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Information Brochures and Flyers

Pasture and Hay Species Recommended for Maryland (PDF; 255 KB) Englert, J.M., E. Dengler, and L. Vough 2008. USDA-NRCS and Maryland Cooperative Extension. Beltsville, MD. August 2008. 2p. (ID# 8095).

Big Bluestem - High Quality Summer Forage for the Northern Plains (PDF; 802 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2002. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. March 2004. 2p. (ID# 3587).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Big Bluestem Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 235 KB) Owsley, M. and R. Garner 2011. PM Website. July 2011. 2p. (ID# 10550).

Indiangrass Plant fact sheet (PDF; 185 KB) Owsley, M. and R. Garner 2011. PM Web site. July 2011. 2p. (ID# 10549).

Switchgrass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 159 KB) Owsley, M. and R. Garner 2011. PM Website. Feb 2011. 2p. (ID# 10202).

Kleingrass Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 98 KB) Esquivel, R.G. 2008. NRCS/James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, Texas. 9/3/2008. 2p. (ID# 8221).

Plant fact sheet for prairie junegrass (Koeleria macrantha) (PDF; 164 KB) Gonzalves, P. and D. Darris 2008. USDA NRCS Corvallis Plant Materials Center. Corvallis, OR. 2008. 2p. (ID# 8198).

PLANT SHEET Big Bluestem (PDF; 381 KB) Surrency, D., C.M. Owsley, and M. Kirkland 2003. GA NRCS Home page Under JCPMC. Athens Ga. Jan 2003. 6p. (ID# 4605).

PLANT SHEET: Eastern Gamagrass (PDF; 1 MB) Surrency, D., C.M. Owsley, and M. Kirkland 2003. GANRCS Homepage under Jimmy Carter PMC. Athens, Ga. Jan 2003. 7p. (ID# 4610).

PLANT SHEET: Indiangrass (PDF; 395 KB) Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center 2003. Jimmy Carter PMC. Athens , GA. Jan 2003. 7p. (ID# 4608).

PLANT SHEET: Little Bluestem (PDF; 297 KB) Surrency, D., C.M. Owsley, and M. Kirkland 2003. GA NRCS Homepage under Jimmy Carter PMC. Athens Ga. Jan 2003. 6p. (ID# 4606).

PLANT SHEET: Switchgrass (PDF; 498 KB) Surrency, D., C.M. Owsley, and M. Kirkland 2003. GA NRCS Homepage under Jimmy Carter PMC. Athens, Ga.. Jan 2003. 6p. (ID# 4607).

OH-370 Germplasm Big Bluestem Plant Fact Sheet (PDF; 144 KB) Henry, J. and S. Bruckerhoff 2002. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Nov.21.02. 2p. (ID# 4259).

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Popular Journal or Magazine Articles

Ontogenesis and nutitive value of warm-season perennial bunch grasses (PDF; 244 KB) Robert D. Ziehr, Gary L. Rea, Joel L. Douglas, Kenneth E. Sparth, George L. Peacock and James P. Muir 2014. Tropical Grasslands - Forrajes Tropicales. Cali, Columbia. Volume 2 , No 2 June 2014 188-196. 9p. (ID# 12346).

Plant Parameters for Plant Functional Groups of Western Rangelands to Enable Process Based Simulation Modeling (PDF; 391 KB) J.R. Kiniry, J. Briggs, J. Englert, M. Weltz, K. Jensen, D. Tillery, M. Stannard, A. Young-Mathews, T. Blanke, M. Smither-Koppler, S. Winslow, D. Goodson 2014. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture. Madison, Wisconsin. Volume 4, Issue 7, July 2014, pp 746-766. 20p. (ID# 12324).

North Dakota - Grass Variety Development and Performance Testing (PDF; 933 KB) Tober, D.A. and W. Duckwitz 2010. Forage Focus, Midwest Forage Association. St. Paul, MN. December 2010. 1p. (ID# 10141).

Hay and pasture management: Establishing warm season grasses (PDF; 13 KB) Dewald, C.L., J. Henry, and S.B. Bruckerhoff 1996. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. May 1996. 3p. (ID# 619).

