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Research Project: Technology Transfer and Research Support for USDA-ARS and Texas USDA-NRCS Grazing and Soil Health Project, Riesel, Texas

Location: Grassland Soil and Water Research Laboratory

Project Number: 3098-11000-001-56-I
Project Type: Interagency Reimbursable Agreement

Start Date: Sep 1, 2016
End Date: Sep 30, 2020

Objective:
The purpose of this agreement is to provide USDA-NRCS with soil and economic data on enhanced grazing systems in order to provide livestock producers with real-world data to support implementation of innovative grazing techniques on private land.

Approach:
USDA-ARS, Temple, Texas will collaborate with the NRCS in Texas to implement and evaluate the soil health, management methods and tools, and profitability impacts of an enhanced grazing system. This effort will result in improved technical expertise of NRCS employees and the implementation of innovative grazing techniques on private land.