Robert Kallenbach

Robert Kallenbach Professor and State Extension Specialist
Division of Plant Sciences
  • Phone: 573-884-2213
  • Fax: 573-882-1467
  • E-mail: KallenbachR@missouri.edu
  • Office: 208 Waters Hall
  • Mailing Address:
    108 Waters Hall
    Columbia MO 65211

Education
B.S., Agronomy, Southwest Missouri State University
M.S., Agronomy, University of Missouri
Ph.D., Agronomy, Texas Tech University

Professional Employment and Experience (Since 1994):
Professor/State Extension Specialist - Forage Crops. University of Missouri. (60% Extension - 25% Research - 15% Service). Sep. 2009 to Present.
Associate Professor/State Extension Specialist - Forage Crops. University of Missouri. (60% Extension - 25% Research - 15% Service). Sep. 2004 to 2009.
Assistant Professor/State Extension Specialist - Forage Crops. University of Missouri. (60% Extension - 25% Research - 15% Service). Jan. 1998 to Sep. 2004.
Field Crops Advisor. University of California - Cooperative Extension. Oct. 1994 to Dec. 1997.

Professional Service, Honors and Awards (Since 2004):
2011 - C. Brice Ratchford Fellow. (One Ratchford Fellow is named annually by the University of Missouri Board of Curators.)
2010 - Missouri Grasslander Award. (Statewide award given by the Missouri Forage and Grassland Council to one agency person each year)
2009 - University of Missouri Extension Teamwork Award. (System wide award given to a team of 8 regional extension specialists and myself on "Improving Tall Fescue Production")
2007 - Donald W. Fancher Provost Award for Outstanding Achievement in Extension and Continuing Education. (Campus-wide award given to one faculty member at the University of Missouri each year)
2004 - Young Crop Scientist award presented by the Crop Science Society of America (International award given to one scientist under 37 years of age annually)
2004 - J.W. Burch State Specialist Award for Outstanding Statewide Program Leadership (College award given to one faculty member at the University of Missouri each year)
2004 - Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society award for Excellence in Extension Education

Membership in Professional Societies:

  • American Society of Agronomy, 1990 to present
  • Crop Science Society of America, 1990 to present
  • American Forage and Grassland Council, 1990 to present
  • American Society of Animal Science, 2007 to present
  • Missouri Forage and Grassland Council, 1998 to present
  • Gamma Sigma Delta Honor Society of Agriculture, initiated in 1988

Research Publications:
Refereed Journal Articles - 50
Book Chapters - 2
Proceedings and Abstracts - 125

Extension Education (Since 1998):
Extension Manuals and Guides - 33
Workshops and Short Courses taught - 182
Extension education meetings and classes taught - 315

Selected Publications
Refereed Journal Articles (Since 2007):

Kallenbach, R.L., R.J. Crawford, Jr., M.D. Massie, M.S. Kerley, and N.J. Bailey. 2011. Integrating bermudagrass into tall fescue-based pasture systems for stocker cattle. J. Anim. Sci. (in press).

Roberts, C.A., R.L. Kallenbach, G.E. Rottinghaus, and N.S. Hill. 2011. Ergovaline and ergot alkaloid concentrations change in conserved tall fescue forage. Online. Forage and Grazinglands doi:10.1094/FG-2011-1013-01-RS

Udawatta, R.P., H.E. Garrett, and R.L. Kallenbach. 2011. Agroforestry buffers for non point source pollution reductions from agricultural watersheds. J. Environ. Qual. 40:800-806.

Rogers, W.M., C.A. Roberts, J.G. Andrae, D.K. Davis, G.E. Rottinghaus, N.S. Hill, R.L. Kallenbach, and D.E. Spiers. 2011. Seasonal fluctuation of ergovaline and total ergot alkaloid concentrations in tall rescue regrowth. Crop Sci. 51:1291-1296.

Rogers, W.M., C.A. Roberts, R.L. Kallenbach, G.E. Rottinghaus, N.S. Hill, W.E. McClain, and D.G. Blevins. 2010. Poultry litter and its chemical equivalent can affect ergot alkaloid concentrations in tall fescue. Online. Forage and Grazinglands doi:10.1094/FG-2009-0129-01-RS.

Kallenbach, R.L., E.B.Venable, M.S. Kerley, and N.J. Bailey. 2010. Stockpiled tall fescue and livestock performance in an early stage Midwest silvopasture system. Agroforest. Syst. 80:379–384.

