Craig Roberts

Extension Publications

Manuals

  • Roberts, C.A., and J.G. Andrae. 2010. Fescue toxicosis and management. ASA and CSSA, Madison, WI. https://www.crops.org/publications/book-publishing
  • Bishop-Hurley, G.J., R.L. Kallenbach, C. A. Roberts, and S.A. Hamilton (ed.) 2002. Dairy Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Publ. M168. University of Missouri, Columbia , MO. http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/manuals/m00168.htm
  • Gerrish, J.R., and C.A. Roberts, (ed.) 1999. Missouri Grazing Manual, revised. MU Ext. Publ. M157. http://muextension.missouri.edu/explore/manuals/m00157.htm
  • Sandage, L.J., C.P. West, R. Morrow, D. Gardisser, J.R. Gerrish and C.A. Roberts. 1996. Arkansas Grazing Manual. University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service.
  • Roberts, C.A., R.E. Joost, and J.C. Whittier (ed.) 1994. Summer Grazing in Missouri: Pasture management & beef production; 80-p manual for pasture management and beef production. MU Ext. Publ. M158.
  • Gerrish, J.R., R. Morrow, K. Moore, M. Davis, and C.A. Roberts. 1994. Missouri Grazing Manual; 150-p manual for intensive grazing school. MU Ext. Publ. M157.
  • Roberts, C.A., R. Joost, H. Wheaton, W. Hires, and J. Henning. 1993. Forage Management. MU Ext. Publ. M152.

Guides and Chapters

  • Roberts, C.A. and J.R. Gerrish. 2002. Pasture establishment. p. 67-72. In Bishop-Hurley et al. (ed.) Dairy Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Publ. M168. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • Roberts, C.A. and G.J. Bishop-Hurley. 2002. Design and management of a dairy pasture. p. 59-66. In Bishop-Hurley et al. (ed.) Dairy Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Publ. M168. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts, and G.J. Bishop-Hurley. 2001. Warm season annual forage crops. MU Ext. Publ. G4661.
  • Roberts, C.A., and J.A. Lory. 2000. Managing nutrients in pasture to improve profitability and water quality. p. 89-98 In G.J. Bishop-Hurley et al. (ed.) Missouri Dairy Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Publ. M168.
  • Roberts, C.A., and G.J. Bishop-Hurley. 2000. Developing and managing a forage program. p. 51-58 In G.J. Bishop-Hurley et al. (ed.) Missouri Dairy Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Publ. M168.
  • Lory, J.A., R.L. Kallenbach, and C.A. Roberts. 2000. Managing manure on alfalfa hay. MU Ext. Publ. G4555.
  • Roberts, C.A. 2000. Tall fescue toxicosis. MU Ext. Publ. G4669.
  • Roberts, C.A. and R.L. Kallenbach. 2000. Smooth bromegrass. MU Ext. Publ. G4672.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1999. Plant growth and forage quality. In J.R. Gerrish and C.A. Roberts (ed.) Missouri Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Publ. M157.
  • Roberts, C.A., and J.R. Gerrish. 1999. Native warm-season grasses. In J.R. Gerrish and C.A.
  • Roberts (ed.) Missouri Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Publ. M157.
  • Roberts, C.A., and R.L. Kallenbach. 1999. Eastern gamagrass. MU Ext. Publ. G4671.
  • Roberts, C.A., and J.R. Gerrish. 1997. Seeding rates and planting dates of common Missouri forages. MU Ext. Publ. G4671.
  • Roberts, C.A., and J.C. Henning. 1995. Annual lespedeza. MU Ext. Publ. G4515.
  • Roberts, C.A., R.L. Meyers, and J. Mihail. 1993. Pasture disease management. In Handbook for the management of insects and plant diseases. MU Ext. Publ. M146.
  • Wheaton, H.N., and C. A. Roberts. 1993. Renovating grass sods with legumes. MU Ext. Publ. G4651.
  • Henning, J.C., H.N. Wheaton, and C.A. Roberts. 1993. Tall fescue. MU Ext. Publ. G4646.
  • Henning, J.C., and C.A. Roberts. 1989. University of Missouri Mobile Forage Testing Program. UMC Misc. Publ.

