The Art and Science of Grazing

“The Art and Science of Grazing” by Sarah Flack is a detailed guide on transforming grazing management into a sustainable practice that benefits livestock, pastures, and ecosystems.

Flack demystifies the complexity behind grazing, presenting it as both a science and an art that requires deep understanding and careful execution.

Beyond Basic Grazing

  • Grazing is not merely about letting cows graze. It’s an intricate science and art.
  • Poorly managed grazing can harm livestock, plants, and soil health.

Science Meets Art in Grazing

  • Flack explores the physiology of plants and animals, along with animal behavior and ecology.
  • The book emphasizes the importance of being observant, planning, and troubleshooting in grazing management.

Designing Effective Grazing Systems

  • Readers will learn how to design and manage grazing systems that fulfill the needs of animals and pastures.
  • Covers practical details like paddock layout, water access, soil fertility, and more.

For a Sustainable Future

  • Aimed at ruminant farmers looking to develop grazing systems that support their livestock and the environment.
  • Although focused on organic farming, the principles apply to all farming practices.

“The Art and Science of Grazing” is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in advancing their knowledge and practices in grazing management for more resilient and sustainable farming.

Author: Sarah Flack

Publisher: Chelsea Green Publishing

ISBN: 9781603586115

Pages: 240

Country: UK  

Language: English  

Dimension: 8 x 10 inch