Dirt Rich Episode 57: Fundamentals of Adaptive Grazing

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Today, a presentation that our Soil Health Specialist Jonathan Kilpatrick gave on adaptive grazing at a recent field day. He’ll bring you through the fundamentals, always keeping in mind the importance of context in grazing management. Jonathan believes that grazing is one of  the most powerful forces we can have to regenerate our soils. A topic overview:

  • Why we adaptively graze
  • How adaptive grazing plays a role in building soil health and resilience in our eco-systems
  • Stocking density
  • Measuring forage stand density and dry matter/acre
  • Calculating herd needs
  • BRIX

Listen here: https://dirtrichmn.podbean.com/e/57-fundamentals-of-adaptive-grazing/