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					                         Team Forage Plan of Work and Evaluation Plan
                                             2010

PLAN OF WORK

Mission Statement:
To develop and disseminate research-based information that will enhance profitable forage production and
utilization while sustaining Wisconsin's natural resources.

Intended Outcomes:

1. Producers and ag professionals will gain knowledge and implement research-based management practices
   that increase forage or corn silage yields and/or feeding quality.

2. On-farm forage research trials will be used to verify or add to the current knowledge base and change
   production practices on Wisconsin farms.

3. Producers will be advised and/or make decisions on the economics of forage production, utilization and/or
   machinery investments.

4. Producers will select and properly manage equipment, storage structures, and use harvesting techniques that
   enhance forage enterprise profitability.

5. Dairy producers and ag professionals will gain knowledge and implement research-based management
   practices that improve stored forage utilization.

6. Dairy and livestock producers will gain knowledge and implement research-based management practices that
   improve pasture productivity, utilization, and benefit the environment.

7. Producers and ag professionals will access research-based forage production and utilization information on
   the Wisconsin Team Forage Web Site.


General Resources:

   TEAM FORAGE WEB SITE – www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/teamforage/index.html
   UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN FORAGE RESOURCES WEB SITE -
    www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/uwforage/uwforage.htm
    Located on these pages are numerous links to publications, papers, decision software, and Power Point
    presentations related to forage production and utilization.
   FOCUS ON FORAGE WEB SITE - www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/uwforage/FocusonForage.htm
   UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN – EXTENSION WEB SITES:
    Forages - http://www.uwex.edu/ces/forage/
    Corn - http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu/
    Dairy Nutrition - http://www.wisc.edu/dysci/uwex/nutritn/nutritn.htm
    Small Grains - http://www.uwex.edu/ces/soybean/research/publctn.htm#grainfact
    Grazing – http://www.uwrf.edu/grazing
    Weed Science - http://ipcm.wisc.edu/uw_weeds/
    Wisconsin Crop Manager Newsletter - http://ipcm.wisc.edu/wcm/
   PlantDOC: Diagnostics, Observations, Comments
    http://www.uwex.edu/ces/ag/plantdoc/
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Forage Production Work Group:

Action Plan:
Research needs to enhance perennial forage and corn silage yields in Wisconsin have been and will continue to
be identified. This research will be performed at both the experiment station and ―on farm‖ level with joint
cooperation between campus-based researchers, extension specialists, and county extension faculty.
New and on-going research and educational emphasis will include:

     Corn silage cost of production using PEPs. More entries needed to continue. Ongoing (Lauer)
     Corn silage hybrid evaluation. Ongoing (Lauer)
     Potato leafhopper resistance alfalfa. Improve farmer PLH scouting skills and management. Research
      with the influence of manure on PLHs. Ongoing (Jensen and Cullen)
     Alfalfa scissors cut and PEAQ evaluations of first-cut forage quality; and corn silage dry down
      monitoring. Add projected harvest date feature to alfalfa scissors cut. Ongoing.
     Fungicides on corn silage. Ongoing (Esker)
     Alfalfa yield and persistence. Ongoing (Rankin)
     Eastern Gamma grass production. (Bertram and Coblentz)
     Intensive alfalfa management systems. Long term goal. No formal project. (Undersander and Laboski)
     Manure applications on grasses (Undersander)
     Establishing grass/legume mixes (Undersander)
     Forage fertility research. potassium-sulfur interactions, nitrogen forms on orchardgrass. (Laboski)
     Aphanomyces and sulfur interaction (Bay)
     Corn-Alfalfa rotations (Lauer)

Additions to the ―Focus on Forage‖ fact sheet series will be developed that address frequently asked forage
production questions by clientele. Authors will be identified and the fact sheets will be placed on the Team
Forage web site for viewing and printing by extension agents, ag professionals, and forage producers. Further
outreach efforts will be made through presentations made at statewide meetings and conferences, county
educational programs, media releases, publications, and state/local newsletter articles. Power Point
presentations will also be developed and made available for downloading off the Team Forage web site. Finally,
more of a forage crop presence will be included in the Wisconsin Crop Manager newsletter.

