Practical problems of managing native pastures and rangelands. Includes rangeland ecology, stocking rates, rotation systems, toxic plants, range reseeding, brush control, and ecological and physiological responses of range vegetation to grazing.

Upon completion, students will be able to:

  • Identify range problems including toxic plants, overgrazing, and water distribution
  • Evaluate brush control methods including biological, mechanical, chemical, and range burning
  • Devise range reseeding and water development plans
  • Design rotational grazing systems; and compute stocking rates

Grade Basis: L
Credit Hours: 3
Lecture hours: 48.0