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Plant Guides

Kleingrass Plant Guide (PDF; 644 KB) Carr, B. 2014. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. April 2014. 3p. (ID# 12249).

Plant Guide for Dahurian wildrye (Elymus dahuricus) (PDF; 266 KB) Tilley, D. and L. St. John 2014. Idaho Plant Materials Program. Aberdeen, Idaho. 2/28/14. 3p. (ID# 12079).

Plant Guide: Black Oat (Avena strigosa) (PDF; 281 KB) Dial, H. 2014. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. May 2014. 5p. (ID# 12166).

White Lupine (Lupinus albus L.): Plant Guide (PDF; 298 KB) Shawnna Clark 2014. Big Flats, New York. September 2014. 6p. (ID# 12325).

Buffalograss Plant Guide (PDF; 122 KB) Brakie, M. 2013. ETPMC. Nacogdoches, TX. 8/6/13. 4p. (ID# 11870).

Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) Plant Guide (PDF; 291 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 3p. (ID# 11794).

Plant Guide for Siberian Wheatgrass (Agropyron fragile) (PDF; 166 KB) St. John, L. (editor) 2013. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. January 18, 2013. 5p. (ID# 11631).

Plant Guide for Small Burnet (Sanguisorba minor) (PDF; 258 KB) St. John, L. (editor) 2013. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. January 16, 2013. 4p. (ID# 11634).

Southeastern wildrye (Elymus glabriflorus) Plant Guide (PDF; 331 KB) Belt, S., B. Rushing, and S. Tangren 2013. Beltsville, MD. March 2013. 5p. (ID# 11666).

Eastern Gamagrass Plant Guide (PDF; 251 KB) Shadow, A. 2012. ETPMC and Plants Database. Nacogdoches, Texas. June 2012. 10p. (ID# 11215).

Plant Guide for Meadow Brome (PDF; 107 KB) St. John, L., D. Tilley, and K. Jensen 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. October 19, 2012. 4p. (ID# 11459).

Plant Guide for Orchardgrass (Dactyls glomerata) (PDF; 200 KB) St. John, L. 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. December 7, 2012. 5p. (ID# 11489).

Plant Guide for Red Fescue (PDF; 269 KB) St. John, L., D. Tilley, P. Hunt, and S. Wright 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. January 19, 2012. 5p. (ID# 10872).

Plant Guide for Russian Wildrye (Psathyrostachys junceus) (PDF; 315 KB) St. John, L. (ed.) 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. November 13, 2012. 4p. (ID# 11467).

Plant Guide for Altai Wildrye (PDF; 308 KB) St. John, L., D. Ogle, W. Duckwitz, and D. Tober 2011. Aberdeen, Idaho and Bismarck, North Dakota Plant Materials Centers. Aberdeen, Idaho. January 5, 2011. 4p. (ID# 10223).

Plant Guide for Sweet Clover (PDF; 264 KB) Tilley, D., D. Ogle, and L. St. John 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. revised May, 2011. 6p. (ID# 10359).

Plant Guide for White Clover (PDF; 111 KB) St. John, L. and D. Ogle 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, ID. revised May, 2011. 3p. (ID# 10358).

Plant guide for Strawberry Clover (PDF; 114 KB) St. John, L., D. Ogle, and D. Tilley 2011. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. October 1, 2010. 4p. (ID# 10090).

Cicer Milkvetch Plant Guide (PDF; 246 KB) Tilley, D.J., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2008. Aberdeen, PMC. Aberdeen, ID. 12 Feb 2008. 6p. (ID# 7789).

Perennial Ryegrass Plant Guide (PDF; 101 KB) Ogle, D.G., S. Engle, and G. Shewmaker 2008. USDA - NRCS. Boise, ID. April 2008. 4p. (ID# 7906).

Sainfoin Plant Guide (PDF; 121 KB) Tilley, D.J., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2008. Aberdeen PMC. Aberdeen, ID. 031208. 4p. (ID# 7792).

Bermudagrass Planting Guide (PDF; 82 KB) Vandevender, J. 2006. Alderson, WV PMC. Alderson, WV. 3p. (ID# 7038).

