Irrigated Pastures: Setting Up an Intensive Grazing System That Works
Designing and implementing an intensive grazing system is not as simple as just turning the cows out to pasture. An intensive grazing design is based on only three parameters: recovery period, grazing paddock period, and the growth rate of the forage. It requires a step up in management that is easily accomplished through the use of a grazing spreadsheet and field experience. Intensive grazing is one of the most powerful management strategies in agriculture today.