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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: CONSERVATION EFFECTS ASSESSMENT PROJECT - GRAZINGLANDS Project Number: 1902-21000-007-09
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Jun 01, 2008
End Date: Sep 30, 2011

Objective:
To provide quantitative information and analytical tools that can be used to evaluate the impact of selected grazingland conservation practices on natural resource values.

Approach:
The objective will be achieved by improving inventorying and monitoring techniques and conducting field measurements of the impacts of forage harvest management, vegetative seeding, grazing systems, and other conservation practices on soil and water quality including the movement of nutrients and particulate matter and significant changes in biodiversity.

Last Modified: 10/30/2014
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