Overgrazing will be Feb. 1 range webinar topic

“The Sin of Overgrazing” will be the topic of the Feb. 1 natural resources webinar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit.

The webinar is a part of the Texas Range Webinar Series scheduled the first Thursday of each month from noon to 1 p.m., said Pete Flores, AgriLife Extension webinar coordinator in Corpus Christi.

Emi Kimura, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Vernon, will be the presenter. She said the webinar will help producers identify common signs of overgrazing and understand how it affects forage production and animal performance.

“Overgrazing is the worst enemy to pasture and rangeland during the drought conditions persisting across Texas,” Kimura said. “I will discuss when, where and how to effectively quantify your forage supply for sustainable utilization of forage resources.”

No Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units will be offered during this webinar, so there is no fee, Flores said.

This webinar and others in the series can be accessed at http://naturalresourcewebinars.tamu.edu. For more information on the webinars, contact Flores at[email protected].