Bailey, N.J. and R.L. Kallenbach. 2010. Economic favorability of feeding distillers dried grains with solubles and round-bale silage to stocker cattle. Profess. Anim. Sci. 26:375-379.

Udawatta, R.P., H.E. Garrett, and R.L. Kallenbach. 2010. Agroforestry and grass buffer effects on water quality in grazed pastures. Agroforest. Syst. 79:81–87.

Bradley, K.W., R.L. Kallenbach, and C.A. Roberts. 2010. Influence of seeding rate and herbicide treatments on weed control, yield, and quality of spring-seeded glyphosate-resistant alfalfa. Agron. J. 102:751-758.

Dierking, R.M., R.L. Kallenbach, and I.U. Grün. 2010. Effect of forage species on fatty acid content and performance of pasture finished steers. Meat Sci. 85:597-605.

Bailey, N.J. and R.L. Kallenbach. 2010. Comparison of three tall fescue-based stocker systems. J. Anim. Sci. 88:1880–1890.

Dierking, R.M., R.L. Kallenbach, and C.A. Roberts. 2010. Fatty acid profiles of orchardgrass, tall fescue, perennial ryegrass, and alfalfa. Crop Sci. 50:391-402.

Meyer, A.M., M.S. Kerley, R.L. Kallenbach, and T.L. Perkins. 2009. Comparison of grazing stockpiled tall fescue versus feeding hay with or without supplementation for gestating and lactating beef cows during winter. Profess. Anim. Sci. 25:449-458.

Bruce, B.R., R.L. Kallenbach, K.W. Bradley, and B.D. Fuqua. 2009. Using a pre-plant herbicide does not increase forage production when cereal rye is interseeded into bermudagrass in the southern temperate-humid zone. Agron. J. 101:1175-1181.

Angima, S.D., R.L. Kallenbach, W.W. Riggs. 2009. Optimizing hay yield under lower nitrogen rates for selected warm-season forages. J. Integrative Biosci. 7:1-6.

Roberts, C.A., R.L. Kallenbach, N.S Hill, G.E. Rottinghaus, and T. J. Evans. 2009. Ergot alkaloid concentrations in tall fescue hay during production and storage. Crop Sci. 49:1496–1502.

Angima, S.D., R.L. Kallenbach, and W.W. Riggs. 2009. Forage yield of selected cool-season grasses in response to varying rates of nitrogen. Online. Forage and Grazinglands doi:10.1094/FG-2009-0129-01-RS.

Dierking, R.M., R.L. Kallenbach, M.S. Kerley, C.A. Roberts, and T.R. Lock. 2008. Yield and nutritive value of 'Spring Green' festulolium and 'Jessup' endophyte-free tall fescue stockpiled for winter pasture. Crop Sci. 48: 2463-2469.

Meyer, A.M., M.S. Kerley, and R.L. Kallenbach. 2008. The effect of residual feed intake classification on forage intake by grazing beef cows. J. Anim. Sci. 86:2670-2679.

Curtis, L.E., R.L. Kallenbach, and C.A. Roberts. 2008. Allocating forage to fall-calving cow-calf pairs strip-grazing stockpiled tall fescue. J. Anim. Sci. 86:780-789.

Curtis, L.E., and R.L. Kallenbach. 2007. Endophyte infection level of tall fescue stockpiled for winter grazing does not alter the gain of calves nursing lactating beef cows. J. Anim. Sci. 85:2346-2353.

Casler, M.D., K.P. Vogel, C.M. Taliaferro, N.J. Ehlke, J.D. Berdahl, E.C. Brummer, R.L. Kallenbach, C.P. West, and R.B. Mitchell. 2007. Latitudinal and longitudinal adaptation of switchgrass populations. Crop Sci. 47:2249-2260.

Book Chapters
Casler, M.D., and R.L. Kallenbach. 2007. Cool-season grasses for humid areas. p. 211-220. In R.F Barnes, C.J. Nelson, K.J. Moore, and M. Collins (ed.) Forages Vol II: The science of grassland agriculture, 6th ed. Blackwell Pub. Profess., Ames, IA.

Cherney, J.H., and R.L. Kallenbach. 2007. Forage systems for the temperate humid zone. p. 277-290. In R.F Barnes, C.J. Nelson, K.J. Moore, and M. Collins (ed.) Forages Vol II: The science of grassland agriculture, 6th ed. Blackwell Pub. Profess., Ames, IA.


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