UT Shows Native Grasses Resistant to Drought

The use of native grasses in agriculture and cattle production for the benefit of both cattle and wildlife, including quail, is a primary policy objective of NBCI. The front page of today’s Knoxville (TN) News-Sentinel carried a story about the University of Tennessee’s Center for Native Grass Management and using native grasses for beef production to avoid issues producers are facing with the current drought-like conditions around much of the country (while also improving wildlife habitat). Read MORE about how native grasses can help cattle producers and wildlife.