U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center: John H. Grabber
US Dairy Forage Research Center
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
BS, Agronomy, 1982, University of Connecticut
MS Plant Science, 1985, University of Connecticut
PhD Agronomy, 1989, Pennsylvania State University
Phone: (608) 890-0059
Fax: (608) 890-0076
E-Mail: John.Grabber@ars.usda.gov Current Research
• Developing forage-based cropping systems for dairy farms.
• Improving protein and nitrogen use by dairy farms through the use of tannin and polyphenol containing forages.
• Identifying modifications to cell wall lignification and cross-linking that will improve forage fiber digestion by dairy cattle.