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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.
Iowa State University
Agronomy, Crops, Pasture and Forage, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Agricultural Science | Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Sciences
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Cox, Rachael and Wiedenhoeft, Mary H., "Grazing native plants in Iowa: Processes and experiences" (2014). Extension and Outreach Publications. 79.