Too Few or Too Many Grazing Animals…? Defining Adequate Stocking Rate

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Please view this VIDEO explaining the basics of defining an adequate stocking rate. Defining the stocking rate is the most critical decision a land and livestock manager can make; no other grazing management decision (i.e., use of an electric fence, fertilization, weed management, etc.) can overcome the failure of defining an adequate stocking rate.