Grazing native plants is common in the western United States, but the limited amounts of grazing land in Iowa are dominated by exotic, cool-season grasses and legumes. This study explored the nutritional quality and yields of reconstructed native plant grassland and prairies.
Can grazing and conservation land management be mutually beneficial?
Yes, grazing and land management can be employed to create successful land use management plans that incorporate both conservation and grazing goals.
Tolif Hunt, Mary Wiedenhoeft
Year of Grant Completion
Troendle, Chris; Hunt, Tolif; and Wiedenhoeft, Mary H., "Defining the grazing season of restored natural grasslands" (2012). Leopold Center Completed Grant Reports. 400.