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United States Department of Agriculture

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Forage

American Forage and Grasslands Council
An organization which promotes the use of forages in economically and environmentally sound agriculture through education, communication, and professional development of producers, scientists, educators, and commercial representatives, and through communication with policy makers and consumers in North America.
California Alfalfa Work Group
From the University of California-Davis.
Midwest Forage Association 
The Midwest Forage Association is dedicated to creating, promoting, and supporting value to the forage industry through leadership, research, and education to improve profitability for users and producers of forage crops emphasizing environmentally sound systems.
National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance
The National Alfalfa and Forage Alliance is the political advocate for the alfalfa and alfalfa seed industry. Its goals are to promote the increased use of alfalfa and improved varieties of alfalfa seed; and to ensure the ability of the U.S. alfalfa and alfalfa seed industry to compete at home and abroad.
The National Forage Testing Association
The National Forage Testing Association is a joint effort of the American Forage and Grassland Council, the National Hay Association and forage testing laboratories in a concentrated effort to improve the accuracy of forage testing and build grower confidence in testing animal feeds. (Also at http://www.haytesting.org)
Nebraska Alfalfa Marketing Association
The Nebraska Alfalfa Marketing Association is an organization of alfalfa producers and related businesses dedicated to improving the quality, availability, marketability and profitability of allfalfa products grown in Nebraska.
NIRS Forage and Feed Testing Consortium
"Excellence in Forage and Feed Testing for the Farmer"
Team Forage
Development and dispersal of research-based forage crop information for farmers, agricultural professionals, and educators to make informed decisions or develop programs that will enhance profitable forage production and utilization while sustaining Wisconsin's natural resources.



 
Grazing

American Forage and Grasslands Council
An organization which promotes the use of forages in economically and environmentally sound agriculture through education, communication, and professional development of producers, scientists, educators, and commercial representatives, and through communication with policy makers and consumers in North America.
Northeast Grazing Consortium
A site developed as part of the Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium. Site contains access to research Summaries, Extension Resources, Farmer Projects and grazing links.
Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative
The Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative (GLCI) was founded to provide high quality technical assistance on privately owned grazing lands on a voluntary basis and to increase the awareness of the importance of grazing land resources. It is a coalition of local, state, regional and national organizations. It includes livestock producer organizations, scientific and professional grazing resource organizations, conservation and environmental groups, and state and federal natural resource and agriculture agencies.


Dairy Nutrition
Dairy Cattle Nutrition Web Site
The Dairy Cattle Nutrition web site at the Department of Dairy and Animal Science in Penn States' College of Agricultural Sciences.
NIRS Forage and Feed Testing Consortium
"Excellence in Forage and Feed Testing for the Farmer"



 

 


Last Modified: 8/7/2013