Kura Clover Planting Guide (PDF; 79 KB) Vandevender, J. 2006. Alderson, WV PMC. Alderson, WV. 2p. (ID# 7040).

Switchgrass Planting Guide (PDF; 71 KB) Vandevender, J. 2006. Alderson, WV PMC. Alderson, WV. 4p. (ID# 7033).

Green Needlegrass Planting Guide (PDF; 96 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. Bismarck, ND. June 2005. 3p. (ID# 6033).

PLANT SHEET--Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) Special Edition: For Farm Bill Implementation (PDF; 497 KB) Surrency, D., M. Owsley, and M. Kirkland 2005. Jimmy Carter PMC Homepage--USDA-NRCS-Georgia. Athens Ga. September 2005. 9p. (ID# 6093).

Plant Sheet-- Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) Special Edition: For Farm Bill Implementation (PDF; 659 KB) Surrency, D., M. Owsley, and M. Kirkland 2005. Jimmy Carter PMC Homepage-USDA-NRCS Georgia. Athens, Ga. September 2005. 8p. (ID# 6092).

Plant Sheet--Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) Special Edition: For Farm Bill Implementation (PDF; 241 KB) Surrency, D., M. Owsley, and M. Kirkland 2005. Jimmy Carter PMC Homepage--NRCS-USDA-GA. Athens, Ga. September 2005. 8p. (ID# 6100).

San Marcos Germplasm Eastern gamagrass (PDF; 93 KB) Houck, M.J. 2005. Knox City PMC. Knox City, TX. June 2005. 2p. (ID# 6201).

OZ-70 Germplasm Big Bluestem (PDF; 177 KB) Bruckerhoff, S.B. 2004. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. 6/8/04. 2p. (ID# 5655).

Planting Guide - Americus Indiangrass (PDF; 239 KB) Surrency, D. and C.M. Owsley 2003. Georgia NRCS Homepage under Jimmy Carter PMC. Athens Ga. Jan 2003. 4p. (ID# 4974).

Planting Guide: Schizachyrium scoparium Iowa Germplasm (little bluestem) (PDF; 45 KB) Henry, J., J. Kaiser, and S. Bruckerhoff 2000. USDA-NRCS Elsberry Plant Materials Center. Elsberry, MO. Apr. 2000. 3p. (ID# 985).

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Miscellaneous Popular Articles

Bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) Grassland Project Plan Update 2006 (PDF; 65 KB) Cragar, R. 2007. WV News and Views. Morgantown, WV. November 2006. 2p. (ID# 7133).

Maximilian Sunflower: An Ornamental and Pasture Plant for Landscapes and Palatable for Livestock (PDF; 18 KB) Esquivel, R.G. 2006. NRCS/James E. 'Bud' Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, Texas. 12/20/2006. 2p. (ID# 7625).

Managing Irrigated Pastures - Tips for Southeastern Arizona (PDF; 200 KB) Pater, M., B. Munda and E.R. Garner 2002. USDA-NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, AZ. 4p. (ID# 3910).

Eastern gamagrass Grazing Trial (PDF; 103 KB) Kirkland, M. 2001. Lamar Co Soil and Water Conservation District Newsletter. Barnesville, GA. Winter 2001. 3p. (ID# 1952).

Eastern Gamagrass Breeding in New York and Oklahoma (PDF; 55 KB) Salon, P. and C. Dewald 2000. USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center and USDA-ARS. Corning, NY. 11p. (ID# 2561).

Eastern Gamagrass Response to Accent (nicosulfuron), Basis (rimsulfuron) and Plateau (imazapic) Herbicides in Comparison to a Few Common Corn Herbicides - PMC article (PDF; 29 KB) Salon, P.R. and M. van der Grinten 2000. USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center. Corning, NY. 7p. (ID# 2569).

Grazing Management of Eastern Gamagrass in Southwestern Georgia (PDF; 412 KB) Owsley, C.M. 2000. NRCS USDA. Americus, GA. Winter 2000. 9p. (ID# 2290).

