Water quality, livestock and vegetation management in sagebrush ecosystems.
Range Management, Improvements, and Monitoring; Sustainable livestock production systems; Sustainable Ag (SARE-PDP) program manager
Derner, J. D., R. H. Hart, M. A. Smith, and J. W. Waggoner, Jr. 2008. Long term cattle gain responses to stocking rate and grazing systems in northern mixed prairie. Livestock Science. 117:60-69.
Bastian, C., Padmaja Ponnamaneni, Siân Mooney, John P. Ritten, W. Marshall Frasier, Steven I. Paisley, Michael A. Smith, Wendy J. Umberger.2009. Range Livestock Strategies Given Extended Drought and Different Price Cycles. Journal of the American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers . P. 168-177.
Meiman, P. J., M. S. Thorne, Q. D. Skinner, M. A. Smith, and J. L. Dodd. 2009. Wild ungulate herbivory of willow on two national forest allotments in Wyoming. Rangeland Ecology and Management 62:460-469.
Ritten, John P., W. Marshall Frasier, Christopher T. Bastian, Steven I. Paisley, Michael A. Smith, Siân Mooney. 2010. A Multi-period Analysis of Two Common Livestock Management Strategies Given Fluctuating Precipitation and Variable Prices. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. 42:177-191.
Smith, M. A. and K. Chichester. 2008. How to plan stocking rates for the grazing season. Wyoming Livestock Roundup. 19(46):8.
Smith, Michael and Merl Raisbeck.. 2009. Researchers update water quality guidelines for Wyoming livestock and wildlife. Reflections. University of Wyoming College of Agriculture. P.56-58.
Waggoner, J. And M. Smith. 2010 Fall. Late calving makes best use of forage for cows, takes advantage of nature. Barnyards and Backyards. Univ. Wyoming Cooperative Extension service.6(4):p.5-6.
Smith, M. A. 2010.Sage grouse habitat: grazing in Wyoming. Reflections. Wyoming Cooperative Extension service. p.28-29.
Mealor, R. and M. Smith. 2011. When moisture really counts. Wyoming Livestock Roundup. 22(45):6. (26 March 2011)
Raisbeck, M. F.1, B. Wise1, J. Zygmunt2, M. Smith3 and C. Tate. 2011. Water Quality Criteria for Wyoming Livestock and Wildlife Final Report to Wyoming water research center. UWYO Dept of Veterinary Science.
B-1203 - Grazing Influence, Management and Objective Development in Wyoming's Greater Sage-Grouse Habitat
B-1205 - Managing your ranch during drought: Implications from long- and short-run analyses.
B-1206 - Plant species available for revegetation/restoration.
MP-111.02 - Monitoring: A Tool for Effective Rangeland Management
MP-111.03 - Flexible Grazing and Livestock Management Systems for Good and Bad Times
MP-111.08 - Cheatgrass Ecology and Management in Wyoming
MP-111.09 - Recognizing and Responding to Drought on Rangelands
MP-111.10 - Robel pole technique and data interpretation
MP-111.11 - Prickly pear cactus, ecology and management
MP-111.12 - Calving date considerations
MP-111.13 - Larkspur: Managing grazing to avoid poisoning cattle