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Grain Corn Performance, 2001; Box Elder And Millard Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, M. G. Pace, T. A. Reeve, R. F. Sessions Nov 2004

Grain Corn Performance, 2001; Box Elder And Millard Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, M. G. Pace, T. A. Reeve, R. F. Sessions

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Silage Corn Performance, 2002; Cache, Davis, And Utah Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, J. V. Barnhill, C. E. Israelsen, F. D. Miner, M. M. Guenter, D. D. Knudsen Nov 2004

Silage Corn Performance, 2002; Cache, Davis, And Utah Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, J. V. Barnhill, C. E. Israelsen, F. D. Miner, M. M. Guenter, D. D. Knudsen

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Silage Corn Performance, 2001; Cache, Davis, And Millard Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, J. V. Barnhill, M. G. Pace, R. F. Sessions, R. L. Cartee, D. D. Knudsen Nov 2004

Silage Corn Performance, 2001; Cache, Davis, And Millard Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, J. V. Barnhill, M. G. Pace, R. F. Sessions, R. L. Cartee, D. D. Knudsen

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Silage Corn Performance, 2003; Cache And Davis Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, J. V. Barnhill, C. E. Israelsen, K. Pack, D. R. Fillmore, D. D. Knudsen Nov 2004

Silage Corn Performance, 2003; Cache And Davis Counties, Utah, T. C. Griggs, J. V. Barnhill, C. E. Israelsen, K. Pack, D. R. Fillmore, D. D. Knudsen

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No abstract provided.


16 Less Common Trees For Utah Landscapes: Diversifying Utah's Community Forests, Heidi Kratsch, Michael R. Kuhns Nov 2004

16 Less Common Trees For Utah Landscapes: Diversifying Utah's Community Forests, Heidi Kratsch, Michael R. Kuhns

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This fact sheet provides descriptions of 16 tree species that are less commonly planted in Utah towns and cities.


Managing Forests For Water Quality: Stream Crossings, Barbara Daniels, Darren Mcavoy, Michael R. Kuhns, Ron Gropp Nov 2004

Managing Forests For Water Quality: Stream Crossings, Barbara Daniels, Darren Mcavoy, Michael R. Kuhns, Ron Gropp

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Irrigation System Maintenance, Kelly Kopp, Jennie Hoover Nov 2004

Irrigation System Maintenance, Kelly Kopp, Jennie Hoover

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Irrigation system maintenance is necessary to ensure the most efficient use of the water that is being applied. Efficient irrigation is important because over two-thirds of the total water used in the average Utah home is applied to the landscape. With the natural drought cycles that occur in Utah and the growing population, efficient water use is critical. These maintenance recommendations will help you evaluate your irrigation system before using it each spring and also throughout the growing season.


Irrigated Alfalfa Vaariety Performance, 1999-2002; Kaysville, Utah, Michael Bouck, Ralph Whitesides, Thomas Griggs, R. F. Sessions, J. S. Murdock, D. A. Chandler Oct 2004

Irrigated Alfalfa Vaariety Performance, 1999-2002; Kaysville, Utah, Michael Bouck, Ralph Whitesides, Thomas Griggs, R. F. Sessions, J. S. Murdock, D. A. Chandler

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This report summarizes alfalfa yields from four harvest years of an irrigated trial at the Utah Agricultural Experiment station research farm at Kaysville, Cavis Co.


Bent Leg Of Rams, Clell Bagley Oct 2004

Bent Leg Of Rams, Clell Bagley

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Alfalfa Variety Selection Guidelines, Thomas Griggs Sep 2004

Alfalfa Variety Selection Guidelines, Thomas Griggs

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This fact sheet provides guidelines for selecting the right alfalfa variety and includes preliminary site and end-use consideration, variety selection based on plant traits, and seed quality and treatment considerations.


