Linda Poole

NCAT Regenerative Grazing Specialist
"We’re in the midst of what some people call a megadrought and others call the new normal. We have to figure out how to manage for the health of the landscape. In many cases cows can help us do that if we’re really smart about how we use the tool that we call grazing. Outcome-based grazing is the new effort at the agency. The thought behind it is exactly where we need to go: Determine the outcome we’re looking for on the landscape and graze accordingly.

That's the newly minted Director of the Bureau of Land Management, Tracy Stone-Manning speaking. Regenerative grazing practices applied strategically across even part of the 245 million acres managed by BLM could be a tremendous win for ranches and rural communities, and equally so for soil, water, wildlife, and recreationists.

Read the full article in the Montana Standard.

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