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Biologically Effective Management of Grazinglands
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Section 1
 
   
Rangelands of the Northern Plains
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Northern Plains Rangelands
   
Physiography, Soil, and Native Vegetation
   
Seasonal Weather Patterns
   
Soil Formation
   
Prehistorical Conditions of Rangelands
   
Problems Inherent in Grasslands
       
   
Section 2
 
   
Effects of Environmental Factors
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Climatic Factors Affect Plant Growth
   
Plant Water Stress Frequency and Periodicity
   
Grazing Starting Dates
   
Grass Growth in Height
   
Effects of Fall Grazing on Height
   
Proactive Management of Pest Grasshopper Habitat
      
   
Section 3
 
   
Effects of Partial Defoliation
Contains 5 reports (from below) - 1.8 MB
       
   
Grazing Effects on Rangeland Vegetation
   
Grazing Effects on Tillering and Rhizosphere Volume
   
Tillering Responses to Partial Defoliation
   
Tiller Initiation and Tiller Density
   
Forage Tiller Response to Partial Defoliation
      
   
Section 4
 
   
Effects of Grazing Management Treatments
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Cow and Calf Performance on Grazing Strategies
   
Cow and Calf Performance on Fall Pastures
      
   
Biogeochemical Processes of Prairie Ecosystems 2nd Ed.
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Biology of Defoliation by Grazing
   
Ectomycorrizal Fungi in Rhizosphere
   
Biogeochemical Model to Improve Soil Quality
   
Nitrogen Cycle on Rangelands
   
Mineral Nitrogen Threshold at 100 Pounds per Acre
   
Mineral Nitrogen Influence on Water Use Efficiency
   
Reduction of Detrimental Effects from Drought Conditions
   
Effects from Fire
   
Grazing and Burning Effects on Ecosystem Processes
   
Restoration of Degraded Prairie Ecosystems
   
Degradation and Biological Restoration of Prairie Ecosystems
   
Perpetually Sustainable Grazingland Ecosystems
   
Initial Restoration Changes of Degraded Ecosystems
   
Management Based on Ecosystem Mechanisms and Processes
      
   
Evaluation and Development of Forage Management Strategies for Range Cows
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Efficient Management Strategies for Range Cows
       
   
Section 1
 
   
Herbage Quality and Range Cow Requirements
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Annual Nutritional Quality Curves
   
Annual Mineral Quality Curves
   
Mineral Requirements for Grazing Beef Cows
       
   
Section 2
 
   
Increasing Value Captured From the Land
Contains 5 reports (from below) - 1.09 MB
       
   
Capturing Greater Wealth from the Land
   
Old Style Range Cow vs Modern Range Cow
   
Range Cow Nutrient Requirements
   
Costs and Returns for Twelve Month Forage Management Strategies
   
Cost and Returns for Nongrowing Season Forage Management Strategies
       
   
Methods for Development of Biologically Effective Management Strategies
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Mismatch of Modern Beef Cattle Fed by Traditional Management Practices
   
Implementation of Biologically Effective Grazing Management Strategies
   

Methods for Conducting Pasture and Forage Inventories

   

Generalized Landscape Management Units

   

Simplified Assessment of Rangeland Health Condition

   

Animal Unit Equivalent for Beef Cattle Based on Metabolic Weight

   

Length of the Average Grazing Season Month

   

Generalized Average Stocking Rates

   

Method to Determine Stocking Rate

   

Determination of 12-Month Nutrient Requirements for Beef Cows

   

Reducing Beef Production Costs by Reducing Nutrient Costs

   

Grassland Ecosystem Monitoring

   

Methods for Comparisons of Costs and Returns for Forage Types

       
   
Increasing Value Captured from the Land Natural Resources 3rd Ed.
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Introduction and Procedure
   
Dry Gestation Production Period
   
Third Trimester Production Period
   
Early Lactation Production Period
   
Spring Lactation Production Period
   
Summer Lactation Production Period
   
Fall Lactation Production Period
   
Selection of Low Cost-High Return Forage Types
   
12-Month Forage Management Strategies
       
   
Evaluation of Late Calving during Early May to Late June
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Effects on Steer and Heifer Weight Gain
   
Effects on Calves Born during the Early, Middle, and Late Periods