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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IMPROVING NUTRIENT DIGESTIBILITY TO ENHANCE FORAGE UTILIZATION IN LACTATING DAIRY COW FEEDING SYSTEMS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Changes in ruminal bacterial community composition in steers in response to dietary nitrate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, M., Guo, W.S., Meng, Q.X., Stevenson, D.M., Weimer, P.J., Schaefer, D.M. 2013. Changes in ruminal bacterial community composition in steers in response to dietary nitrate. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 97:8719-8727.
Silage extracts used to study the mode of action of silage inoculants in ruminants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muck, R.E., Weinberg, Z.G., Contreras-Govea, F.E. 2013. Silage extracts used to study the mode of action of silage inoculants in ruminants. Agricultural and Food Science. 22(1):108-114.
Feed-milk-manure nitrogen relationships in global dairy production systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Macleod, M., Vellinga, T., Opio, C., Falcucci, A., Tempio, G., Steinfeld, H., Gerber, P. 2013. Feed-milk-manure nitrogen relationships in global dairy production systems. Livestock Science. 152(2-3):261-272. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2013.01.001.
Recent advances in silage microbiology     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muck, R.E. 2013. Recent advances in silage microbiology. Agricultural and Food Science. 22(1):3-15.
Lactobacillus plantarum effects on silage fermentation and in vitro microbial yield     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Contreras-Govea, F.E., Muck, R.E., Broderick, G.A., Weimer, P.J. 2013. Lactobacillus plantarum effects on silage fermentation and in vitro microbial yield. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 179(1):61-68.
Corn, alfalfa and grass silage preservation principles - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2013. Corn, alfalfa and grass silage preservation principles. American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings. p. 5.
Environmentally friendly cows–reducing our environmental hoof print - (Abstract Only)
Boettcher, P., Henderson, B., Powell, J.M. 2012. Environmentally friendly cows–reducing our environmental hoof print. In: Proceedings of the 2012 World Holstein Conference, November 4-7, Toronto, Canada. Paper No. 13.
Effects of feeding different amounts of supplemental glycerol on ruminal environment and digestibility of lactating dairy cows     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boyd, J.A., West, J.W., Bernard, J.K. 2013. Effects of feeding different amounts of supplemental glycerol on ruminal environment and digestibility of lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 96:470-476.
Emission of ammonia, nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide during storage of dairy cow manure as affected by dietary forage to concentrate ratio and crust formation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aguerre, M.J., Wattiaux, M.A., Powell, J.M. 2012. Emission of ammonia, nitrous oxide, methane, and carbon dioxide during storage of dairy cow manure as affected by dietary forage to concentrate ratio and crust formation. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(12):7409-7416.
Individual animal variability in ruminal bacterial communities and ruminal acidosis in primiparous Holstein cows during the periparturient period     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammed, R., Stevenson, D.M., Weimer, P.J., Penner, G.B., Beauchemin, K.A. 2012. Individual animal variability in ruminal bacterial communities and ruminal acidosis in primiparous Holstein cows during the periparturient period. Journal of Dairy Science. 95:6716-6730.
Microbiology of ensiling - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2012. Microbiology of ensiling. In: Kuoppala, K., Rinne, M., Vanhatalo, A., editors. XVIth International Silage Conference, 2-4 July 2012, Hämeenlinna, Finland. p. 75-86.
Lactating cow response to lucerne silage inoculated with Lactobacillus plantarum - (Abstract Only)
Muck, R.E., Broderick, G.A., Faciola, A.P., Hymes Fecht, U.C. 2012. Lactating cow response to lucerne silage inoculated with Lactobacillus plantarum. In: Kuoppala, K., Rinne, M., Vanhatalo, A., editors. XVth International Silage Conference, 2-4 July 2012, Hämeenlinna, Finland. p. 480-481.
Silage extracts used to study the mode of action of silage inoculants in ruminants - (Abstract Only)
Muck, R.E., Weinberg, Z.G., Contreras-Govea, F.G. 2012. Silage extracts used to study the mode of action of silage inoculants in ruminants. In: Kuoppala, K., Rinne, M., Vanhatalo, A., editors. XVth International Silage Conference, 2-4 July 2012, Hämeenlinna, Finland. p. 336-337.
