April 20, 2020

Patch Burning Means Fewer Fences, Better Grazing Management and Improved Wildlife Habitat

Ranchers on the tallgrass prairie traditionally burn their pastures each spring before summer grazing. After fire, plants grow more quickly, and the new growth is very nutritious. But the practice is problematic for migratory birds. It reduces nesting and feeding habitat just when they need it most. So, how can ranchers balance getting great forage […]

September 17, 2018

11th Eastern Native Grass Symposium

The 2018 event will feature the latest information from renowned presenters and exhibitors, best management practices and field tours showcasing the progressive use of native grasses and forbs in a host of diverse applications. It all takes place at Erie’s beautiful Bayfront Convention Center on the shores of Lake Erie.

April 30, 2013

Putting Money Where the Birds Nest

How important, how valuable, is living in a community that strikes a better balance with Nature? And are communities willing to pay for the services that producers provide to meet that balance?

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