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  • 2005
  • October

Mechanical Tools for Eastern Red Cedar Control Evaluated

The other day, I thought to myself, "What if all the land area covered by Eastern red cedar was covered with thistles?" Since most thistles are listed as noxious weeds in Oklahoma and most other states as well, I believe there would be a great amount of action taken to control them. In my opinion, cedars are every bit as noxious as thistles, if not worse, and they are invading our land.
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  • 2002
  • March

A Burning Issue

Oklahoma requires notification before conducting a prescribed burn.
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  • 2006
  • March

Tax and Program Assistance for Drought and Wildfire Victims

When an unexpected wildfire blazes through a property, it generally leaves behind the charred ashes of grass, trees, fences and possibly buildings. Landowners will immediately think of the loss in value the wildfire has created, but, in the eyes of the IRS, is there a deductible loss?
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  • 1996
  • December

Is the Cost of Burning Always Monetary?

When burning costs are mentioned, fireguard establishment and labor for a burn are usually the topics of discussion. However, some argue that burning native grass pastures may have more significant costs such as decreasing plant diversity, destroying wildlife habitat, decreasing forage production or adversely affecting soil chemistry.
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  • 2007
  • July

Prescribed Burning - What Is the Cost?

We often recommend prescribed burning as a method to manage native rangeland and wildlife habitat - and, indeed, many of us believe that fire should be considered an integral component to most rangeland management systems. With all of the touted benefits of prescribed burning, however, we often do not associate costs with the use of fire.
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  • 2013
  • February

Association represents prescribed burn practitioners

Many landowners already use prescribed fire for accomplishing their management goals. However, most landowners do not, due to fear of liability as well as a lack of knowledge, labor and equipment.
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  • 2006
  • February

Considerations to Reduce Further Effects of Drought on Your Operation

Fires in Oklahoma and Texas and record-low rainfall have caused many people who earn a living on the land to make decisions they have not faced in many years. Here are some items for producers to think about as they formulate drought-management plans
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