Guidelines For Visual Assessment Of Herbage Mass In Pastures, Thomas Griggs, K. Pack Aug 2004

Guidelines For Visual Assessment Of Herbage Mass In Pastures, Thomas Griggs, K. Pack

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This fact sheet provides pasture managers with a technique to improve their abilities to budget forage to livestock and determine amounts of forage to reserve for mechanical harvest. They can also use the technique to estimate harvest efficiency and pasture growth rates, forecast future forage supply and plan adjustments in stocking rate to balance forage supply with livestock demand.


Baseline Protocols, John Harrison, Dallen Smith, Aditya Toney Jun 2004

Baseline Protocols, John Harrison, Dallen Smith, Aditya Toney

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University researchers and Extension specialist in 11 states are currently evaluating the impact of voluntary environmental management systems (EMS) for agricultural operations. This evaluation is being conducted through a series of studies with a wide variety of agriculture production operators that voluntarily choose to participate and share information on the design and implementation of their EMSs (Harrison, 2002, and Partnership for Livestock Environmental Management Systems, 2004).


Electronic Manure Handling Process Map, John Harrison, Aditya Toney Jun 2004

Electronic Manure Handling Process Map, John Harrison, Aditya Toney

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Implementation of an Agriculture Environmental Management System (AEMS) is intended to result in improved environmental performance (Block, 1999; Harrison, 2002). Agriculturalists are generally unfamiliar with the terms ‘aspects and impacts’ (Jackson, Kirschner, Serber, Koelsch, Risse & Bird, personal communication, December 17, 2001).


Applying Principles Of Crossbreeding, Dale Zobell, C. Kim Chapman May 2004

Applying Principles Of Crossbreeding, Dale Zobell, C. Kim Chapman

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Crossbreeding can be a powerful tool to improve the productivity and profitability of a beef cattle operation when it is used correctly. This fact sheet explains considerations that need to be made for successful production and profitability.


Sheep And Goats: Ecological Tools For The 21st Century, C. Kim Chapman, Chad Reid May 2004

Sheep And Goats: Ecological Tools For The 21st Century, C. Kim Chapman, Chad Reid

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This publication explains the many benefits that sheep and goats can provide in today's society such as controlling noxious weeds, reducing incidences of wildfire, and improving rangeland.


Herd Efficiency And Profitability, Jesse Russell, D. R. Zobell Apr 2004

Herd Efficiency And Profitability, Jesse Russell, D. R. Zobell

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Raising beef cattle can be very rewarding. First, if you like raising cattle, maintaining your tie to the land, and seeing the product of your labors, it can truly be satisfying to see young calves in the spring, watch them grow and progress. Second, here can also be a financial reward when the calves are weaned and sold. However, the satisfaction of these two aspects may all depend on your herd’s efficiency and profitability.


Management Intensive Grazing Systems And The Environment, Rhonda Miller, Jennifer W. Macadam, Rich Koenig Apr 2004

Management Intensive Grazing Systems And The Environment, Rhonda Miller, Jennifer W. Macadam, Rich Koenig

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Trich Regulations Update, Clell Bagley Apr 2004

Trich Regulations Update, Clell Bagley

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Fact sheet highlighting an update on trich regulations for bulls.


New European Wasp, Steven D. Cox Apr 2004

New European Wasp, Steven D. Cox

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This newly introduced European wasp has a native range from Europe to China. As a group, these wasps have a high rate of reproductive increase and are excellent invaders.


Manure Storage, Process Improvement For Animal Feeding Operations, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Apr 2004

Manure Storage, Process Improvement For Animal Feeding Operations, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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The objective of this fact sheet is to help producers understand the need for manure storage facilities.


Types Of Manure Storage, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Apr 2004

Types Of Manure Storage, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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The objective of this fact sheet is to help producers understand the characteristics of different types of manure storage facilities. Factors that might influence the selection of a particular type of manure storage facility are discussed. Manure storage facilities discussed include solid systems, slurry systems, and liquid (lagoon systems).


