113 Forage and Grazinglands Robert F Barnes Graduate Student Paper Competition

Oral Session
C06 Forage and Grazinglands
Forage and Grazinglands Robert F. Barnes Graduate Student Paper Competition.
Monday, November 4, 2013: 1:00 PM-4:40 PM
Marriott Tampa Waterside, Room 1

Benjamin F. Tracy
Michael D. Casler
1:00 PM
Introductory Remarks
1:05 PM
Integrating Cover Crops Into Strip-Till Cropping Systems in a Semi-Arid Environment.
Reagan L. Noland, Texas A&M AgriLife Research; Jamie L. Foster Malone, Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Beeville; Cristine L. S. Morgan, Soil Health Institute; David Forbes, Texas Agrilife; Michael J Brewer, Texas A&M AgriLife Research-Corpus Christi; Gaylon D. Morgan, Texas A&M University; Vanessa A. Corriher, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
1:20 PM
Comparison of Ingrowth-Core and Sequential Soil Core Methods on the Belowground Net Primary Production Estimation in Ryegrass-Clover Swards.
Shimeng Chen, University of Kiel; Ralf Loges, University of Kiel; Thorsten Biegemann, University of Kiel; Friedhelm Taube, University of Kiel
1:35 PM
Harvest Time and Cutting Height Influence On Biomass Yield and Quality of Young and Mature Switchgrass Stands.
Amir Sadeghpour, University of Massachusetts; Leryn E. Gorlitsky, University of Massachusetts; Masoud Hashemi, University of Massachusetts; Sarah A. Weis, University of Massachusetts; Stephen J. Herbert, University of Massachusetts
1:50 PM
Bermudagrass Stem Maggot: An Exotic Pest in the Southeastern United States.
Lisa Baxter, University of Georgia - Tifton; Dennis W. Hancock, University of Georgia-Athens; Will Hudson, University of Georgia
2:05 PM
Evaluation of Limpograss [Hemarthria Altissima] Breeding Lines for Use in Florida Forage-Livestock Systems.
Marcelo Wallau, University of Florida; Lynn E. Sollenberger, University of Florida; Kenneth H. Quesenberry, University of Florida; Joao Vendramini, UF/IFAS Range Cattle Research and Education Center; Mary Kimberly Mullenix, Auburn University
2:20 PM
Using Near Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy to Estimate In Vitro True Digestibility of Coastal Bermudagrass.
Jodi Elizabeth Hill, Stephen F. Austin State University; J. Leon Young, Stephen F. Austin State University; Kenneth W. Farrish, Stephen F. Austin State University
2:35 PM
2:50 PM
3:10 PM
Seed Production and Apomictic Stability in Tetraploid Bahiagrass.
Esteban Rios, University of Florida; Ann Blount, North Florida Research & Education Center; Kevin E. Kenworthy, University of Florida; Kenneth H. Quesenberry, University of Florida; Cheryl L Mackowiak, University of Florida; Phillip Harmon, University of Florida
3:25 PM
Plant and Animal Performance In Mixed Tall Fescue/Legume Pastures.
Troy J. Bingham, Utah State University; Blair L. Waldron, USDA-ARS Forage and Range Research Lab.; Earl Creech, Utah State University; Dale ZoBell, Utah State University; Rhonda L. Miller, Utah State University
3:40 PM
Grass-Legume Mixtures to Mitigate Nitrogen Need and Improve Soil Properties in the Great Plains of Wyoming.
Dhruba Dhakal, University of Missouri-Columbia; Anowarul Islam, University of Wyoming
3:55 PM
Simulating Seasonal Trends in Switchgrass Biomass Using Almanac.
Alexandre C. Rocateli, Oklahoma State University; Charles P. West, Texas Tech University; Michael Popp, University of Arkansas; Kristofor R. Brye, University of Arkansas; James R. Kiniry, USDA-ARS
4:10 PM
New Auburn University Experimental Annual Ryegrass Cultivar Increases Adg in Steers.
Edzard van Santen, University of Florida; Edzard van Santen, Auburn University
4:25 PM
Effect of ESN Nitrogen Fertilizer On Bermudagrass Forage Production.
Kathryn Payne, University of Georgia; Dennis W. Hancock, University of Georgia-Athens
4:40 PM