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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Is Livestock Grazing a Sustainable Form of Agriculture?

Author
item Heitschmidt, Rodney

Submitted to: Western Beef Producer
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: September 1, 1997
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: Article argues that livestock grazing is the most sustainable form of agriculture known in that it has been going on since before humans inhabited this biosphere and it will continue on indefinitely. It is the most natural form of agriculture known, and when properly managed the most environmentally benign.

Technical Abstract: Article argues that livestock grazing is the most sustainable form of agriculture known in that it has been going on since before humans inhabited this biosphere and it will continue on indefinitely. It is the most natural form of agriculture known, and when properly managed the most environmentally benign.

Last Modified: 11/23/2014
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