Review of Big Bluestem (PDF; 121 KB) Owsley, C.M. 2000. USDA-NRCS Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center. Americus, GA. Jun. 2000. 16p. (ID# 2291).

Native Warm Season Grasses for Georgia, Alabama, and South Carolina (PDF; 800 KB) Surrency, D., C.M. Owsley, S. Brantly, and V. Pickard 1999. USDA-NRCS Athens Ga. Athens, GA. July 1999. 14p. (ID# 4602).

Eastern Gamagrass Forage Quality as Influenced by Harvest Management (PDF; 39 KB) Salon, P. and D. Cherney 1998. USDA-NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center and Cornell University. Corning, NY. 1998. 11p. (ID# 2562).

Performance of eastern gamagrass (Tripsacum dactyloides) at the Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center (PDF; 287 KB) Surrency, D., C.M. Owlsey, M. Kirkland, and S.B. Brantly 1998. USDA-NRCS Jimmy Carter Plant Materials Center. Americus, GA. Technical Guide No. Ga 101 450-VI June 16, 1998. 7p. (ID# 3026).

Winter Forage Cover Crop Trials (PDF; 33 KB) Munda, B., T.C. Knowles, A. Meen, V. Wakimoto, and B. Worthy 1998. University of Arizona Forage and Grain Agricultural Report. Tucson, AZ. AZ-1059. 5p. (ID# 1973).

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Major Publications

A Comprehensive Guide of Cover Crop Species Used in the Northeast United States (PDF; 804 KB) Clark, S. 2011. Big Flats Plant Materials Center. Corning, New York. Sept 21, 2011. 45p. (ID# 10645).

Grass Varieties for North Dakota (PDF; 983 KB) Sedivec, K., D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, and J. Hendrickson 2011. North Dakota State University Extension Service, Fargo, ND and USDA, NRCS, Bismarck, ND. Fargo, ND. June 2011. (ID# 10625).

Chapter 2: Species Selection and Grazing Management Guidelines (PDF; 5.1 MB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John and K. Jensen 2010. In G.E. Shewmaker and M.G. Bohle (eds.) Pasture and Grazing Management in the Northwest. University of Idaho Extension. Moscow, Idaho. PNW 614, 2010. 208p. (ID# 10096).

Grasses for the Northern Plains, Volume 2 - Warm-Season (PDF; 4.8 MB) Sedivec, K,, D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, D. Dewald, J. Printz, and D. Craig 2009. NDSU Extension Service, Fargo, North Dakota. Fargo, ND. August 2009. 67p. (ID# 9425).

Grasses for the Northern Plains, Volume 1 - Cool-Season (PDF; 2 MB) Sedivec, K., D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, D. Dewald, and J. Printz 2007. NDSU Extension Service. Fargo, ND. October 2007. 89p. (ID# 7681).

Idaho Forage Handbook, Third Edition, Chapters 2 and 3 (PDF; 14 MB) Ogle, D.G., G.E. Shewmaker, B. Hazen, and K. D.Sanders 2005. University of Idaho, USDA-NRCS, USDA-ARS, Idaho Department of Agriculture. Moscow, Idaho. U of ID Ext. Bul. 547, Third Edition, May 2005. 105p. (ID# 5985).

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Release Brochures

'Aroostook' Cereal Rye (Secale cereale) Release Brochure (PDF; 299 KB) Big Flats Plant Materials Center Staff 2015. Corning, NY. March 2015. 3p. (ID# 12509).

'Niagara' Big Bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) Release Brochure (PDF; 249 KB) Big Flats Plant Materials Center Staff 2015. Corning, NY. March 2015. 2p. (ID# 12510).

'Manska' Intermediate Wheatgrass (PDF; 342 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12110).

'Reliant' Intermediate Wheatgrass (PDF; 727 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. January 2014. 2p. (ID# 12109).

Release Brochure for Carthage Switchgrass (PDF; 200 KB) Sheahan, C. 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12120).

Release Brochure for Coastal Indiangrass (PDF; 142 KB) Sheahan, C. 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12130).

Release Brochure for Suther Big Bluestem (PDF; 251 KB) Sheahan, C. 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12117).

Release Brochure for Suther Indiangrass (PDF; 142 KB) Sheahan, C. 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12131).

