American Forage and Grassland Council (AFGC)

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Actually, Raising Beef Is Good for the Planet (ESSAY FROM THE DECEMBER 20 PRINT EDITION OF THE WALL STREET JOURNAL)

Despite environmentalists’ worries, cattle don’t guzzle water or cause hunger—and can help fight climate change read more

VTForages YouTube Channel

Virginia Forage and Grassland Council’s Winter Forage Conferences Videos are now available for viewing here.

Pasture Scout

PastureScout.com is a new website where people who own and use our nation’s pasture and

forage resources can list, find, and secure leases.  Click here for more details.

‘An International Terminology for Grazing Lands and Grazing Animals’

Published by Grass and Forage Science, March, 2011.
Use the following link for free access to Terminology at Wiley Online Library. 
Translations from the original English version are available as ‘Supporting Information’
(more info)


National Livestock Producers Association (more info)

The Virginia Forage and Grassland Council 

is honoring the life of Dr. Harlan E. White, who was the driving force behind the formation of the Council, by working to establish an endowment to provide scholarships to support Virginia forage education and research.  Click here or more information.

ARS Science Magazine Available Online

For the latest in cutting-edge agricultural science, check out Agricultural Research magazine online. Published 10 times a year by USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the magazine reports the latest findings on everything from climate change and bioenergy to human nutrition, animal production and new crop varieties.

ARS is USDA's principal intramural scientific research agency, employing about 2,000 scientists at 90 research locations in the United States and beyond.

The magazine is available in html, digital and pdf formats on the ARS web site at: http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/AR/

You can also receive an email notice when a new issue is available. To subscribe, sign up here: http://www.ars.usda.gov/is/AR/alert.htm

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