Additional Resources


  • Rose, M.F., B.L. Waldron, S.C. Isom, M.D. Peel, K. Thornton, R. Miller, K.A. Rood, J.A. Hadfield, J. Long, B. Henderson, and J.E. Creech. (2021) The effects of grass and grass-legume pastures on dairy heifer development: Herbage characteristics affecting intake. Journal of Dairy Science. JDS.2020-19563.R3. In-press. [Accepted March 22, 2021]
  • Rose, Marcus F.; Creech, Earl; Waldron, Blair L.; Isom, S. Clay; Peel, Michael; Thornton-Kurth, Kara; Hadfield, Jacob; and Rood, Kerry A. (2020). "Pasture Management to Improve Dry Matter Intake".  2099.
  • Sears, A. and Rood, Kerry A. Ruminant Bloat. (2019). Utah State University Fact Sheet. All Current Publications.
  • Stewart, EK, JJ. Villalba, and KA Rood. 2018. [Fact Sheet] Environmental and Animal Benefits when Beef Cattle Consume Condensed and Hydrolysable Tannins. Utah State University Fact Sheet AG/Forage/2018-01pr at:

Webinar recordings and upcoming webinars on Pasture Mixes to Improve the Sustainability of Organic Pasture-Based Dairy

January 9, 2020 Webinar: Pasture Mixtures to Improve Sustainability of Organic Pasture-Based Dairy: Nutritive Quality and Dry Matter Intake, by Blair Waldron of the USDA ARS.

February 20, 2020: Effects of Different Pasture Mixes on Heifer Growth and Development. Jacob Hadfield, USU Extension

March 19, 2020: Forage Legumes in Pasture and Successful Inter-seeding, by Mike Peel, USDA ARS Forage and Range Lab, Logan UT.

April 22, 2020: Economics of Organic Replacement Dairy Heifers, by Ryan Feuz and Ryan Larsen, Utah State University