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Why Targeted Grazing?

Presented by Dr. John Walker

Dr. John Walker will describe the array of landscape goals that can be addressed with targeted grazing. Go ahead, put it on your schedule and treat yourself to a short intellectual vacation. For extra enjoyment, ask a friend or colleague to join you. Forward this announcement to other land and livestock professionals who may be interested.

Dr. John Walker, Professor and Resident Director of Research at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center in San Angelo. Dr. Walker’s research interests relate to developing new technologies for modifying the grazing habits of livestock through selective breeding, nutritional interventions and learning.

Targeted Grazing Workshops Completed in Spring 2015:

  • Why Targeted Grazing? by Dr. John Walker, Texas A & M University
  • Plant Ecology & Response to Grazing by Dr. John Hendrickson, ARS Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory
  • Diet Selection Basics by Dr. Karen Launchbaugh, University of Idaho
  • Choosing and Developing the Animal for the Job by Dr. Rachel Frost, Missouri River Conservation Districts Council
  • Monitoring for Success by Dr. Marc Horney, California Polytechnic State University – San Luis Obispo

      These workshops were presented by the Targeted Grazing Committee of the Society for Range Management to provide valuable information and initiate a dialogue on ways to apply targeted grazing to accomplish landscape management goals. For More Details about Targeted Grazing please visit http://targetedgrazing.wordpress.com/

      Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for SRM Certified Professionals in Rangeland Management are available upon request and completion. To verify your participation in the workshop and gain CEUs, you will need to complete the participation form posted at:http://targetedgrazing.wordpress.com/training/.

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