Pinal Range & Livestock
University of Arizona Pinal County Cooperative Extension
Livestock and range management is a key economic component in Pinal County, contributing millions of dollars a year annually. In 2012 over 270,000 cattle & calves were sold for a total value which exceeded $314,000,000. The economic footprint of the livestock and range industry has a profound impact in the state of Arizona and in Pinal County. Understanding the unique challenges managers face in navigating diverse ecosystems, and ownership of federal, state and private ranges in Pinal County is vital for creating successful management strategies.
Vegetation GIS Data System
VGS is a software application for recording and managing vegetation and other ecosystem-related data.
The application provides:
- A data repository for organizing and managing data, photos, documents, positional coordinates and other information associated with an unlimited number of study sites or locations.
- Electronic tools for recording data in the field (using tablet PCs) as well as historical data in the office.
- Reports and tools for summary and presentation of results in the field and in the office. More
Download VGS Here
Video Tutorials for VGS can be found Here