Grazing Systems and Alternative Livestock Breeds

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Livestock production alternatives provide farmers with a wide variety of options, from raising unusual animals to utilizing pasture-based systems to developing value-added animal products. Find resources related to:


National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Dozens of full-text publications and Web links from ATTRA. Topics include Beef and Dairy; Hogs, Sheep, and Goats; Poultry; Grass Farming; and Livestock Fencing and Watering Systems.

Forage Information System

Oregon State University. Department of Crop and Soil Science.

Clearinghouse for forage-related resources including Extension, research and teaching information about animals, cover crops, economics, hay, pasture, silage, species, organizations, classes, equipment vendors and more.