Changes in rumen bacterial communities and rumen chemistry in primiparous Holstein cows during the periparturient period - (Abstract Only)
Mohammed, R., Stevenson, D.M., Weimer, P.J., Penner, G.B., Beauchemin, K.B. 2012. Changes in rumen bacterial communities and rumen chemistry in primiparous Holstein cows during the periparturient period [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science. 95(suppl 2):615.
Determinations of feed-milk-manure relationships on grazing-based dairy farms     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Aarons, S.R., Gourley, C.J. 2012. Determinations of feed-milk-manure relationships on grazing-based dairy farms. Animal-The International Journal of Animal Biosciences. 6: 1702-1710 DOI:10.1017/S1751731112000511.
Silage inoculants: when and how to use them - (Popular Publication)
Muck, R.E. 2012. Silage inoculants: when and how to use them. Dairy Star. 13(23):28.
The art and science of making silage - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2011. The art and science of making silage. In: 41st Western Alfalfa and Forage Symposium, 11-13 December 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada. p. 36-45.
Potential of energy production from conserved forages - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2011. Potential of energy production from conserved forages. Proceedings of II International Symposium on Forage Quality and Conservation. p. 7-24.
Changes in ruminal bacterial community composition following feeding of alfalfa silage inoculated with a commercial silage inoculant     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mohammed, R., Stevenson, D.M., Beauchemin, K.A., Muck, R.E., Weimer, P.J. 2012. Changes in ruminal bacterial community composition following feeding of alfalfa silage inoculated with a commercial silage inoculant. Journal of Dairy Science. 95:328-339.
Alteration of dairy cattle diets for beneficial on-farm recycling of manure nutrients - (Book / Chapter)
(07-Sep-11)
Dietary crude protein and tannin impact dairy manure chemistry and ammonia emissions from soils     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Aguerre, M.J., Wattiaux, M.A. 2011. Dietary crude protein and tannin impact dairy manure chemistry and ammonia emissions from soils. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:1767-1774. DOI:10.2134/jeq2011.0085.
Evaluation of milk urea nitrogen as a management tool to reduce ammonia emissions from dairy farms     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Wattiaux, M.A., Broderick, G.A. 2011. Evaluation of milk urea nitrogen as a management tool to reduce ammonia emissions from dairy farms. Journal of Dairy Science. 94:4690-4694.
Fiber digestion, VFA production, and microbial population changes during in vitro ruminal fermentations of mixed rations by monensin-adapted and unadapted microbes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weimer, P.J., Stevenson, D.M., Mertens, D.R., Hall, M. 2011. Fiber digestion, VFA production, and microbial population changes during in vitro ruminal fermentations of mixed rations by monensin-adapted and unadapted microbes. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 169:68-78.
Nitrogen use efficiency in grazed and confinement dairy production systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gourley, C.J., Aarons, S.R., Powell, J.M. 2011. Nitrogen use efficiency in grazed and confinement dairy production systems. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. DOI:10.1016/j.agee.2011.05.011.
Trans-disciplinary soil science research: Impacts of dairy nutrition on manure chemistry and the environment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A. 2011. Trans-disciplinary soil science research: impacts of dairy nutrition on manure chemistry and the environment. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 40:907-914. DOI:10.2134/jeq2010.0492.
Dairy cattle diets, manure chemistry, and soil nutrient cycles: how do they relate? - (Popular Publication)
Powell, J.M., Bocher, L.W. 2011. Dairy cattle diets, manure chemistry, and soil nutrient cycles: how do they relate? Forage Focus. May 2011. pp 14-18.
Background and overview on the contribution of dairy nutrition to addressing environmental concerns in Wisconsin: nitrogen, phosphorus, and methane - (Proceedings)
Wattiaux, M.M., Aguere, M.J., Powell, J.M. 2011. Background and overview on the contribution of dairy nutrition to addressing environmental concerns in Wisconsin: nitrogen, phosphorus, and methane. In. La Ganadéría ante el agotamiento de los paradigas dominantes Vol. 1. Carlos F. Marcof Álvarez (ed), Universidad Autoónoma Chapingo, Chapingo, México. (ISBN 978-968-839-586-8). pp. 111-139.
