Working together to strengthen and support noxious weed management efforts in Montana.

Turning Livestock into Land Management Tools at Grant-Kohrs Ranch National Historic Site

Sunday, November 29th, 2009

by Christina Miller,
Natural Resources Specialist, DSC Socks, Spackle, and Ginger Snap are only a few of the newest weed control managers at Grant-Kohrs Ranch NHS. They successfully completed a seven-step program that modified their preferred cuisine and made them effective rangeland stewards. These new weed control managers dutifully spend their days grazing in the pastures, working toward the eradication of exotic invasive weeds. Oh, by the way, they’re cattle, affectionately termed “smart cows.”

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