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Creating silvopasture from EAB infested woodland

Posted by Joanne Vaughn on September 16, 2020 at 7:55pm 0 Comments

(1) PROBLEMS WE WERE SOLVING WITH THIS PROJECT

In 2013 our family acquired a 23 acre property that was the first site where EAB was detected in Monroe County. From what we have learned, in an attempt to control the EAB the Ash were all cut, and apparently so were the accessible Oaks and Black…

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Tree Fodder Silage Experiment Video and Invitation for Comments

Posted by Jonathan Bates on August 31, 2020 at 1:27pm 1 Comment

Hey Folks. I wanted to share this video I made of an experiment ensiling tree and shrub species in a five gallon bucket. I was inspired by a Mexican Agave silage project, where they ensiled Agave leaves in five gallon buckets for a nutritious climate fighting solution using livestock and climate appropriate food producing polyculture systems. I foresee a time where it will be more expensive to use a tractor to make round bales, and silage for winter feed. I also foresee a time when more and…

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Tree And Herb Silvopasture Forage Trial Establishment Round Bale Nursery

Posted by Jonathan Bates on December 17, 2019 at 9:47pm 0 Comments

Thought I'd share this video I just uploaded about my silvopasture forage estabishment trials in Brooktondale, NY. Enjoy!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLBYGhssiIE

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Ecosystem Services from Silvopastures

One of the more interesting talks that I've heard over the years on grazing or silvopasturing was by Dr. Gene Garrett at the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference titled: Silvopasture Ecosystem Services.  A copy of the presentation is archived at: …See More
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Workshop Invitation: Silvopasturing as a Tool for Sustainable Land Management at Zoom

November 10, 2020 from 6pm to 7:30pm
*** A recording of this event is available here: Virtual Silvopasture Workshop Recording Available here:(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCRObTJKP74)Join Columbia Land Conservancy (Columbia County, NY) and Brett Chedzoy of Cornell Cooperative Extension (Schuyler County) us for a virtual workshop exploring Silvopasture. Sign up here! (…See More
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Workshop Invitation: Silvopasturing as a Tool for Sustainable Land Management at Zoom

November 10, 2020 from 6pm to 7:30pm
*** A recording of this event is available here: Virtual Silvopasture Workshop Recording Available here:(https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DCRObTJKP74)Join Columbia Land Conservancy (Columbia County, NY) and Brett Chedzoy of Cornell Cooperative Extension (Schuyler County) us for a virtual workshop exploring Silvopasture. Sign up here! (…See More
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Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Dec 15, 2020. 8 Replies

Posting the presentations here in the order they were givenContinue

Ecosystem Services from Silvopastures

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Nov 30, 2020. 1 Reply

One of the more interesting talks that I've heard over the years on grazing or silvopasturing was by Dr. Gene Garrett at the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference titled: Silvopasture Ecosystem…Continue

Shade-tolerant forage seed species and sources?

Started by Ben Harris. Last reply by Ben Harris Sep 29, 2020. 14 Replies

As I thin some woods and open up some edge lines, I'm hoping to seed some perennial shade-tolerant forages. I'm mainly focused on wildlife at this point (I don't yet own livestock), and hope to get…Continue

Hedgerows and windbreaks: The paddocks edges.

Started by Joanne Vaughn Sep 16, 2020. 0 Replies

As we developed our plan we considered what to do about paddock edges.  Hedgerows, windbreaks came to mind. Can't have an inside without a boundary condition.Is there a list of plants which are safe…Continue

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