Wildfire Defensible Space for the Farm and Ranch

This is a webinar recording from May 2021 covering wildfire defensible space for homes and agricultural operations. Ariel Cowan, OSU Regional Fire Specialist for the Central Region, covers the home ignition zone (HIZ) and steps homeowners and agricultural producers can take on their structures to create wildfire defensible space. Jacob Powell, General Agricultural Extension Agent, covers additional steps farmers and ranchers can take to expand defensible space across their entire operation. Fire behavior in dryland crops is discussed, along with considerations for fuel breaks.

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