ASI 685 - Stored Forage Systems for Ruminant Animals
A study of nutrient conservation in various stored forage systems including storage facilities and equipment, nutrient loss, aerobic deterioration, chemical and physical analysis. Discussions will also include the impact of stored forage systems on forage quality and the subsequent effects on digestion and utilization in ruminant animals.
Note: Three hours lecture a week for five weeks.
Requisites: Prerequisite: ASI 680 or concurrent enrollment.