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Extension Number

PMR 1011

Description

Find out how grazing livestock on Iowa prairies and grasslands can balance economics with ecology, benefiting both the land manager and the producer. Compares available nutrients and costs of various grasses, forbs, and hay. Describes relationship between grazing native plants and increasing wildlife diversity. Profiles six operations including graziers, land managers, and conservationists.

Publication Date:

4-2014

Publisher:

Iowa State University

City:

Ames, IA

Keywords:

Agronomy, Crops, Pasture and Forage, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Disciplines:

Agricultural Science | Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Sciences

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Grazing native plants in Iowa: Processes and experiences

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