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- Reeves, Justin L., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2014 v.183 pp. 110
- C3 plants; Hereford; Poa pratensis; atmospheric precipitation; autumn; beef cattle; cattle production; climate; climate change; data analysis; data collection; ecological invasion; grasslands; grazing; growing season; models; pastures; plant communities; rangelands; seasonal variation; spring; steers; stocking rate; summer; temperature; weight gain; wet environmental conditions; winter; yearlings; Great Plains region; North Dakota
- ... In the face of an increasingly variable climate, long-term cattle weight gain datasets are rare, yet invaluable, for determining site-specific influences of seasonal weather patterns on cattle production. Here, we present a long-term (1936–2005) yearling Hereford steer dataset collected at the Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory (NPGRL) near Mandan, ND, USA. Data were analyzed using weighted ...