All Things Grazing – The Practical Application of the Science and Art of Grazing Management


Jim is an independent grazing lands consultant providing service to ranchers on both private and public lands across the US and internationally. He lives in central Idaho and works with ranchers in the Intermountain West using both irrigated pastures and native rangeland. Formerly on staff at the nationally recognized University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center, Jim’s 22 years of research leadership provided the foundation for many of the basic principles of Management Intensive Grazing.

Grazing Management Course Content.

  • Understanding stocking rate, carrying capacity and stock density
  • Grazing management based on ecosystem processes
  • Creating excellent pasture from the soil up
  • Planning for and implementing year-round grazing
  • Grazing cell design
  • What really determines profitability in ranching

Course funded by Bill and Virginia Coffee Family Foundation

  • Credit hours: 1 (AGRI 460/560)
  • Class location: Chadron State College, Rangeland 110
  • Class Schedule: Thursday evenings in March and April, 6:30-9:00 PM
  • Dates:  March 16, 23 and 30; April 6, 13, 20 and 27

Open to the public.
Course not required to be taken for college credit.

For more information, contact:
Ron Bolze, CSC Rangeland Management Program
Range Livestock Production 308 432 6237 (office) 402 321 0067 (cell)