Grazing Oklahoma: Eastern Red Cedar

February 9, 2018 0
By Mike Proctor, Noble Research Institute research associate / mdproctor@noble.org Characteristics: Eastern red cedar is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree with small, scale-like needles. It grows differently depending upon the habitat. When growing in […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Musk Thistle

January 12, 2018 0
By Mike Proctor Characteristics: Musk thistle is an introduced forb with abundant spines and large pink flowers. It is a biennial, which means it lives for two years. Mature plants can reach more than six […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Old World Bluestems

December 22, 2017 0
By: Rob Cook, Noble Research Institute pasture and range consultant/rdcook@noble.org Characteristics: Old world bluestems are introduced, warm-season, perennial bunch grasses. Mature height is about two to four feet tall. The leaves are up to 3/16-inch […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Bois d’arc

November 24, 2017 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Bois d’arc, also called Osage orange or horse-apple, is a small to medium-sized deciduous tree. Before Christopher Columbus, its range was largely restricted to the Southern Great Plains of Oklahoma, Texas […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Common Sunflower

September 1, 2017 0
By Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Common sunflower is an annual, warm-season forb native to North America. It can occasionally grow taller than 12 feet high in moist, nutrient-rich soils, but commonly reaches five to 10 feet […]

Quail, Dove Focus for Field Day Sept. 8

August 22, 2017 0
Aug. 22, 2017-Landowners can improve game bird populations on their land when they employ management techniques that have proven successful for that purpose. To help landowners make a positive difference, the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Switchgrass

August 19, 2017 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Switchgrass is a native, warm-season, perennial bunch grass. Mature height is about three to six feet tall. The leaves are up to 1/2-inch wide and six to 24 inches long. There […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Yellow Sweet Clover

June 29, 2017 0
By: Josh Gaskamp Characteristics: Yellow sweet clover is an annual, cool-season forb introduced into the United States from Europe and Asia. Yellow sweet clover can reach to more than six feet in height. It commonly […]

Grazing Oklahoma: Sand Dropseed

June 23, 2017 0
By Rob Cook Characteristics: Sand dropseed is a native, warm-season, perennial bunch grass. At maturity, it reaches about 18 to 42 inches tall. The leaves are 1/8- to 1/4- inch wide, flat and taper towards […]
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