Milk production response to feeding alfalfa silage inoculated with Lactobacillus plantarum - (Abstract Only)
Muck, R.E., Broderick, G.A., Antonio, F.P., Hymes Fecht, U.C. 2011. Milk production response to feeding alfalfa silage inoculated with Lactobacillus plantarum. Journal of Dairy Science 94(E-Supplement 1):546 (Abstract).
Novel technologies in rumen microbiology: What have we learned? - (Proceedings)
(07-Mar-11)
Abrupt changes in forage dry matter of one to three days affect intake and milk yield in late lactation dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, J.A., Mertens, D.R. 2011. Abrupt changes in forage dry matter of one to three days affect intake and milk yield in late lactation dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Supplement 1):378.
Changes in rumen bacterial community composition following feeding of silage inoculated with a commercial silage inoculant - (Abstract Only)
Mohammed, R., Stevenson, D.M., Beauchemin, K.A., Weimer, P.J., Muck, R.E. 2011. Changes in rumen bacterial community composition following feeding of silage inoculated with a commercial silage inoculant. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Supplement 1):390.
Comparison of alternative methods, sample grinds, and fermentation times for determining indigestible neutral detergent fiber - (Abstract Only)
Boyd, J.A., Mertens, D.R. 2011. Comparison of alternative methods, sample grinds, and fermentation times for determining indigestible neutral detergent fiber. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Supplement 1):454.
Effect of forage to concentrate ratio in dairy cow diets on emission of methane, carbon dioxide and ammonia, lactation performance and manure excretion     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aguerre, M.J., Wattiaux, M.A., Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A. 2011. Effect of forage to concentrate ratio in dairy cow diets on emission of methane, carbon dioxide and ammonia, lactation performance and manure excretion. Journal of Dairy Science. 94:3081–3093.
Tannin extracts abate ammonia emissions from dairy barn floors     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Aguerre, M.J., Wattiaux, M.A. 2011. Tannin extracts abate ammonia emissions from dairy barn floors. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:3:907-914.
Manure nitrogen excretion and transformation on dairy farms - (Proceedings)
Powell, J.M. 2010. Manure nitrogen excretion and transformation on dairy farms. In: Pereira, O. G., da Forseca, D.M., Obeid, J.A., do Nascimento, D. Jr., editors. Proceedings of the 5th Symposium on Strategic Management of Pasture and 3rd International Symposium on Animal Production Under Grazing, University of Vicosa, Brazil, November 11-13, 2010. pp. 273-292.
Microbial inoculant effects on silage and in vitro ruminal fermentation, and microbial biomass estimation for alfalfa, bmr corn, and corn silages     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Contreras-Govea, F.E., Muck, R.E., Mertens, D.R., Weimer, P.J. 2011. Microbial inoculant effects on silage and in vitro ruminal fermentation, and microbial biomass estimation for alfalfa, bmr corn, and corn silages. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 163:2-10.
Snap-shots of feed and manure management on dairy farms     Reprint Icon - (Research Notes)
Powell, J.M. 2010. Snap-shots of feed and manure management on dairy farms. Michigan Dairy Review. 15(4):15-16.
James Bernard Russell: Scholar, collaborator, mentor - (Proceedings)
Weimer, P.J., Callaway, T.R. 2010. James Bernard Russell: Scholar, collaborator, mentor. In: Proceedings of 2010 Cornell Nutrition Conference for Feed Manufacturers, October 19-21, 2010, East Syracuse, New York. p. 105-112.
Host specificity of the ruminal bacterial community in the dairy cow followng near-total exchange of ruminal contents     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weimer, P.J., Stevenson, D.M., Mantovani, H., Man, S. 2010. Host specificity of the ruminal bacterial community in the dairy cow followng near-total exchange of ruminal contents. Journal of Dairy Science. 93:5902-5912.
Dairy Slurry Application Method Effects on Ammonia Emission and Nitrate Leaching in No-till Corn Silage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(12-Jul-10)
Ensiling Characteristics of Alfalfa Leaves and Stems - (Abstract Only)
Muck, R.E., Shinners, K.J., Duncan, J.A. 2010. Ensiling Characteristics of Alfalfa Leaves and Stems [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 1008613.
