Prescribed Burn

A grassland burn. Links to article Prescribed Burn School Jan. 18 at Osceola

Prescribed Burn School Jan. 18 at Osceola

January 9, 2019
The benefits of using fire to manage grassland and how to conduct a predictable, controlled burn in an open field setting will be the focus of the Prescribed Burn School.

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Prescribed burn
Conducting a prescribed burn can improve CRP or pasture, but needs to be done in communication with local permitting offices to ensure safety and that only targeted areas are affected. (Photo by Jim Stubbendieck)

Use Care When Burning Grasslands

March 22, 2017
Prescribed burning CRP or pasture can improve stands, prepare them for interseeding, control weeds and trees, enhance wildlife habitat, and improve forage quality, but it must be done safely. The best time is from mid-April to early May when warm season grasses are just starting to grow.

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