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  Forestry, Wildlife, and Fisheries
Office: 274 Ellington Plant Sciences
Phone: (865) 974-0644
Email: pkeyser@tennessee.edu

Focus: Native grasslands management

  • native grass management systems including biofuels, forages, oak savannahs, and related widlife/sustainability issues
Recent Publications


Native Grasslands
Native grasses make up an important contribution to overall forage production and UTIA is working to help this critical part of our state's cattle industry and Ag economy.  
Forage Research
UT researchers are looking for the best forage for cattle to produce high quality beef. The goal is to grow hay for cattle in the hot, dry months of summer when fields are usually barren.