Season 6 – Episode 78 – Windbreaks for Wildlife on the Lepke Farm
OUT ON THE LAND revisits the Lepke Farm to see the progress of the windbreaks since our visit in early 2013. The trees have grown! Prickly pear is gone! The playa lake is full and managed for waterfowl.
Season 6 – Episode 77 – Conservation Farmer Practices Soil Health Principles – Part 2
Out on the Land continues the visit with Jimmy Emmons as we see and hear more about soil health and cover crops. NRCS district conservationist and state soil scientist joins us. We also learn about the National Association of Conservation Districts.
Season 6 – Episode 76 – Conservation Farmer Practices Soil Health Principles
Oklahoma’s Dewey County Conservation District official and local farmer, Jimmy Emmons, shows Out on the Land host his cover crops and discusses how he has improved the soil health on his farm. Conservation districts are encouraging soil health improvement principles and practices.
Season 6 – Episode 75 – Alexander Ranch in Kansas
The Alexander Ranch in south central Kansas is a conservation award winning ranch. Ted and Brian Alexander discuss their stewardship of the land with Out on the Land host. A tour of the ranch highlights their grazing management, brush management, livestock watering facilities, and watershed management.
Season 6 – Episode 74 – Rangeland Research in TBNG in Wyoming
Out on the Land visits with researchers about grazing & natural resources research issues ongoing in the Thunder Basin National Grasslands in Wyoming.
Season 6 – Episode 73 – Ranching in the Thunder Basin National Grasslands in Wyoming
We visit with ranchers who organized the Thunder Basin National Grasslands Ecosystem Association. They tell us about their ranching operations and how they work together to address many natural resources issues on these public lands.
Season 6 – Episode 72 – Plant Appreciation Day
OUT ON THE LAND returns to the Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch for PLANT APPRECIATION DAY where the plants found on the ranch are identified and the values & benefits of each are discussed. NRCS biologist, Ricky Linex, is honored for his accomplishments which includes authorship of a new reference book on plants of the north central region of Texas.
Season 6 – Episode 71 – Carrizo Valley Ranch, New Mexico
The land and resources of the Carrizo Valley Ranch have improved dramatically due to the 50+ years of management, hard work, and love for the land of Sid Goodloe. Join OUT ON THE LAND for a visit and a tour of the ranch with Sid & Cheryl Goodloe in the Land of Enchantment.
Season 6 – Episode 70 – Birdwell & Clark Ranch
Birdwell & Clark tell us their history of the ranch. Emry takes us on a ranch tour and explains how he began to use a single herd of 5,000 head to improve and maintain range conditions as well as increase profits during a major drought.
Season 6 – Episode 69 – F Bar Springs Ranch
OUT ON THE LAND visits with Diaz & Laura Murray on their F Bar Springs Ranch. Diaz discusses his grazing management, native plants, his handling facilities, and his grass-fed beef.
Season 6 – Episode 68 – Dow AgroSciences’ Sendero Controls Mesquite while Leaving Woody Plants Desired by Wildlife
Dr. Charles Hart (Dow AgroSciences) and Dr. Jim Ansley (Texas A&M University Research & Extension Center, Vernon, TX) visit with OOTL host, Dr. Larry Butler, about results of research on Dow AgroSciences’ Sendero applications. Mesquite control effectiveness and lack of damage to preferred woody plant species used by wildlife are shown and discussed.
Season 6 – Episode 67 – Studebaker Peach Farm
We visit with Russ Studebaker on the Studebaker Peach Farm near Fredericksburg, TX. He shows us new technology for improving peach orchard production while conserving water.
Season 6 – Episode 66 – Texas Bighorn Society Volunteers Build Guzzlers for Desert Bighorn Sheep in Far West Texas
Volunteer members of the Texas Bighorn Society travel to the Big Bend area of far west Texas to construct guzzlers (water catchments, storage, and drinkers) for desert bighorn sheep and other wildlife.