TITLE

Grazing options expand

AUTHOR(S)
Betts, Lynn
PUB. DATE
May 2012
SOURCE
Wallaces Farmer;May2012, Vol. 137 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that livestock producers now have more choices in how they graze their land. INSET: Key Points.
ACCESSION #
75329735

 

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