Montgomery Alison

Alison, Jr, Montgomery W.
Title Extension Specialist
Department Scott Research/Extension Center
E-mail WAlison@agcenter.lsu.edu
Address 1 212 Macon Ridge Road Bldg. B.
Winnsboro, LA 71295
Phone 318-435-2903
Fax 318-435-2902

Industry $39,580
Seed Companies $63,500
Commodity Boards $38,500
USDA $328,201
 

Foil, L.D., F. Guerrero, M.W. Alison, and M.M. Kimball. 2005. Association of the kdr and superkdr sodium channel mutations with resistance to pyrethroids in louisiana populations of the horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans (L.). Vet. Parasitology 129:149-158 (doi:10.1016/j.vetpar.2005.01.007).

Redfearn, D.D., B.C. Venuto, W.D. Pitman, D.C. Blouin, and M.W. Alison. 2005. Multilocation annual ryegrass cultivar performance over a twelve-year period. Crop Sci. 45:2388-2393.

Hopkins, A.A. and M.W. Alison. 2006. Stand persistence and animal performance for tall fescue endophyte combinations in the south central USA. Agron. J. 98:1221-1226.

Oremus, G., F.D. Guerrero, M.W. Alison, Jr., M.M. Kimball, J.H. Kim and L.D. Foil. 2006. Effects of mid-season avermectin treatments on pyrethroid resistance in horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae) populations at three locations in Louisiana. Vet. Parasitology 141: 156-164.

Han, K.J., M.W. Alison, W.D. Pitman and M.E. McCormick. 2012. Contributions of overseeded clovers to bermudagrass pastures in several environments. Crop Sci. 52:431-441.

K. J. Han, W.D. Pitman, M.W. Alison, D.L. Harrell, H.P. Viator, M.E. McCormick, K.A. Gravois, M. Kim and D.F. Day. 2012. Agronomic considerations for sweet sorghum biofuel production in the south-central USA. BioEnergy Research DOI 10.1007/s12155-012-9185-3


LAES
Alison, M.W., J.L. Ashley, H. Aymond, D.L. Corkern, T. Doughty, W.D. Pitman, J.E. Richard, J. Simmons, E.K. Twidwell, C.C. Willis and W.E. Wyatt. 2004. Performance of cool-season annual forage crops in Louisiana. LAES Res. Summary No. 160.

Alison, M.W. 2005. Potential of tall fescue infected with new endophytes for utilization in Louisiana pastures. LSU AgCenter Beef Report. 33:7-9.

Alison, M.W., J.L. Ashley, H. Aymond, T. Doughty, M.E. McCormick, W.D. Pitman, J.E. Richard, J. Simmons, K. Tucker, E.K. Twidwell, H.P. Viator, and C.C. Willis. 2005. Performance of cool-season annual forage crops in Louisiana. LAES Res. Summary No. 166.

Alison, M.W., J.L. Ashley, T. Doughty, M.E. McCormick, W.D. Pitman, J.E. Richard, J. Simmons, E.K. Twidwell, H.P. Viator, and C.C. Willis. 2006. Performance of cool-season annual forage crops in Louisiana. LAES Res. Summary No. 169.

Alison, M.W., J.L. Ashley, T. Doughty, M.E. McCormick, W.D. Pitman, J.E. Richard, J. Simmons, E.K. Twidwell, H.P. Viator, and C.C. Willis. 2007. Performance of cool-season annual forage crops in Louisiana. LAES Res. Summary No. 173.

Alison, M.W., Kun Jun Han, W. D. Pitman, J. L. Ashley, Tara Doughty, Jerry Simmons, E. K. Twidwell, H.P. Viator, Greg Williams and C. C. Willis. 2009. Performance of cool-season annual forage crops in Louisiana, 2008-2009. LAES Research Summary No. 180. LA Agric. Ctr., Baton Rouge, LA.

Alison, M.W., Kun Jun Han, W. D. Pitman, J. L. Ashley, Tara Doughty, Ashley Noce, Jerry Simmons, E. K. Twidwell, H.P. Viator and Greg Williams. 2010. Performance of cool-season annual forage crops in Louisiana, 2009-2010. LAES Research Summary No. 186. LA Agric. Ctr., Baton Rouge, LA.

