Photo feature: Pasture management with fire – The Harris Family

In the spring when we come to visit Amy’s parents she gets all juiced up! Because all the big ranches are burning their pastures off as part of their grass management program. So here’s a few pics!

Pasture burning can be an important management tool for ranchers.

Pasture burning can be an important management tool for ranchers. The prescribed burning replicates natural prairie processes of renewal.

 

Flames during a nighttime burn are visible for miles.

Flames during a nighttime burn are visible for miles.

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