Snap-shot Assessment of Resource Use and Production Small-holder Dairy Farms in Uttar Pradesh, INDIA - (Research Notes)
Powell, J.M. 2010. Snap-shot Assessment of Resource Use and Production on Small-holder Dairy Farms in Uttar Pradesh, India. Case Study Vol. 1, No. 1. The Babcock Institute for International Dairy Research and Development. University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Silage Microbiology and Its Control through Additives - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2010. Silage Microbiology and Its Control through Additives. Proceedings of Revista Brasileira de Zootecnia. 39(supl. especial):183-191.
Influence of Management Factors on Silage Quality - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2010. Influence of Management Factors on Silage Quality. In: Proceedings of Expoleche San Marcos 2010, April 21-23, 2010, Aguascalientes, Mexico. p. 1-10.
The Effect of Dietary Alfalfa Silage to Corn Silage Ratios on Cow Performance and Ammonia Nitrogen Emission - (Abstract Only)
Arndt, C., Wattiaux, M.A., Powell, J.M. 2010. The Effect of Dietary Alfalfa Silage to Corn Silage Ratios on Cow Performance and Ammonia Nitrogen Emission. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA. Abstract W327. 692 J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl.
Dietary CP and Tannin Extracts Impact Ammonia Emissions From Manure Deposited On Dairy Barn Floors - (Abstract Only)
Powell, J.M., Aguerre, M.J., Wattiaux, M.A. 2010. Dietary CP and Tannin Extracts Impact Ammonia Emissions From Manure Deposited On Dairy Barn Floors. Joint Meeting of the ADSA, AMSA, ASAS and PSA. Abstract W331. 693 J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 88, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 93, E-Suppl. 1/Poult. Sci. Vol. 89, E-Suppl. 1. 2010
Silage Additives and Management Issues - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2010. Silage Additives and Management Issues. In: 2010 Idaho Alfalfa and Forage Conference Proceedings, Burley, ID, Feb. 16-17, 2010. p. 49-55.
Silostop Bunker Covers - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2010. Silostop Bunker Covers. In: Proceedings of the 2010 Idaho Alfalfa and Forage Conference, February 16-17, 2009, Burley, ID. p. 65-67.
Reduced Lignin Alfalfa - Update - (Abstract Only)
Martin, N.P., Hatfield, R.D., Undersander, D.J. 2010. Reduced Lignin Alfalfa - Update. In: Proceedings of 2010 Symposium of the Midwest Forage Association, January 26-27, 2010, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin. Midwest Forage Association Presentations, Tuesday, 2.
Forage Storage Systems - (Book / Chapter)
(15-Dec-09)
Storage characteristics of large round and square alfalfa bales: low-moisture wrapped bales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shinners, K.J., Huenink, B.M., Muck, R.E., Albrecht, K.A. 2009. Storage characteristics of large round and square alfalfa bales: low-moisture wrapped bales. Transactions of the ASABE. 52(2):401-407.
Shifts in Bacterial Community Composition in the Rumen of Lactating Dairy Cows Under Conditions of Milk Fat Depression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weimer, P.J., Stevenson, D.M., Mertens, D.R. 2010. Shifts in Bacterial Community Composition in the Rumen of Lactating Dairy Cows Under Conditions of Milk Fat Depression. Journal of Dairy Science. 93:265-278.
Manure Nutrient Excretion by Jersey and Holstein Cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Knowlton, K.F., Wilkerson, V.A., Casper, D.P., Mertens, D.R. 2009. Manure Nutrient Excretion by Jersey and Holstein Cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 93(1):407-412.
Yield, Nutritive Value and Silage Fermentation of Kura Clover-Reed Canarygrass and Lucerne Herbages in Northern USA. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Contreras-Govea, F.E., Muck, R.E., Albrecht, K.A. 2009. Yield, Nutritive Value and Silage Fermentation of Kura Clover-Reed Canarygrass and Lucerne Herbages in Northern USA. Grass and Forage Science. 64(4):374-383.
