Approximately five percent of Michigan's agricultural land is pasture for animal grazing. Properly managed grazing land provides benefits to animals and farmers as well the environment.
Extending the Grazing Season. Conquering the Summer Slump. Forage Research. Fencing Ideas. Weed Control. If you have questions relating to these and other range and pasture topics, there’s plenty of information on the Internet. The following is a brief a listing of grazing information available.
National Conservation Grazing Lands Initiative(GLCI)- Links to all nine GLCI member organizations, contact information for regional coordinators and steering committee members, archives of all past GLCI News issues and up-to-date grazing events calendar.
MSU Forage Information Systems - Past and present forage research project summaries, extension bulletins and other publications, information to assist with making grazing decisions.
Tips for finding information:
1) The "research" or "publication" button on a website may lead to the most useful information.
2) Check the website's "links" to locate more detailed information.
3) Most websites include contact information to call or e-mail specialists.