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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: GRAZING AND RANGE IMPROVEMENT INVESTIGATIONS WITH BEEF CATTLE

Location: Rangeland and Pasture Research

Project Number: 6216-21630-008-01
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2005
End Date: Mar 31, 2010

Objective:
To cooperate in a program to enable comprehensive grazing and other range improvement investigations to be conducted with beef cattle and range forage improvement investigations in order to develop efficient pasture and range management practices for the Southern Plains and to make the results available to the public.

Approach:
To gather information on forage production and quality, and cattle gain on native rangelands, perennial forages growing on marginal farmlands, and annual farmed forages as affected by management, climate and soils. The information will be used to develop and test forage and grazing management strategies for red meat production systems.

Last Modified: 9/29/2014
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