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					South Carolina
Cost Data: 528                                          Prescribed Grazing
Typical Implementation Scenario
Prescribed Grazing
This management practice contains two levels of treatment.
Non-Intensity Managementl Payment: Development and implementation of a grazing schedule, record keeping which includ
duration, forage/harvest efficientcy; monitoring.
Intense Management Payment: Utilization of Intense grazing management principles, record keeping, monitoring, animal nu

The controlled harvest of vegetation with grazing or browsing animals, managed with the intent to achieve a specified object

Geographic Area:                    Statewide

Unit for Cost Estimate:             Acre
Practice Life (Years):              5
Discount Rate (%/Year):             5%

Materials
                                                          $/Acre
Grazing schedule development                              $0.25
Grazing schedule implementation                           $0.25
Record Keeping                                            $0.25
Forage/harvest efficientcy record                         $0.25
Monitoring                                                $1.00
Herding                                                   $1.00
Grazing Calculator                                        $1.00


Non-Intense: grazing schedule development, implementation, record keeping, forage/harvest records, monitoring
Intense: grazing schedule development, implementation, record keeping, forage/harvest efficientcy records, photo
monitoring, herding, Grazing Calculations
Data Source: Clemson University, Cooperative Extension Service
Equipment/Installation
Materials incorporated into materials cost

Labor
Labor incorporated into materials cost

Mobilization
N/A

Operation & Maintenance
N/A

Acquisition of Technical Knowledge
Education incorporated into materials cost

Forgone Income
Production loss due to defered fields (short term)
Risk
Reduced risk, forage yield increase, reduced water quality damages

Administration & Permit Costs
None

Total Cost Estimate:

Associated Practices:
512-Pasture and Hay Planting, 595-Pest Management, 550-Range Planting
edule, record keeping which includes; Number AUM, Type,

ord keeping, monitoring, animal nutrition monitoring

ntent to achieve a specified objective.




                                                       Cost/Unit

                                                          $20.00




 est records, monitoring         $20.00
 fficientcy records, photo


                                                            $0.00


                                                            $0.00


                                                            $0.00


                                                            $0.00


                                                            $0.00


                                                            $0.00
 $0.00


 $0.00


$20.00
South Carolina
Cost Data: 528                                          Prescribed Grazing
Typical Implementation Scenario
Prescribed Grazing
This management practice contains two levels of treatment.
Non-Intensity Managementl Payment: Development and implementation of a grazing schedule, record keeping which includes; Number AUM,
Type, duration, forage/harvest efficientcy; monitoring.
Intense Management Payment: Utilization of Intense grazing management principles, record keeping, monitoring, animal nutrition monitoring

The controlled harvest of vegetation with grazing or browsing animals, managed with the intent to achieve a specified objective.

Geographic Area:                   Statewide

Unit for Cost Estimate:            Acre
Practice Life (Years):             5
Discount Rate (%/Year):            5%                                                                                              Cost/Unit

Materials                                                                                                                              $40.00
                                                       $/Acre
Grazing schedule development                           $0.25
Grazing schedule implementation                        $0.25
Record Keeping                                         $0.25
Forage/harvest efficientcy record                      $0.25
Monitoring                                             $1.00
Herding                                                $1.00
 Grazing Calculator                                    $1.00
                                                       $4.00
Non-Intense: grazing schedule development, implementation, record keeping, forage/harvest records,
monitoring
Intense: grazing schedule development, implementation, record keeping, forage/harvest efficientcy records,
photo monitoring, herding, Grazing Calculations                                                                      $40.00
Data Source: Clemson University, Cooperative Extension Service
Equipment/Installation                                                                                                                  $0.00
Materials incorporated into materials cost

Labor                                                                                                                                   $0.00
Labor incorporated into materials cost

Mobilization                                                                                                                            $0.00
N/A

Operation & Maintenance                                                                                                                 $0.00
N/A

Acquisition of Technical Knowledge                                                                                                      $0.00
Education incorporated into materials cost

Forgone Income                                                                                                                          $0.00
Production loss due to defered fields (short term)

Risk                                                                                                                                    $0.00
Reduced risk, forage yield increase, reduced water quality damages

Administration & Permit Costs                                                                                                           $0.00
None

Total Cost Estimate:                                                                                                                   $40.00

Associated Practices:
512-Pasture and Hay Planting, 595-Pest Management, 550-Range Planting

				
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