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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Multifunctional Farms and Landscapes to Enhance Ecosystem Services

Location: Pasture Systems & Watershed Management Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Interactions of molasses or corn meal with flaxseed meal or a soybean-sunflower meal mix on production, milk fatty acid composition, and nutrient utilization in organic Jersey cows fed grass hay diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(23-Sep-14)
Comparing pasture c sequestration estimates from eddy covariance and soil cores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J. 2014. Comparing pasture c sequestration estimates from eddy covariance and soil cores. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 199:52-57.
Productivity and persistence of Multi-Cultivar Perennial Ryegrass mixtures - (Abstract Only)
(12-Jun-14)
Case study: dairies using ultra-high stocking density grazing in the Northeastern U.S. - (Other)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Hautau, M., Rubano, M.D. 2014. Case study: dairies using ultra-high stocking density grazing in the Northeastern U.S.. Extension Fact Sheets. p 1.
Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of organic dairy cows - (Abstract Only)
(01-Apr-14)
Effect of sprouted barley grain supplementation of an herbage or haylage diet on ruminal fermentation and methane output in continuous culture - (Abstract Only)
(01-Apr-14)
Feeding strategy and pasture quality relative to nutrient requirements of grazing dairy cows in the Northeastern U.S. - (Abstract Only)
(01-Apr-14)
Biochar amendment of soil improves resilience to climate change - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koide, R. T., Nguyen, B.T., Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J., Peoples, M.S., Adler, P.R., Drohan, P.J. 2014. Biochar amendment of soil improves resilience to climate change. Global Change Biology Bioenergy. DOI: 10.1111/gcbb.12191.
A look at dairy mob grazing in the Northeast - (Popular Publication)
Soder, K.J., Orr, A.N., Hautau, M. 2014. A look at dairy mob grazing in the Northeast. Popular Publication. 21(3):18-19.
Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stocking density grazing in Pennsylvania and New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orr, A.N., Soder, K.J., Hautau, M., Rubano, M.D., Moyer, B., Stout, R.C. 2014. Case study: dairies utilizing ultra-high stocking density grazing in Pennsylvania and New York. Professional Animal Scientist. 30:366-374.
How well can we predict forage species occurrence and abundance? - (Abstract Only)
Wang, A., Goslee, S.C., Miller, D. 2014. How well can we predict forage species occurrence and abundance[Abstract]?. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 3.
Freeze tolerance of perennial ryegrass - (Abstract Only)
Gonet, J.M., Goslee, S.C., Skinner, R.H. 2014. Freeze tolerance of perennial ryegrass[Abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 4.
Pastures from Space: What can we learn from satellite images? - (Abstract Only)
Goslee, S.C. 2014. Pastures from Space: What can we learn from satellite images[Abstract]?. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 1.
Assessing the land resource capacity for pasture-based dairy farming in the Northeast - (Abstract Only)
Egan Jr, J.F., Goslee, S.C. 2014. Assessing the land resource capacity for pasture-based dairy farming in the Northeast[Abstract]. Northeast Pasture Consortium. p 2.
Herbicide drift affects plant and arthropod communities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Egan Jr, J.F., Bohnenblust, E., Goslee, S.C., Mortensen, D.A., Tooker, J. 2014. Herbicide drift affects plant and arthropod communities. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 185:77-87.
A new landscape classification system for monitoring and assessment of pastures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goslee, S.C., Sanderson, M.A., Spaeth, K., Herrick, J.E., Ogles, K. 2014. A new landscape classification system for monitoring and assessment of pastures. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69:17A-21A.
Turnover of soil carbon pools following addition of switchgrass-derived biochar to four soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, B.T., Koide, R.T., Drohan, P.J., Skinner, R.H., Dell, C.J., Adler, P.R., Nord, A.N. 2014. Turnover of soil carbon pools following addition of switchgrass-derived biochar to four soils. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:531-537.
Production potential of warm-season annual pastures in rotation with corn silage - (Proceedings)
Schrenker, D.L., Hall, M.H., Grantham, A., Kaye, J.P., Skinner, R.H. 2014. Production potential of warm-season annual pastures in rotation with corn silage. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings. p 1.
Narrow-Leaf Plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) selection to increase freezing tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skinner, R.H., Stewart, A.V. 2014. Narrow-Leaf Plantain (Plantago lanceolata L.) selection to increase freezing tolerance. Crop Science. 54:1238-1242.
Pasture quality variation throughout the grazing season - (Popular Publication)
0rr, A.N. 2013. Pasture quality variation throughout the grazing season. Northeast Organic Dairy Producers Alliance Newsletter. Available: http://www.nodpa.com/production_forage_pasture_quality_variation_073013.shtml.
Feeding incremental levels of ground flaxseed linearly reduced milk yield and enteric methane emission in organic Jersey cows - (Abstract Only)
Resende, T.L., Brito, A., Soder, K.J., Woitschach, D.H., Pereira, A.D., Reis, R.B. 2013. Feeding incremental levels of ground flaxseed linearly reduced milk yield and enteric methane emission in organic Jersey cows. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 96 (E-Suppl. 1):523.
Kelp meal (Ascophyllum nodosum) did not improve milk yield or mitigate heat stress but increased milk iodine in mid lactation organic Jersey cows during the grazing season - (Abstract Only)
Brito, A., Soder, K.J., Whitehouse, N., Guindon, N.E., Periera, A.B., Muir, C.C. 2013. Kelp meal (Ascophyllum nodosum) did not improve milk yield or mitigate heat stress but increased milk iodine in mid lactation organic Jersey cows during the grazing season. Joint Abstracts of the American Dairy Science and Society of Animal Science. 96(E-Suppl. 1):33.
Water competition among mixed species in the Northeast US - (Abstract Only)
Camargo, G., Kemanian, A., Richard, T., Goslee, S.C., Skinner, R.H. 2013. Water competition among mixed species in the Northeast US. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p 1.
Water quality effects and placement of pasture best management practices in the Spring Creek Watershed (Centre County, PA) - (Government Publication)
(05-Jun-13)
Water, temperature, and defoliation effects on perennial grassland respiration - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, R.H. 2013. Water, temperature, and defoliation effects on perennial grassland respiration. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p 1.
Agronomic and environmental consequences for switchgrass grown on biochar amended soils - (Abstract Only)
Skinner, R.H., Nguyen, B.T., Koide, R., Drohan, P., Dell, C.J., Adler, P.R., Nord, A.N. 2013. Agronomic and environmental consequences for switchgrass grown on biochar amended soils. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. p 1.
Forage yield, weed suppression and fertilizer nitrogen replacement value (FNRV) of alfalfa-tall fescue mixtures - (Proceedings)
Tracy, B., Albrecht, K., Flores, J.P., Hall, M., Islam, A., Jones, G., Lamp, W., Macadam, J., Skinner, R.H., Teutsch, C. 2013. Forage yield, weed suppression and fertilizer nitrogen replacement value (FNRV) of alfalfa-tall fescue mixtures. Grasslands Federation European Proceedings. 18:192-194.
Sustainability of US organic beef and dairy production systems: soil, plant and cattle interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hafla, A.N., Macadam, J.W., Soder, K.J. 2013. Sustainability of US organic beef and dairy production systems: soil, plant and cattle interactions. Sustainability. 5:3009-3034.
Last Modified: 11/22/2014
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