US Dairy Forage Research Center
USDA-Agricultural Research Service
BS, Secondary Education (Science), 1973, Kansas State University
MS, Botany-Plant Physiology, 1982, Iowa State University
PhD, Botany-Plant Physiology, 1985, Iowa State University
Phone: (608) 890-0062
Fax: (608) 890-0076
• Identifying cell wall factors limiting digestibility and forage utilization in sustainable dairy farming.
• Designing forage plants with enhanced value for dairy production, profitability, and sustainability.
• Identifying cross-linking mechanisms that limit cell wall energy conversion efficiency.
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