Dairy Slurry Application Method Effects On NH3 Emission, and NO3 Leaching in No-till Corn Silage     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Powell, J.M., Jokela, W.E. 2009. Dairy Slurry Application Method Effects On NH3 Emission, and NO3 Leaching in No-till Corn Silage [abstract]. 2009 ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper 270-4.
pH Dynamics and Bacterial Community Composition in the Rumen of Lactating Dairy Cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palmonari, A., Stevenson, D.M., Mertens, D.R., Cruywagen, C.W., Weimer, P.J. 2010. pH Dynamics and Bacterial Community Composition in the Rumen of Lactating Dairy Cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 93:279-287.
The Effect of LAB Silage Inoculants on the Rumen Environment--Current Research Status - (Proceedings)
Weinberg, Z.G., Miron, J., Chen, Y., Muck, R.E., Contrera-Govea, F.E., Weimer, P.J., Filya, I., Kung, L. 2009. The Effect of LAB Silage Inoculants on the Rumen Environment--Current Research Status. In: Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Contreras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E., editors. XVth International Silage Conference Proceedings, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 55-56.
Storage and Pretreatment of Biomass Feedstocks by Ensiling - (Proceedings)
Shinners, K.J., Digman, M.F., Muck, R.E., Weimer, P.J. 2009. Storage and Pretreatment of Biomass Feedstocks by Ensiling. In: Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Contreras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E., editors. XVth International Silage Conference Proceedings, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 191-192.
Effects of Silo Type on Silage Quality and Losses - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E., Broderick, G.A., Brink, G.E. 2009. Effects of Silo Type on Silage Quality and Losses. In: Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Contreras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E., editors. XVth International Silage Conference Proceedings, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 275-276.
Influence of Cover Type on Silage Quality in Bunker Silos - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E., Holmes, B. 2009. Influence of Cover Type on Silage Quality in Bunker Silos. In: Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Contreras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E., editors. XVth International Silage Conference Proceedings, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 277-278.
Lactobacillus plantarum MTD/1, Its Impact on Silage and In vitro Rumen Fermentation - (Proceedings)
Contreras-Govea, F.E., Muck, R.E., Broderick, G.A., Weimer, P.J. 2009. Lactobacillus plantarum MTD/1, Its Impact on Silage and In vitro Rumen Fermentation. In: Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Contreras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E., editors. XVth International Silage Conference Proceedings, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 57-58.
Managing for Improved Aerobic Stability - (Proceedings)
Pahlow, G., Muck, R.E. 2009. Managing for Improved Aerobic Stability. In: Broderick, G.A., Adesogan, A.T., Bocher, L.W., Bolsen, K.K., Contreras-Govea, F.E., Harrison, J.H., Muck, R.E., editors. XVth International Silage Conference Proceedings, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 77-90.
Arisa Analysis of Ruminal Bacterial Community Dynamics in Lactating Dairy Cows During the Feeding Cycle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welkie, D.G., Stevenson, D.M., Weimer, P.J. 2010. ARISA Analysis of Ruminal Bacterial Community Dynamics in Lactating Dairy Cows During the Feeding Cycle. Anaerobe. 16:94-100. Available: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6W9T-4WS9BX0-1&_user=443835&_coverDate=07%2F15%2F2009&_alid=994024418&_rdoc=1&_fmt=high&_orig=search&_cdi=6691&_sort=r&_docanchor=&view=c&_ct=1&_acct=C000020958&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=443835&md5=430b304a5100379b1590594fd471a304
Silage Quality and Dairy Production - (Proceedings)
(01-Jul-09)
pH Dynamics and Bacterial Community Composition in the Rumen of Lactating Dairy Cows - (Abstract Only)
(09-Mar-09)
Dairy Cattle Management Impacts Manure N Collection and Cycling Through Crops in Wisconsin, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Russelle, M.P. 2009. Dairy Cattle Management Impacts Manure N Collection and Cycling Through Crops in Wisconsin, USA. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment [electronic journal]. 131(2009):170-177.
Dietary Forage Impacts on Dairy Slurry N Availability to Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Grabber, J.H. 2009. Dietary Forage Impacts on Dairy Slurry N Availability to Corn. Agronomy Journal. 101:747-753.
