The Forage Information System (FIS) is a global
forage information resource hosted at Oregon
State University. It was initially posted to the web in November of 1994.
Development is coordinated by editor-in-chief David B.
Hannaway and web-master Sara
Griffith Monk. Graphical design has been provided by Patti Sohn. The FIS contains
approximately 5,000 pages and 5 GB of information and receives an average of 175
"hits" per day from around the world (>63,000 per year; >500,000 over life
of project). The FIS has provided a model for scores of locally-based forage
information sites now located at universities, organizations, and forage-related
Information on the FIS is offered as a public service as part of the land
grant university mission involving Extension, teaching, and research projects.
Although copyrighted to Oregon State University, users are welcome to use
materials freely for non-commericial purposes, providing acknowledgement of the
FIS source. Please consult the information at the following link for copyright