Pasture Composition Monitoring with the Point Step Method

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 2020: $79,866.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2022
Grant Recipient: National Center for Appropriate Technology
Region: Southern
State: Arkansas
Principal Investigator:
Pasture plant-composition monitoring is an important part of grazing-management planning. Yearly monitoring will help graziers measure the changes in plant communities that accrue from past management practices. In this video, NCAT Sustainable Agriculture Specialist Lee Rinehart demonstrates a simple way to assess plant composition at the Lands at Hillside Farms in Shavertown, Pennsylvania.
Lee Rinehart, NCAT
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
This product is associated with the project "Demystifying Regenerative Grazing and Soil Health"
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.