Climate Change Predicted to Reduce Size, Stature of Dominant Midwest Plant, Study Finds -- Photo 1 (image) Kansas State University Share Print E-Mail Caption Big bluestem is a dominant prairie grass and major forage grass for cattle. Kansas State University researchers are involved in a study that found climate change is predicted to reduce big bluestem's growth and stature. Credit Kansas State University Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.