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Upcoming Workshop: Using Grazing to Manage Wildlife Habitat

Livestock management to enhance wildlife habitat can be economically beneficial for an agricultural producer.

Posted Oct. 9, 2019

ARDMORE, Okla. — Noble Research Institute will host a Using Grazing to Manage Wildlife Habitat workshop from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Cross Timbers Wildlife Management Area, located at 7761 Stockton Road, Burneyville, Oklahoma.

When managed correctly, native rangelands can produce optimal wildlife habitat and forage production for cattle. When native rangelands are not utilized or are overutilized, both cattle and wildlife suffer.

Attendees will learn:

  • About the importance of the five principles of soil health to wildlife habitat
  • How to convert introduced forages to native range
  • About the process of prescribed fire and grazing, and the importance to maintaining/creating plant diversity structure important to wildlife
  • How to use brush control techniques
  • How to achieve stocker animal performance on native range for wildlife

Producers who want to have a better understanding of land stewardship principles are encouraged to attend.

Weather-appropriate outdoor attire should be worn. There is no fee for this event, but participants must register online by Oct. 22 to attend. For more information and to register, please visit www.noble.org/events.

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Cattle GrazingNoble Research Institute will host a Using Grazing to Manage Wildlife Habitat workshop on Oct. 29 to show how cattle and wildlife can coexist.

Noble Research Institute, LLC (www.noble.org) is an independent nonprofit agricultural research organization dedicated to delivering solutions to great agricultural challenges. Headquartered in Ardmore, Oklahoma, the Noble Research Institute conducts fundamental, translational and applied research; offers no-cost consultation and education to farmers, ranchers and land managers; operates seven research and demonstration farms; and educates students of all ages about science and agriculture. The Noble Research Institute was founded by Lloyd Noble, an Oklahoma oilman and philanthropist, in 1945 as The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation to advance agriculture and land stewardship.

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J. Adam Calaway, Director of Communications and Public Relations
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580-224-6294

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