Chapters

  • Roberts, C.A., G. Lacefield, D. Ball, and G. Bates. 2009. Managing tall fescue to optimize grazing in the northern hemisphere. In H. Fribourg et al. (eds.) Tall fescue for the 21st century. ASA, Madison, WI. (in press)
  • Bush, L.P., C.A. Roberts, and C. Schultz. 2007. Plant chemistry and antiquality compoents in forage. p. 509-529 In RF Barnes, et al. (eds.) Forages: the Science of Grassland Agriculture. 6th ed. Iowa State Press, Ames, IA.
  • Roberts, C.A., and J.A. Andrae. 2005. Public education in tall fescue toxicosis. p. 359-377. In C.A. Roberts, et al. (eds.) Neotyphodium in Cool-Season Grasses. Blackwell Publishing Professional, Ames, IA.
  • Roberts, C.A., J.S. Stuth, and P.C. Flinn. 2004. Near-infrared applications in forages and feedstuffs. p. 231-267. In C.A. Roberts et al. (eds.) Near-Infrared Spectroscopy in Agriculture. ASA Monogr. 44, ASA, Madison, WI.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1995. Microbiology of stored forages. p. 21-38. In K.J. Moore and M.A. Peterson (eds.) Post-harvest Physiology and Preservation of Forages. Crop Sci. Soc. Am. Spec. Pub. No. 22, Madison, WI.

Multimedia

  • Roberts, C.A., ed.  2006. Regional Grazing Schools: Digital resource CD. MU Ext. Publ. CD21.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts, and G.J. Bishop-Hurley. 2002.Winter feeding and forage systems for beef cattle. MU Ext. Publ. CD22. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • Roberts, C.A., and G.J. Bishop-Hurley. 2002. Regional Grazing Schools: Digital resource CD. MU Ext. Publ. CD21.
  • Roberts, C.A., J.R. Gerrish, G.J. Bishop-Hurley, R.L. Kallenbach. 2001. Regional Grazing Schools: Digital resource CD. MU Ext. Publ. CD20.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1998. Forages for summer grazing. MU Ext. Video.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1995. Missouri Forages. Three-part slide series on the persistence, growth, and quality of Missouri forages.
  • Gerrish, J.R., C.A. Roberts, P.R. Peterson, R.E. Morrow, F.A. Martz, J. Garrett, and M. Davis. 1994. Management-intensive grazing #1; Optimizing plant growth. (MU Ext. Video)
  • Gerrish, J.R., C.A. Roberts, P.R. Peterson, R.E. Morrow, F.A. Martz, J. Garrett, and M. Davis. 1994. Management-intensive grazing #2; Meeting the nutritional needs of livestock on pasture. (MU Ext. Video)
  • Gerrish, J.R., C.A. Roberts, P.R. Peterson, R.E. Morrow, F.A. Martz, J. Garrett, and M. Davis. 1994. Management-intensive grazing #3; Designing a manageable system.(MU Ext. Video)

Training Manuals

  • Roberts, C.A., R.L. Kallenbach, and G.J. Bishop-Hurley. (ed.) 2002. Recent developments in forage crop science. Professional Development Experience 338. 29-30 Jan. 2002. Columbia, MO.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts, and G.J. Bishop-Hurley (ed.) 2002. Winter feeding and forage systems for cattle. Professional Development Experience 356. 22-23 Oct. 2002. Columbia, MO. Roberts, C.A. (ed.) 1993. Fescue Toxicosis & Management: 136-p manual edited for area extension specialists and graduate students. MU Pub. MX396. Roberts, C.A. (ed.) 1992. Alfalfa Production in Missouri: 200-p training notebook compiled for area extension specialists.