Manure Storage Selection, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Apr 2004

Manure Storage Selection, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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The objective of this fact sheet is to help producers understand the factors that might influence the selection of a particular type of manure storage facility. Manure storage facilities covered include solid systems, slurry systems, and liquid (lagoon systems).


Nutrient Concentrations In Manure Storage Facilities, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Apr 2004

Nutrient Concentrations In Manure Storage Facilities, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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The objective of this fact sheet is to help producers understand the nutrient loss and retention characteristics of different types of manure storage. The concentration of nutrients in manure storage facilities is important for planning land application activities. Nutrient concentration is usually the critical factor in determining the amount of manure to be spread per acre of land. Manure systems similar in type and management may have characteristically similar concentrations of manure nutrients.


Safety In Manure Storage Facilities, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Apr 2004

Safety In Manure Storage Facilities, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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As livestock operations become larger and numbers of employees more numerous, safety becomes a critical issue in manure storage.


Animal Manure Removal Methods For Manure Storage Facilities, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Apr 2004

Animal Manure Removal Methods For Manure Storage Facilities, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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A well-designed manure storage facility must also be well managed to prevent environmental concerns from developing. Probably the single most important requirement in operating and maintaining a manure storage facility is to ensure that the facility does not overflow or discharge.


Lagoon Monitoring And Condition Parameters, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Mar 2004

Lagoon Monitoring And Condition Parameters, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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Lagoons combine storage and treatment functions and thus are more sensitive to management inputs than are solid or slurry facilities. The establishment and maintenance of desirable microbiological populations in lagoons requires more specific procedures in the way lagoons are loaded and monitored.


The Effect On Digestibility And Production Of Protein And Energy Supplementation Of Stocker Cattle On Intensively-Managed Grass Flood-Meadow Pastures, Dale Zobell, Ken Olson, Randall Wiedmeier, C. A. Stonecipher Feb 2004

The Effect On Digestibility And Production Of Protein And Energy Supplementation Of Stocker Cattle On Intensively-Managed Grass Flood-Meadow Pastures, Dale Zobell, Ken Olson, Randall Wiedmeier, C. A. Stonecipher

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Processed Corn Silage Effects On Digestibility And Production Of Growing Beef Replacement Heifers, Dale Zobell, Ken Olson, Randall Wiedmeier Feb 2004

Processed Corn Silage Effects On Digestibility And Production Of Growing Beef Replacement Heifers, Dale Zobell, Ken Olson, Randall Wiedmeier

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Forage is generally the principle feedstuff in feedlot diets for growing cattle and, as such, its nutritive value will determine weight gain, feed intake and feed efficiency. In feedlot diets for growing cattle, corn silage can constitute up to 60% of the diet (DMB).


Electronic Manual, John Harrison, Dallen Smith Feb 2004

Electronic Manual, John Harrison, Dallen Smith

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Developing a reasonable and reliable Agriculture Environmental Management System (AEMS) includes a number of situations that require documentation (Harrison, 2002). However, to convince a regulatory inspector that an operation is complying with its legal and regulatory aspects, an operator may be required to submit additional documentation.


Comparative Productivity Of Five Cool-Season Pasture Grasses Under Intermittent Flood Irrigation Grazed By Beef Cow-Calf Pairs Using Management Intensive Grazing Practices, Dale Zobell, Ken Olson, Randall Wiedmeier Jan 2004

Comparative Productivity Of Five Cool-Season Pasture Grasses Under Intermittent Flood Irrigation Grazed By Beef Cow-Calf Pairs Using Management Intensive Grazing Practices, Dale Zobell, Ken Olson, Randall Wiedmeier

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Utah State University is engaged in studies to determine management practices that can be employed under intensive irrigated pasture to increase productivity and viability of beef and dairy producers in Utah. One of these initiatives was a study comparing five cool-season grasses grazed by beef cow-calf pairs over a 4-year period.