Utah State University Extension
The cows at Ray Banister’s ranch readily eat plants that cows don’t normally eat, such as sagebrush and snowberry. Banister uses a management style he calls boom-bust grazing. It involves short, intensive periods of grazing followed by two growing seasons of rest.
Burritt, Beth, "Diet Mixing: Increasing Intake of Unpalatable Plants" (2012). All Current Publications. Paper 1179.