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- Roberts, C. A., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Crop science 2008 v.48 no.6 pp. 2463-2469
- dairy cows; interspecific variation; forage crops; Festuca arundinacea; winter; pastures; nutrient availability; lactation; nutritive value; forage grasses; crude protein; crop yield; digestibility; Festulolium; pasture management; Missouri
- ... Pasture-based dairies in the Midwest have a difficult time providing high-quality pasture during winter. Little is known about the yield and nutritive value of festulolium when stockpiled for winter grazing compared to tall fescue. In this study, the yield and nutritive value of ‘Jesup’ endophyte-free tall fescue [Schedonorus phoenix (Scop.) Holub.] and ‘Spring Green’ festulolium [Festulolium loli ...