Calculators

sheep grazingLivestock calculators provide a simple and prompt means of analyzing your program as your work your way through the season. It will make management decisions much easier and give you confidence that you are on track with your livestock plan.

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⇒ Publications

ATTRA Grazing Planning Manual and Workbook - IP538

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Clip and Weigh Forage Yield Calculator - IP550

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Grazier's Calculator: Forage Production and Grazing Demand - IP548

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Grazier's Math: Matching Forage to Animal Demand - IP552

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Grazier's One-Stop Resource Packet

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Grazing Calculator: Extended Cow Calf Pair - IP458

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Grazing Calculator: Suri Alpaca Females, 100 Days Prepartum - IP532

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Grazing Calculator: Suri Alpaca Males, Non-Breeders - IP531

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Grazing Calculator: Suri Lactating Females - IP533

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Grazing Plan Checklist - IP551

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The Lambulator: A Cut-Yield Calculator for the Lamb Direct Marketer - IP530

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Links to other Livestock Marketing and Processing Information

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center (AgMRC)
Iowa State University
How to Direct Market Your Beef, SARE
Marketing Strategies for Farmers and Ranchers, SARE
MOSES Organic Fact Sheets
Niche Meat Processor Assistance Network
Organic and Alternative Livestock Production Systems Purdue
Product Costing for Meat Processors and Marketers
Resource Guide to Direct Marketing Livestock and Poultry, Cornell Small Farms Program
The Organic Pages Online
USDA AFSIC Marketing
USDA Livestock, Poultry and Grain Market News, USDA Agricultural Marketing Service
USDA Meat, Poultry and Egg Product Inspection Directory
Western Profiles of Innovative Agricultural Marketing: Examples from Direct Farm Marketing and Agri-Tourism Enterprises