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Sustainable Farming & Grazing
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Cows Grazing

 

*Grazing Resources and Reference Materials
Useful grazing websites and publications. Produced by Rhonda R. Gildersleeve, Iowa County Agricultural Agent. For more information call: 608.935.0391 or email rhonda.gildersleeve@ces.uwex.edu.


*Northeast Grazing Consortium
This site was developed as part of the Northeast Pasture Research and Extension Consortium. The site gives you access to Research Summaries, Extension Resources, Farmer Projects, and Links to other grazing websites.

*American Farmland Trust
Information site on grass-based farming systems.


*Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems
CIAS is a sustainable agricultural research center at the University of Wisconsin Madison.

*Grazing Discussion Group (GRAZE-L)
An international forum for discussion of intensive rotational grazing and seasonal dairying.

*Knee Deep in Grass
A survey of twenty-nine grazing operations in Minnesota. University of Minnesota - Extension.

*Sustainable Agricultural Research and Education (SARE)
A USDA-Funded initiative that sponsors competitive grants for sustainable agriculture research and education nationwide.

*UW-Sustainable Agricultural Task Force
This site offers quick, easy access to numerous sustainable Ag sites plus information on how agriculture can be more profitable, socially acceptable, and economically sound.Summaries of Grazing Studies.

*"Wisconsin Dairy Grazing Profitability Analysis"
Preliminary Fourth Year Summary. By Tom Kriegl, University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability. (7/28/99)

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Appendix 1: Comparing Selected Characteristics of Two Types of Graziers
 
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Appendix 2: Comparing Selected Financial Performance of Two Types of Graziers and Conventional Farms
 
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Appendix 3: Comparing Selected Financial Performance of 9 Low Capital Graziers Separated by Use of Three Other Management Practices
 
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Appendix 4: Comparing Financial Performance of 21 Graziers when Separated for Calving Practice, Organic Certification, and DHI Use.
 
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Appendix 5: Comparing Financial Performance of 21 Graziers when Separated into Top, Middle and Bottom Third. Ranked by Three Year Average NFIFO/Cow.
 

*"Wisconsin Grazing Dairy Farm Survey"
Preliminary summary by Tom Kriegl, University of Wisconsin, Center for Dairy Profitability. Paper presented at the Seventh Annual Wisconsin Grazing Conference, 12-13 February 1999, Madison.

 

 

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