Burn at MPF’s Carver Prairie. Photo: Randy Haas

Prairie Management

Articles in the Missouri Prairie Journal

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If you wish to cite any of these articles in presentations or papers, volume, issue, and page numbers are given in the footer of each article page. Example of correct citation:

Mills, Mark S., Darrin Welchert, and Jordan Meyer. 2016. The Hills are Alive with Herps. Missouri Prairie Journal 37(1): 20-23.

Prairie Management

Grassland Management is Key to Reducing Quail Predation, Vol. 40, No. 3 & 4, 2019

The Pure Air Wildlife Management Cooperative, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2019

Prairie Power: Roeslein Alternative Energy Moves Toward Horizon, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2019

To Put Out Fire, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2019

Prairie and Native Grassland Reconstructions, Vol. 39, No. 3 & 4, 2018

Tools for Prescribed Burning, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2018

Prescribed Burn Seasonality, Vol. 38, No. 3 & 4, 2017 (see accompanying research on Orthopteran and Leaf Beetle Populations)

Establishing Native Pasture with a Cover Crop Cocktail, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2016

Remnants to Restoration: Central Missouri’s remnant glades, savannas, and prairies give life to Prairie Fork reconstruction efforts, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2011

Patch-Burn Grazing and Prairie Vegetation, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2010

Fescue’s Hidden Secret, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2009

Best Management Practices for Problem Plants, Vol. 30, No. 1, 2009

Landowners Guide to Prescribed Burning on Grasslands, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2008

 

Native Warm-Season Grass News with Steve Clubine

Do Bison Follow the Green Wave?, Vol. 41, No. 1, 2020

2019 North American Prairie Conference, Houston, TX, Vol. 40, No. 3 & 4, 2019

New Research on Native Forage and Cattle Weight Gain, Vol. 40, No. 2, 2019

Cape Cod Island Prairies, Vol. 40, No. 1, 2019

Native Warm-Season Grass Hay, PastureWalks, Drought, Vol. 39, No. 3 & 4, 2018

The Origin of Osage Orange Hedgerows, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2018

Tools for Prescribed Burning and Book Reviews, Vol. 39, No. 1, 2018

The Principle of Three, Invasive Weeds, Iowa Prairie Conference, Grassland Bird Conservation Research in MN and IA, and more, Vol. 38, No. 3 & 4, 2017

Greater Prairie-Chicken Trapping, Poison Hemlock, Kansas Wildfires, Vol. 38, No. 2, 2017

Prairie Grouse Diets, Increased Birds on NWSG, Grass-finished Beef, and more, Vol. 38, No. 1, 2017

Summer Grazing (pg. 29); Buying Grass-Finished Beef (pg. 29); New MDC and Partners Personnel Learn about Grasslands (pg. 29); Alternative Method for Controlling Sericea Lespedeza (pg. 31); Dow-AgroScience Adds Wicking Label for PastureGard HL Herbicide (pg. 31); Managed Grasslands Support More Quail than Traditional Food Plots (pg. 32), Vol. 37, No. 3 & 4, 2016

Greater Prairie-Chicken Trapping for Illinois, Summer Grazing and Economics of Weed Control in Forage Management, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2016

2015 Patch-Burn Grazing Working Group Meeting, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2016

Greenhouse Gases and Carbon Sequestration, Vol. 36, No. 3 & 4, 2015

Native Warm-Season Grass Grazing Research, Vol. 36, No. 2, 2015

Differences in Some Cool-Season and Native Grasses for GPC Nesting Cover; Controlling Invasive Plants: Sericea lespedeza (pg. 31), Teasel (pg. 32), Caucasian, Plains and Other Old World Bluestems (pg. 32), Vol. 36, No. 1, 2015

Prairie-Chicken Translocation 2008-2014; Prescribed Burning Glades and Open Woodlands/Savannas; Facts about Tall Fescue, Vol. 35, No. 3, 2014

Cutting Hay, Vol 35, No. 2, 2014

Notes from the 2013 Patch-Burn Grazing Working Group Meeting, Vol. 35, No. 1, 2014

Field Tours of Grassland Management, Vol. 34, No. 3, 2013

The Winter That Wouldn’t End, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2013

Pasture Conversion and Control of Invasives, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2013

Drought Resistant Pastures to Reconnect Cows and Quail, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012

Fescue Management on Prairie, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012

Nitrate Build Up in the Soil, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012

Warm Season Grass Moving Forward from the Drought, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012

Bloat-Free Legumes Show Pasture Potential, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2012

Grazing Horses on Prairie, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2012

Grassland Bird Outlook, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2012

History of Grazing on Missouri’s Prairies, Haying and Grazing for Livestock Production and Wildlife, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2011

Grassland Management with Fire and Grazing, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2011

Seed Production and Availability; Invasive Plant Control, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2011

 

Presettlement Prairie Documents and Maps

The Presettlement Prairie in the Kansas City Region (Jackson County, Missouri), Vol. 6, 1985

Early Prairies of St. Louis City,  Vol. 2, 1981

Invasive Species

Invasive Species Control for Prairie and Native Grassland Conservation, Vol. 39, No. 2, 2018