Resources to be Developed:
Focus on Forage Fact Sheets and Publications:
 HarvestingWide swath results in Wisconsin (Digman, Undersander and Schneider)
 Emergency alternative forages (Bertram and Holapka)
 Wheel traffic on alfalfa (Undersander)
 Earless / low starch corn silage (Lauer/Bertram)
 Annual forages after winter wheat (Ruess)
 Grass Tetany (Undersander)
 NDF digestibility of grasses (Undersander)
 RFV vs. RFQ (Undersander and Schneider)

On-farm Forage System Evaluation Curriculum:
 Design on farm forage evaluation tool
 Review evaluation tools from other institutions
 Goal: To profitably increase forage production beyond current yield plateau

Web site
On-going updates to the Team Forage web site (Rankin with contributions by many)

Requested Budget
Alfalfa yield and persistence monitoring = $800
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Resources Available:
    Proceedings: WISCONSIN CROP MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE
     www.soils.wisc.edu/extension/wfapmc/
     Contact: Carrie Laboski, UW Extension Soil Scientist
    ALFALFA MANAGEMENT GUIDE. NRC 547 Publication. D.J. Undersander et. al
     Available from UWEX Publications
    CORN SILAGE PRODUCTION, MANAGEMENT, AND FEEDING. NRC 574 Publication. G. Roth et. al
     Available from UWEX Publications
    FORAGE VARIETY UPDATE FOR WISCONSIN (A1525) – an annual update of alfalfa and perennial forage
     variety performance. Available from UWEX Publications or on the WWW at:
     www.uwex.edu/ces/forage/
    WISCONSIN CORN HYBRID PERFORMANCE TRIALS - GRAIN AND SILAGE (A3653). Available from
     UWEX Publications or on the WWW at: http://corn.agronomy.wisc.edu
    PEST MANAGEMENT IN WISCONSIN FIELD CROPS (A3646) – available from UWEX Publications or at:
     http://cf.uwex.edu/ces/pubs/pdf/A3646.PDF
    UW SOIL AND FORAGE TESTING LABORATORY (MARSHFIELD) WEBSITE – John Peters
     http://uwlab.dyndns.org/marshfield/
    ALFALFA SCISSORS CUT PROGRAM WEB PAGE http://cf.uwex.edu/ces/ag/scissorsclip/
    CORN SILAGE DRY DOWN WEB PAGE: http://cf.uwex.edu/ces/ag/silagedrydown/


Professional Development Opportunities:

                                                          Start   End
    Event                                          Year   Date    Date   Location
    American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting    2010   10-31   11-4   Long Beach, CA
    Wisconsin Crop Management Conference           2011    1-11   1-13   Alliant Energy Ctr., Madison
    Midwest Forage Assn. Joint Symposium w/ WI     2011    1-25   1-26   Wisconsin Dells
    Custom Operators & Professional Nutrient
    Applicators Assn.
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Forage Economics Work Group

Action Plan:
        Update crop budgets for 120-cow dairy operation and post on Center for Dairy Profitability web site –
         Ken Barnett, Jenny Vanderlin
        Provide support for agents and ag professionals on how ABCS and Excel crop budgets can be utilized –
         Ken Barnett, Jenny Vanderlin
        Post hay prices from quality tested hay auctions at Caledonia, Beaver Dam and Waldo – Mike Ballweg,
         Bill Halfman, and Matt Hanson
        Post weekly hay market demand and price reports for the Upper Midwest on the Buying and Selling Hay
         and Straw web site during the hay selling season – Ken Barnett, Dan Undersander
        Update economic budgets for grazing in Wisconsin – Ken Barnett

Resources to be Developed:
        Update crop budgets for 120-cow dairy operation and post on CDP web site – Ken Barnett,
         Jenny Vanderlin
        Update economic budgets for grazing in Wisconsin – Ken Barnett
        Update Excel formats for the field crop budgets – Ken Barnett
        Write a Focus on Forage paper on the economics of potassium applications on alfalfa on excessively
         high soil test potassium soils - Kevin Jarek
        Create a crop budget cost of production calculator for 2010 - Ken Barnett

Resources Available:
    AGRICULTURAL BUDGET CALCULATION SOFTWARE (ABCS) – Gary Frank, UW Center for Dairy
     Profitability - http://www.wisc.edu/dairy-profit/software.html

Professional Development Opportunities:

                                                                 Start   End
    Event                                                Year    Date    Date   Location
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Forage Harvesting and Storage Work Group
Action Plan:
Promote proper management techniques for common forage harvest and storage options by:
     Developing publications related to proper harvest and storage management
     Developing presentations related to proper harvest and storage management
     Collecting and disseminating on-farm data from a variety of harvest and storage methods.
     Collaborate with other committees to develop professional development programs

Research
     Research will continue into the factors affecting density when packing a bunker silo (Data Collection and
       Analysis will proceed in 2010) – R. Muck and B. Holmes
     In-vivo studies (animal trial) on digestion of inoculated forage - R. Muck, G. Broderick and P. Weimer
       (On-going; Some Results in 2011)
     Investigate how to incorporate wet distillers grains into horizontal silos – B. Holmes and R. Muck
Proposal to support work to be submitted to MFA by Holmes
     Comparing a New Oxygen Barrier Plastic Film (SiloStop, One-Step) for Bunker Silo Cover to
       Conventional Plastic Cover- R. Muck (Results in Fall 2010)
     Investigate forage harvesting efficiency (time, fuel, harvest rate). M. Digman to apply to MFA for support.
Work group requesting $1,000 from Team Forage to support research.
    Investigate management considerations with late planted oats. – W. Coblentz
    Strategies for production of high quality forage or biomass with minimal energy and downtime. M.
       Digman
    BMPs for raking and merging – M. Digman
    Evaluating Overlap Loss of Manually & Automatically Guided Mower Conditioners-M. Digman
    On-Farm Evaluation of Forage Harvesting Practices-M. Digman
    Dielectric properties of hay- accurate, density independent dry hay moisture sensor. M. Digman
    Work on Impact on Rain-Damaged Forages to be initiated this spring 2010-W. Coblentz and R. Muck
    Work Will Continue in 2010 on Round Bales Treated with propionic acid – W. Coblentz.


Resources to be Developed:
    Crop Manager article and Focus on Forage articles ―Comparing Custom Work Rates‖ – M. Digman, J.
      Leverich and B. Larson. (Spring 2011)
    Focus on Forage Volume 2 # 8 Managing Forage in Piles will be revised and a PowerPoint presentation
      will be developed– J. Clark (June 1, 2010)
    Fact sheet on proper disposal of agricultural plastic films (Hard copy is printed and being distributed.
      Link to electronic copy provided to web site) – B. Holmes and J. Clark (April 31, 2010)
    US Dairy Forage Research Center web site articles will be identified for linking from the Team Forage
      web site-C. Saxe (June 1, 2010)
    Update Focus on Forage on use of rakes and mergers for silage production including optimum moisture
      to merge- M. Digman and C. Saxe (May 1, 2011)
    Crop Manager and Focus on Forage articles on Best Management Practices for Maximizing Hay Drying
      Rate – M. Digman, K. Shinners, D. Undersander, M. Rankin, (May 1, 2010) with Extension Bulletin to
      follow by July 1, 2010.
    Focus on Forage on Selecting and Managing Plastic to Protect Silage – R. Muck, B. Holmes (September
      1, 2010)
    Focus on Forage article on results of research on dry matter losses from tower, bunker and bag silos. R.
      Muck, C. Saxe (December 1, 2010). Proceedings of International Silage Conference article onto web site
      by May 1, 2010.
    Focus on Forage on machine considerations when harvesting grass/alfalfa mixes. M. Digman, J.
      Leverich (September 1, 2010)
    Crop Manager and Focus on Forage on Yield Monitors on Forage Harvesters – M. Digman (Summer
      2010)
    Crop Manager and Focus on Forage on Overlap Loss of Manually and Automatically Guided Mower
      Conditioners –M. Digman (August 2010)
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      Focus on Forage, Crop Manager and Extension Bulletin on Best Management Practices for Forage and
       Biomass Harvesting Logistic Systems (M. Digman and K. Shinners) - May 2011
      Video/CD on Bunker Silo Management – J. Clark, B. Holmes (October 1, 2010) Contact Jim Lesser
       about shooting video
      Develop ―Focus on Forage‖ fact sheets highlighting forage harvesting and storage methods and
       techniques
      Create educational teaching materials in a PowerPoint computer slide generated format based on
       harvest and storage fact sheets.
      A Focus on Forage publication will be written in 2010 on energy depression in heat-damaged hays in
       conjunction with the Feeding and Testing Work Group-W. Coblentz


