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IMPROVING THE SUSTAINABILITY OF BEEF CATTLE PRODUCTION BY IMPROVING NITROGEN UTILIZATION

Investigators
Wickersham, Tryon
Institutions
Texas A&M University
Start date
2020
End date
2025
Objective
Objective 1. Increase the sustainability of beef cattle production by increasing the efficiency of N utilization.Objective 2. Achieve an improved understanding of whole-animal and ruminal utilization of N in diets comprised primarily of forage, crop residues, and byproducts of other food and fuel systemsObjective 3. Provide training to graduate and undergraduate students in ruminant nutrition research, forage production, and grazing management of ruminant species to serve as future leaders in ruminant production and forage utilization.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
TEX0-2-9183
Accession number
1022426