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Resources from NEWBio - the Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium

Farm Energy Updated: October 23, 2014

Funded by AFRI. Learn More.The Northeast Woody/Warm-season Biomass Consortium (NEWBio) is a regional network of universities, businesses, and governmental...

U.S. Billion-Ton Update Shows Farms and Forests Have Huge Potential for U.S. Bioenergy Future

Farm Energy Updated: October 23, 2014

U.S. farms and forests have the potential to supply enough biomass to meet the Renewable Fuels Standard and replace more than a third of petroleum use with...

Harvesting Her Reward – Iowa State University Graduate Begins to Farm with Help of Mentors

Updated: October 22, 2014

  By: Morgan Ball, mlball@iastate.edu                                                         Kate Edwards, Wild Woods Farm owner, operates a CSA (Community...

Grazing District

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing District. (1) An administrative unit of Federal range established by the Secretary of Interior under the provisions of the Taylor Grazing Act of...

Grazing Event

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Event. The length of time that an animal grazes without stopping. cf. grazing period.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used...

Grazing Fee

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Fee. A charge, usually on a monthly basis, for grazing use by a given kind of animal.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used...

Grazing Fraction

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Fraction. The fraction of land in a single grazing system which is being grazed at any time. Abbr. GF. cf. grazing animal concentiation index.From:...

Grazing License or Permit

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing License or Permit. Official written permission to graze a specific number, kind, and class of livestock for a specified period on a defined allotment...

Dehulling Ancient Grains Webinar

Organic Agriculture Updated: October 22, 2014

Join eOrganic for a webinar on dehulling ancient grains, presented by members of the NIFA OREI project: Value-added Grains for Local and Regional Food...

Grazing Management

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Management. The manipulation of animal grazing in pursuit of a defined objective.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in...

Grazing Management Plan

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Management Plan. A program of action designed to secure the best practicable use of the forage resources with grazing or browsing animals.From:...

Grazing Management Unit

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Management Unit. The grazing land area used to support a group of grazing animals for a grazing season. It may be a single area or it may have a...

Grazing Method

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Method. A defined procedure or technique of grazing management designed to achieve a specific objective(s). One or more grazing methods can be...

Grazing Period

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Period. The length of time that grazing livestock or wildlife occupy a specific land area. cf. grazing event.From: Society for Range Management....

Grazing Permit

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Permit. Syn. grazing license.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in range management, fourth edition. Edited by the...

Grazing Preference

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Preference. (1) Selection of certain plants, or plant parts, over others by grazing animals. (2) In the administration of public lands, a basis upon...

Grazing Pressure

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Pressure An animal to forage relationship measured in terms of animal units per unit weight of forage at any instant, i.e., AU/kg or ton.From:...

Grazing Privilege

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Privilege. Permissive use of lands for grazing by livestock. cf. grazing right.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in...

Grazing Right

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazing Right. A right to graze specified lands, permanently vested in the beneficiary as specified by the terms of the law or contract.From: Society for...

Graminoid

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Graminoid. Grass or grass-like plant, such as Poa, Carex and Juncus species.From: Society for Range Management. 1998. Glossary of terms used in range...

Grassland

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grassland. Land on which the vegetation is dominated by grasses, grass like plants, and/or forbs (cf. dominant). Lands not presently grassland that were...

Grass-like Plant

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grass-like Plant. A plant of the Cyperaceae or Juncaceae families which vegetatively resembles a true grass of the Poaceae family.From: Society for Range...

Gravel Cobble Stones

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Gravel, Cobble, Stones. As defined in Soil Taxonomy (Soil Conservation Service 1975): Gravel (2 mm-7.5 cm or 3 inches), cobble (7.5-25 cm; 3-10 inches),...

Grazable Forestland

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazable Forestland. Forestland on which the understory includes, as an integral part of the forest plant community, plants that can be grazed without...

Grazable Woodland

Rangelands Updated: October 22, 2014

Grazable Woodland. Forestland on which the understory includes as an integral part of the forest plant community, plants that can be grazed without...

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