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Grass Management for Dairy Cattle Home

Primary authors of the Grass Manual and associated Tools:

J. H. Cherney, D. J. R. Cherney and D. Parsons
Dept. of Crop & Soil Sciences and Dept. of Animal Science, Cornell University;
and School of Agricultural Science, University of Tasmania, Hobart, Australia

This site is composed of the following sections, accessible via the menu to the left.

Grass Management Manual

This manual deals primarily with cool-season grasses for dairy cattle in the Northeastern USA.

Grass Information Sheets

A series of 2-page information sheets covering a wide range of grass management issues.

Tools to Assist Decision Making

Calculator tools in Microsoft Excel to assist in grass management decision making. NOTE: You may need to enable Macros and ActiveX controls. Since these Tools utilize ActiveX controls, they may not currently work in Mac-based systems. This issue is being addressed.

Grass-related Factsheets

Selected 2-page factsheets from the Cornell Nutrient Management Spear Program Series ‘Agronomy Factsheets’.

Other Links Related to Grass Management

Links to Grass Forage Variety Trials and other topics related to forage grasses.

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