Release Brochure for Suther Little Bluestem (PDF; 136 KB) Sheahan, C. 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12126).

Release Brochure for Timber Switchgrass (PDF; 285 KB) Sheahan, C. 2014. Cape May, NJ. February 2014. 2p. (ID# 12122).

'Berber' orchardgrass Release brochure (PDF; 348 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2013. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September 2013. 2p. (ID# 11842).

'Jose' Tall Wheatgrass (PDF; 318 KB) Sandoval, D. 2013. Los Lunas Plant Materials Center. Los Lunas, NM. April 17, 2013. 2p. (ID# 11800).

Bozoisky-Select Russian wildrye release brochure (PDF; 142 KB) Hybner, R. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. 2013. 2p. (ID# 11686).

Garrison creeping meadow foxtail release brochure (PDF; 143 KB) Hybner, R. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. 2013. 2p. (ID# 11688).

Lutana cicer milkvetch release brochure (PDF; 162 KB) Hybner, R. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. 2013. 2p. (ID# 11689).

Release Brochure for 'Rush' Intermediate Wheatgrass (PDF; 313 KB) St. John, L. 2013. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. October 28, 2013. 2p. (ID# 12036).

Release Brochure for San Marcos Eastern Gamagrass (PDF; 267 KB) Carr, B. 2013. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11971).

Rimrock Indian ricegrass Release Brochure (PDF; 125 KB) Hybner, R. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. April 2013. 2p. (ID# 11790).

'Lana' Woollypod Vetch Release Brochure (PDF; 261 KB) Lockeford Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Lockeford PMC. Lockeford, CA. September 2012. 2p. (ID# 11381).

'Mankota' Russian Wildrye (PDF; 455 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11302).

'Nacogdoches' Eastern Gamagrass Release Brochure (PDF; 210 KB) Shadow, A. 2012. ETPMC. Nacogdoches, Texas. June 2012. 2p. (ID# 11216).

'Rodan' Western Wheatgrass (PDF; 261 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11299).

Bounty Germplasm Big Bluestem (PDF; 514 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11308).

OZ-70 Germplasm Big Bluestem Release Brochure (PDF; 198 KB) Elsberry Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Elsberry, MO. 2p. (ID# 11260).

Pryor Slender Wheatgrass Release Brochure (PDF; 227 KB) Winslow, S.R. 2012. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. March 2012. 2p. (ID# 10927).

Release Brochure for Selection 75 Kleingrass (PDF; 199 KB) Carr, B. 2012. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. August 27, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11371).

Release brochure Americus Indiangrass (PDF; 221 KB) Owsley, M. 2012. PM Website. May 2012. 2p. (ID# 11074).

Release brochure for 'Paiute' orchardgrass (PDF; 186 KB) St. John, L. 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. December 12, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11492).

Release brochure for 'Regar' Meadowbrome (PDF; 177 KB) St. John, L. 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. December 10, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11491).

Release brochure for 'Tegmar' dwarf intermediate wheatgrass (PDF; 446 KB) St. John, L. 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. December 3, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11485).

Release brochure for Vavilov II Siberian wheatgrass (PDF; 160 KB) St. John, L. 2012. Aberdeen Plant Materials Center. Aberdeen, Idaho. November 30, 2012. 2p. (ID# 11484).

Rumsey Indiangrass Release Brochure (PDF; 349 KB) Elsberry Plant Materials Center Staff 2012. Elsberry, MO. 2p. (ID# 11261).

Trailhead Basin Wildrye Release Brochure (PDF; null) Winslow, S.R. 2012. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. March 2012. 2p. (ID# 10928).

'Manifest' intermediate wheatgrass (PDF; 212 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2011. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2011. 2p. (ID# 10626).

Shoshone Manystem Wildrye Release Brochure (PDF; 219 KB) Winslow, S.R. 2011. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. September 2011. 2p. (ID# 10698).

Ozark Germplasm Little Bluestem (PDF; 197 KB) Cordsiemon, R.L. II and J.U. Kaiser 2010. Elsberry, MO. 2p. (ID# 9805).

