Who are we?
The Targeted Grazing Committee (TGC) is a self formed committee of practitioners, land managers, research and extension personnel that formed in 2009. The TGC will contribute to the SRM mission which is: to promote the professional development and continuing education of members and the public and the stewardship of rangeland resources.
What is Targeted Grazing?
Since the 2006 publication of “Targeted Grazing: A Natural Approach to Vegetation Management and Landscape Enhancement”, the term targeted grazing has been defined as the application of a specific kind of livestock at a determined season, duration, and intensity to accomplish defined vegetation or landscape goals. Examples of these goals include: weed control, fire risk reduction, and wildlife habitat enhancement.
Simply put targeted grazing is the carefully controlled grazing of livestock to accomplish specific vegetation management objectives.
The following are offered in conjunction with the SRM Annual Meeting:
> Targeted Grazing Committee Meeting: Tuesday, February 9th 5:00-7:30 MTN
Meeting ID: 915 9011 1377 Passcode: 297576
> Targeted Grazing Symposium: Monday, February 15th 2:30 – 4:30 MTN: Connecting Targeted Graziers & Land Managers a panel discussion featuring:
- John Cubiburu of Cubiburu Livestock
- Kyle Johnson of Diversity Landworks
- Craig Madsen of Healing Hooves
- An Peischel of Goats Unlimited
- Lee Sexton of Sexton Grazing and Consulting
Be sure to register for the SRM 2021 Annual Meeting and get these events on your calendar. Instructions on how to access the virtual meeting will be provided by SRM organizers. This is new to us all and we look forward to seeing you from the comfort of your own home!
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