Grazing native plants in Iowa: Processes and experiences

Title

Grazing native plants in Iowa: Processes and experiences

Number

PMR 1011

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Publication Date:

8-2014

Status

Current

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.

Keywords:

Crops, Pasture and Forage, Agronomy, Leopold Center

Campus Units

Agronomy, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Department

Agronomy; Leopold Center

Disciplines:

Agricultural Science | Agriculture | Agronomy and Crop Sciences

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