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Promoting working landscapes and healthy rangelands through outreach and education.

Information for ranchers, land managers, educators, recreationalists, and others on rangelands and rangeland management.

Long-term forecasts & forage growth

Is it possible to use long-term forecasts before the growing season to predict forage growth? New research gives insight applying long term forecasts, like El Niño/ La Niña to forage growth predictions. This can be especially relevant in drought, when destocking early can prevent damage to rangeland resources and preserve financial health.

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Manage cattle impacts on wet soils

As spring approaches, do you have a plan for avoiding damaging soils when grazing on wet pastures? This fact sheet has some tips to avoid compaction, monitor soil for readiness, and more.

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Farm & Ranch Stress

Farm & ranch stressors can come from many directions including the agricultural system, farm and family finances, and mental and physical health challenges. A healthy response to these challenges involves paying attention to the stressors within all of these areas and determining coping strategies that are useful in each area.

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COVID-19 Impact

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