Storage characteristics of large round alfalfa bales: dry hay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shinners, K.J., Huenink, B.M., Muck, R.E., Albrecht, K.A. 2009. Storage characteristics of large round alfalfa bales: dry hay. Transactions of the ASABE. 52(2):409-418.
Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Production Systems in Wisconsin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harper, L.A., Flesch, T.K., Powell, J.M., Coblentz, W.K., Jokela, W.E., Martin, N.P. 2009. Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Production Systems in Wisconsin. Journal of Dairy Science. 92:2326-2337.
Effects of Forage Protein-Binding Polyphenols on Chemistry of Dairy Excreta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A., Grabber, J.H., Hymes Fecht, U.C. 2009. Effects of Forage Protein-Binding Polyphenols on Chemistry of Dairy Excreta. Journal of Dairy Science. 92:1765-1769.
Improving alfalfa silage quality with inoculants and silo management - (Proceedings)
Muck, R.E. 2008. Improving alfalfa silage quality with inoculants and silo management. In: Proceedings of 2008 Cornell Nutrition Conference, October 21-23, 2008, Syracuse, NY. p. 137-146.
Correspondence Between Small- and Large-Scale Determinations of Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Barns     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A., Misselbrook, T.H., Casler, M.D. 2008. Correspondence Between Small- and Large-Scale Determinations of Ammonia Emissions from Dairy Barns [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the National Atmospheric Depotition Program Annual Meeting and Scientific Symposium. October 14-16, 2008, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 29.
Seasonal and Sex-Specific mRNA Levels of Key Endocrine Genes in Adult Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) from Lake Erie     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lynn, S.G., Powell, K.A., Westneat, D.D., Shepherd, B.S. 2009. Seasonal and Sex-Specific mRNA Levels of Key Endocrine Genes in Adult Yellow Perch (Perca flavescens) from Lake Erie. Marine Biotechnology. 11:210-222.
Nirs White Paper Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Forage and Feed Testing. - (Popular Publication)
Sapienza, D., Berzaghi, P., Martin, N.P., Taysom, D., Owens, F., Mahanna, B., Sevenich, D., Allen, R. 2008. NIRS White Paper, Near infrared spectroscopy for forage and feed testing. Available: www.uwex.edu/ces/forage/NIRS/nirs_white_paper.pdf.
Nutritive Value of Corn Silage in Mixture with Climbing Beans     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Contreras-Govea, F.E., Muck, R.E., Armstrong, K.L., Albrecht, K.A. 2009. Nutritive Value of Corn Silage in Mixture with Climbing Beans. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 150(1/2):1-8.
Effect of treatment and cultivar on the ensiling of corn stover - (Abstract Only)
Muck, R.E., Coors, J.G., Richard, T.L., Scott, M.P. 2008. Effect of treatment and cultivar on the ensiling of corn stover [abstract]. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper 085001.
Dairy Cattle Management Impacts Manure Nitrogen Collection and Cycling Through Crops     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Powell, J.M., Russelle, M.P. 2008. Dairy Cattle Management Impacts Manure Nitrogen Collection and Cycling Through Crops [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. Abstract No. P45677.
Packing Bunker and Pile Silos to Minimize Porosity     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Holmes, B.J., Muck, R.E. 2008. Packing Bunker and Pile Silos to Minimize Porosity. Focus on Forage. 10(1): 1-2. Available: www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/uwforage/Porosity-FOF.pdf
Feedout losses from forage storage systems - (Other)
Clark, J., Holmes, B.J., Muck, R.E. 2008. Feedout losses from forage storage systems. University of Wisconsin Extension Family Living Website.
Fermentability of Corn-Lablab Bean Mixtures from Different Planting Densities     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Contreras-Govea, F.E., Muck, R.E., Armstrong, K.L., Albrecht, K.A. 2009. Fermentability of Corn-Lablab Bean Mixtures from Different Planting Densities. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 149(3-4):298-306.
Factors Affecting Activity of Cellulolytic Microbes in the Rumen - (Abstract Only)
Weimer, P.J. 2008. Factors affecting activity of cellulolytic microbes in the rumen [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science E-Supplement 1. 91:115.
