Dan Dagget: An Audio-Visual Presentation

Below is a series of videos featuring author, environmentalist, journalist, and ecosystem restorer Dan Dagget. In this series Dan shares with us a series of slides showing the on the ground techniques of active ecosystem restorers. Featured is a discussion … Continue reading

Even Utilization Under Rotational Grazing

Article: Tobosa Tiller Defoliation Patterns Under Rotational and Continuous Stocking Authors: Senock, R.S. Anderson, D.M., Murray, L.W. and Donart, G.B. Journal: J. Range Management 46:500, November 1993 As we are beginning to see from this literature review, one of the … Continue reading

Grazing: The Spatial Dimension

Landscapes are not uniform in time or space.  Estimated stocking rates tend to be conservative, and on the low side, often in attempt to account for sites that are susceptible to deterioration and overgrazing.  But these conservative estimates and a … Continue reading

Grazing Management and Animal Nutrition

Article: Influence of Grazing Management on Intake and Composition of Cattle Diets Authors: Hirschfeld, D.J. Kirby, D.R. Caton, J.S. Silcox, S.S. Olson, K.C. Journal: Journal of Range Management 49(3), May 1996 This research was conducted in central North Dakota at … Continue reading

Vegetation Responses to Spatial Management

Article:  Spatial Management of Grazing to Enhance Both Livestock Production and Resource Condition: A Scientific Argument Authors: Norton, Brian E. Journal: Proceedings of the VIIth International Rangelands Congress As we have seen, increasing stocking rates can dramatically improve overall operational … Continue reading

Spatial Management of Grazing

Article:  Spatial Management of Grazing to Enhance Both Livestock Production and Resource Condition: A Scientific Argument Authors: Norton, Brian E. Journal: Proceedings of the VIIth International Rangelands Congress This article directly addresses the disparity between the scientific theory of grazing … Continue reading