Latest Pasture Stories
An article featured in Rangelands discusses the practice of patch-burning and compares this technique to that of more traditional methods.
The Nutrient Network has released a new, comparative study of grasslands on six continents, to be published in an upcoming issue of Nature, that suggests it might be possible to counteract the human-made overdose of fertilizer...
An article in the current issue of the journal Rangeland Ecology & Management provide a participatory method to develop indicators of plant and animal diversity that can evaluate many environments
An Australian technology company is close to commercializing the world’s first fully automated system for mustering and managing cattle in the rangelands.
Lots of leaves growing in easy reach of a cow's tongue means less time and less land needed to raise beef cattle, according to Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and DairyNZ (New Zealand) scientists.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Organic Trade Association (OTA) today welcomed the release of the U.S.
By LINDA McKEE THE BALLYCOLLIN WALK, SLIEVENACLOY NATURE RESERVE Tucked into a peaceful valley among the heights of the Belfast Hills is Slievenacloy Nature Reserve, a rich patchwork of different habitats harbouring all sorts of wildlife.
Overgrazing occurs when plants are unprotected to intensive grazing for extended periods of time, or without enough recovery periods. It can be a result of either livestock in poorly managed agricultural applications, or by overpopulations of native or non-native wild animals. Overgrazing reduces the usefulness, biodiversity, and productivity of the land and is one cause of desertification and erosion. It’s also considered to be a cause of the spread of invasive species of non-native...
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