There has been no collection of forage plant germplasm in Iowa for more than 50 years. Researchers collected and evaluated several types of plants in Iowa pastures to see if they had traits associated with grazing tolerance or, on a larger scale, with long-term pasture persistence.
Year of Grant Completion
Brummer, Charlie W. and Barnhart, Stephen K., "Evaluation of forage plants collected from permanent pastures throughout Iowa" (2001). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 166.