Flint Hills rancher Bobby Hammond sets fire to thousands of acres in the Flint Hills with no more than a match a little gas and her ATV. Hammond manages 30,000 acres and was in the middle of her annual burn in this photo from 2011.
Flint Hills rancher Bobby Hammond sets fire to thousands of acres in the Flint Hills with no more than a match a little gas and her ATV. Hammond manages 30,000 acres and was in the middle of her annual burn in this photo from 2011. Bo Rader File photo
Flint Hills rancher Bobby Hammond sets fire to thousands of acres in the Flint Hills with no more than a match a little gas and her ATV. Hammond manages 30,000 acres and was in the middle of her annual burn in this photo from 2011. Bo Rader File photo

Researcher: New way of burning could benefit Flint Hills ranchers

August 09, 2014 5:20 PM