Native warm-season grasses Research


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Personnel

Patrick D. (Pat) Keyser
Professor
Native grasslands management

Groups and Facilities


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



(1 mention)

Avian Ecology & Conservation 
Factors that limit populations, especially for avian species in decline.



(1 mention)

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


 

Video


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Managing Cover Crops 
An overview of a UTIA research project evaluating both the timing and products used to terminate cover crops.



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Cover Crop Concerns 
Cover crops can be an effective tool in a weed management program, but there are concerns. Researchers with UTIA address those concerns here.



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Switchgrass Forage 
Experts with UT's Institute of Agriculture believe switchgrass is nutritious for farm animals, and environmentally friendly.


 

Recent Publications

Stockpiling native warm-season grasses in the Mid-South.  Wepking, N. R., R. N. Oakes, Z. D. McFarlane, and J. T. Mulliniks.  2017.  International Annual Meetings ASA-CSSA-SSSA.

Managing Native Grass Forages: Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Heifer Development.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Beef and Forage Center, monthly web article, Jan 2016.

Managing Native Grass Forages: Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Drought.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Beef and Forage Center, monthly web article, Feb 2016.

Managing Native Grass Forages: Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Fescue Toxicosis.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Beef and Forage Center, monthly web article, Mar 2016.

Managing Native Grass Forages: Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Profitability.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Beef and Forage Center, monthly web article, Apr 2016.

Managing Native Grass Forages: Extending the Grazing Season for Native Warm-season Grasses.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Beef and Forage Center, monthly web article, June 2016.

Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Heifer Development.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  FWF Update Newsletter, Jan/Feb 2016.

Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Stockering and Backgrounding.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  FWF Update Newsletter, Jan/Feb 2016.

Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Drought.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  FWF Update Newsletter, Mar/Apr 2016.

Why Use Native Warm-season Grasses? Profitability.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  FWF Update Newsletter, May/June 2016.

Extending the Grazing Season for Native Warm-Season Grasses.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  FWF Update Newsletter, May/June 2016.

Native Warm-season Grasses Complement Tall Fescue.  Keyser, P. D.  2016.  Progressive Forage Grower (37,154), March 2016.