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  Document AGEC-626 Annual Forage (AF) Pilot Program

By Jody Campiche and JJ Jones. This fact sheet discusses the Rainfall Index—Annual forage (AF) Insurance Plan. It is a pilot program providing coverage for annual forage crops intended for, but not limited to, grazing, haying, and silage.

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  Document CR-7193 Management of Insect Pests in Rangeland and Pasture

By Tom Royer and Justin Talley. This current report discusses insects and mite pests of rangeland and pasture and their control. Revised June 2017.

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  Document E-904 Bobwhite Quail Habitat Evaluation and Management Guide

By Terry Bidwell, Ron Masters, Mike Sams, and Dwayne Elmore. This circular is a detailed guide for evaluating and managing land for bobwhite quail. Revised August 2014

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  Document E-998 Patch Burning: Integrating Fire and Grazing to Promote Heterogeneity

By John Weir. This publication outlines the importance of fire and grazing for native plant communities, wildlife, and livestock. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document NREM-2870 Drought Management Strategies

By Terry Bidewell and Daren Redfearn. Producers should remember that grazing management is the most important factor for livestock producers in any economic or environmental climate, followed closely by proper soil fertility for introduced forages. Reviewed March 2013.

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  Document NREM-2873 Ecology and Management of Western Ragweed on Rangeland

By Lance T. Vermeire, Robert L. Gillen, and Terrence G. Bidwell. This fact sheet discusses Western Ragweed and its effect on rangeland. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document NREM-2875 Intensive Early Stocking

By Lance T. Vermeire and Terrence G. Bidwell. Many Oklahoma livestock producers are looking for ways to increase beef production, improve their rangeland for cattle grazing, diversify their operation and expand cattle marketing opportunities. Intensive early stocking is one form of grazing management that helps producers achieve many of these goals. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document NREM-2876 Eastern Redcedar Control and Management - Best Management Practices to Restore Oklahoma's Ecosystems

By Terrence G. Bidwell, John R. Weir, and David M. Engle. This fact sheet discusses the best methods to control Eastern Redcedar. Revised May 2013.

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  Document NREM-2877 Fire Effects in Native Plant Communities

By Terrence Bidwell, Ronald Masters, John Weir, and David Engle. This fact sheet is a review of fire effects on vegetation in Oklahoma. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document NREM-2878 Fire Prescriptions for Maintenance and Restoration of Native Plant Communities

This fact sheet describes how to develop a fire prescription to meet a land management objective. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document NREM-2886 Stocking Rate Determination on Native Rangeland

By Terry Bidwell, Dwayne Elmore, and Karen Hickman. This fact sheet addresses stocking rates on native forages. Revised October 2013.

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  Document NREM-2889 Protecting Open Lands in Farms and Ranches from Development Through Conservation Easements

By Michael Patton, Laura Goodman, David Engle, Terrence Bidwell and Dusti Crase. This fact sheet discusses how conservation easements can protect land for wildlife. Revised August 2016.

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  Document NREM-2891 Native Hay Meadow Management

By Terry Bidwell, Daren Redfearn, and Brandon Reavis. This fact sheet management practices for native hay meadows.

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  Document NREM-2892 Management of Sand Sagebrush Rangelands

By Eric Thacker, Dwayne Elmore, Brandon Reavis, and Terry Bidwell. This fact sheet provides basic ecology of sand sagebrush and guidance on how management will impact sand sagebrush plant communities. Reviewed July 2016.

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  Document NREM-2898 App: RxBurnTracker

By John Weir and R. Seth Coffey. This fact sheet discusses a new application called RxBurnTracker for smart phones and tablets, allowing land managers a quick and simple way to monitor and document burn units before, during and after prescribed fires. The main goal of RxBurnTracker is to help land managers determine how effective their prescribed burn was compared to management goals.

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  Document NREM-2903 Prescribed Burning: Spotfires and Escapes

By John Weir, R. Seth Coffey, Morgan Russell, Carol Baldwin, Dirac Twidwell, Doug Cram, Pete Bauman and Jennifer Fawcett. Fire is an important ecological process that maintains prairies, shrublands and forests. When conducting prescribed fire, there is always the possibility of a spotfire and escaped fire occurring. The best way to prevent a spotfire from becoming an escaped fire is to be prepared and plan ahead. This fact sheet discusses this planning.

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  Document NREM-9022 How Weather Variables Affect Gamebirds in the Southern Great Plains

By Rachel Beyke and Dwayne Elmore. This fact sheet discusses how upland gamebirds in the Southern Great Plains are affected by weather and describe some potential management practices that may ease these affects.

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