Resources Available:
    NATURAL RESOURCE, AGRICULTURE AND ENGINEERING SERVICE (NRAES)
      www.NRAES.org Ph: 607-255-7654 ―Silage for Dairy Farms‖ Conference Proceedings (NRAES-181)
    MIDWEST PLAN SERVICE (MWPS) http://www.mwps.org          800-562-3618, 515-294-4337
    USDA DAIRY FORAGE RESEARCH CENTER WEB SITE: http://ars.usda.gov/mwa/madison/dfrc
    WISCONSIN CUSTOM OPERATORS WEB SITE http://www.wiscustomoperators.org/
    TEAM FORAGE – HARVESTING AND STORAGE WEB PAGE
      www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/uwforage/storage.htm

Professional Development Opportunities:

                                                              Start   End
                                                               Dat     Dat
 Event                                               Year      e       e     Location
 4-State Dairy Nutrition and Management              2010     6-9     6-10   Dubuque, IA


 American Society of Agricultural and Biological     2010     6-20    6-23   Pittsburg, PA
  Engineers International Mtg.
 Wisconsin Farm Technology Days                      2010     7-20    7-22   Pierce County

 Midwest Forage Alliance Joint Symposium w/ WI       2011     1-24    1-26   Wisconsin Dells
  Custom Operators & Professional Nutrient
  Applicators Assn.
 Agricultural Machinery Conference                   2010     5-3     5-3    Cedar Rapids, IA
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Forage Feeding and Testing

Action Plan:
        Conduct approximately 20 county-based meetings for livestock and dairy producers and industry
         consultants. Meetings to focus on forage preservation and utilization by dairy cows. (Entire Subgroup)
        Conduct three state-wide conferences for dairy producers and industry consultants with a portion of the
         program devoted to improvement of forage utilization. (4 –State Conference, Dubuque, IA; NIRS
         Consortium; Mid-West Forage Association). (Shaver/Hoffman)
        Review and revise publication A2309 (Sampling hay, silage and total mixed rations for analysis) and
         adopt for large dairy herds based on the need for more frequent sampling as defined by research at
         Ohio State University. (Shaver/Hoffman).

Resources to be Developed:

Factsheets:
    Focus on Forage: Ash content of forages (Undersander)
    Focus on Forage: Recommended Terminology and Units for Parameters Used in Feed and Forage
       Reports (Undersander)
    Focus on Forage: Inclusion of straw in the diets of lactating cows, dry cows and dairy heifers
       (Shaver/Hoffman)
    Focus on Forage: Inclusion of forage grasses in lactating dairy cow diets (Leverich/Shaver/Combs)
    Focus on Forage: Feeding forage grasses to lactating dairy cows: Reducing the risk of tetany
       (Leverich/Hoffman)
    Focus on Forage: The effect of heat damage on forage energy content (Coblentz/Hoffman/Undersander)

Powerpoints: (As available)

Computer Software:

Resources Available:
    FEED AND FORAGE TESTING EDUCATION MATERIALS – Pat Hoffman and Randy Shaver
    FORAGE FEEDING AND SUPPLEMENTATION EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS – Randy Shaver and Pat
     Hoffman

Professional Development Opportunities:

                                                                  Start     End
    Event                                                Year     Date      Date   Location
    Midwest Forage Association-Expo                      2011    January           Wisconsin Dells, WI
    4-State Dairy Nutrition Conference                   2010       6-9     6-10   Dubuque, IA
    American ADSA/ASAS Annual Meeting                    2010      7-12     7-15   Denver, CO
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Grazing Systems Work Group

Action Plan:
Continued development of the Pastures portion of the Team Forage Web Page which includes sections on:

Publications                    Pasture Walk Schedule                             Grazing Group Directory
Software                        Current Research                                  Teaching Aides
Grazing Events                  Photographs of grazing equipment

Input needs will be minimal. Information will be procured or developed by team members. Cosgrove and Rankin
will be responsible for posting this material on the web pages.

Development of new publications and new computer software programs related to MIRG. This will require
minimal input except the time and expertise of team members. We have a list developed in consultation with
grazing networks and other team members

Develop protocols and carry out research/demonstration projects. There may be moderate input needs for these
projects. Trials will be conducted in cooperation with the grazing workgroup, farmers, grazing networks,
extension, and agency personnel.

