E-128: Rangeland Risk Management for Texans: Using Forage Harvest Efficiency to Determine Stocking Rate
using forage harvest efficiency to determine stocking rate information sheet

210550, 15; 232550, 85;
Publication Date: 2001 Dec
Email: rk-lyons@tamu.edu

Product Code: E-128

Free electronic download only. Grazing pressure determines both animal performance and the long-term health of the rangeland. Moderate grazing ensures that rangeland is properly stocked for the amount of forage available. Knowing how to estimate grazing intensity and the percent of forage used can protect the producer from drought. (2 pp., 1 illustration) By: Jerry L. Holechek, Larry D. White, C. Wayne Hanselka