Rosana Western Wheatgrass--A Conservation Plant for Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 507 KB) Winslow, S.R. 2010. Bridger PMC. U.S. Printing Office. February 2010. 1p. (ID# 9687).

Critana Thickspike Wheatgrass--A Conservation Plant for Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 2 MB) Winslow, S.R. 2009. Bridger, MT. Bozeman, MT. February 2009. 1p. (ID# 8517).

Rountree Big Bluestem Release Brochure (PDF; 857 KB) Bruckerhoff, S.B. and R.L. Cordsiemon II 2009. MOPMC. Elsberry, MO. 5/09. 2p. (ID# 9067).

'Nordan' crested wheatgrass release brochure (PDF; 334 KB) Duckwitz, W. 2006. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 6787).

'Bison' big bluestem (PDF; 217 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 6152).

'Lodorm' green needlegrass (PDF; 515 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2005. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 6147).

Release Brochure for 'Medina' eastern gamagrass (PDF; 463 KB) Stevens, J. 2004. Nacogdoches, Texas. September 2004. 2p. (ID# 5616).

Open Range Tested Class Germplasm Winterfat (PDF; 229 KB) Majerus, M. and L. Holzworth 2003. USDA-NRCS-Montana. Bozeman, MT. 4p. (ID# 5133).

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Refereed Journal Articles

Effect of Flooding Duration and Nitrogen Fertilization on Yield and Protein Content of Three Forage Species (PDF; 1.1 MB) Sigua, G.C., M.J. Williams, J.Grabowski, C. Chase Jr., and M. Kongchum 2012. Agronomy Journal. 104. 8p. (ID# 11392).

Notice of Release of Bounty Germplasm Big Bluestem: A Selected Class of Natural Germplasm (PDF; 1.8 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. Native Plants Journal. Bismarck, ND. 13(2):91-94. 4p. (ID# 11309).

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Final Study Report

Assembly and Evaluation of Blue Grama Germplasm for Rangeland Restoration (PDF; 328 KB) Carr, B. 2014. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. December 2014. 5p. (ID# 12468).

Assembly and Evaluation of Western Wheatgrass Germplasm for Pasture and Hay Planting (PDF; 229 KB) Brandon Carr 2014. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. August 2014. 5p. (ID# 12347).

Screening Switchgrass Germplasm from Southeastern Texas for Forage and Biofuel Potential (PDF; 718 KB) Shadow, A. 2014. ETPMC. Nacogdoches. 9/17/2014. 11p. (ID# 12284).

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Published Symposium Proceedings

Biofeedstock Yield, Quality and Cell Wall Components of Tetraploid Meadowcrest Eastern Gamagrass Grown Under Varying Nitrogen Rates (PDF; 15 KB) Salon, P., J. Rose, M. van der Grinten, B. Urbanowicz, and J. Backe 2009. Proceedings of the Sixth Eastern Native Grass Symposium. Columbia, SC. October 7-10, 2008. 1p. (ID# 9133).

A New Eastern Gamagrass Cultivar for the Southern United States (PDF; 50 KB) Grabowski, J., S. Edwards, and J. Douglas 2003. Third Eastern Native Grass Symposium reprinted as MSPMC Tech Note Vol16 No. 4. pending. 7p. (ID# 5035).

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Technical Notes

Technical Note 3: Selection and Use of Native Warm-Season Grasses For The Mid-Atlantic Region (PDF; 592 KB) Ugiansky, R.J., J.M. Englert, and C. Miller 2008. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. Technical Note 3, September 2008. 8p. (ID# 8100).

PIA Technical Note 7.1: Pacific Islands Area Vegetative Guide (PDF; 923 KB) Joy, R.J. 2012. USDA/ NRCS PIA. Honolulu, Hawaii. September 2012. 35p. (ID# 11436).

PIA Plant Materials Technical Note 7.2: Pacific Island Area Vegetative Guide (photos) (PDF; 4.85 MB) Joy, R.J. 2010. USDA/ NRCS PIA. Hoolehua, Hawaii. April 2010. 37p. (ID# 12481).

