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AFSRC Picture of the Week, January 19, 2009
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Sheep on an icy hillside

Winter in central Appalachia is harsh and can stress the region’s livestock. AFSRC scientists are developing small-scale ruminant production systems for the humid temperate Appalachian Region by managing interactions among forages, environment, and grazers. Adequate nutritional supplies of stockpiled forages will relieve the stress on small ruminants carried over winter.

Photo by Doug Boyer

AFSRC Picture of the Week Index


Last Modified: 6/10/2009
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