pregnancy-associated glycoproteins and late embryonic mortality in lactating dairy herds.  Pohler, K., M. H. Pereira, F. R. Lopes, J. C. Lawrence, D. H. Keisler, M. F. Smith, J. L. Vasconcelos, and J. A. Green.  2016.  Journal of Dairy Science.

Efficacy of extending the voluntary waiting period in lactating dairy cows to improve fertility of sex-sorted semen.  Orr, S.  2015.  M.S. Thesis.

Interactions between juvenile hormone and insulin signaling pathways regulate lipid levels during lactation and dry periods of tsetse fly pregnancy.  Baumann, A. A., J. B. Benoit, V. Michalkova, P. Mireji, G. M. Attardo, J. K. Moulton, T. G. Wilson, and S. Aksoy.  2013.  Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 372(1-2): 30-41.

Ovulatory follicle dysfunction in lactating dairy cows after giving Folltropin-V at the onset of luteolysis.  Giordano J.O., J. L. Edwards, F. Di Croce, D. A. Roper, N. R. Rohrbach, A. M. Saxton, T. M. Prado, and F. N. Schrick.  2013.  Theriogenology, 79(8):1210-1217.