Trials/projects underway or completed to date include:
      Rotational Grazing Under Center Pivot Irrigation: (VanderVelde) –completed. Posted?
      Grass Variety Testing (Undersander) – ongoing.
      Warm Season Grasses Test at Hancock (VanderVelde): completed.Posted?
      Nitrogen Runoff and Leaching in Pastures. Done Summarized by Discovery Farm: need to add link from
         Team Forage website to:
         http://www.uwdiscoveryfarms.org/pdf/results/breneman/Breneman_FactSheet6.pdf
      Rye/Vetch/Pearl Millet Rotation (Vandervelde)—Done. Posted?
      Pasture Height Effects on Quality (Cosgrove) Done. Presented at 2009 and 2010 Grazing Conference.
         Needs to be written up as Focus article
      Effect of Controlled Release Nitrogen and Nitrogen Inhibitors on Pastures (Laboski): will be collecting
         second year of data in 2009. Summary available?
      Pasture Fertility Study (Barnett): study extended and will be written up in 2011.
      Grazing Research Update This year research topics folded into general grazing conference. Grazing
         workgroup considering separate session late summer—possibly in conjunction with tour at CalWest???
      Grass Finishing Beef Cattle (Onan and Cosgrove): Done. Needs to be written a Focus article.
      Weed Management of Rotationally Grazed Pastures (Renz group). Proposed for 2010.

Conduct grazing schools in 2010 at these locations:
River Falls, Black River Falls, Lancaster, Merrill and Florence (Florence schools inconjunction with Michigan
State).

Resources to be Developed:
  Publications
    Water systems (hilly areas): reassigned to Rhonda G. and Gene Schriefer. In progress.
    Rural Acreages (Reedy & Gildersleeve): In progress
    Emergency Forage Pasture Varieties (VanderVelde): Done. Has been placed on CWAS forages
        website: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/cwas/forage/index.html Link needed from Team Forage website.
    Determining Pasture Yields/Budgeting, Rhonda draft???
    Pasture Renovation (Gildersleeve): draft sent to Cosgrove last fall. Resend.
    Stocker Management (Vandervelde): finished, on CWAS forages website (see link above).
    Pasture Budgets (Barnett): updated and available at CDP website.
    Interseeding Winter rye (Vandervelde): needs to write up
    Pasture Improvement Methods. Rhonda, Albrecht working on legumes publication—add something for
        grasses---and Cosgrove??
    Estimating Pasture Intake Gildersleeve and Cosgrove
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Resources Available:
Budgets on UW Center for Dairy Profitability website: http://cdp.wisc.edu/
UW Forage Research & Extension website: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/forage/
UW Extension Grazing Resources & Research blogsite: http://fyi.uwex.edu/grazres
UW Team Forage website: http://www.uwex.edu/ces/crops/teamforage/
UW Team Forage Pastures & Grazing website: http://www.uwrf.edu/grazing/

Professional Development Opportunities:

                                                         Start   End
 Event                                            Year   Date    Date   Location
 Wisconsin Grazing Conference                     2011    2-?     2-?   Stevens Point
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EVALUATION PLAN

Evaluation Plan/Timeline
The evaluation plan will be accomplished using a combination of uniform survey questions and a compilation of
single farm success stories where either improvements were made in some aspect of forage production or a
problem was solved using UW-Extension Team Forage resources. Surveys will be directed at forage producers,
ag professionals, and extension workers who use or distribute those resources developed by the team. By
preference, reporting will be done on an ongoing basis or at least once per year.

Intended Outcome 1 to be Evaluated:

Producers and ag professionals will gain knowledge and implement research-based management
practices that increase forage and corn silage yields and/or feeding quality.

Impact Indicators

Producers and ag professionals gained knowledge about research-based information that increases forage or
corn silage yields.
X__Numeric             ___Text

Producers and ag professionals gained knowledge about research-based information that improves forage or
corn silage quality.
_X__Numeric            ___Text

Producers implemented research-based management practices that increased forage or corn silage yields.
X__Numeric            ___Text

Producers implemented research-based management practices that improved forage or corn silage quality.
X__Numeric            ___Text

Describe a farm situation or case study where forage or corn silage yields and/or quality were improved by
adopting a research-based management practice.
___Numeric               _X__Text

Alfalfa producers used scissors cut information to make an alfalfa harvesting decision.
_X__Numeric             ___Text

Corn silage producers used whole-plant dry down information to make a harvesting decision.
X__Numeric             ___Text


Intended Outcome 2 to be Evaluated:

On-farm forage research trials will be used to verify or add to the current knowledge base and change
production practices on Wisconsin farms.

