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what is the difference? seems to be the same thing.

asked 08 Apr '22, 13:53

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Is this a question about a particular OSM editor, or a map based on that data, or something else?

(08 Apr '22, 14:05) SomeoneElse ♦

I'm not aware of any actual tag including "grazing". The general starting point for any "managed" grass which isn't the neatly manicured grass found in city centre parks is landuse=meadow

For an area used for keeping grazing animals you then add meadow=pasture or meadow=paddock where horses are kept for example https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Tag:landuse=meadow

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answered 10 Apr '22, 16:47

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Hi, Briefly, pasture is grassland suitable for grazing. Grazing is the act of animals consuming the grass from the pasture.

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answered 08 Apr '22, 19:00

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I'm referring to tagging areas used for animals eating grass.

(08 Apr '22, 22:15) mtbboy1993

Your initial question was "what is the difference?" That question is answered above. What should you tag it as is a different question. For farmland that is sown with grass for grazing or for hay you could use landuse=meadow meadow=pasture as per https://tinyurl.com/45yhkh9w For areas not part of farmland landuse=grass.

Although grazing can be used to describe an area of grassland, literally, grazing, and to graze, means to consume. To graze: [verb] is to feed on growing herbage.

(09 Apr '22, 08:05) BCNorwich
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