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Mission Statement Heading

NCSU/USDA Forage and Animal Program:

A Research, Teaching and Extension effort to promote and optimize the use of forages in sustainable animal production systems.

Our Objectives are:
  1. To improve environmental quality through forage use,
  2. To develop and promote profitable production systems,
  3. To understand and manage forage/animal interactions.
Faculty Heading
Joe Burns   Vivek Fellner
Jim Green Jr. Gerald Huntington Jean-Marie Luginbuhl
Jeannette Moore Paul Mueller Matt Poore
Noah Ranells   Steve Washburn
Technicians Heading
Tina Goodwin Lucile Smith
Heather Glennon Pete Thompson
Ellen Leonard.  
April Shaeffer  
Research Site Heading
Butner Beef Cattle Field Laboratory, Butner, NC
Center For Environmental Farming Systems (CEFS), Goldsboro, NC
Lake Wheeler Road Field Laboratory, Raleigh, NC
Mountain Research Station, Waynesville, NC
Reedy Creek Road Field Laboratory, Raleigh, NC
Upper Mountain Research Station, Laurel Springs, NC
Upper Piedmont Research Station, Reidsville, NC
Current Students Heading
Dave Butler Alaina Sauve`
Sharon Freeman Lori Unruh
Kelly Magee  
Errin Oliphant
GrassRTE Links Heading

Forage Quiz

Reference Link:

Certified Spriggers

Courses in Forage Management:

CS 051 Forage Production

CS 312 Grassland Management for Natural Resources Conservation

Research Techniques and Numerical Methods in Grassland and Forage Science

Forage Nutrition

Projects in Progress

Special Programs

North Carolina Grazing Schools for Beef Producers

Center for Environmental Farming Systems

NCSU/USDA Basic Forage Research Programs

Cattle Health Alert! Dallisgrass staggers and nitrate poisoning potential

Hurricane Floyd Flood Disaster


last modified by forageweb, March 11, 2004