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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: New Technologies to Enhance Sustainability of Northern Great Plains Grasslands

Location: Northern Great Plains Research Laboratory

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Profile based image analysis for identification of chopped biomass stem nodes and internodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-Mar-15)
Improving cattle nutrition on the Great Plains with shrubs and fecal seeding of fourwing saltbush - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(11-Feb-15)
Integrating rangeland and pastureland assessment methods into a national grazingland assessment approach - (Abstract Only)
(10-Nov-14)
Developing the 18th indicator for interpreting indicators of rangeland health on Northern Great Plains rangelands - (Abstract Only)
(10-Nov-14)
Soil change induced by prairie dogs across three ecological sites     Reprint Icon - (Popular Publication)
Liebig, M.A. 2014. Soil change induced by prairie dogs across three ecological sites. CSA News. 59:12. p. 13.
Multifunctional management of grassland agroecosystems - (Proceedings)
Sanderson, M.A., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L. 2014. Multifunctional management of grassland agroecosystems. Symposium Proceedings. p. 287-299. IN: O.G. Pereira, D.M. da Fonseca, and F.H.M. Chizotti (eds.), Proceedings of the 7th Symposium on Strategic Management of Pasture. 13-15 November 2014. Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Brazil.
Soil change induced by prairie dogs across three ecological sites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barth, C.J., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Sedivec, K.K., Halvorson, G. 2014. Soil change induced by prairie dogs across three ecological sites. Soil Science Society of America Journal. 78:2054-2060.
Extent of Kentucky bluegrass and its effect on native plant species diversity and ecosystem services in the Northern Great Plains of the USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Spaeth, K., Hendrickson, J.R., Printz, J. 2014. Extent of Kentucky bluegrass and its effect on native plant species diversity and ecosystem services in the Northern Great Plains of the USA. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7:543-552.
Evaluating plant biodiversity measurements and exotic species detection in National Resources Inventory Sampling protocols using examples from the Northern Great Plains of the USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Johnson, H.A., Reeves, J.L., Derner, J.D., Vermeire, L.T., Hendrickson, J.R. 2014. Evaluating plant biodiversity measurements and exotic species detection in National Resources Inventory Sampling protocols using examples from the Northern Great Plains of the USA. Ecological Indicators. 46:149-155.
Supplementation of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) with condensed tannin-containing pellets of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata): Effects on ruminant urinary urea excretion and digestibility - (Abstract Only)
Kronberg, S.L., Zeller, W.E., Grabber, J.H., Terrill, T.H., Waghorn, G.C., Liebig, M.A. 2014. Supplementation of alfalfa (Medicago sativa) with condensed tannin-containing pellets of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata): Effects on ruminant urinary urea excretion and digestibility. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA Poster Section on Environmental Quality. Poster #431.
An integrated approach to grazingland ecological assessments and management interpretations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Sanderson, M.A., Herrick, J.E., Goslee, S.C. 2014. An integrated approach to grazingland ecological assessments and management interpretations. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(4):110A-114A.
Integrating pasture-based livestock production with annual crop production on the Great Plains to reduce loss of grassland wildlife - (Abstract Only)
(15-May-14)
Digital image processing based identification of nodes and internodes of chopped biomass stems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pothula, A.K., Igathinathane, C., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R. 2014. Digital image processing based identification of nodes and internodes of chopped biomass stems. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 105:54-65.
Rangeland health assessment - The key to understanding and assessing rangeland soil health in the Northern Great Plains     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Printz, J., Toledo, D.N., Boltz, S. 2014. Rangeland health assessment - The key to understanding and assessing rangeland soil health in the Northern Great Plains. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 69(3):73A-77A.
Identification of nodes and internodes of chopped biomass stems by Image analysis using profile curvature and slope - (Proceedings)
Pothula, A.K., Igathinathane, C., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R. 2014. Identification of nodes and internodes of chopped biomass stems by Image analysis using profile curvature and slope. Meeting Proceedings. Paper Number: SD14-054.
Evaluating the USDA-NRCS pasture condition score system with weighted indicators     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A. 2014. Evaluating the USDA-NRCS pasture condition score system with weighted indicators. Ecological Indicators. 41:183-186.
Identification of nodes and internodes of chopped biomass stems by Image analysis - (Abstract Only)
(09-Jan-14)
Soil seed bank community structure of pastures and hayfields on an organic farm     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Stout, R.C., Goslee, S.C., Gonet, J.M., Smith, R.G. 2014. Soil seed bank community structure of pastures and hayfields on an organic farm. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 94:621-631.
The role of prescribed burn associations in the application of prescribed fires in rangeland ecosystems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, D.N., Kreuter, U.P., Sorice, M.G., Taylor, C.A. 2013. The role of prescribed burn associations in the application of prescribed fires in rangeland ecosystems. Journal of Environmental Management. 132:323-328.
National trends and resource concerns in managing grazing land ecosystem services - (Government Publication)
Sanderson, M.A. 2014. National trends and resource concerns in managing grazing land ecosystem services. Government Publication/Report. USDA-NRCS. Online http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/technical/nra/ceap/?cid=stelprdb1186363.
Livestock concentration areas on intensively managed pastures - (Government Publication)
Sanderson, M.A. 2014. Livestock concentration areas on intensively managed pastures. USDA NRCS Technical Notes. Online http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/technical/nra/ceap/?cid=stelprdb1186363.
Extent of Kentucky bluegrass and its effect on native plant species diversity and ecosystem services in the Northern Great Plains of the USA - (Abstract Only)
(20-Aug-13)
Last Modified: 3/29/2015
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