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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improved Management to Balance Production and Conservation in Great Plains Rangelands

Location: Rangeland Resources Research

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

Sustaining multifunctional working rangelands: Social and ecological insights from rancher decision-making - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-Jun-15)
Patch-burn grazing management, vegetation heterogeneity and avian responses in a semi-arid grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Augustine, D.J., Derner, J.D. 2015. Patch-burn grazing management, vegetation heterogeneity and avian responses in a semi-arid grassland. Journal of Wildlife Management. DOI: 10.1002/jwmg.909.
Recovery of African wild dogs suppresses prey but does not trigger a trophic cascade - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(26-Mar-15)
Seasonal weather-related decision making for cattle production in the Northern Great Plains     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reeves, J.L., Derner, J.D., Sanderson, M.A., Kronberg, S.L., Hendrickson, J.R., Vermeire, L.T., Petersen, M.K., Irisarri, G. 2015. Seasonal weather related decision making for cattle production in the Northern Great Plains. Rangelands. 37(3):119-124.
Livestock grazing in a changing climate: Implications for adaptive management     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Derner, J.D. 2015. Livestock grazing in a changing climate: Implications for adaptive management. In: Waste to Worth: Spreading science and solutions. Seattle, WA. March 31-April 3, 2015. VS-5kvnF-IU.
Generation of ecosystem hotspots using short-term cattle corrals in an African savanna     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Porensky, L.M., Veblen, K.E. 2015. Generation of ecosystem hotspots using short-term cattle corrals in an African savanna. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 68:131-141.
A review of ecological consequences of shifting the timing of burning tallgrass prairie - (Popular Publication)
Dufek, N.A. 2015. A review of ecological consequences of shifting the timing of burning tallgrass prairie. Great Plains Fire Science Exchange. 2014-26.
Burning reveals cryptic plant diversity and promotes coexistence in a California prairie restoration experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young, D.J., Porensky, L.M., Wolf, K.M., Fick, S.E., Young, T.P. 2015. Burning reveals cryptic plant diversity and promotes coexistence in a California prairie restoration experiment. Ecosphere. 6(5):81. http//dx.doi.org/10.1890/ES14-00303.1.
Undergraduate range management exam: 1999-2014 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Derner, J.D., Crowder, J., Smith, M., Plechaty, T. 2015. Undergraduate range management exam: 1999-2014. Rangelands. 37(1):26-38.
Patch burn grazing management in a semiarid grassland: Consequences for pronghorn, plains pricklypear and wind erosion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Augustine, D.J., Derner, J.D. 2015. Patch burn grazing management in a semiarid grassland: Consequences for pronghorn, plains pricklypear and wind erosion. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 68:40-47.
Fenceline contrasts: Grazing increases wetland surface     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booth, D.T., Cox, S.E., Likens, J.C. 2014. Fenceline contrasts: Grazing increases wetland surface. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 23:183-194.
Testing for thresholds in a semiarid grassland: The influence of prairie dogs and plague     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Augustine, D.J., Derner, J.D., Detling, J. 2014. Testing for thresholds in a semiarid grassland: The influence of prairie dogs and plague. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 67:701-709.
Burning reveals cryptic diversity and promotes coexistence of native species in a restored California prairie - (Abstract Only)
(01-May-14)
Characteristics of burns conducted under modified prescriptions to mitigate limited fuels in a semi-arid grassland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Augustine, D.J., Derner, J.D., Smith, D.P. 2014. Characteristics of burns conducted under modified prescriptions to mitigate limited fuels in a semi-arid grassland. Fire Ecology. 10(2):36-47.
Trace gas fluxes from a northern mixed-grass prairie interseeded with alfalfa     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ingram, L.J., Schuman, G., Parkin, T.B., Mortenson, M.C. 2014. Trace gas fluxes from a northern mixed-grass prairie interseeded with alfalfa. Plant and Soil. 386:285-301.
Mountain plover nest survival in relation to prairie dog and fire dynamics in shortgrass steppe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Augustine, D.J., Skagen, S. 2014. Mountain plover nest survival in relation to prairie dog and fire dynamics in shortgrass steppe. Journal of Wildlife Management. 78(4):595-602.
Resource management in rangeland - (Book / Chapter)
Booth, T., Cox, S.E. 2015. Resource management in rangeland. In: F.J. Pierce (Ed.), GIS applications in agriculture. Vol. 4, Conservation Planning. CRC Press, New York, NY. Book Chapter. 4276 p.
Seasonal weather influences on yearling beef steer production in C3-dominated Northern Great Plains rangeland     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reeves, J.L., Derner, J.D., Sanderson, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Petersen, M.K., Vermeire, L.T. 2013. Seasonal weather influences on yearling beef steer production in C3-dominated Northern Great Plains rangeland. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 183:110-117.
Seasonal weather influences on yearling steer beef production in C3-dominated Northern Great Plains rangeland - (Abstract Only)
(19-Aug-13)
Seasonal temperature and precipitation effects on cow-calf production in northern mixed-grass prairie - (Abstract Only)
(19-Aug-13)
Do environmental variables influence overnight weight loss of yearling steers in semiarid rangelands? - (Abstract Only)
(17-Aug-13)
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