Grazing Systems for Nebraska Sandhills Rangeland

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In a grazing management plan grazing systems provide a sequential movement of animals among pastures with properly timed grazing and recovery periods within a season. The four major grazing systems used in the Nebraska Sandhills are discussed and seasonal charts are provided for each for various grazing strategies. It includes comparative advantages and management implications of each and illustrations of various systems in regard to stocking density and timing of grazing and effect of timing on grass production. It also includes a glossary of grazing terms and briefly describes other grazing options.

Grazing systems include:

  • Continuous grazing
  • Short-duration grazing
  • Deferred-rotation grazing
  • 50 pasture system
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Description

In a grazing management plan grazing systems provide a sequential movement of animals among pastures with properly timed grazing and recovery periods within a season. The four major grazing systems used in the Nebraska Sandhills are discussed and seasonal charts are provided for each for various grazing strategies. It includes comparative advantages and management implications of each and illustrations of various systems in regard to stocking density and timing of grazing and effect of timing on grass production. It also includes a glossary of grazing terms and briefly describes other grazing options.

Grazing systems include:

  • Continuous grazing
  • Short-duration grazing
  • Deferred-rotation grazing
  • 50 pasture system

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SKU EC127
Book Cover Type No
Price $1.00