extensive grazing

extensive grazing

a system of grazing management based on a low carrying capacity on unimproved native pasture without irrigation and usually in area of medium to low rainfall.
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Contract Awarded For Theme 3 - Sediment Management And Land Condition In Extensive Grazing Lands
The fourth land use class in the present study was 'native' unsown pasture used for extensive grazing by a variety of livestock, particularly sheep.
Extensive grazing accompanied by aridity in the area accelerated the erosion process.
Extensive grazing systems may require different cow collaring protocols.
An extensive grazing regime, using hardy cattle and sheep, would optimise conditions for wildlife in the farm's heath, grassland and mire habitats.
Farm unions have suggested that high scab rates in Wales are partly due to extensive grazing on common land.
This indirect effect of extensive grazing on rodent populations may amplify the zooprophylactic effect of ruminants.
The project is successfully reversing extensive grazing and development damage to restore rare native flora and fauna.
Sally Willows wants to sue the driver who left her needing stitches to her face and with extensive grazing all over her body.

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