CPER--Long-Term Grazing Intensity Study
Entry ID: USDA0075

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Summary
Abstract: The purpose of the "CPER--Long-Term Grazing Intensity Study" is
to measure long-term impact of three grazing intensities on
shortgrass rangeland.

Description; 3 pastures, each 128 ha, grazed 1939-present at
light, moderate, and heavy stocking rates. Vegetation measured
in and near 25-50 movable exclosures and 1 permanent enclosure/
pasture by clipping and ocular estimation for biomass,
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.0   S: 41.0   E: -104.0   W: -104.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1940-01-01
Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Quality Close supervision and frequent checking.
Originating Center
Data Center
Rangeland Resources Research Unit, Agricultural Research Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.rrru.ars.usda.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: RICHARD H. HART
Phone: (307) 772-2433
Fax: (307) 637-6124
Email: rhart at lamar.colostate.edu
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
High Plains Grasslands Research Station
8408 Hildreth Road
City: Cheyenne
Province or State: WY
Postal Code: 82009
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 307-722-2433
Fax: 307-637-6124
Contact Address:
USDA Agricultural Research Service
High Plains Grasslands Research Station
8408 Hildreth Road
City: Cheyenne
Province or State: WY
Postal Code: 82009
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Kipple, G.E., and D.F. Costello. (1960). Vegetation and Cattle
Responses to Different Intensities of Grazing on Shortgrass
Ranges on the Central Great Plains. USDA Tech. Bull. 1216.

Ashby, M.M., R.H. Hart, and J.R. Forwood. 1993. Plant
Community and Cattle Responses to Fifty Years of Grazing on
Shortgrass Prairie. USDA-ARS Rangeland Resources Research Unit.
RRUU-1.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-19
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