PIA Plant Materials Technical Note 7.3: Pacific Island Area Vegetative Guide (Plant Establishment Procedures) (PDF; 35 KB) Joy, R.J. 2010. USDA/ NRCS PIA. Hoolehua, Hawaii. April 2010. 5p. (ID# 12483).

LAPMC Tech Note 8 Evaluating Eastern Gamagrass Stands When Planted in 28-40" Rows (PDF; 45 KB) Houck, M. 2007. Louisiana PM Program. Alexandria, LA. May 2007. 2p. (ID# 7509).

Pasture - Species Selection and Grazing Management Guidelines (PDF; 304 KB) Ogle, D.G., L. St. John, and M. Stannard 2009. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. TN 11; December 2009. 27p. (ID# 9400).

LAPMC Tech Note 21 Lablab for Conservation Use in Louisiana (PDF; 54 KB) Houck, M. 2013. LAPMS. August 2013. August 2013. 2p. (ID# 11899).

Perennial Ryegrass for Irrigated Pasture in the Intermountain West (PDF; 119 KB) Ogle, D.G., S. Engle, and G. Shewmaker 2008. USDA NRCS. Boise, ID. Idaho Plant Materials TN No. 30 - April 2008. 7p. (ID# 7907).

Switchgrass for the Intermountain West (PDF; 130 KB) Ogle, D.G. and Jay Davison 2009. USDA NRCS. Boise, ID, Reno, NV, SLC, UT. TN 31 October 2008. 8p. (ID# 8312).

Technical Note 36: Optimize Forage Quality by Afternoon Harvesting (PDF; 52 KB) Mayland, H.F. 2004. USDA - ARS. Boise, Idaho. ID PM TN No. 36; May 2004. 4p. (ID# 5581).

Seeding Rates for Conservation Species (PDF; 469 KB) Majerus, M., J. Scianna, and J. Jacobs 2013. Bridger PMC. Bozeman, MT. MT-46 (rev. 4). 12p. (ID# 12046).

Tame pasture grass and legume species and grazing guidelines (PDF; 45 KB) Jacobs, J. and J. Siddoway 2008. www.mt.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/ecs/plants/technotes/. Bozeman, MT. MT-63, December 2007. 7p. (ID# 7733).

Cut Hay in the Afternoon to Improve Forage Quality (PDF; 37 KB) Jacobs, J. and R. Hybner 2008. www.mt.usda.gov. Bozeman, MT. PM-MT-64. 4p. (ID# 8112).

Standard and Preferred Forage and Reclamation Plants for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 83 KB) Hybner, R., J. Scianna, D. Ogle, L. St. John, D. Tober, W. Duckwitz, S. Parr, and K. Clause 2011. Bridger PMC. on Bridger PMC website. August 1, 2011. 11p. (ID# 10704).

Shoshone Manystem Wildrye: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Montana and Wyoming TN MT-72 (PDF; 274 KB) Winslow, S.R. 2011. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. MT-72, September 2011. 3p. (ID# 10707).

Indian Ricegrass Achnatherum hymenoides: A native Conservation Grass for Use in the Northern Great Plains and Rocky Mountains (PDF; 179 KB) Hybner, R. 2011. Bridger Plant Materials Center Staff. Bridger, MT. September 2011. 4p. (ID# 10694).

Technical Note No. Ga 80 190-VI Americus Indiangrass-A Native Grass for the Southeast (PDF; 197 KB) Owsley, C.M. and D. Surrency 2004. USDA NRCS Athens Ga State Office. Athens, Ga. Technical Note GA 80 190 - VI May 28 2004. 3p. (ID# 5583).

Legume Seed Inoculation Plant Materials Technical Note (PDF; 813 KB) Alan Shadow 2015. East Texas Plant Materials Center. Nacogdoches, Texas. February, 2015. 6p. (ID# 12525).

Hybrid Wheatgrass Elymus hoffmannii: Introduced Grasses for Conservation Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 335 KB) Roger Hybner, Loren St. John, Harold Steppuhn 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. MT-101. 6p. (ID# 12311).

Russian Wildrye Psathyrostachys juncea: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 223 KB) Hybner, Roger 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger PMC. MT-100. 5p. (ID# 12310).

