Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

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

51 Robert F Barnes Ph.D. Oral Contest

Oral Session
C06 Forage and Grazinglands
The Robert F Barnes Graduate Student Oral Contest is a graduate student competition for papers of PhD students in the C-6 division.
Monday, October 23, 2017: 9:25 AM-2:30 PM
Tampa Convention Center, Room 19

Organizer:
Jamie L. Foster Malone
Moderator:
Esteban F. Rios
9:25 AM
Introductory Remarks
9:30 AM
Interseeding Sunn Hemp into Existing Tall Fescue Pasture for Improved Summer Forage Productivity and Nutritive Value.
Isaac Lepcha, University of Missouri; Harley D. Naumann, University of Missouri
9:45 AM
Soil Organic Carbon and Nitrogen Dynamics of Year-Round Legume- or Nitrogen-Fertilized Grass-Based Forage Systems Defoliated By Grazing or Clipping.
Liliane Severino da Silva, University of Florida; Mary Kimberly Mullenix, Auburn University; Lynn Sollenberger, University of Florida; Maria Lucia A. Silveira, University of Florida; Marta Moura Kohmann, University of Florida; Erin Stenklyft, University of Florida; Parmeshwor Aryal, University of Florida; Katie D. Cooley, University of Florida; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida; Joao M.B. Vendramini, University of Florida
10:00 AM
Effects of Low Lignin Alfalfa and Alfalfa-Grass Mixtures on Yield and Nutritive Values.
Iryna McDonald, Kansas State University; Doohong Min, Kansas State University
10:15 AM
Effects of Long-Term Weather Variations on Alfalfa Production in the Midwestern United States.
Xuan Xu, Kansas State University; Doohong Min, Kansas State University
10:30 AM
Environment and Management Factors Affect Biomass Partitioning of Rhizoma Peanut during Establishment.
Parmeshwor Aryal, University of Florida; Lynn E. Sollenberger, University of Florida; Marta Moura Kohmann, University of Florida; Liliane Severino da Silva, University of Florida; Erin Stenklyft, University of Florida; Katie D. Cooley, University of Florida; Diane L. Rowland, University of Florida; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida
10:45 AM
Break
11:00 AM
Enteric Methane Emissions from Cattle in N-Fertilized Grass or Grass-Legume Pastures during Cool- and Warm-Seasons.
Liza Garcia, University of Florida; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida; Lynn E. Sollenberger, University of Florida; Joao M.B. Vendramini, University of Florida; Nicolas DiLorenzo, University of Florida; Erick Rodrigo da Silva Santos, North Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida; David Jaramillo, University of Florida North Florida Research & Extension Center; Maria Alejandra Gutierrez-Beltran, Universidad Nacional de Colombia; Martin Ruiz-Moreno, University of Florida
11:15 AM
Sunn Hemp for Alternative Forage Production: Field Management and Forage Characteristics in the Northeast.
Samantha Glaze-Corcoran, University of Massachusetts-Amherst; Masoud Hashemi, University of Massachusetts Amherst
11:30 AM
Performance of Bahiagrass Varieties Under Low-N Input Systems.
Erick Rodrigo da Silva Santos, North Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida; Ann Blount, North Florida Research & Education Center; Cheryl Mackowiak, University of Florida; Liza Garcia, University of Florida; David Jaramillo, University of Florida North Florida Research & Extension Center; Jose Diogenes Neto, Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco; Martin Ruiz-Moreno, University of Florida
11:45 AM
12:00 PM
Yield and Forage Nutritive Value of Reduced Lignin and Reference Alfalfa Varieties Subject to Diverse Cutting Treatments.
Amanda M. Grev, University of Minnesota; M. Scott Wells, University of Minnesota; Debby Samac, University of Minnesota; Krishona L. Martinson, University of Minnesota; Craig C. Sheaffer, University of Minnesota
12:15 PM
Lunch Break
1:30 PM
Litter Deposition and Decomposition Under Grass-Legume Mixed Systems.
David Jaramillo, University of Florida North Florida Research & Extension Center; Jose Carlos Batista Dubeux Jr., University of Florida; Luana Dantas Queiroz, University of Florida; Liza Garcia, University of Florida; Daciele Sousa de Abreu, University of Florida; Martin Ruiz-Moreno, University of Florida; Erick Rodrigo da Silva Santos, North Florida Research and Education Center, University of Florida
1:45 PM
Almanac and Apsim Models for Simulating Old World Bluestem Growth and Water Use Under Limited Irrigation.
Yedan Xiong, Texas Tech University; Charles P West, Texas Tech University
2:00 PM
Potential Warm Season Forages for Beef Production in the Southern Great Plains.
Gurjinder S. Baath, Oklahoma State University; Brian K. Northup, USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory; Prasanna H. Gowda, USDA-ARS Grazinglands Research Laboratory; Alexandre C. Rocateli, Oklahoma State University
2:15 PM
Breeding Annual Ryegrass (Lolium multiflorum) for Improved Heat Stress Tolerance.
Eric Billman, Mississippi State University; Jesse Morrison, Mississippi State University; Brian S. Baldwin, Mississippi State University
2:30 PM
Adjourn