Three studies during three consecutive summers were conducted
at the Squaw Butte Experiment Station to estimate relative and quantitative
forage intake of spring and fall calving cow-calf pairs on
summer range. In a drylot study (experiment 1) individual animal
consumption of fescue or meadow hay cut at 2- to 10-day...
Studies were conducted to determine the site of DCPA toxicity
on annual ryegrass. This was done by means of a technique which
used pyrex tubing and a vapor barrier to separate exposure of coleoptile
and roots of emerging grass seedlings to various concentrations of DCPA. Coleoptiles that emerged through treated...
Five simulated precipitation patterns characteristic of the Columbia
Basin and Plateau region and six fertilization rates were evaluated
for their effect on percent crude protein, percent in vitro dry matter
digestibility, fiber content, and yield of wheat aftermath on a commercial
farm in north central Oregon.
The higher moisture regimes...
DOUBLE EXPOSURE is a novel concerned with the phenomenon of memory. The story
explores such questions as: To what extent does "memory" (and the narratives we construct
from it) explain who we are? How is memory influenced by others-and does it matter if it
is? Can a memory that is...
The livestock producer of today is both a scientist and an artist.
Webster defines a scientist as one who possesses knowledge gained and
verified by exact observation and correct thinking. An artist is defined
as one who possesses skill or can skillfully use knowledge for the creation
of material or...
In this day of high investment, high cost, and narrow economic margins in livestock operations it is not enough to increase-the forage quantity and quality. The livestock rancher must increase the efficiency of his livestock in the job of converting forage to pounds of saleable product. This increased efficiency may...