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Publications - National Plant Materials Program

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Newsletters

Southeastern Plant News NOW, Jan 2017 (PDF; 814 KB) Jacobs, A., J. Grabowski, R. Barrett, and D. Duvauchelle 2017. PMC. Coffeeville, MS. Vol. 3 Issue 1. 3p. (ID# 12971).

Plant Matters Digest, Summer 2015 (PDF; 2 MB) Northeast Regional Plant Materials Staff 2015. NE Regional PMC Staff. Beltsville, MD. Issue 2, Summer 2015. 7p. (ID# 12658).

Plant Matters Digest, Winter 2016 (PDF; 6.3 MB) Northeast Regional Plant Materials Staff 2015. Northeast Regional PMP Staff. Beltsville, MD. Issue 3, Winter 2016. 7p. (ID# 12605).

Southeastern Plant News NOW, August 2015 (PDF; 1.3 MB) Jacobs, A. 2015. Coffeeville, MS. Vol. 1 Issue 2, August 2015. 4p. (ID# 12697).

Southeastern Plant News NOW, March 2015 (PDF; 1.3 MB) Jacobs, A. 2015. Coffeeville, MS. Vol.1 Issue 1, March 2015. 4p. (ID# 12538).

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Major Publications

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2018 (PDF; 6.6 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Introduction and compilation by Christine Taliga, National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor 2019. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado. Denver, CO. 2018 Summary Report. 48p. (ID# 13527).

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2017 (PDF; 10.5 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Introduction and compilation by Christine Taliga, National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor 2018. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado. Denver, CO. 2017 Summary Report. 54p. (ID# 13433).

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2016 (PDF; 3.8 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Introduction and compilation by Christine Taliga, National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor 2017. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado. Denver, CO. 2016 Summary Report. 62p. (ID# 13229).

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2015 (PDF; 10 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Introduction and compilation by Christine Taliga, National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor 2016. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado. Denver, CO. 2015 Summary Report. 60p. (ID# 13091).

Improved Conservation Plant Materials Released by NRCS and Cooperators through 2014 (PDF; 9 MB) DePue, J. and J. Englert 2015. USDA, NRCS National Plant Materials Center. Beltsville, MD. January 2015. 65p. (ID# 12494).

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2014 (PDF; 5.2 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Introduction and compilation by Christine Taliga, National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor 2015. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado. Denver, CO. 2014 Summary Report. 60p. (ID# 13090).

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2013 (PDF; 6.9 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Introduction and compilation by Christine Taliga, acting National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor. 2014. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado.. Denver, CO. 2013 Summary Report. 74p. (ID# 12575).

Native Plants for National Parks Plant Materials Project Summary Report FY 2012 (PDF; 6.4 MB) USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service. Introduction and compilation by Christine Taliga, acting National Park Service Plant Materials Technical Advisor. 2013. DOI National Park Service; USDA NRCS State Office, Denver, Colorado.. Denver, CO. 2012 Summary Report. 74p. (ID# 12336).

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Technical Notes

ENTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 1: A Tool for Selecting Cover Crops for Row Crop Rotations in the Southeast (PDF; 1.85 MB) Jacobs, A., R. Barrett, M. Williams, and E.R. Garner 2017. East NTSC. Greensboro, NC. February 1, 2017. 20p. (ID# 13166).

CNTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 3: Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the South-Central Region (PDF; 1.2 MB) NRCS Plant Materials Program 2020. USDA, NRCS, Central National Technology Support Center. Fort Worth, TX. May 2020. 16p. (ID# 13591).

ENTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 2: Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the Northeast Region (PDF; 1.5 MB) NRCS Plant Materials Program 2020. USDA, NRCS, East National Technology Support Center. Greensboro, NC. May 2020. 16p. (ID# 13592).

ENTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 3: Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the Southeast Region (PDF; 950 KB) NRCS Plant Materials Program 2020. USDA, NRCS, East National Technology Support Center. Greensboro, NC. May 2020. 16p. (ID# 13593).

WNTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 4: Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the Northwest Region (PDF; 1.4 MB) NRCS Plant Materials Program 2020. USDA, NRCS, West National Technology Support Center. Portland, OR. May 2020. 16p. (ID# 13594).

WNTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 6: Evaluation of Spring Seeded Cover Crops in Colorado, Montana and North Dakota (PDF; 1.1 MB) NRCS Plant Materials Program 2020. USDA, NRCS, West National Technology Support Center. Portland, OR. September 2020. 15p. (ID# 13647).

CNTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 2: Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the North Central Region (PDF; 1.2 MB) NRCS Plant Materials Program 2020. USDA, NRCS, Central National Technology Support Center. Fort Worth, TX. May 2020. 16p. (ID# 13590).

WNTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 5: Evaluation of Cool Season Cover Crops in the Southwest Region (PDF; 1.5 MB) NRCS Plant Materials Program 2020. USDA, NRCS, West National Technology Support Center. Portland, OR. May 2020. 16p. (ID# 13595).

WNTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 1: What to do with Irrigation Pivot Corners (PDF; 493 KB) Tilley, D., Winger, M., Koziol, D. 2016. USDA-NRCS West National Technology Support Center. Portland, OR. March 2016. 8p. (ID# 12822).

WNTSC Plant Materials Technical Note 2: Pacific Northwest Cover Crop Selection Tool (PDF; 1.2 MB) Young-Mathews, A., P. Pavek, and D. Tilley 2016. USDA-NRCS West National Technology Support Center. Portland, OR. May 2016. 7p. (ID# 12867).

National Plant Materials Technical Note 4: Planting and Managing Giant Miscanthus as a Biomass Energy Crop (PDF; 962 KB) Williams, M.J. and J. Douglas 2011. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Program. Washington, DC. July 2011. 30p. (ID# 10548).

National Plant Materials Technical Note 3: Planting and Managing Switchgrass as a Biomass Energy Crop (PDF; 657 KB) Douglas, J., J. Lamunyon, R. Wynia, and P. Salon 2009. USDA-NRCS Plant Materials Program. Washington, DC. September 2009. 15p. (ID# 9022).

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