Meadow Brome Bromus biebersteineii: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 288 KB) Hybner, R. 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. December 2013. 6p. (ID# 12044).

Sainfoin Onobrychis viciifolia: A Conservation Legume for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 181 KB) Hybner, R. 2014. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. December 2013. 6p. (ID# 12043).

A Guide to Understanding Seed Tags Fact Sheet (PDF; 155 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service. Bismarck, ND. September 2014. 2p. (ID# 12317).

Big Bluestem Varieties for Minnesota Fact Sheet (PDF; 604 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2014. USDA NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. July 2014. 2p. (ID# 12315).

Intermediate Wheatgrass Thinopyrum intermedium L.: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 97 KB) Hybner, R. 2012. Bridger PMC. September 2012. 8p. (ID# 11288).

Seasonal forage quality of five tame pasture grasses on dryland pastures in Montana (PDF; 173 KB) Jacobs, J. 2012. www.mt.nrcs.usda.gov/technical/ecs/plants/technotes/. Bozeman, MT. MT-81, September 2012. 12p. (ID# 11293).

Slender Wheatgrass Elymus trachycaulus: A Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 270 KB) Winslow, S.R. 2012. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. September 2012. 5p. (ID# 11282).

Forage Production, Nutritive Quality and Growth Pattern of Various Warm Season Grasses (PDF; 1.2 MB) Carr, B. 2012. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. May 2012. 7p. (ID# 11188).

Siberian Wheatgrass Agropyron fragile: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 90 KB) Hybner, R. 2012. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. September 2012. 4p. (ID# 11289).

Pubescent Wheatgrass Thinopyrum intermedium spp barbulatum: An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 92 KB) Hybner, R. 2012. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. September 2012. 5p. (ID# 11273).

Orchardgrass Dactylis glomerata L., An Introduced Conservation Grass for Use in Montana and Wyoming (PDF; 181 KB) Hybner, R. 2012. Bridger PMC. Bridger, MT. September 2012. 4p. (ID# 11287).

Summer-Dormant Tall Fescue Management and Use in Texas (PDF; 420 KB) Ziehr, R. and G. Rea 2011. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City. TX-PM-12-01 Nov. 2012. 5p. (ID# 10779).

Technical Note 1: Oregon/Washington Seeding Guide (PDF; 94 KB) Kuhn, G., M. Stannard, W. Crowder, M. Chaney, T. Dring, G. Rouse, J. Kouns, and R. Fleenor 2011. USDA-NRCS, Spokane State Office. Spokane, WA. 1p. (ID# 11194).

Improved Forage Grass Releases by the Bismarck Plant Materials Center and Partners (8.5 x 11) (PDF; 4 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 4p. (ID# 9415).

Total Digestible Nutrients and Protein per Acre Produced by Five Indiangrass Cultivars (PDF; 75 KB) Tharel, L. 2008. Booneville PMC Study. Booneville, AR. CP 512 Pasture and Hay August 2008. 4p. (ID# 8012).

Dry-Matter Production of Five Indiangrass Cultivars (PDF; 56 KB) Tharel, L. 2008. Booneville PMC Study. Booneville, AR. CP 512 Pasture and Hay, July 2008. 3p. (ID# 8013).

Nitrogen Use 'Medina' eastern gamagrass (PDF; 80 KB) Brakie, M. 2006. East Texas Plant Materials Center. Nacogdoches, Texas. May 2006. 4p. (ID# 6673).

TN-PM-5-1-AZ, Irrigated Pasture Trials in Arizona (PDF; 115 KB) Munda, B. and R. Garner 2005. USDA NRCS Tucson Plant Materials Center. Tucson, Arizona. TN-Plant Materials 5-1 Arizona. 9p. (ID# 6891).

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Other Publication Types

Managing ‘Highlander’ Eastern Gamagrass for Sustainable Forage Production in the Upper Southeastern United States (PDF; 83 KB) Douglas, S.D., Edwards, W.J. Jackson, and D.J. Lang 2004. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station and Jamie L. Whitten PMC. 1p. (ID# 5676).

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