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Landowner Story: Deferred Grazing on Grissom Ranch

Luke Runyon/Harvest Public Media

Rancher Grady Grissom discusses the lessons he's learned from deploying a deferred-rotation system of managed grazing on his 14,000-acre ranch. But he doesn't like the term "grazing system." He says you don't choose a "system." You graze toward a goal. His goal in recent years has been to encourage the growth of cool-season grasses. That's meant longer periods of rest for pastures.


Dr. Grady Grissom, Ph.D.
Rancho Largo Cattle Co.
Fowler, CO

Produced by Playa Lakes Joint Venture.