Person

Renata Nave Oakes

Associate Professor | Plant Sciences

Specialization: Forage Management and Systems

Research Focus

As a researcher my goals are to answer critical issues expressed by livestock and crop producers; finding and identifying problems not yet recognized by producers and develop strategies to mitigate these issues.

Research Questions
  • My current research program has been focused on improved forage systems and management including: improved forage quality and nutritive value, grazing season extension to reduce feeding costs, forage stockpiling and alternative year-round grazing systems, sustainable forage production and fertilization by introducing forage legumes (e.g. cowpea), and integrated crop/livestock systems (in partnership with Brazilian institutions).
Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

PLSC 504 - Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Presentations and discussion of topics.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.

Other Instructors: Ross, Michael | Raper, Tyson Brant

Renata Nave Oakes image
100 Main Entrance Drive
Spring Hill, TN 38571
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Agriculture, General, Ohio State Univ Columbus, 2012
  • MS, No/Unknown Field of Study, Other, 2007
  • BS, Agriculture, General, Other, 2004
Web Presence

Renata Nave Oakes

Associate Professor | Plant Sciences
Renata Nave Oakes image
100 Main Entrance Drive
Spring Hill, TN 38571
Education and Training
  • Doctorate, Agriculture, General, Ohio State Univ Columbus, 2012
  • MS, No/Unknown Field of Study, Other, 2007
  • BS, Agriculture, General, Other, 2004
Research Focus

As a researcher my goals are to answer critical issues expressed by livestock and crop producers; finding and identifying problems not yet recognized by producers and develop strategies to mitigate these issues.

Research Questions
  • My current research program has been focused on improved forage systems and management including: improved forage quality and nutritive value, grazing season extension to reduce feeding costs, forage stockpiling and alternative year-round grazing systems, sustainable forage production and fertilization by introducing forage legumes (e.g. cowpea), and integrated crop/livestock systems (in partnership with Brazilian institutions).
Courses
Below are courses taught during the current or past three academic years. Consult Timetable for the most current listing of courses and instructor(s).

PLSC 504 - Seminar
1 credit hour(s)

Presentations and discussion of topics.

Repeatability: May be repeated. Maximum 6 hours.

Other Instructors: Ross, Michael | Raper, Tyson Brant

Web Presence