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AFSRC Picture of the Week, February 6, 2006
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 Goats resting in pasture

Small ruminant research is an important part of the AFSRC mission. These goats, which appear to be overwhelmed by forage, can be an important tool for pasture renovation in the Appalachian Region. AFSRC researchers are studying ways to use small ruminants to capitalize on the dynamics of herbage growth in complex terrain.

Photo by Kimberly Cassida

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