Measuring forage mass on pastures to adjust stocking rate
Clemson Extension Program Team
Livestock and Forages team
Grazing management practices play an important role in forage production and quality, and on sustainability of forage systems. Measuring forage mass allows for proper adjustments to the forage management plan, which will directly impact animal performance and forage stand longevity over time.
Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension
Beginning farmers; experienced farmers; forage producers; livestock producers.
Silva L. Measuring Forage Mass on Pastures to Adjust Stocking Rate. Clemson (SC): Clemson Cooperative Extension, Land-Grant Press by Clemson Extension; 2023 Oct. LGP 1162. https://lgpress.clemson.edu/publication/measuring-forage-mass-on-pastures-to-adjust-stocking-rate/.