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OPTIMIZING AND CHARACTERIZING SUSTAINABLE BEEF CATTLE PRODUCTION IN FORAGE BASED SYSTEMS ON WESTERN RANGELANDS

Investigators
Bohnert, D, .
Institutions
Oregon State University
Start date
2020
End date
2024
Objective
Continue to refine and revise methods for determining forage intake and/or dietary selection. Conduct research and gather information on cattle that fit Western rangelands with respect to grazing behavior, forage intake, biological efficiency, and livestock production. Evaluate methods of nutritional intervention that optimizes ruminant livestock production on rangelands. Provide Extension and outreach education in extensive livestock production systems. Provide professional development and mentoring opportunities for committee participants, young scientists, stakeholders, and graduate students.
Funding Source
Nat'l. Inst. of Food and Agriculture
Project source
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Project number
ORE00179B
Accession number
1021053
Categories
Education and Training
Sanitation and Quality Standards