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Science Says Post-Fire Grazing on Rangelands Is Not Harmful

By   /  July 24, 2017  /  ARS, Forage, Grazing Management, Pasture Health, Weeds  /  2 Comments

Current federal regulations recommending that rangelands be rested from grazing for two seasons after fire are not supported by science. In fact, the research shows that healthy prairie ecosystems require grazing and fire. When tested on the ground, evidence shows that moderate post-fire grazing causes few impacts on northern mixed-grass prairie vegetation. That’s the conclusion […]

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Out-Sourcing/Non-Sourcing Farm and Ranch Visits

By   /  September 9, 2013  /  Fencing, Grazing Management, Planning, Water  /  3 Comments

The committees responsible for deciding how the budget is divided to assist farmers and ranchers are meeting now and they’re wondering if you really need on farm/ranch visits or personal assistance from NRCS staffs. What do you think?

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