Ultra High Stock Density Grazing

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer/Rancher
Funds awarded in 2007: $6,000.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/2009
Region: North Central
State: Missouri
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  • Animals: bovine


  • Animal Production: grazing management
  • Crop Production: nutrient cycling, nutrient management
  • Soil Management: soil analysis

    Proposal summary:

    To show the increase in organic matter that can be achieved through grazing cattle with Ultra High Stock Density (UHSD). Cattle will be used in a very high stock density (250,000 or higher per acre) with nutrient cycling and animal impact on the soil to achieve the desired results.

    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.