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Grazing Management Resources

Setting a stocking rate is one of the most important decisions that ranchers make.  The publication and calculator below can help producers determine carrying capacity and stocking rates.

Determining Carrying Capacity and Stocking Rates for Range and Pasture in North Dakota

NDSU Range and Pasture Calculator

NDSU Grazing Calculator App is available for Android and Apple devices in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store

 NDSU Grazing Calculator App, is available for Android and Apple devices in the Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Determining Pasture Rental Rates

Livestock Budgets


2017 ND Beef Report

2017 Veterinary Feed Directive

The VFD drug is an antibiotic used for both human and animal medicine, It is important these drugs are used correctly. The FDA's job is to ensure these are used properly. Therefore a VFD order is required for some medicated feed beginning January 1st, 2017. Now not all antibiotics will be considered VFD drugs. The use of injectable antibiotics will not effected, and some drugs used in water will now required a prescription from a veterinarian. A VFD order is similar to a prescription you would get from a human doctor. You are not able to purchase VFD feeds at any mill, retailer or other establishment listed as a distributor or manufacturer with the FDA. Follow the link for more information to learn more


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