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In this video, the fourth session of NCAT's Advanced Grazing Series, NCAT Agriculture Specialists Lee Rinehart and Justin Morris talk about The four-part series focuses on advanced concepts in taking regenerative grazing to the next level. This episode deals withgrazing management systems that enhance soil aggregation. This webinar is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement with USDA Rural Development. ATTRA.NCAT.ORG....

Do you like to eat fresh food? Do you like variety in your diet? Most of us would probably answer ‘yes’ to both questions. Not surprisingly, livestock crave the same things we do. If that desire is not met, then we get less than optimal livestock performance. This can create health problems for the animals, increase costs, and reduce profitability. So how can we constantly provide fresh food for livestock and a diet that is diverse?
Justin Morris and Lee Rinehart...

In this video, the third session of NCAT's Advanced Grazing Series, NCAT Agriculture Specialists Lee Rinehart and Justin Morris focuses on livestock with a discussion on using animal impact to jump-start ecological succession; the effect of trampling on soil compaction; influence of paddock shape and livestock movement on forage intake and trampling effect; and determining livestock nutritional status from observing livestock behavior and other signs. The four-part series focuses on advanced concepts in taking regenerative grazing to the next level. This webinar is produced by the National Center for Appropriate Technology through the ATTRA Sustainable Agriculture program, under a cooperative agreement...

Is it possible for weeds to provide equal or better nutrition than alfalfa? The second session of the National Center for Appropriate Technology’s (NCAT) four-part webinar series, Advanced Grazing for Regenerating Soils and Enhancing Animal Nutrition, addresses these questions by focusing on the plant side of the grazing equation. 
Justin Morris and Lee Rinehart...

Did you know that the most important livestock on your farm are the ones you never purchased and, in most cases, have rarely, if ever, seen? These livestock, along with plant roots, play an essential role in improving soil health, which is the foundation of any agricultural operation. But what is soil health and how does one go about improving it? The NCAT four-part webinar series Advanced Grazing for Regenerating Soils and Enhancing Animal Nutrition begins by addressing this question. 
Justin Morris, NCAT Regenerative Grazing Specialist, and  Lee Rinehart, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist ...