Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

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

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Division: ASA Section: Land Management and Conservation

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

Organizers: Jay Norton , Johnathon D. Holman , Patrick M. Carr and John A. Guretzky
Moderator: Jay Norton
Lead Community Sponsor: Cover Crop Management Community
Cosponsor: C06 Forage and Grazinglands, C03 Crop Ecology, Management and Quality
Community Cosponsor: Semi-arid Dryland Cropping Systems Community
Format: Oral Symposium
Keywords: annual forages and soil health

Session Description: 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