RESOURCES

Interested in learning more about regenerative grazing and the science behind it? Want to connect with our partners or adopt regenerative grazing practices for your farm? We’ve carefully cultivated these resources so you can learn more about the benefits of regenerative grazing. 

 

Click on a category below to view specific resources or scroll through to view them all!

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Resource Categories

Introduction to Regenerative Grazing

 

 

  • “Grazed and Confused” Food Climate Network 

    • This source is our most exhaustive single source of information on greenhouse gases from grazing systems. It defines various grazing systems, explains how animal agriculture produces GHG, and explains how specific regenerative practices can sequester GHG. It contains references to many studies that estimate quantities of GHG sequestration potential. It talks about the nitrogen cycle and the effect of manure from the grazing systems.

The Science 

 

Policy

 

For Farmers

 

NC Cooperative Extension Service by region:

https://beef.ces.ncsu.edu/people

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  • ​Mountain Region: 

    • Dr. Deidre Harmon, Extension Livestock Specialist

      • ddharmon@ncsu.edu

      • Dr. Harmon's programs focus on management strategies for pasture-based livestock systems. Her research and extension programs stress forage management and utilization as well as targeted supplementation programs that promote health and value-added marketing options. Dr. Harmon's research is tailored to address current needs and issues in grazing animal agriculture.

    • Ethan Henderson, Extension Agent, Agriculture - Livestock and Forages 

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  • Piedmont Region: 

    • Dr. Matt Poore, Department Extension Leader, Ruminant Nutrition Specialist, Extension Livestock Commodity Coordinator, and Professor 

      • mhpoore@ncsu.edu

      • Dr. Poore’s focus is on pasture-based livestock systems with a research emphasis on fescue toxicity and nutritional needs of cattle. He also works directly with Amazing Grazing and the Alliance for Grassland Renewal.

  • Coastal Plains Region: 

    • Sharon Freeman, Research and Extension Associate