Table 3. Main changes in the extensive beef cattle farming systems studied to cope with droughts.

Stocking rate (LU/ha)
less than 1.00 more than 1.00
Changes to cope with drought decreasing stocking rate by reducing or eliminating areas under crops increasing forage production by including or increasing area for maize silage
Farms 4 and 5 2, 3, 6, and 7