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Pasture & Range
Animal Wastes and Water Quality (DVD)
Describes the problems and outlines the methods for managing wastes, both in confined-animal operations and on pasture or rangeland, so that contamination of surface water and groundwater is avoided.

Publication Number:: 6532D
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Barb Goatgrass
Barb goatgrass is a winter annual grass native to Europe and western Asia. It first appeared in California in the early 1900s, but only recently has it begun to spread widely, crowding out native vegetation. Learn to identify and manage this hardy weed.

Publication Number:: 8315
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Bay Area Ranching Heritage: A Continuing Legacy
Part of the Understanding Working Rangelands series. Livestock grazing has been practiced in California for more than 200 years, and it continues to benefit local communities today, not least by helping keep open space available for recreation use.

Publication Number:: 8528
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Cattle, Sheep, Goats, and Horses: What's the Difference for Working Rangelands?
Part of the Understanding Working Rangelands series. Range livestock species differ in size, weight, behavior, and feeding preferences. Learn how these factors can influence their suitability for grazing on a particular area of multi-use rangeland.

Publication Number:: 8524
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Common Groundsel: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Common groundsel or old-man-of-the-spring is found throughout California. It can cause chronic liver poisoning to horses, cattle, and swine, even if only a small amount is eaten over a few weeks.

Publication Number:: 74130
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Controlling Offsite Movement of Agricultural Chemical Residues: Alfalfa
This publication will help alfalfa growers reduce offsite movement of pesticides in surface water by walking you through a step-by-step step-by-step evaluation of your operation to identify potential problem areas. After completing the self assessment y

Publication Number:: 8459
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Cows Need Water, Too: Water Sources, Wetlands, and Riparian Areas
Part of the Understanding Working Rangelands series. All creatures need access to water. One good way to water range livestock is to use natural water sources on the grazing site. Learn how to provide animal access and still protect the water resource.

Publication Number:: 8525
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Distinguishing Johnsongrass and Young Summer Grass Weeds
Johnsongrass (Sorghum halepense) a summer perennial grass, is one of the world’s most noxious and economically important weeds. This guide aids in identifying and distinguishing johnsongrass and other grass species that appear similar when immature.

Publication Number:: 8570
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Drought Tip: Drought Strategies for Feeding Cattle Grazing Annual Grassland
Drought leads to predictable lack of forage production on rangelands leaving two possible management scenarios: sell to reduce forage demand, or supplement feeding. This publication is designed to help producers weigh options available to prevent complete

Publication Number:: 8563
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Drought Tip: Managing Irrigated Pasture during Drought
Irrigated perennial pastures are important in drought when annual rangeland productivity is compromised. Learn how to manage your pasture during drought by selecting the right kind of grass and by using management practices that can enhance survival.

Publication Number:: 8537
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Dryland Pastures: Establishment and Management in the Intermountain Region . . .
Covers important considerations for site selection, seed mixes that are appropriate for different climates and land-use plans, seeding rates, seedbed preparation methods, planting times, seeding methods, weed control, and grazing management.

Publication Number:: 8163
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Dyer's Woad: Integrated Pest Management for Land Managers
Dyer’s woad (Isatis tinctoria) is a problematic, invasive weed in the intermountain west. It can be commonly found along roadsides, fencerows, and ditch banks, as well as in pastures, rangeland, and natural areas.

Publication Number:: 74175
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Establishing and Managing Irrigated Pasture for Horses
Horse owners can create a reliable, home-grown source of forage for their animals by setting up an irrigated pasture, but it can't be just anywhere. You need the right soil, the right drainage, the right forage crop and more. Find out what it takes!

Publication Number:: 8486
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Estimating the Cost of Replacing Forage Losses on Annual Rangeland
Wildfires and natural events can drastically reduce or eliminate the useable forage on grazing rangeland. This publication will help you assess your losses and set a reasonable budget for restoring the rangeland to a productive condition.

Publication Number:: 8446
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Field Bindweed: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Field bindweed, Convolvulus arvensis, is a native of Eurasia and was first documented in California in 1884. By the first quarter of the twentieth century, field bindweed was proclaimed the worst weed in California.

Publication Number:: 7462
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Grazing Systems Management: Achieving Management Goals . . .
Time was, herded livestock could be led over the wide landscape to wherever the feed and water were best, but fences and property rights restrict most modern herds to much smaller ranges. Time and space are big issues for today's herder.

Publication Number:: 8529
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Guidelines for Describing Grazing Management & Utilization
Terms and quantification techniques to help you accurately assess the effects of livestock grazing when you conduct a botanical survey of an area.

Publication Number:: 7225
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Guidelines for Residual Dry Matter (RDM) Management
Properly managed RDM can be expected to provide a high degree of protection from soil erosion and nutrient loss. Applications of specific RDM standards based on research and experience have shown the effectiveness of this approach to grazing management.

Publication Number:: 8092
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Livestock-Poisoning Plants of California
Horses, goats, sheep, and cattle can sicken or die if they eat from a poisonous plant. The best strategy is just to keep these plants out of reach. Here are photos, ID info, and poisoning symptoms for more than 30 hazardous ornamental and range plants.

Publication Number:: 8398
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Management Options to Reduce Pollutants in Runoff from Irrigated Pastures
Learn about the types of irrigated pasture in California and how irrigation and livestock management practices can improve the water quality in runoff and nearby streams and rivers.

Publication Number:: 6590D
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Managing Smutgrass in Irrigated Pastures
Small smutgrass is a grass that grows well in irrigated pastures but is not palatable to livestock. So what happens if it grows well and it doesn't get eaten? It takes over the pasture! Learn some simple control measures that will keep this weed in check

Publication Number:: 8473
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Photo-Monitoring for Better Land Use Planning & Assessment
A set of photographs taken every year from the same locations can give you a better sense of how natural events, cultural practices, and other factors change your rangeland property over time.

Publication Number:: 8067
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Ranching Infrastructure: Tools for Healthy Grasslands, Livestock, and Ranchers
Part of the Understanding Working Rangelands series. Ranch roads, fencing, gates, water systems, corrals, and working scales play a key role in proper management of livestock and effective management of rangelands.

Publication Number:: 8561
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Rangeland Management Series: Annual Range Forage Production
Livestock on California's foothill rangelands get much of their nutrition from rangeland forage plants. An understanding of how climatic factors influence forage productivity can help growers predict the need to provide supplemental feed.

Publication Number:: 8018