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Pasture and Grazing Management

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The following are materials and some links that may be helpful for the topic of pasture and grazing management. 

Grazing Art and Science 

Managing Pasture as a Crop

Pastures for Profit

Effect of residue height and timing of grazing on pasture quality, productivity and persistence

Measuring and budgeting available forage in pasture

Website - Northeast Grazing Guide (Northeast Pasture Consortium)

Website - Managed Grazing Tutorial (ATTRA)  NEW

Website - Northeast Pasture Consortium Grazing Guide  NEW

Website - Vermont Pasture Network (UVM Center for Sustainable Agriculture)

Website - Vermont Crops and Soils 

Website - University of Maine Pasture Management Course

Website - University of Massachusetts Factsheets from the Crops, Dairy, Livestock and Equine Program

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