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  • 2008
  • May

The Largemouth Bass

The largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) is a member of the sunfish family. This family of fish contains many species, including smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu), bluegill (Lepomis...
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  • 2012
  • October

Hunting Season Begins With a Review of Safety

With hunting season here, this is a good time to review a few hunter safety tips to ensure everyone remains safe while preparing for the next hunting trip and when hunting. Unfortunately, people are injured every year in hunting-related activities.
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Key Concepts: Quality Largemouth Bass Sport Fishing in Ponds

Sport fishing is a common recreational use of many ponds. This handout highlights items that pond managers should consider when managing a pond for a quality largemouth bass sport fishery.

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How to Survey the Fish in Your Pond

Many pond owners think surveying fish populations in a pond is something only a professional fisheries biologist can do. Determining the fish species present, their size distribution and relative...
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  • 2019
  • May 2019

Have Your Bass Stopped Growing? What You Do Next Depends on Your Goal

How to manage a stunted largemouth bass fishery depends on whether you want trophy fish or not. Here are best practices for either situation.

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  • 2018
  • July 2018

Growing-Season Burns Hold Potential for Fall and Winter Forage

The traditional burning season for the Southern Great Plains goes from December to April. However, when land managers limit their burn season to these five months, they often find it difficult to implement the number of burns needed to achieve their goals. This is one reason why more and more land managers are conducting growing-season burns, during late spring through early fall months, to meet some of their prescribed burning goals.

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  • 2016
  • July

Proper livestock stocking rate supports operation, wildlife

Overgrazing can cause poor forage and livestock production, wildlife habitat loss, soil erosion and other problems.
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  • 2019
  • June 2019

Proper Stocking Rates Make Growing-Season Burns Possible

As more land managers use growing-season burns to meet their goals, livestock stocking rates become even more important.

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  • One Noble Summer

A Diverse Summer: From Burning Pastures to Tagging Feral Hogs

2019 Lloyd Noble Scholar in Agriculture Amber Oerly describes a variety of summer activities: conducting prescribed burns, touring an agritourism farm and helping tag feral hogs.

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  • Legacy
  • 2017
  • Winter

The Key to Coming Home

Brenda Myers Brown has lived a life away from the land. Now she's returning to continue her father's legacy and make new memories with her children and grandchildren.