Tammy Swihart

Tammy Swihart is the Tennessee State Grazing Specialist for USDA-NRCS. She has been in that position for almost 4 years. Tammy has 31 years of experience with NRCS. 27 of the 31 years, she worked in field offices providing direct assistance to livestock producers finding solutions to resource concerns that were compatible with the producers goals and objectives. Tammy was born and raised in Southern Indiana and received her Bachelor’s Degree from Purdue University in Natural Resources and Environmental Science with an emphasis on Soils and Land Use. In her role as the State Grazing Specialist, Tammy provides statewide training for all field office employees in grazing management practices. She also develops state specific standards, specifications, and tools for use in the field and with NRCS programs. She also works directly with producers in the field developing grazing management plans.

Tammy Swihart Presentation

Adaptive Grazing Management for Equine Operations
Slide presentation and discussion on Adaptive Grazing Management practices that increase forage availability and productivity while benefiting animal health and the sustainability of the equine operation.