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Sustainable ranching: A landowner’s journey to using prescribed fire

By Renae Blum Nebraska Game and Parks Commission Looking at the numbers, and seeing the state of his pastures, Jim Jenkins knew it was time for a change. The Callaway rancher turned to prescribed fire after his efforts to remove eastern redcedar trees from his land mechanically proved too costly and ineffective at stopping the spread. However, using prescribed fire on a larger scale was unfamiliar. “It was complex and I was a bit scared of it, because I’d just …

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