grazing management http://hppr.org en Grazing Management: Patch Burning Research http://hppr.org/post/grazing-management-patch-burning-research <p></p><p></p><p>This week on Playa Country, prescribed burning. Oklahoma State University's Dept. of Natural Resource Ecology &amp; Management is researching effects of limited prescribed burning or "patch burning" to create a mosaic of patches across the landscape.</p><p> Tue, 11 Mar 2014 05:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 8803 at http://hppr.org Grazing Management: Patch Burning Research Landowner Story: Managed Intensive Grazing on Birdwell and Clark Ranch http://hppr.org/post/landowner-story-managed-intensive-grazing-birdwell-and-clark-ranch <p></p><p>Deborah Clark and her husband Emory apply the principles of holistic ranch management, and they use managed intensive grazing on their stocker cattle operation on 14,000 acres in north-central Texas.</p><p> Tue, 04 Mar 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 27648 at http://hppr.org Landowner Story: Managed Intensive Grazing on Birdwell and Clark Ranch Invasive weeds may look forward to climate change http://hppr.org/post/invasive-weeds-may-look-forward-climate-change <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Most&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/publications/files/HighPlainsClimateChangeGuide-2013.pdf" style="line-height: 1.5;">climate models paint</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;a bleak picture for the Great Plains a century from now: It will likely be warmer and the air will be richer with carbon dioxide. Though scientists don’t yet know how exactly the climate will change, new studies show it could be a boon to some invasive plant species. &nbsp;</span></p><p><strong>A growing problem</strong></p> Mon, 03 Mar 2014 06:00:02 +0000 Luke Runyon 28593 at http://hppr.org Invasive weeds may look forward to climate change Landowner Story: Deferred Grazing on Grissom Ranch http://hppr.org/post/landowner-story-deferred-grazing-grissom-ranch <p></p><p>Rancher Grady Grissom discusses the lessons he's learned from deploying a deferred-rotation system of managed grazing on his 14,000-acre ranch. But he doesn't like the term "grazing system.</p><p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 27640 at http://hppr.org Landowner Story: Deferred Grazing on Grissom Ranch Grazing Management Benefits Livestock & Wildlife http://hppr.org/post/grazing-management-benefits-livestock-wildlife <p></p><p>Good grazing management is good for the livestock producer and for wildlife.&nbsp; When grazing-land is healthy, cattle put on the weight, and birds benefit from healthy grassland.</p><p> Tue, 18 Feb 2014 06:01:00 +0000 Dale Bolton 27628 at http://hppr.org Grazing Management Benefits Livestock & Wildlife