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Publication Type: Fact Sheet Tags: grazing

Views: 10
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July 31, 2018

Description

This fact sheet summarizes information about the background of Heritage Rangeland natural areas, the purpose of the heritage rangelands class and natural areas class, and the permitted uses and activities for Heritage Rangelands and Natural Areas classification at the Twin River site.


Views: 665
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March 1, 2017

Description

The concept of the animal unit month (AUM) is useful to help range and pasture managers calculate suitable stocking rates for pastures under a wide variety of conditions. This fact sheet defines the animal unit month and describes how to determine this number.


Views: 14
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November 14, 2013

Description

Physical control refers to mechanical or hand controls where the pest is actually attacked and destroyed. Physical controls are used mostly in weed control. Tillage, fire, removal by hand, grazing and mowing are all used to destroy weeds and prevent reproduction. Some insects may also be...


Views: 47
Updated

March 1, 2012

Description

Drought can occur when precipitation in an area is well below normal. The low moisture conditions must be sustained over a period of time. A few months of little or no precipitation is not necessarily a drought, but can trigger one. Above average temperature or consistently high winds can...


Views: 12
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January 27, 2012

Description

Holders of grazing leases, grazing licenses and forest reserve permits may apply to co-manage their disposition with another disposition holder. This will enable disposition holders to trial a partnership arrangement before making a decision to finalize a long-term partnership through full or...


Views: 27
Updated

May 1, 2011

Description

Rangeland health refers to the ability of a plant community to perform vital ecological functions. Healthy rangelands have a variety of plants, prevent soil erosion, store water and promote the cycling of nutrients and energy. To determine the health of your rangeland, start by asking questions.


Views: 16
Updated

September 9, 2009

Description

Broad-based dry conditions pinch cow/calf producers from two sides: 1) Grazing days fall short of expectations. 2) On-farm and regional feed supplies are diminished, which increases short term costs. Typically, the first reaction to a shortened grazing season is to purchase higher priced feeds in...


Views: 37
Updated

September 1, 2009

Description

During dry conditions, the objective for cattle producers is to "buy feeding days" of forages and/or grazing while maintaining a reasonable level of productivity. Budget projections will involve maintaining all, some or none of the core productive asset base: the cow herd. Similar approaches are...


Views: 84
Updated

December 12, 2008

Description

Describes legislative amendments made to provide bison producers with an opportunity to raise bison on some public lands, providing bison producers with an option already available to the cattle industry.