Bacterial Population Shifts in the Rumen of Lactating Dairy Cows Within and Across Feeding Cycles - (Abstract Only)
Welkie, D.M., Stevenson, D.M., Weimer, P.J. 2008. Bacterial population shifts in the rumen of lactating dairy cows within and across feeding cycles [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science E-Supplement 1. 91:336.
Use of Arisa to Monitor Shifts in Rumen Microbial Populations Caused by Changes in Diet - (Abstract Only)
Stebulis, S., Stevenson, D.M., Rosa, G., Grummer, R.R. 2008. Use of ARISA to monitor shifts in rumen microbial populations caused by changes in diet [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science E-Supplement 1. 91:89.
Streptococcus bovis as a Silage Inoculant, a Second Chance - (Abstract Only)
Contreras-Govea, F.E., Muck, R.E., Russell, J.B. 2008. Streptococcus bovis as a Silage Inoculant, a Second Chance. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(E-Supplement 1):31.
Measuring Water-Extractable Phosphorus in Manures to Predict Phosphorus Concentrations in Runoff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Feb-08)
Fiber Digestibility And Starch Content Of Corn Silage - (Proceedings)
Martin, N.P., Mertens, D.R., Hall, M., Lauer, J.G. 2008. Fiber digestibility and starch content of corn silage. In: Proceedings of 2008 Idaho Alfalfa and Forage Conference, February 26-27, 2008, Burley, Idaho. p. 19-24.
Alfalfa: Forage Crop of the Future     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Martin, N.P., Mertens, D.R., Hatfield, R.D., Jung, H.J. 2008. Alfalfa: forage crop of the future. In: Proceedings of the 28th Kentucky Alfalfa Conference, February 21, 2008, Cave City, Kentucky, p. 17-26.
Influence of Fermentation Methods on NDF Degradation Parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bossen, D., Mertens, D.R., Weisbierg, M.R. 2010. Influence of Fermentation Methods on NDF Degradation Parameters. Journal of Dairy Science. 91(4):1464-1476.
Nutrient Management Approaches and Tools for Dairy farms in Australia and the USA.     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Gourley, C.P., Powell, J.M. 2007. Nutrient Management Approaches and Tools for Dairy farms in Australia and the USA. Proceedings of Babcock Institute Technical Workshop. Babcock Technical Bulletin 2007-04. Available at://babcock.cals.wisc.edu/publications/display.lasso?
Seasonal Diet Affects on Ammonia Emissions from Tie-stall Dairy Barns - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A., Misselbrook, T.H. 2008. Seasonal Diet Affects on Ammonia Emissions from Tie-stall Dairy Barns. Journal of Dairy Science. 91:847-869.
Implications of nutrient management data collected on Wisconsin dairy farms - (Proceedings)
Powell, J.M. 2007. Implications of nutrient management data collected on Wisconsin dairy farms. In: Chapman, D.F., Clark D.A., Macmillan,K.L. and Nation, D.P., editors. Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying. Proceedings of the Australian Dairy Science Symposium, September 18-20, 2007, University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. p. 593-599.
Cow diet and management impact nutrient losses from dairy farms - (Proceedings)
Powell, J.M. 2007. Cow diet and management impact nutrient losses from dairy farms. In: Chapman, D.F., Clark, D.A., Macmillan K.L. and Nation, D. P., editors. Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying. Proceedings of the Australian Dairy Science Symposium. 18-20 September, 2007. University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. p. 136-141.
Revising the paradigm for improved nutrient management on Australian dairy farms. - (Proceedings)
Gourley, C.J.P., Aarons, S.R., Powell, J.M., Dougherty, W.J., Weaver, D.M. 2007. Revising the paradigm for improved nutrient management on Australian dairy farms. In: Chapman, D.F., Clark, D.A., Macmillan, K.L., and Nation, D.P., editors. Meeting the Challenges for Pasture-Based Dairying. Proceedings of the Australian Dairy Science Symposium. 18-20 September, 2007. University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. p. 562-569.
Grass forages:Dynamics of digestion in the rumen - (Proceedings)
Mertens, D.R. 2007. Grass forages:Dynamics of digestion in the rumen. Ruminant Nutrition Conference Proceedings. p. 6.
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