Targeted Grazing

Plant Prescriptions
Grazing in Action

Targeted Grazing
Grazing Guidelines

Interactive Guide

Animal Behavior
Animal Husbandry

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Dr. Karen Launchbaugh
Rangeland Ecologist
University of Idaho

Targeted Grazing is the carefully controlled grazing of livestock to accomplish specific vegetation management objectives. Unlike conventional grazing management, livestock are used as a tool for improving land health by performing weed control, reducing wildland fire, and aiding in restoration projects.


Research & Information

Reports, scientific articles, literature reviews, and extension bulletins.

Grazing Prescriptions for
Specific Plants

Detailed guidelines for when to graze specific plants and what species of livestock to use to accomplish vegetation management goals.

Prescribed Grazing in Action
Contract grazers?  Who is using the services?
Where is it happening? What are they doing?

Guidelines Handbook Now Available for Download
  Livestock Grazing Guidelines for Control Noxious Weed in the Western United States
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