Animals, nutrient management and soils

Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 12:20pm to 1:10pm

Emerson Hall, 135

Objective: Lead a discussion concerning interactions between domestic animals and soil resources.

Motivation: Examples of both positive and negative effects of management of animals with soils.

Brief survey of specific aspects of interactions of importance:

            Examples from the audience

            Disaggregation

            Grazing

            Feed resources from row crops vs hay meadows and permanent pasture

            Purchased vs home-grown feeds

            Nutrient management

            Species considerations

How we farm animals vs how we could be farming animals

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Event Type

Seminar

Departments

Crop and Soil Sciences (CSS)

Tags

CSS, CSS sips, SCS

Contact E-Mail

ad97@cornell.edu

Contact Name

Toni DiTommaso

Contact Phone

254-4702

Speaker

Dan Brown

Speaker Affiliation

Associate Professor, Animal Science, Cornell University

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