Perennial versus annual grasses as supplements for gestating beef cows: 3-yr summary. S. A. Gunter*, P. A. Beck, J. D. Shockey, C. B. Stewart, and J. M. Phillips, Southwest Research & Extension
Center, University of Arkansas, Hope.
Intake, digestibility, ruminal parameters, and
microbial protein synthesis in crossbred steers
fed diets based on grass and sorghum silages. F. H. M. Chizzotti*1,2, O. G. Pereira1, S. C. Valadares Filho1, M. L. Chizzotti1,2, L. O. Tedeschi2, M. I. Leão1, a n d D . H . P e r e i r a 1 , 1 U n i v e r s i d a d e F e d e r a l d e V i ç o s a , V i ç o s a , M G , B r a z i l , 2 T e x a s A & M U n i v e r s i t y , C o l l e g e
Determination of alkane content in fresh fecal samples to estimate intake on pasture. S. W. Coleman, E. J. Bowers*, D. G. Riley, and C. C. Chase, Jr., USDA ARS Subtropical Agricultural Research Station, Brooksville, FL.
Effects of planting date and glyphosate
application before planting cool-season annual grasses into warm season grass sod on performance of stocker cattle. P Beck*, S Gunter,
M Phillips, and B Stewart, University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture SWREC, Hope, AR.
Injecting anhydrous ammonia into silages to
enhance quality attributes. C. P. Bagley*1, W. D.
Becker2, and M. E. McCormick3, 1Texas A&M
University-Commerce, 2Texas Cooperative Extension,
Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station.
Effects of trace mineral-containing fertilizer
application on forage and beef cow performance in Florida. J.D. Arthington*1 and I.V. Ezenwa2, University of Florida - IFAS, Range Cattle Research and Education Center, Ona, FL, 2University of Florida 1
IFAS, Southwest Florida Research and Education
Center, Immokalee, FL.
Invited - Effect of pasture management practices on animal performance and nutrient runoff. P Beck*, S Gunter, M Anders, B Watkins, K Lusby, and
D Hubbell, University of Arkansas, Division of
What is the cost of gain for stocker cattle on
ryegrass pasture? D. G. St. Louis*1 and R. D. Little2,
1 South Mississippi Experiment Station, Poplarville, MS, 2Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
Agronomic performance and beef cattle grazing
preference of three prairie bromegrasses (Bromus
spp.). A.S. Hubbard*, J.A. Parish, B. Macoon, R.C. Vann, and J.R. Parish, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State.
Long-term agronomic and animal performance on
stockpiled Jessup tall fescue varying in endophyte status. M.E. Drewnoski*, M.H. Poore, E.J. Oliphant, J.T. Green, and M.E. Hockett, North Carolina State University, Raleigh.
Invited - Complimentary forage systems for beef
cows. S. W. Coleman*, USDA ARS Subtropical Agricultural Research Station, Brooksville, FL.
Breeding and Genetics Chair: Zelpha Johnson, University of Arkansas Convention Center – Meeting Room 201 B
Calpastatin and calpain genetic marker influences on shear force in Brahman steers. D. E. Franke1, D. H. Fischer*1, M. G Thomas2, and T. D. Bidner1, LSU Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, 2New Mexico 1
State University, Las Cruces.
Genomic comparisons of bovine CYP3A28 of Angus, Brahman, and reciprocal crosses and milk characteristics. S. Reiter*1, M. Larson1, R. Okimoto2, M. Brown3, H. Brown, Jr.1, Z. Johnson1, and C. Rosenkrans, Jr.1, 1University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2Cobb-Vantress, Siloam Springs, AR, USDA/ARS, El Reno, OK. 3
Relationship between single nucleotide
polymorphisms in the bovine heat shock protein 70 gene and milk characteristics of beef cows. M. Lamb1, R. Okimoto2, M. Brown3, H. Brown, Jr.1, Z. Johnson1, and C. Rosenkrans, Jr.*1, 1University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, 2Cobb-Vantress, Siloam
Springs, AR, 3USDA/ARS, El Reno, OK.