Ben Goff, Ph.D

Forage Legume Agronomist
Research
Teaching

ben.goff@uky.edu
Phone (859) 257-5785
Fax (859) 323-1952

Agriculture Science Building Noth
Lexington KY 40546

Professional Profile

Specialty

Forage Legumes

Classes

Pls510 - Forage Management and Utilization; Credits - 3
Critical study of grassland plants and the biological and physical factors operative in utilization of natural and cultivated grasslands by domestic animals. Lecture, three hours. Prereq: PLS 386, or consent of instructor. .
Instructors: Ben M. Goff

Research/Teaching Publications

Refereed Journal Articles

Flythe, M.D., B. Harrison, I.A. Kagan, J.L. Klotz, G.L. Gellin, B.M. Goff, and G.E. Aiken. 2013. Antimicrobial activity of red clover (Trifolium pratense L.) extract on caprine hyper ammonia-producing bacteria. Agriculture Food and Analytical Bacteriology 3:176–185.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Ben M. Goff Glen Aiken Isabelle Kagan

Aiken, G. E., B. Goff, W. W. Witt, B. Sleugh, I. A. Kagan, P. Burch, and F. N. Schrick. 2012. Steer and plant responses to chemical suppression of seedhead emergence in toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue. Crop Science 52(2): 960-969. Published online: doi: 10.2135/cropsci2011.07.0377.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Ben M. Goff William Witt Glen Aiken Isabelle Kagan

Goff, B., G. E. Aiken, W. W. Witt, B. Sleugh, and P. Burch.  2012. Steer consumption and ergovaline recovery from in vitro digested residues of tall fescue seedheads. Crop Science 52(3): 1437-1440. (Ben Goff was a PhD student in Crop Science)  Authors in PSS Dept.: Ben M. Goff William Witt Glen Aiken

Goff, B., P. T. Murphy, and K. J. Moore.  2012. Comparison of common lignin methods and modifications on forage and lignocellosic materials. Journal of Science Food and Agriculture 92: 751-758. (Ben Goff was a PhD student in Crop Science)

Other Research Publications

Goff, B. M., G. E. Aiken, and W. W. Witt. 2012. Effects of grazing inensity and chemical seed suppression on steers grazing tall fescue pastures. Dow Agrosciences Pasture Summit.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Ben M. Goff William Witt Glen Aiken

Aiken, G.E., W.W. Witt, B.M. Goff, and I.A. Kagan. 2011. Chemical suppression of seedhead emergence in toxic endophyte-infected tall fescue for improving cattle weight gain and physiology. Proceedings, American Forage and Grassland Council Conference, CD-ROM. French Lick, IN, June 12-15.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Ben M. Goff William Witt Glen Aiken Isabelle Kagan

Goff, B.M., G.E. Aiken, and W.W. Witt. 2011. Ergovaline recovery from digested residues of grazed tall fescue seedheads. Proceedings, American Forage and Grassland Council Conference, CD-ROM. French Lick, IN, June 12-15.  Authors in PSS Dept.: Ben M. Goff William Witt Glen Aiken

Curriculum Vitae

http://www2.ca.uky.edu/pss/Goff,Ben

Education

B.S. West Virginia University, 2007

M.S. Iowa State University, 2010

Ph.D. University of Kentucky, 2012

Areas of Interest

Forages, Plant and Soil