Articles on Prairie Management and Research

 

The Missouri Prairie Foundation strives to use the best and most innovative management techniques on its properties and to help private landowners do the same.

 

Resources for management of original prairies or establishment of prairie plantings:


 
Prairie Planting Guide
Shaw Nature Reserve’s Reconstructing a Tallgrass Prairie — A Seeding Guide for Missouri


Prairie Management articles from the Missouri Prairie Journal
Fescue’s Hidden Secret, Vol. 30, No. 4, 2009
Landowners Guide to Prescribed Burning on Grasslands, Vol. 29, No. 4, 2008
Establishing Native Pasture with a Cover Crop Cocktail, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2016
Patch-Burn Grazing and Prairie Vegetation, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2010



Native Warm-Season Grass News with Steve Clubine
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
Grassland Bird Outlook, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2012
Value of Grassland Shrubs, Grass-fed Beef, Buying Herbicides, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2013
Grassland Management with Fire and Grazing, Vol. 32, No. 1, 2011
Fescue Management on Prairie, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012
Greater Prairie-Chicken Trapping for Illinois, Summer Grazing and Economics of Weed Control in Forage Management, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2016
Drought Resistant Pastures to Reconnect Cows and Quail, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012
History of Grazing on Missouri’s Prairies, Haying and Grazing for Livestock Production and Wildlife, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2011
Bloat-Free Legumes Show Pasture Potential, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2012
Grazing Horses on Prairie, Vol. 33, No. 2, 2012
Warm Season Grass Moving Forward from the Drought Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012
Nitrate Build Up in the Soil, Vol. 33, No. 3, 2012
Seed Production and Availability; Invasive Plant Control, Vol. 32, No. 3, 2011
2015 Patch-Burn Grazing Working Group Meeting, Vol. 37, No. 1, 2016
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
Pasture Conversion and Control of Invasives, Vol. 34, No. 1, 2013
The Winter That Wouldn’t End, Vol. 34, No. 2, 2013


Annotated ant list for Gay Feather Prairie
(Microsoft Word Document)
Annoted ant list for Denison Prairie
(Microsoft Word Document)
Missouri bryophytes of the priarie list
(Microsoft Excel Workbook)