Livestock and Forages
This program emphasizes economically and environmentally efficient production of livestock and forages in Western Oregon. Shelby Filley is responsible for coordinating the program and works with other OSU faculty to meet the program needs of producers, land managers, and government and non-government agencies. She also conducts applied livestock and forage research and integrates this work into her educational programs.
Programs include: Animal Nutrition, Animal Reproduction, AI School, Body Condition Score Clinic, Beef Quality Assurance, Sheep & Goat Production, Carcass Evaluation, Animal Health, Animal Management, Lambing School, Calving School, Pasture Management, Forage Identification Harvesting Forages, Weed Control in Pastures, and Pesticide Education.
Research includes: Alternative Forages to Extend the Grazing Season, Early Nitrogen Application for Early Season Forage, Selenium Applied as Fertilizer to Improve Livestock Selenium Status, Sheep Footrot Efficacy; Herbicide Use on Noxious Weeds, and more.