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Webinar Connection Details: Expanding Silvopasture Wednesday June 18, 2014

Posted by Peter Smallidge on June 16, 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments

As a follow-up to the webinar announcement below, the following silvopasture webinars have been archived on the Cornell ForestConnect youtube channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/ForestConnect     …

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Request for Silvopasture Practitioners

Posted by Joe Orefice on May 29, 2014 at 11:45am 0 Comments

Orefice Silvopasture Abstract.pdf 

I am an Assistant Professor at Paul Smith’s College, in the Adirondacks of New York, and am conducting research in conjunction with the University of New Hampshire to assess the…

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Silvopasture Development: Trees into Pasture

Posted by Peter Smallidge on May 2, 2014 at 10:30am 2 Comments

Webinar connection details for Wednesday June 4, 2014

Register here to receive direct notice of webinars.

Silvopasture is an agroforestry practice that sustainably produces timber, livestock, and forage on the same land.  Current technologies, such as portable electric fence and management intensive rotational grazing enable managers options not available in previous decades.  A key…

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Webinar Connection Details: Expanding Silvopasture Wednesday April 16, 2014

Posted by Peter Smallidge on April 15, 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

Dear Silvopasture Ning Member:

 

You may be interested in the information below that provides details and the link for you to obtain your unique “registration id” for this month’s webinar.  Note that webinars are live at noon and 7PM, for an hour each, but the meeting space is reserved from noon until 8PM.   The topics for May and June address the development of silvopasture via trees into pasture (May 21) and growing forage in woodlands (June 18).…

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jackie milne is now a member of silvopasture
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Gabriel Erde is now a member of silvopasture
Friday
Brett Chedzoy replied to Ben Hartwell 's discussion Black Locust Seed
"I'm not aware of any commercial sources.  Sheffield Seed Company lists their source as "China", but I doubt it comes from an improved seed orchard.  You could contact them to see if they know anything about the genetic…"
Wednesday
Profile IconGray Cornwell and Catherine Barnes joined silvopasture
Wednesday
Ben Hartwell replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion Natural Fences
"Yes, Multi Flora Rose was brought here in the 1900's for "living fences."I want to build a jack leg fence over a stone wall and then run electric on it."
Tuesday
Ben Hartwell replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?
"My criticism on GMO's is not the GMO's themselves but what the GMO's do, in most case that means an ever increasing use of Glyphosate.  I believe in certain uses of Glyphosate, but now we have created resistance and more crops in…"
Tuesday
Ben Hartwell posted a discussion

Fence Monitoring

After looking at the map of Brett's fences this weekend, I wanted to share this video showing Gallagher's iSeries chargers.  I've been selling/using Gallagher on my own farm and on fence contracts since the 90's.  The thing with the new i Series is the capability of zone monitoring.  If a tree comes down and shorts the fence, you can know what zone to look for the problem in.  You can also have it send you a text message when there is a problem.  …See More
Tuesday
Ben Hartwell posted a discussion

Black Locust Seed

Where can I find a so called straight variety of Black Locust seed?See More
Jan 18
Ben Hartwell is now a member of silvopasture
Jan 17
Profile IconPatrick Wood and Dennis J. Godar joined silvopasture
Jan 15
Brett Chedzoy posted a discussion

Controlling noxious plant communities in forest and silvopasture landscapes

this post will jump around a bit, but I wanted to tie together several thoughts generated by two news stories that come across my inbox this yesterday...At the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference, keynote speaker Jerry Brunetti (rest in peace) stated: “The only practical way to control invasive plants on the landscape is to eat them.”  He wasn’t referring to those in the audience, but rather to their livestock.  Every time I witness the time, energy and resources thrown at "battling…See More
Jan 14
Brett Chedzoy updated an event

Silvopasture: What’s Its Potential in the Northeast? at Lake Morey Resort

January 16, 2015 from 1pm to 4pm
• Are you a forester, farmer, land manager or natural resource professional?• Have you heard the term “silvopasture” and wondered what it might actually look like in Vermont?• Are you concerned about the impacts of livestock in forested areas?Join Joseph Orefice of Paul Smith’s College and Brett Chedzoy of Cornell Cooperative Extension in this working session about the practice and possibility of silvopasture in the Northeast.Topics covered will include:• Tree spacing, selection and stocking•…See More
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Jeff Jump is now a member of silvopasture
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Diane Mayerfeld is now a member of silvopasture
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Kate MacFarland replied to Kate MacFarland's discussion North American Agroforestry Conference - May 31-June 3, 2015 - Ames, IA
"Registration is now available online: http://extension.illinois.edu/go/agroforestry  "
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Black Locust Seed

Started by Ben Hartwell . Last reply by Brett Chedzoy on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Where can I find a so called straight variety of Black Locust seed?Continue

Natural Fences

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Ben Hartwell on Tuesday. 4 Replies

A friend sent me the following link to a video of "hedgelaying" in England: http://youtu.be/iGncS_lojlI Interesting to watch, but makes me appreciate my…Continue

GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Ben Hartwell on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Since I first became obsessed with trees and forests and set out on a path to become a forester ~ 30 years ago, I have dreamed of someday seeing the return of the American Chestnut.  Every rare…Continue

Fence Monitoring

Started by Ben Hartwell on Tuesday. 0 Replies

After looking at the map of Brett's fences this weekend, I wanted to share this video showing Gallagher's iSeries chargers.  I've been selling/using Gallagher on my own farm and on fence contracts…Continue

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