Impact Indicators

Producers participated in “on farm” forage research trials.
_X__Numeric              ___Text

Producers or ag professionals gained knowledge about results from an “on-farm” forage research trial.
X__Numeric              ___Text
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Describe a situation or case study where management practices were changed as a result of participating in an
“on farm” research trial.
___Numeric                _X__Text


Intended Outcome 3 to be Evaluated

Producers will be advised and/or make decisions on the economics of forage production, utilization
and/or machinery investments.

Impact Indicators

Producers were advised on the economics of forage production, utilization and/or machinery investments.
X__Numeric            ___Text

Producers determined their cost of forage production using Agricultural Budget Calculation Software (ABCS) or
other budgeting tool.
X__Numeric             ___Text

Producers made an economic decision on production, utilization and/or machinery investments based on forage
crop enterprise budgets or decision software aids.
X__Numeric              ___Text

Describe a farm situation or case study where a positive economic decision was made from either developing a
forage crop budget or using a software decision aid.
___Numeric               _X__Text


Intended Outcome 4 to be Evaluated

Producers will select and properly manage equipment, storage structures, and use harvesting
techniques that enhance forage enterprise profitability.

Impact Indicators

Producers gained knowledge about research-based management practices that reduce dry matter losses and
improve quality of stored forage.
X__Numeric               ___Text

Producers implemented a research-based management practice that reduced dry matter losses and improved
quality of stored forage.
X__Numeric                ___Text

Producers gained knowledge about improving forage quality or reducing dry matter losses by changing
harvesting equipment or handling practices.
X__Numeric             ___Text

Producers improved forage quality or reduced dry matter losses by changing harvesting equipment or handling
practices.
X__Numeric             ___Text

Describe a farm situation or case study where a producer adopted a research-based management practice(s)
that reduced dry matter losses in harvesting and storage and improved forage quality of stored forage.
___Numeric               _X__Text
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Intended Outcome 5 to be Evaluated

Dairy/livestock producers and ag professionals will increase their knowledge and implement research-
based management practices that improve stored forage utilization in livestock rations.

Impact Indicators

Dairy producers and ag professionals gained knowledge about research-based management practices that
improve the utilization of forage in the dairy ration.
X__Numeric                ___Text

Dairy producers implemented research-based management practices that improved the utilization of forage in
the dairy ration.
X__Numeric            ___Text

Describe a farm situation or case study where a dairy producer adopted a research-based management practice
that improved forage utilization and milk production.
___Numeric               _X__Text

Dairy/livestock producers and ag professionals used advanced forage and feed testing procedures to monitor the
phosphorus content of forages, feeds, diets, and/or manure.
X__Numeric              ___Text


Intended Outcome 6 to be Evaluated

Dairy and livestock producers will increase their knowledge and implement research-based management
practices that improve pasture productivity, utilization, and benefit the environment.

Impact Indicators

Dairy and livestock producers gained knowledge about research-based management practices that improve
pasture productivity and utilization.
_X__Numeric              ___Text

Dairy and livestock producers implemented research-based management practices that improved pasture
productivity and utilization.
_X__Numeric                ___Text

Livestock producers, agency personnel, and the general public gained knowledge about the environmental
benefits of grazing systems.
_X__Numeric              ___Text

Describe a farm situation or case study where a dairy or livestock producer implemented a research-based
management practice that improved pasture productivity and/or utilization.
___Numeric               _X__Text


Intended Outcome 7 to be Evaluated

Producers and ag professionals will access research-based forage production and utilization
information on the Wisconsin Team Forage Web Site.

Impact Indicators

Number of visits to the UW Forage Resources web site.
_X__Numeric              ___Text
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Number of visits to the “Focus on Forage” web site.
_X__Numeric              ___Text

Relate any solicited or unsolicited comments from ag professionals or forage producers using the Team Forage
web site or any of its components.
___Numeric               _X__Text

				
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