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Publications Relating to Windbreaks and Shelterbelts

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Technical Notes

Technical Note 1: Windbreak Plant Species for Odor Management around Poultry Production Facilities. (PDF; 382 KB) Belt, S.V., M. van der Grinten, G. Malone, P. Patterson, R. Shockey 2007. USDA, NRCS, National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. April 2007. 21p. (ID# 7166).

Technical Note (Forestry) 9: Tree / Shrub Establishment and Maintenance Guidelines (PDF; 356 KB) 3 2002. USDA-NRCS. Salina, KS. KS-TN9 (Forestry), June 2002. 14p. (ID# 4380).

Technical Note 43: Tree Planting, Care and Management with Tables (PDF; 91 KB) Stange, C., D.G. Ogle, and L. St. John 2002. USDA-NRCS-IDAHO. Boise, Idaho. PM TN No. 43, April 2002. 32p. (ID# 4356).

Technical Note 44: Using Windbreaks to Reduce Odors Associated with Livestock Production Facilities (PDF; 285 KB) Ogle, Dan and Loren St. John (modified from NRCS-Missouri) 2005. USDA-NRCS-Missouri modified for use in Idaho and Utah. Boise, ID. TN 44, July 2005. 9p. (ID# 6111).

Technical Note 45: Temporary Storage and Handling of Container, Bareroot and Cutting Stock (PDF; 144 KB) Scianna, Joseph, Robert Logar and Dan Ogle 2005. USDA-NRCS Idaho and Montana. Boise, ID. TN 45, July 2005. 6p. (ID# 6112).

Conservation Shrubs and Trees for the Intermountain West (PDF; 1.7 MB) Ogle, Dan, Loren St. John and Mark Stannard 2008. USDA-NRCS. Boise, Idaho. Idaho Plant Materials TN No. 50 - January 2008. 19p. (ID# 7711).

Technical Note 50: Final Report: Windbreak planting in the Antelope Valley RC&D Nursery (PDF; 2 MB) Bishop, G. 1997. USDA-NRCS Lockeford Plant Materials Center. Lockeford, CA. CA-TN50, Sept. 1997. 2p. (ID# 154).

Herbicide Weed Control in Windbreaks and Shelterbelts (PDF; 171 KB) Stange, Craig, and Dwight Tober 2007. USDA-NRCS. Bismarck, ND. May 2007. 3p. (ID# 7587).

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Major Publications

Trees and Shrubs Tested in Western North Dakota and South Dakota (PDF; 1.6 MB) Mike Knudson 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 32p. (ID# 9423).

Twenty-five Years of Tree Planting Trials at the Highmore, SD Field Evaluation Planting (PDF; 381 KB) Knudson, M. 2004. Bismarck, ND. Sept. 2004. 53p. (ID# 5697).

Thirty Years of Tree Planting at the McKenzie Field Evaluation Site 1972-2001 (PDF; 658 KB) Knudson, M. 2002. USDA NRCS. Bismarck PMC. September 2002. 83p. (ID# 3899).

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Plant Fact Sheets

Stretchberry (PDF; 63 KB) Jim Jacobs and Joe Scianna 2009. PLANTS database. 2p. (ID# 9098).

Warm-Season Grass Cover Between Tree Rows (PDF; 350 KB) Tober, Dwight; Craig Stange; and Wayne Duckwitz 2006. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. March 2011. 2p. (ID# 6468).

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Plant Guides

Little Walnut (Juglans microcarpa) Plant Guide (PDF; 119 KB) Richard Wynia 2008. PLANTS Database. Baton Rouge, LA. October 2008. 3p. (ID# 8318).

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Release Brochure

'Midwest' Manchurian Crabapple (PDF; 331 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11922).

'Sakakawea' silver buffaloberry (PDF; 540 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2013. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 11923).

Hunter Germplasm ponderosa pine release brochure (PDF; 146 KB) Scianna, J.D. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger PMC. 2013. 2p. (ID# 11682).

Release Brochure for Boomer Bur Oak (PDF; 364 KB) Brandon Carr 2013. USDA-NRCS James E. "Bud" Smith Plant Materials Center. Knox City, TX. July 2013. 2p. (ID# 11969).

Trapper Germplasm western snowberry brochure (PDF; 193 KB) Scianna, J.D. 2013. Bridger PMC. Bridger PMC. 2013. 2p. (ID# 11683).

'Cardan' Green Ash (PDF; 300 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11307).

'Homestead' Arnold Hawthorn (PDF; 296 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11303).

'Oahe' Hackberry (PDF; 392 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2012. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. August 2012. 2p. (ID# 11301).

Prairie Harvest Germplasm hackberry (PDF; 1.2 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 9902).

Riverview Germplasm American black currant (PDF; 1.5 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. September 2010. 2p. (ID# 9903).

'McDermand' Ussurian pear (PDF; 646 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2009. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2009. 2p. (ID# 8535).

Regal Russian almond (PDF; 331 KB) PMC Staff 1997. USDA-NRCS Bismarck Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2013. 2p. (ID# 4684).

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Information Brochures and Flyers

Announcing the Release of Prairie Harvest Germplasm Hackberry (PDF; 203 KB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2010. USDA, NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, North Dakota. January 2010. 1p. (ID# 9424).

Plot Guide - Tree Evaluation Plots, Bottineau, North Dakota (PDF; 277 KB) Knudson, Mike 2009. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Center. Bismarck, ND. June 2009. 1p. (ID# 8749).

Announcing the Cultivar Release of 'Prairie Red' hybrid plum (PDF; 3.4 MB) Bismarck Plant Materials Center 2007. USDA, NRCS. Bismarck, ND. September 2006. 1p. (ID# 7275).

Fact Sheet: Cross Wind Trap Strips - Conservation Practice 589C (PDF; 134 KB) Alderson, J. 1999. USDA-NRCS. Temple, TX. Sept. 1999. 2p. (ID# 79).

Fact Sheet: Herbaceous Wind Barriers - Conservation Practice 422A (PDF; 257 KB) Alderson, J. 1999. USDA-NRCS. Temple, TX. Sept. 1999. 2p. (ID# 82).

Fact Sheet: Windbreaks and Shelterbelts - Conservation Practices 380 and 650 (PDF; 79 KB) Alderson, J. 1999. USDA-NRCS. Temple, TX. Sept. 1999. 2p. (ID# 86).

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Other Publication Types

Windbreaks: For New Employees (PDF; 1.9 MB) Houck, M. 2004. USDA-NRCS Knox City Plant Materials Center. 41p. (ID# 5769).

Windbreaks: Their Use (PDF; 2.2 MB) Houck, M. 2004. USDA-NRCS Knox City Plant Materials Center. 41p. (ID# 5584).

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