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Pasture prescribed fire and grazing tour

What: Pasture prescribed fire and grazing tour.

When: June 18, 2015, 9 a.m. – noon

Where: Abbey Grasslands in Grant County (near Marvin, SD)


Three separate prescribed fires were conducted on the ranch in May, and a native hay field was burned in April.

Topics to be discussed include:

  • Planning, timing, and implementation of fire,
  • Design and objectives,
  • Fire effects on plants and wildlife,
  • Fire and grazing integration,
  • Neighborhood fire teams,
  • NRCS EQIP programs, and
  • Fence and water systems options.

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Earlier Event: June 17
Seeding rate study field trip