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A list of current publications from NDSU Extension Service.

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Latest NDSU Extension Publications

Grazing Riparian Ecosystems

Grazing Riparian Ecosystems: Seasons of Use - R1542

Livestock often are attracted to riparian systems for the availability of forage and water, shade and smooth terrain. Riparian ecosystems are extremely productive, with some providing 81 percent of the summer forage utilized by grazing livestock (Roath and Krueger 1982). Changes in riparian vegetation induced by grazing can result in a decline in soil health, loss of biotic diversity, degradation of wildlife habitat, reduced water quality and alterations in stream hydrology.

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Grazing Riparian Ecosystems

Grazing Riparian Ecosystems: Grazing Intensity - R1541

The availability of forage and water, shade and smooth terrain often attracts livestock to riparian systems. Riparian ecosystems are extremely productive, with some providing 81 percent of grazing livestock’s summer forage (Roath and Krueger 1982). However, grazing-induced changes in riparian vegetation can result in a decline in soil health, loss of biotic diversity, degradation of wildlife habitat, reduced water quality and alterations in stream hydrology.

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Grazing Riparian Ecosystems: Grazing Systems

Grazing Riparian Ecosystems: Grazing Systems - R1540

Livestock often are attracted to riparian systems for the availability of forage and water, shade and smooth terrain. Riparian ecosystems are extremely productive, with some providing 81 percent of the summer forage utilized by grazing livestock (Roath and Krueger 1982). Changes in riparian vegetation induced by grazing can result in a decline in soil health, loss of biotic diversity, degradation of wildlife habitat, reduced water quality and alterations in stream hydrology. This publication covers grazing systems.

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Riparian Ecosystems of North Dakota

Riparian Ecosystems of North Dakota - R1539

More than 20 riverine systems occur in North Dakota, with four major rivers. These rivers are the Missouri, James, Souris and Red rivers. The Sheyenne River is the longest tributary of the Red River of the North, and the Little Missouri is the longest tributary of the Missouri River. These tributaries and associated riparian ecosystems play an important role in the maintenance of water quality within the primary basin.

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Majestic Mums

Majestic Mums - H1095

Mums hardiness and blooming times have been greatly improved for ND gardeners. This publication explains the cultural practices and provides a chart with the color, blooming season and flower size of mums to are best suited for the ND climate.

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