June 11, 2019
Managing Brush with Proper Techniques
16877 State Highway 32
Marietta, OK 73448
8 am - noon
There is no registration fee for this event. Registration closes five business days before the event.
Level 2: Building
Woody plant encroachment can reduce grazeable acres as well as potentially displace good plants for wildlife habitat. However, not all woody plants are bad for livestock and wildlife.
During this field day, you will learn the potential positives and negatives of woody plants depending on differing goals. You will also hear discussion on how to manage woody plant encroachment using several different techniques such as fire, mechanical and chemical control options.
This field day will demonstrate how to apply certain control techniques as well as show past treatments. Join us to learn how to manage brush for your operation.
What You Will Learn:
- How to apply proper brush management techniques
- The expected outcome of each technique
- When each brush management technique should be applied
- See multiple techniques and outcomes
How You Will Learn:
- In-field Discussion
- Hands-on Demonstration
Who Should Attend:
- Livestock and wildlife managers looking to learn the fundamentals of brush management
What You Should Bring:
- Weather-appropriate attire
- Using Grazing to Manage Wildlife Habitat
- Using Prescribed Fire to Benefit Wildlife and Livestock
- Brush Control Without Spraying Leaves, Noble News and Views
- Greenbrier: Identification and Management, Noble Research Institute
- Eastern Persimmon: Identification and Management in Pastures and Rangeland, Noble Research Institute
- Osage Orange: Identification and Management, Noble Research Institute
- Prescribed Fire Is Essential to the Land, Legacy