Integrated Crop Management News
 

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

11-19-2001

Abstract

Winter precipitation, whether it's rain, sleet, or snow, can lead to pasture erosion. Grazing livestock on frozen soil usually causes minimal pasture damage, but grazing pasture when soil is wet or muddy can lead to soil compaction, erosion, and long-term damage to pasture sod. Producers who manage livestock on pasture should consider the potential of soil erosion from winter grazing, particularly on sloped areas.

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Iowa State University

Language

en

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