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Grazing Charts – Working on Your Farm Layout

By   /  November 4, 2013  /  3 Comments

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Sample Paddock MapTroy Bishopp, the Grass Whisperer, is taking us through the steps for being successful by using Grazing Charts. As you make the switch to paddocks, you’ll want to map your property. But before you jump into mapping, take 5 minutes to watch this video from the Natural Resources Conservation Service. It will give you some ideas about your infrastructure and things you’ll consider before setting up your pastures and paddocks.

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Kathy worked with the Bureau of Land Management for 12 years before founding Livestock for Landscapes in 2004. Her twelve years at the agency allowed her to pursue her goal of helping communities find ways to live profitably AND sustainably in their environment. She has been researching and working with livestock as a land management tool for over a decade. When she’s not helping farmers, ranchers and land managers on-site, she writes articles, and books, and edits videos to help others turn their livestock into landscape managers.

3 Comments

  1. bill elkins says:

    I’m interested in software ap that enables one to draw paddock outlines as shown here and I know some such will calculate the acreage. Indeed I see several such aps advertised in my iphone. Would anyone recommend one? thanks Bill Elkins

  2. Troy Bishopp says:

    Don’t forget Conservation Districts help you plan too.

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