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The Art of Range is a podcast focused on rangelands and the people who manage them. The goal of this podcast is education and conservation through conversation. Find us online at www.artofrange.com.

The Art of Range is a podcast focused on rangelands and the people who manage them. The goal of this podcast is education and conservation through conversation. Find us online at www.artofrange.com.
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United States

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The Art of Range is a podcast focused on rangelands and the people who manage them. The goal of this podcast is education and conservation through conversation. Find us online at www.artofrange.com.

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 6: Jack Southworth, Adaptive Stocking for Ranch Resiliency

1/3/2019
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Jack Southworth, a rancher in Eastern Oregon, discusses with Tip how he manages for ecological and economic resiliency through flexible stocking rates, changing class of cattle based on the season's feed resources, and maximizing photosynthesis rate through the high desert's short growing period. SURVEY Please take 60 seconds to complete this quick 5-question survey and to access continuing education credits (CPRM only): https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4GHpHVHlsouSorr TRANSCRIPT...

Duration:00:53:34

Episode 5: Kirk Davies, Invasive Annual Grass Management

12/13/2018
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Dr. Kirk Davies, lead range scientist at the Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center (EOARC) in Burns discusses with Tip invasive annual grass (IAG) on western rangelands and current research into promising new approaches to biological control of cheatgrass and ventenata. The conversation weaves in the role of fire in semi-arid shrub-steppe ecosystems, challenges in rehabilitating annual grass-infested rangeland, grazing as a biological control for cheatgrass, the pros and cons of...

Duration:00:51:20

Episode 4: Fred Provenza, Matching Animal to Environment

11/29/2018
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Guest Fred Provenza and Tip talk about how animals and environment affect each other in what Dr. Provenza calls a dance—a dance he’s written about in his brand-new book “Nourishment”. Tip and Fred discuss the 40 years of research that led to the writing of this capstone book. Along the way, they discuss how domestic animals can be selected or trained to match their environment and how this intersects with ecological, economic, and social resilience of rangeland-based livestock operations....

Duration:00:52:51

Episode 3: Floyd Reed, Landscape Change Over Time

11/15/2018
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Floyd Reed, retired US Forest Service range conservationist, discusses with Tip a book he co-authored several years ago with Dave Bradford and Robbie LeValley examining landscape photographs taken in Western Colorado between 1885 and 1915. They found those sites and repeated the photographs. The book is titled, “When the Grass Stood Stirrup-High: Facts, Photographs, and Myths of West-Central Colorado”. Tip & Floyd discuss photographic monitoring methods that can be used by ranchers and range...

Duration:01:03:53

Episode 1: Karen Launchbaugh, Grazing Philosophy

10/1/2018
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Guest Dr. Karen Launchbaugh and host Tip Hudson discuss grazing management philosophies, changes in scientific understanding of plant community dynamics over the last 50 years, and grazing terminology. SURVEY Please take 60 seconds to complete this quick 5-question survey: https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4GHpHVHlsouSorr TRANSCRIPT The full transcript of this episode is available at: https://bit.ly/2DLNd1q RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE State and transition modeling: an...

Duration:00:49:47

Episode 2: Karen Launchbaugh, Grazing Management Fundamentals

9/21/2018
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Guest Karen Launchbaugh and host Tip Hudson discuss grazing management principles that apply everywhere, coordinating grazing management across multiple ownerships, stocking rate planning for long-term rangeland health, and the pros and cons of common grazing rules of thumb. SURVEY Please take 60 seconds to complete this quick 5-question survey: https://wsu.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4GHpHVHlsouSorr TRANSCRIPT A full transcript is available at: https://bit.ly/2NfeCIq RESOURCES MENTIONED...

Duration:00:38:41