Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

252 Symposium--Cover Crops and Forage Utilization in Integrated Crop-Livestock Systems III

Oral Session
ASA Section: Land Management and Conservation
Presentations in this symposium explore the distinction between cover crop and forage crops in crop-livestock systems, the macro economics of diversified crop-livestock systems vs. segregated enterprises, thecharacteristics of double-cropping and dual-purpose forages, and other topics

Approved for CM 2.0 CEUs


Cover Crop Management Community

C06 Forage and Grazinglands
C03 Crop Ecology, Management and Quality

Semi-arid Dryland Cropping Systems Community

Tuesday, October 24, 2017: 1:30 PM-3:30 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 19

Jay Norton , Johnathon D. Holman , Patrick M. Carr and John A. Guretzky
Jay Norton
1:30 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:35 PM
Cover Crop Cocktails As Forage Source for Livestock.
Jaymelynn Farney, Kansas State University
2:00 PM
Adopting Cover Crops for Soil Health and Grazing in Irrigated Cropping Systems of Southern Idaho.
Joel Packham, University of Idaho Extension, Cassia County; Steven Hines, University of Idaho Extension
2:50 PM
Does Grazing or Harvesting of Cover Crops Affect Soils and Crop Production? Assessment in Different Soil Types and Management Scenarios.
Humberto Blanco, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Mary E. Drewnoski, University of Nebraska-Lincoln; Chuck Burr, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Gary Lesoing, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Tyler Williams, Nebraska Extension; Daren D. Redfearn, University of Nebraska - Lincoln; Jay Parsons, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
3:15 PM
3:30 PM