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Cover for The conversion of a scientific model describing dairy cow nutrition and production to an industry tool: the CPM dairy project.

This chapter describes our efforts to convert a large dairy cow nutrition model suite into a commercial product. The scientific model chosen as the basis for the product was the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System (CNCPS) and the product deriving from this effort was the Cornell...

Author(s)
Boston, R. C.; Fox, D. G.; Sniffen, C.; Janczewski, E.; Munson, R.; Chalupa, W.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994499)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A model to evaluate beef cow efficiency.

The beef cattle seed stock industry in the USA is searching for ways to select for improved beef cow efficiency. Most selection indexes for efficiency have a goal of using less resource while obtaining the same outcome in a sustainable environment. However, the inputs required to determine...

Author(s)
Tedeschi, L. O.; Fox, D. G.; Baker, M. J.; Long, K. L.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Prediction of energy requirement for growing sheep with the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System.

This study evaluates the suitability of the Cornell Net Carbohydrate and Protein System for sheep (CNCPS-S) to predict average daily gain (ADG) of lambs. This model was also used to compare the efficiency of use of metabolizable energy (ME) to net energy (NE) for growth (kg) from the Agricultural...

Author(s)
Cannas, A.; Tedeschi, L. O.; Atzori, A. S.; Fox, D. G.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930059)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An integrated cattle and crop production model to develop whole-farm nutrient management plans.

An integrated modelling approach is needed to efficiently utilize nutrients within the farm boundary to control the risk of non-point-source pollution while maintaining farm profitability. The Cornell University Nutrient Management Planning System (CuNMPS) is being developed for that purpose. The...

Author(s)
Tylutki, T. P.; Fox, D. G.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994499)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using the cornell net carbohydrate and protein system model to evaluate the effects of variation in maize silage quality on a dairy farm.

Forage analysis information is used for developing rations, crop rotations and manure nutrient management plans in the Cornell University Nutrient Management Planning System (CuNMPS). The CuNMPS and other similar models use as inputs steady-state conditions on the farm (milk production, herd size,...

Author(s)
Tylutki, T. P.; Fox, D. G.; McMahon, M.; McMahon, P.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994499)
Type
Book chapter

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