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The Center for Native Grasslands Management

Extension Publications

In an effort to make information about native grasses widely available, we will post the results of our research, technical guides, and other articles on this site. 

Bates, G., Beeler, J., Walton, J., Goddard, K. Adjusting and Calibrating a Drill for Planting Switchgrass for Biofuels. SP701-C.

Surrency, D., Owsley, M., Kirkland, M. Seedling ID Guide for Native Grasses in the Southeast.

Jennings, J., Coffey, K., Beck, P., Looper, M., West, C., Gadberry, S., Simon, K., Aiken, G., Poling, R. Research-based Answers to Frequently Asked Questions on Fescue Toxicity. MP504.

Jennings, J., Simon, K., Mobley, M., Chaney, H., Hubbell, D. Native Warm-season Grasses for Forage. MP538.

Brooke, J. and C. A. Harper. 2018. Renovating native warm-season grass stands for wildlife. PB 1856.

Ownley, B., K. Goddard, S. Jackson, N. Rhodes, D.D. Tyler, and J. Walton. 2014. Guidebook for the Sustainable Production Practices of Switchgrass in the Southeastern U.S.

Harper, C. A. and P. D. Keyser. 2008. Potential impacts of switchgrass grown for biofuels on wildlife, University of Tennessee Biofuels Initiative Factsheet. SP704-A.

Keyser, P. D., C. A. Harper, G. E. Bates, J. C. Waller, and E. D. Doxon.  2011.  Native warm-season grasses for Mid-south forage production. SP731-A.

Keyser, P. D., C. A. Harper, G. E. Bates, J. C. Waller, and E. D. Doxon.  2011.  Establishing native warm-season grasses for livestock forage in the Mid-south. SP731-B.

Keyser, P. D., G. E. Bates, J. C. Waller, C. A. Harper, and E. D. Doxon.  2011.  Grazing native warm-season grasses in the Mid-south. SP731-C.

Keyser, P. D., G. E. Bates, J. C. Waller, C. A. Harper, and E. D. Doxon.  2011.  Producing hay from native warm-season grasses in the Mid-south. SP731-D.

Doxon, E. D., P. D. Keyser, G. E. Bates, J. C. Waller, and C. A. Harper. 2011. Economic implications of growing native warm-season grasses for forage in the Mid-south. SP731-E.

Keyser, P. D., C. A. Harper, and G. E. Bates. 2012. Competition control in native warm-season grasses grown for livestock forage in the Mid-South. SP731-F.

Ashworth, A., P. D. Keyser, F. Allen, G. E. Bates, and C. A. Harper. 2012. Intercropping legumes with native warm-season grasses for livestock forage production in the Mid-South. SP731-G.

Harper, C. A., E. D. Holcomb, P. D. Keyser, J. L. Birckhead, J. C. Waller, and G. E. Bates. 2014. Wildlife considerations when haying or grazing native warm-season grasses. SP731-H.

Walton, J., P.D. Keyser. 2015. Adjusting Mowing Equipment for Increased Stubble Heights When Harvesting Native Grasses. SP731-I.

Keyser, P.D., C.A. Harper, G. Bates, R. Smith, T. Keene, C. Lituma. 2015. Using Prescribed Fire to Manage Native Grass Forages in the Mid-South. SP731-J.

Keyser, P. D., Editor.  2007.  Proceedings, State of the State: a conference on native warm-season grasses in Tennessee. January 24, 2007, Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

Ashworth, Amanda. 2011. Native warm-season grass roles in water and soil conservation: a literature synthesis.

Harper, C. A, and G. E. Bates, M. P. Hansbrough, M. J. Gudlin, J. P. Gruchy, and P. D. Keyser. 2007. Native warm-season grasses: identification, establishment and management for wildlife and forage production in the Mid-South. PB-1752.

Burger, G. and P. D. Keyser. 2013. Ecology and management of oak woodlands and savannahs. PB-1812.

Burger, G. P. D. Keyser. 2013. The shelterwood-burn technique for regenerating oaks. PB-1813.

Native Grasslands Database — This searchable database provides annotated citations for scientific and technical literature pertinent to the management and conservation of native grassland in the eastern U.S.

National Quail Symposium Proceedings

Proceedings of the First National Bobwhite Quail Symposium. 1972. Edited by J. A. Morrison and J. C. Lewis. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. PDF

Proceedings of the Second National Bobwhite Quail Symposium. 1982. Edited by F. Schitoskey, Jr, E. C. Schitoskey, and L. G. Talent. Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. PDF

Proceedings of the Third National Bobwhite Quail Symposium. 1993. Edited by K. E. Church and T. V. Dailey. Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks, Pratt, KS. PDF

Proceedings of the Fourth National Bobwhite Quail Symposium. 2000. Edited by L. A. Brennan, W. E. Palmer, L. W. Burger, Jr., and T. L. Pruden. Tall Timbers Research Station, Tallahassee, FL. PDF

Proceedings of the Fifth National Bobwhite Quail Symposium. 2002. Edited by S. J. DeMaso, W. P. Kuvlesky, Jr., F. Hernandez, and M. E. Burger. Texas Parks and Wildlife, Austin, TX. PDF

Proceedings of the Sixth National Bobwhite Quail Symposium. 2006. Edited by S. B. Cederbaum, B. C. Faircloth, T. m. Terhune, J. J. Thompson, and J. P. Carroll. University of Georgia, Athens, GA. PDF

Eastern Native Grass Proceedings

Proceedings of the Second Eastern Native Grass Symposium. 1999. Edited by J.C. Ritchie, J.A. Dickerson, C.A. Ritchie.
Proceedings of the Fourth Eastern Native Grass Symposium. 2004. Edited by T.G. Barnes. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
Proceedings of the Fifth Eastern Native Grass Symposium. 2006. Edited by M. Sanderson. Harrisburg, PA.
Proceedings of the Sixth Eastern Native Grass Symposium. 2008. Edited by W. Stringer, J. Andrae, G. Yarrow. Columbia, SC.
Proceedings of the Seventh Eastern Native Grass Symposium. 2010. Edited by C. Harper. University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.
Proceedings of the Eighth Eastern Native Grass Symposium. 2012. Virginia Tech, Charlottesville, VA.
Tenth Eastern Native Grass Symposium (no proceedings produced, agenda only). 2016. Evansville, IN.
Eleventh Eastern Native Grass Symposium. 2018. Erie, PA.

Southeastern Prairie Symposium. 2012. Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS.