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Grazing Contracts for Livestock



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By Tim Johnson, Hannah Sharp and Lee Rinehart

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Updated: 2010

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Introduction

Grazing livestock for other farmers is a way to make a land investment return additional dollars to the land owner. It requires knowledge of livestock, but more importantly, knowledge of how to make money from grass. This publication discusses some of the issues involved with contract grazing, including various classes of livestock, equipment, sample contracts, some of the economics to consider, and other resources available on the subject.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Forage and pasture resources
Classes of livestock to graze
Equipment
Contracts
Economic projections and budgets
References
Further resources

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