Forage-Livestock Systems focus on interdisciplinary basic and applied research on forages and the animals that consume them. The centerpiece of New York State agriculture is dairy farming, and the base for this industry is forage crops. Northeast livestock farmers must be able to manage a profitable business that is also sustainable in terms of environmental stewardship. Forage-Livestock Systems utilizing both grasses and legumes for stored feed, as well as for grazing, can have a positive impact on sustainable agriculture in New York.
- Resources for Forage Management in a Drought Situation - Pro-Dairy - August 2016
- Emergency Forage Options from Kitty O'Neil and Mike Hunter of The Northern NY Regional Ag Team - July 2016
- Hay Production Resources for New York and Similar Climates from the Capital Area Agricultural and Horticultural Program
- Double Cropping Winter Cereals for Forage Following Corn Silage: Costs of Production and Expected Changes in Profit for New York Dairy Farms - July 2015
- Winter Cereals as Double Crops in Corn Rotations on New York Dairy Farms - June 2015