Degraded vs. Healthy Pasture (image) International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Share Print E-Mail Caption An electrified fence separates cattle on a degraded pasture from a healthier pasture with improved forage grasses. Credit Neil Palmer/CIAT Usage Restrictions Please credit. For media use only. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.