Technical Reports

  • Roberts, C.A. 1990. Forage testing. I. Missouri NIR Extension programs for 1991-92. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 8(8):1.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1990. Forage testing. II. Analytical expectations. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 8(9):3-6.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1990. Forage testing. III. Future applications for University Extension in Missouri. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 8(10):3-5.
  • Roberts, C.A., and D.A. Sleper. 1990. Plant variety protection (PVP): Benefits, infringements, and enforcement. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 8(9):1-2.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. Marion lespedeza for 1991. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(1):1.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. Eastern gamagrass establishment. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(2):1.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. Selecting forages. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(3):2-3.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. Fescue toxicosis simplified. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(4):3-5.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. Seeding rates and planting dates for Missouri forages. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(5):10-12.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. NH3-treated fescue is not a gimmick. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(6):1-4.
  • Munson, R.E., W.C. Bailey, and C.A. Roberts. 1991. Successful no-till renovation of endophyte infected tall fescue and other low quality pastures for use in planned grazing systems. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(7):5-7. (Minor contribution)
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. Missouri forage crops. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(8):2-5.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1991. Bacterial inoculants have been ineffective hay preservatives. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 9(9):3-5.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1992. The use of endophyte-free tall fescue in Missouri. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 10(1)13-14.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1992. Managing eastern gamagrass quality. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 10(3)1-2.
  • Roberts, C.A., J.R. Gerrish, and R.E. Morrow. 1992. Calculations for rotational grazing. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 10(8):3-4.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1992. What do I tell producers about Matua bromegrass? University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 10(10):1-3.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1993. Justus orchardgrass. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 11(3):8-9.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1993. Matua bromegrass. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 11(4):1-2.
  • Peterson, P., J. Gerrish, F. Martz, R. Morrow, and C. Roberts. 1993. Big bluestem response to grazing management. Forage Systems Update 2(4):2-3.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1993. Gala bromegrass. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 11(12):7-8.
  • Gerrish, J.R., R.E. Morrow, and C.A. Roberts. 1994. Grazing calculations. In J.R. Gerrish et al. (ed.) 1994 Missouri grazing manual. MU Ext. Manual M157.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1994. Plant growth and forage quality. In J.R. Gerrish et al. (ed.) 1994 Missouri grazing manual. MU Ext. Manual M157.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1994. General summary of common Missouri forages. In J.R. Gerrish et al. (ed.) 1994 Missouri grazing manual. MU Ext. Manual M157.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1994. Infected or endophyte-free tall fescue: which is best for backgrounding? In K.C. Moore et al. (ed.) Opportunities for retained ownership of Missouri calves.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1994. Most common species, botanical names, and grazing management for persistence. In C.A. Roberts et al. (ed.) Summer grazing in Missouri: Pasture management and beef production. MU Ext. Manual M158.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1994. Suggested seeding rates, dates, and planting depths.  In C.A. Roberts et al. (ed.) Summer grazing in Missouri: Pasture management and beef production. MU Ext. Manual M158.
  • Roberts, C.A., and C.J. Nelson. 1994. Legumes for big bluestem and indiangrass. In C.A. Roberts et al. (ed.) Summer grazing in Missouri: Pasture management and beef production. MU Ext. Manual M158.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1994. What should I plant in my pasture? University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 12(7):7-8.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1995. Matua bromegrass update. University of Missouri Extension Agronomy Technical Report 13:8.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1996. Managing annual lespedeza in tall fescue-annual lespedeza pastures. UMC Agron. Tech. Rep. 14:3.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1996. Why rotational grazing? Let the pasture answer! UMC Agron. Tech. Rep. 14:6.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1996. Grassland survey results. UMC Agron. Tech. Rep. 14:6.
  • Roberts, C.A., A.L. Karr, H. Shaffer, and P.R. Beuselinck. 1996. Chitinases in rhizomatous birdsfoot trefoil. Mo. Grassl. 7:2.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1997. Plant growth and forage quality. In J.R. Gerrish and C.A. Roberts, eds. The 1997 Missouri Grazing Manual. MU Ext. Manual M157 (revised).
  • Roberts, C.A. 1997. Regional grazing schools for 1997. Mo. Grassl. 8:1.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1997. Highlights in endophyte research. Mo. Grassl. 8:2.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1997. Managing winter fields for spring no-till. Mo. Grassl. 8:3.
  • Roberts, C.A. 1997. Perennial forage crops, grazing systems, and forage quality. Crop. Prod. and Pest Mgt. Handbook.
  • Roberts, C.A., ed. 1991-1997. Missouri Grasslands. Newsletter for Missouri Forage & Grassland Council.
  • Smith, G.S., R.L. Kallenbach and C.A. Roberts. 1999. Sclerotinia on alfalfa: Old southern Missouri disease re-emerges in northern Missouri. p.1 Integrated Pest Crop Mgt. Vol. 9, No. 1.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts and L.E. Sweets. 1999. Unpalatable second cutting of clover. p.65 Integrated Pest Crop Mgt. Vol. 9, No. 13.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts, W. J. Wiebold and W.G. Johnson. 1999. Soybeans for hay or silage? p.86 Integrated Pest Crop Mgt. Vol. 9, No. 18.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts, W. J. Wiebold and W.G. Johnson. 1999. Soybeans for hay or silage.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts and L.E. Sweets. 1999. Red clover slobbers. CAFNR list serve Forage Update #1.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts and T.L. Hansen. 1999. Soybeans for hay or silage. CAFNR list serve Forage Update #2.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., C.A. Roberts and T.L. Hansen. 1999. World Feeder bermudagrass and Legend lespedeza. CAFNR list serve Forage Update #4.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., and C.A. Roberts. 2000. Hurry up and wait (to replant drought-stricken pastures). Integr. Pest Crop Mgt. Newsl. 10:34.
  • Roberts, C.A., R. Crawford, and C.P. West. 2000. Steer performance from tall fescue infected with beneficial endophytes. Mo. Grassl. 11 (2):1-3.
  • Roberts, C.A. 2000. Regional grazing schools for 2000. Mo. Grassl. 11 (1):4-5.
  • Kallenbach, R.L., and C.A. Roberts, eds. 1998-2005. Missouri Grasslands, quarterly newsletter for the Missouri Forage and Grassland Council.