Rangeland Drought Management for Texans: Stocking Rate and Grazing Management

Publication Year:
2001
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Repository URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/1969.1/86989
Author(s):
Hart, Charles R.; Carpenter, Bruce B.
Tags:
Forages & pastures; Livestock; Grazing
article description
This publication explains how stocking rates and grazing management decisions can help a ranch survive a drought. To deal with drought, a rancher must monitor forage supply and demand; use a conservative stocking rate and keep it flexible; and manage grazing before, during and after the drought.