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Center for Native Grasslands Management

Enabling producers and land managers to effectively establish and manage native grasslands through scientific research.

The Center for Native Grasslands Management provides a scientific background to producers and land managers, enabling them to effectively establish and manage native grasslands.

High priorities for our research include:

  • forage production
  • restoration of native grassland communities, particularly oak savannahs and woodlands
  • wildlife conservation
  • soil health

The Center’s second major focus is to make findings from our research widely available throughout the eastern United States. We work through Extension and partner organizations to share these results with producers, land management agencies, other researchers, and wildlife conservation organizations through publications, workshops, trainings, and field days.

A close-up of native grass seed heads blowing in the wind.
Seed Vendors List
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Access the latest seed vendor list.
PhD student Johhny Richwine and professor Pat Keyser inspect a field of tall native grasses.
Economic Decision Support Tool
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Help with the economic decisions of summer forage production. (coming soon)
A black cow grazes on native grasses in a pasture.
Native Grasslands Database
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Information on a variety of native grass topics. (coming soon)

Summer Field Technician Positions Available