Areas of Research

Animal Health, Nutrition and Reproduction

Projects include grazing studies as well as animal breeding experiments. Numerous cross-breeding studies at the BBREC have provided valuable information to the beef industry. Scientists are also investigating the effect of winter grazing systems on cow efficiency measures.


Beef Cattle

Projects include grazing studies as well as animal breeding experiments. Numerous cross-breeding studies at the BBREC have provided valuable information to the beef industry.


Forage Production

Scientists are investigating the effect of winter grazing systems as well as the productivity, use and nutritive quality of dallisgrass.


Variety Evaluations

Commercial varieties of grain sorghum are being evaluated for their resistance to the sugarcane aphid, which is causing significant economic losses throughout the Southeast. Various insecticide treatments also are being evaluated.


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