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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As a follow-up to the webinar announcement below, the following silvopasture webinars have been archived on the Cornell ForestConnect youtube channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/ForestConnect     …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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Brian Anthony replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?
"Thanks Brett, The article states that horizontal gene transfer via virus/bacterial transmission is normal in nature. I did a quick search and found it does occur in single cell bacteria but did not find an instance of it occurring in more developed…"
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Allelopathy and Other Forms of Plant Supression Under Trees

Every late summer and early fall as I walk along the edges of our pastures adjoining the woods I notice in the drier years a significant difference between forages growing inside and outside the influence of the trees' roots.  The browning and stunting of grass growth appears to be limited to a band along the edge.  Further inside the woods and silvopastures, the effect isn't nearly as noticeable.  I have some theories on why this is so, but they're just guesses at this point.  What is clear,…See More
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jackie milne replied to jackie milne's discussion Feed values for fodder trees
"Thank-you very much for your reply Brett! I will look over everything you have sent me. I understand the points you have made regarding the fresh new growth compared to late summer. Another thing we are thinking to try is to coppice through the…"
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Brett Chedzoy replied to Ben Hartwell 's discussion Black Locust Seed
"from "improved" trees?"
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Brett Chedzoy replied to jackie milne's discussion Feed values for fodder trees
"If you dig around under the www.agri-dynamics.com website (their page appears to temporarily be down so I can't post the direct link), there's a chart showing the results of some sampling that Jerry Brunetti did some years back of a wide…"
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Feed values for fodder trees

Hello everyone!We live in northern Canada, we have Aspen, birch, popular, willows and various wild roses and berry shrubs as well as white and black spruce mainly some pine. What I have been trying to find is a page or paper that lists some of the feed values for fodder tree leaves? Does anyone here have a link like that handy? Thank-you in advance!JackieSee More
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Karl Hallen replied to Ben Hartwell 's discussion Black Locust Seed
"I believe Ernst Conservation Seeds, Meadville, PA has or can get you Black Locust seeds."
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Buck Holsinger replied to Ben Hartwell 's discussion Black Locust Seed
"I am looking for a Black Locust Seed source also.  I am not as worried about the specific genetics (at least not yet) as I am testing another theory on establishment. I am hoping to establish silvopasture into several 10 acre pasture paddocks…"
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GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brian Anthony 19 hours ago. 4 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

Allelopathy and Other Forms of Plant Supression Under Trees

Started by Brett Chedzoy Feb 11. 0 Replies

Every late summer and early fall as I walk along the edges of our pastures adjoining the woods I notice in the drier years a significant difference between forages growing inside and outside the…Continue

Feed values for fodder trees

Started by jackie milne. Last reply by jackie milne Feb 11. 2 Replies

Hello everyone!We live in northern Canada, we have Aspen, birch, popular, willows and various wild roses and berry shrubs as well as white and black spruce mainly some pine. What I have been trying…Continue

Black Locust Seed

Started by Ben Hartwell . Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Feb 11. 4 Replies

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

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