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Rangeland and Pastureland

Rangeland Soil Quality  *NEW* 1/4/17
           

 


Conservation Technical Assistance with Inventory, Planning, and Monitoring

            National Range and Pasture Handbook
            Major Land Resource Area Map
            Web Soil Survey
            Soil Field Guide for Identifying Ecological Sites
            Inventory, Planning, and Monitoring Forms (PDF; 39.9KB)
            Pasture Condition Scoring
            Forage Suitability Groups
            Ecological Site Descriptions
            Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health - Version 4 (PDF; 5.67 MB)
            Monitoring Manual for Grassland, Shrubland, and Savanna Ecosystems
            ND Noxious Weed Lists
            Ecological Site Information System (ESIS)
            National Plants Database
            Grass Bundle (XLS ; 6.55MB)
           
Drought

            Drought Calculator
            National Drought Monitor
            North Dakota State University

 

Livestock


            Nutritional Balance Analyzer Pro software
            North Dakota State University beef publications

 Programs

            Plant Materials Program
                    Cool-season grass publication
                    Warm-season grass publication
                    Grass Varieties for ND
            Environmental Quality Incentives Program
            Grassland Reserve Program
            Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program
            Wetland Reserve Program

Rangeland and Pastureland Wildlife

            Pollinator Fact Sheet
            Sage Grouse

 

Contact Information:

Mark A. Hayek
Rangeland Management Specialist

Phone:  701-530-2080
E-mail: mark.hayek@nd.usda.gov