Managing for Drought

Ranchers and researchers working together to develop management tools for adaptation strategies for drought.

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Public Lands Grazing

Mountain meadows and riparian areas across the western United States constitute a unique and critical natural resource.

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Irrigated Pasturelands

We are working with land managers to develop research, training, and extension programs on irrigated pastureland enhancement strategies.

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News and Highlights

Just Published! Transport of oxytetracycline, chlortetracycline, and ivermectin in surface runoff from irrigated pasture The transport of livestock pharmaceuticals from manure was assessed via surface runoff on irrigated pasture. As this study evaluated conditions for high transport potential, the data suggest that the risk for significant chlortetracycline, oxytetracycline, and ivermectin transport to surface water from cattle manure on irrigated pasture is low.   >>More

Register for the Great Plains Grassland Summit
The objectives of the 2018 Great Plains Grassland Summit are to have participants learn more about and contribute ideas and plans for managing, conserving and restoring grasslands at landscape scales and across boundaries in the Great Plains. Managers, researchers, and practitioners from all regions of the Great Plains and beyond are encouraged to attend. April 10-11, Denver, CO.  >>More

Just Published! Riparian Meadow Response to modern conservation grazing management   We examined potential relationships between long-term changes in plant community, livestock grazing pressure and environmental conditions at two spatial scales in mountain meadows grazed under conservation management strategies.   >>More

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