The purpose of this lesson is to help students come to realize that the ability and preference of grass to regrow during a season is a key to high yield and quality. However, all grasses do not regrow in the same way and lush regrowth is contingent on proper management. Grass is often mismanaged and damaged by defoliation (grazing or mowing) and by livestock. This unit presents some of the factors to help farmers become aware of the health of their grass