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Publications

The following products and publications are related to the research at Rinker Rock Creek Ranch.

Peer-reviewed articles

  • Randall, K.J., Ellison, M.J., Yelich, J.V., Price, W.J., and Johnson, T.N., 2022. Managing forbs preferred by greater sage-grouse and soil moisture in mesic meadows with short-duration grazing. Rangeland Ecology & Management 82, 66-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2022.02.008.
  • Cunliffe, Andrew M., Karen Anderson, Fabio Boschetti, Richard E. Brazier, Hugh A. Graham, Isla H. Myers‐Smith, Thomas Astor, et al. “Global Application of an Unoccupied Aerial Vehicle Photogrammetry Protocol for Predicting Aboveground Biomass in Non‐forest Ecosystems.” Edited by Temuulen Sankey and A Carter. Remote Sensing in Ecology and Conservation, July 7, 2021, rse2.228. https://doi.org/10.1002/rse2.228.
  • Jansen, V.S., C.A. Kolden, H.J. Schmalz, J.W. Karl, and R.V. Taylor. “Using Satellite-Based Vegetation Data for Short-Term Grazing Monitoring to Inform Adaptive Management.” Rangeland Ecology & Management 76 (May 2021): 30–42. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2021.01.006.
  • Jansen, V., A.C.E. Traynor, J.W. Karl, N. Lepak, and J. Sprinkle. 2021. Monitoring grazing use: Strategies for leveraging technology and adapting to variability. Rangelands, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rala.2021.07.005.
  • Allred, B.W., B.T. Bestelmeyer, C.S. Boyd, C. Brown, K.W. Davies, L.M. Ellsworth, T.A. Erickson, S.D. Fuhlendorf, T.V. Griffiths, V. Jansen, M.O. Jones, J. Karl, J.D. Maestas, J.J. Maynard, S.E. McCord, D.E. Naugle, H.D. Starns, D. Twidwell, D.R. Uden. 2021. Improving Landsat predictions of rangeland fractional cover with multitask learning and uncertainty. Methods in Ecology and Evolution 00: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1111/2041-210X.13564
  • Sprinkle, J.E., J.K. Sagers, J.B. Hall, M.J. Ellison, J.V. Yelich, J.R. Brennan, J.B. Taylor, J.B. Lamb. 2021. Predicting cattle grazing behavior on rangeland using accelerometers. Rangeland Ecology and Management 76: 157-170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rama.2020.10.001.
  • Wardropper, CB, Angerer J, Burnham M, Fernandez-Gimenez M, Jansen V, Jason K., Lee K, Wollstein K. 2021. The use of climate decision-support tools for rangeland: Social science insights on influences from individual to institutional levels. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 52: 82-91. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2021.07.001
  • Sprinkle, J. E., M. J. Ellison, J. B. Hall, J. V. Yelich, C. M. Willmore, and J. R. Brennan. 2021. Grazing behavior and production for lactating cows differing in residual feed intake while grazing spring and summer rangeland. Translational Animal Science 5: txab063. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txab063.
  • McCarley, T.R., T.M. Ball, J.L. Aycrigg, E.K. Strand, L.K. Svancara, J.S. Horne, T.N. Johnson, M.K. Lonneker, M. Hurley. 2020. Predicting fine-scale plant species distribution to inform ungulate nutrition. Ecological Informatics 60: 101170. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoinf.2020.101170
  • Sprinkle, J.E., M.J. Ellison, J.B. Hall, J.V. Yelich, C.M. Willmore, J.R. Brennan. 2019. Are low residual feed intake cows adapted to rangelands? Transl. Anim. Sci. 3:1797-1801. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txz101
  • York, K.J., T.N. Johnson, J.V. Yelich, W.J. Price, M.J. Ellison. 2019. Mesic meadow response to varying levels of grazing utilization in south-central Idaho. Translational Animal Science; Volume 3(1): 1658-1663. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txz050

Popular articles

Other Extension material

  • Sprinkle, J. and J. Brennan. 2019. Using 3-axis accelerometers to determine grazing activity. 16 pp. Available online at https://maine.box.com/s/g8vkkrjaexyzi9r6w0xn2gw62c5lm63u
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe. 2017. Developing your own utilization curve. [4:56 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_25gnl4to . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. Using the utilization gauge. [16:40 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_l77e37h5 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. Introduction to utilization monitoring. [5:55 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_cg6amo81 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. Calculating stocking rate. [3:23 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_hdsaho08 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Prescott, W. (Speaker), J. Sprinkle (Co-Director), and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. A rancher’s perspective on determining stocking rates. [7:30 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_66jvmsb5 . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and S. A. Arispe (Director). 2017. How do you collect forage production data? [8:57 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_jm8idopu . Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).
  • Sprinkle, J. (Author) and Arispe, S.A. (Director). 2017. Where do you collect forage production data? [4:34 min video; Cattle Producer’s Handbook]. In S. A. Arispe (Producer). Ontario, OR: Oregon State University Extension Service. Available at: https://media.oregonstate.edu/media/t/0_082db43c. Accessed Nov. 30, 2017. (Peer Reviewed).

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