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Managed Grazing Tutorial



Photo: Shady Maple Farm

Have you heard that changing the way you manage your grazing animals can change the condition of your land and finances for the better? Interested in finding out more about how managing your livestock can improve your soil health, your pasture condition and your bottom line? This tutorial features sessions taught by National Center for Appropriate Technology specialists who are also livestock producers. They share years of experience managing their own pastures to inspire you to start wherever you are and build or refine your own managed grazing systems. Detailed presentations and real-world examples will get you on the road to managed grazing.


This lesson includes:

  • Introduction
  • Grazing Management: Inventory
  • Managed Grazing Infrastructure: Fencing and Water
  • Managing the Mature Stand
  • Intensifying Managed Grazing
  • Stockpiling Grass
  • Fertility
  • Monitoring

Do you have any questions or comments about this project?

Please contact:
Dave Scott ~ Livestock Specialist
daves@ncat.org
1-800-346-9140
NCAT, The National Center for Appropriate Technology
P.O. Box 3838 Butte, MT 59701

 

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