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Prescribed Grazing

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Prescribed Grazing

Web image: Photo of livestock grazing on land devoted to a prescribed grazing system. Click photo for full page view Web image: Photo of livestock in a prescribed grazing system
Prescribed grazing increases harvest
efficiency and helps ensure adequate forage
throughout the grazing season.
Livestock in a prescribed grazing system.
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Web image: Photo of a landuser and NRCS representative discussing a prescribed grazing system. Click photo for full page view Web image: Photo of NRCS Grassland Specialist inspecting a forage seedingnew stand of forage that will be used in a prescribed grazing system. Click photo for full page view
Careful planning with the landuser is one key
to the success of a prescribed grazing system.
An NRCS Grassland Specialist inspects a new
forage seeding that will be used in a prescribed
grazing system.
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Web image: A photo of a watering facility for livestock. Click photo for full page view Web image: A maintenance plan for a prescribed grazing system will include seeding, as shown here being done with a handheld broadcaster. Click photo for full screen view
Portable or stationary watering troughs can
be used to provide water for livestock
as they rotate between paddocks.
A maintenance plan for a prescribed
grazing system will include fertilizing, clipping
or harvesting un-grazed areas and seeding.
as shown here being done with a handheld
broadcaster.
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Web image: Photo of a circular watering facility positioned such that it provides access by livestock from two paddocks of prescribed grazing system. Click photo for full page view  
A watering facility that provides an adequate
supply of easily accessible water is critical
to the success of any prescribed grazing
system
 
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