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Stockmanship School

June 11 – 14, 2019, the Stockmanship School will be hosted on the Roaring Springs Ranch in Oregon, and Morgan said the ranch’s landscape will provide fresh cows of different breeds, all...

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Targeted grazing applied to alter fuels and reduce fire behavior metrics in shrub-grasslands

View recording. This webinar discusses how targeted grazing can reduce fuels to prevent wildfire in shrub-grasslands. Chris Schachtschneider, Eva Strand, and Scott Jensen, University of Idaho, will present.

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7th National Grazing Lands Conference

This conference provided: A forum for discussion and exchange of information and technology. An opportunity to identify research and program needs. Exhibits, displays and samples of new products and services. World renowned...

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Combining active restoration and targeted grazing

Access article. This study evaluated how targeted grazing treatments interacted with seed rate, spatial planting arrangement (mixtures vs. monoculture strips), seed coating technology, and species identity (five native grasses) to affect standing...

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An all lands approach to grazing management

View recording. The webinar “An All Lands Approach to Grazing Management” examined cross-boundary strategies for cooperative grazing management between a variety of federal and state agencies in Idaho. These efforts seek to...

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How heavy grazing and protection affect sagebrush-grass ranges

View article. Heavy late-fall grazing by sheep following spring deferment improves deteriorated sagebrush-grass ranges by reducing sagebrush and increasing the production of grasses and forbs. Fall grazing as a method for range...

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Explaining patterns of species dominance in the shrub steppe systems of the Junggar Basin (China) and Great Basin (USA)

View article. The objective of this study was to investigate how climate, land use and community structure may explain these patterns of species dominance. We found that differences in summer precipitation and...

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Livestock grazing and sage-grouse habitat: impacts and opportunities

View article. Sage-grouse obtain resources for breeding, summer, and winter life stages from sagebrush communities. Grazing can change the productivity, composition, and structure of herbaceous plants in sagebrush communities, thus directly influencing...

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Prescription grazing to enhance rangeland watersheds

View article. The key to grazing that will enhance watershed dynamics is encompassed in the basic ingredients of watershed management, i.e., managing for water efficiency. These ingredients, which have been stated by...

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Grazing and fire management for native perennial grass restoration in CA grasslands

View article. Time-controlled, short-duration, high intensity sheep or cattle grazing for several days in early spring removes substantial amounts of alien annual plant seed while it is still in inflorescence and opens...