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Food and fiber production – it all starts with the soil, water and plants capturing energy from the sun. Effective grazing management involves both science and art and is essential for long-term ranch success. This course provides students the tools to determine correct stocking rate – the ever-changing interface between plants and herbivores. Instructors will share from their wealth of grazing system experiences and emphasize the connection between strategic natural resource stewardship and achieving ranch goals. This lectureship—held in partnership with King Ranch Institute for Ranch Management will start participants down the trail to developing a sustainable grazing plan for their ranch.
Understanding the basic principles of grazing management allows you to make management decisions based on your available resources. Join Noble Research Institute consultants in the field to learn about assessing forage inventory, determining stocking rate, developing a grazing plan and establishing a contingency plan.