Grazing Management Training to Enhance the Sustainability of Pasture-Based Beef Production Systems

Project Overview

Project Type: Professional Development Program
Funds awarded in 1998: $31,745.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2003
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $21,678.00
Region: Southern
State: North Carolina
Principal Investigator:
Jim Green
North Carolina State University, Crop Science Dept.

Annual Reports


  • Agronomic: millet, rye, wheat, grass (misc. perennial), hay
  • Additional Plants: native plants
  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing - continuous, feed rations, manure management, mineral supplements, grazing - multispecies, pasture fertility, pasture renovation, grazing - rotational, housing, stockpiled forages, watering systems, winter forage, feed/forage
  • Education and Training: demonstration, display, extension, farmer to farmer, focus group, technical assistance
  • Farm Business Management: new enterprise development, budgets/cost and returns
  • Natural Resources/Environment: habitat enhancement, riverbank protection
  • Pest Management: chemical control, cultural control
  • Production Systems: general crop production
  • Sustainable Communities: sustainability measures
    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.