Alison, M.W., Kun Jun Han, W. D. Pitman, J. L. Ashley, Tara Doughty Martin, Ashley Noce, Jerry Simmons, E. K. Twidwell, H.P. Viator and Greg Williams. 2011. Performance of cool-season annual forage crops in Louisiana, 2010-2011. LAES Research Summary No. 189. LA Agric. Ctr., Baton Rouge, LA.

Extension
Twidwell, E.K., M.W. Alison, D.L. Corkern, J.L. Ashley, H. Aymond, D.L. Corkern, T. Doughty, W.D. Pitman, J.E. Richard, J. Simmons, E.K. Twidwell, C.C. Willis and W.E. Wyatt. 2004. Cool-season pasture and forage varieties. LSU Agricultural Center Publication 2334.

Twidwell, E.K., M.W. Alison, W.E. Wyatt, W.D. Pitman, C.C. Willis and T. Doughty. 2005. Cool-season pasture and forage varieties. LSU Agricultural Center Publication 2334.

Twidwell, E.K., M.W. Alison, W.E. Wyatt, W.D. Pitman, C.C. Willis and T. Doughty. 2006. Cool-season pasture and forage varieties. LSU Agricultural Center Publication 2334.

Twidwell, E.K., M.W. Alison, W.E. Wyatt, W.D. Pitman, C.C. Willis and T. Doughty. 2007. Cool-season pasture and forage varieties. LSU Agricultural Center Publication 2334.

Twidwell, E.K., M.W. Alison, W.D. Pitman, K. J. Han, T. Doughty, G. Williams and J.L. Ashley. 2009. Cool-season pasture and forage varieties. LSU Agricultural Center Publication 2334.

Twidwell, E.K., M.W. Alison, W.D. Pitman, K. J. Han, T. Doughty, G. Williams and J.L. Ashley. 2010. Cool-season pasture and forage varieties. LSU Agricultural Center Publication 2334.

Twidwell, E.K., M.W. Alison, W.D. Pitman, K. J. Han, T. Doughty, G. Williams and J.L. Ashley. 2011. Cool-season pasture and forage varieties. LSU Agricultural Center Publication 2334.



Abstracts/Proceedings
Alison, M.W. 2004. Animal and forage production from annual ryegrass varieties. Agron. Abstr.

Alison, M.W. 2004. Overview of forage systems: Matching beef production to forage. Proc. Beef/Forage Shortcourse.

M.W. Alison. 2007. Effect of Seeding Rate and Nitrogen Fertilization Rate on Productivity of Annual Ryegrass. AFGC Proc. 16: 221-225.

Nelson, L.R., M.W. Alison, K.M. Glass, D.J. Lang, P.A. Rose and G.M. Prine. 2006. Comparison of forage yields of diploid versus tetraploid annual ryegrass cultivars in the southern USA. AFGC Proc. 15: 221-225.

Venuto, B. and M. W. Alison. 2007. Developing legumes for use in forage and biomass production systems. Proc. 61st Southern Pasture and Forage Crop Improvement Conference.


Other
Alison, M.W., 2005. Performance of hybrid and seeded bermudagrass in the south central region. LA Forage Farmer 20 (1):4-5.

Alison, M.W. 2005. Pasture and hay fertilization. LSU AgCenter, Management Tips for Cow/Calf Producers, Catahoula Parish Spring Newsletter.

2012-present: Extension Forage Specialist/Associate Professor, LSU AgCenter/Macon Ridge Research Station
1996-2012: Associate Professor/Research Coordinator, LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station
1991-1996: Associate Professor, LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station
1987-1991: Assistant Professor, LSU AgCenter Macon Ridge Research Station
1985-1987: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Georgia
1982-1985: Research Associate, University of Georgia
1979-1982: Research Associate, Auburn University


• Provide program support for extension activities involving pasture and forage management primarily in north Louisiana.

• Provide resource material concerning pasture and forage management based on research results.

• Conduct agronomic research with crops typically utilized as forages for potential utilization as biofuel crops.

• Work cooperatively with forage research scientists in forage production evaluations.


1979, B.S., Agronomy, Auburn University
1985, M.S., Agronomy, Auburn University
1987, Ph.D., Agronomy, University of Georgia

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