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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: Natural Resource Management Research

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

Managing for forage and grazingland resilience to maintain enterprise resilience in the Northern Great Plains of the US - (Abstract only)

Social-ecological dynamics of change and restoration attempts in the Chihuahuan Desert Grasslands of Janos Biosphere Reserve, Mexico - (Peer reviewed journal)

Socio-ecological factors influencing the use of fire to maintain and restore ecosystem health - (Abstract only)

An integrated grazingland assessment approach for range and pasturelands - (Peer reviewed journal)

Isotopic signatures of vegetation change on northern mixed grass prairie - (Abstract only)
Sanderson, M.A., Johnson, H.A., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R. 2016. Isotopic signatures of vegetation change on northern mixed grass prairie. Meeting Abstract. p. 896-897. IN: A. Iwaasa, H.A. Lardner, M. Schellenberg, W. Willms, and K. Larson (eds.). Proceedings of the 10th International Rangeland Congress, Saskatoon, Canada.

Development of the renewal on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation Project Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Hendrickson, J.R., Black Elk, L., Faller, T. 2016. Development of the renewal on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation Project. Rangelands. 38(1):1-2.

Wetland soil carbon in a watershed context for the prairie pothole region - (Peer reviewed journal)

Use of ecological sites in managing wildlife and livestock: An example with prairie dogs Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Hendrickson, J.R., Johnson, P., Liebig, M.A., Sedivec, K., Halvorson, G. 2016. Use of ecological sites in managing wildlife and livestock: An example with prairie dogs. Rangelands. 38(1):23-28.

Effects of short-term cattle exclusion on plant community composition: Prairie dog and ecological site influences Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Field, A., Sedivec, K., Hendrickson, J.R., Johnson, P., Geaumont, B., Lan, X., Gates, R., Limb, R. 2016. Effects of short term cattle exclusion on plant community composition: Prairie dog and ecological site influences. Rangelands. 38(1):34-37.

A century of grazing: The value of long-term research Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Toledo, D.N., Derner, J.D., Reeves, J.L. 2016. A century of grazing: The value of long-term research. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 71(1):5A-8A.

Impacts of Kentucky bluegrass invasion (Poa pratensis L.) on ecological processes in the Northern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Review article)
Printz, J.L., Hendrickson, J.R. 2015. Impacts of Kentucky bluegrass invasion (Poa pratensis L.) on ecological processes in the Northern Great Plains. Rangelands. 37(6):226-232. doi:10.1016/j.rala.2015.10.006

Productivity, botanical composition, and nutritive value of commercial pasture mixtures Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Stout, R.C., Brink, G.E. 2016. Productivity, botanical composition, and nutritive value of commercial pasture mixtures. Agronomy Journal. 108(1):93-100.

Long-term agroecosystem research on northern Great Plains mixed-grass prairie near Mandan, North Dakota Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Sanderson, M.A., Liebig, M.A., Hendrickson, J.R., Kronberg, S.L., Toledo, D.N., Derner, J.D., Reeves, J.L. 2015. Long-term agroecosystem research on northern Great Plains mixed-grass prairie near Mandan, North Dakota. Canadian Journal of Plant Science. 95:1101-1116.

Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis) invasion in the Northern Great Plains: A story of rapid dominance in an endangered ecosystem Reprint Icon - (Review article)
Dekeyser, E.S., Dennhardt, L., Hendrickson, J.R. 2015. Kentucky bluegrass (Poa pratensis) invasion in the Northern Great Plains: A story of rapid dominance in an endangered ecosystem. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 8:255-261.

Soil organic carbon beneath croplands and re-established grasslands in the North Dakota prairie pothole region Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Phillips, R.L., Eken, M.R., West, M.S. 2015. Soil organic carbon beneath croplands and re-established grasslands in the North Dakota prairie pothole region. Environmental Management. doi: 10.1007/s00267-015-0459-3.

Profile based image analysis for identification of chopped biomass stem nodes and internodes Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Pothula, A.K., Igathinathane, C., Kronberg, S.L. 2015. Profile based image analysis for identification of chopped biomass stem nodes and internodes. Industrial Crops and Products. 70:374-382.

Grassland degradation - (Book / chapter)
Wick, A.F., Geaumont, B.A., Sedivec, K., Hendrickson, J.R. 2016. Grassland degradation. IN: Shroder, J.F., Sivanpillai, R. (Eds.), Biological and Environmental Hazards, Risks, and Disasters. Book Chapter. Elsevier, pp. 257-276.

Improving cattle nutrition on the Great Plains with shrubs and fecal seeding of fourwing saltbush Reprint Icon - (Peer reviewed journal)
Kronberg, S.L. 2015. Improving cattle nutrition on the Great Plains with shrubs and fecal seeding of fourwing saltbush. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 68:285-289.

Integrating rangeland and pastureland assessment methods into a national grazingland assessment approach - (Abstract only)

Developing the 18th indicator for interpreting indicators of rangeland health on Northern Great Plains rangelands - (Abstract only)

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.

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.

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.

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)

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)

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)

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