Bee-Friendly Beef

Integrating wildflowers into cattle pastures for pollinator conservation

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The research posters below created by University of Tennessee PhD student, Jessica Prigge, highlight some of her results on forages.

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Field season is in full swing at our sites in Virginia and Tennessee. In addition to our ongoing data collection on cattle weight gain, vegetation surveys, and pollinator preference counts, this year we will also begin receiving data on pollinator abundance from a team of citizen scientist volunteers.


This research is generously funded by the USDA NRCS Conservation Innovation Grant program and the USDA NIFA.