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Iowa State University

Life Sciences

Animal Science

2000

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Determination Of Early Summer Pasture Conditions To Optimize Forage And Calf Productivity And Profitability, James R. Russell, Ann M. Cowen, Daryl R. Strohbehn, Daniel G. Morrical, Stephen K. Barnhart, Kenneth J. Moore, W. Darrell Busby, H. Joe Sellers, Russell L. Bredahl, Byron M. Leu, Roger P. Brummett Jan 2000

Determination Of Early Summer Pasture Conditions To Optimize Forage And Calf Productivity And Profitability, James R. Russell, Ann M. Cowen, Daryl R. Strohbehn, Daniel G. Morrical, Stephen K. Barnhart, Kenneth J. Moore, W. Darrell Busby, H. Joe Sellers, Russell L. Bredahl, Byron M. Leu, Roger P. Brummett

Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports

Forages can be valuable elements in a sustainable production system. The date when animals are first allowed to graze on pastures can impact the quality and amount of forages available. This study explored various factors that influence successful grazing.


Coupling Swine Technologies: Swine System Options, Mark S. Honeyman Jan 2000

Coupling Swine Technologies: Swine System Options, Mark S. Honeyman

Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports

Three major alternative swine production systems were researched and demonstrated at Iowa State University research farms: hoop structures at Allee Farm near Newell and Rhodes Farm near Rhodes, outdoor farrowing at the Western Farm near Castana, and a deep-bedded Swedish system at the Armstrong Farm near Lewis.