Photos

  • Add Photos
  • View All

Blog Posts

Best ways to add trees to pasture

Posted by Austin Unruh on February 5, 2019 at 1:15pm 1 Comment

Hello folks!

I'm looking for the best ways to get trees into active pastures, while having livestock grazing. I haven't yet found an option that is cheap, effective, and low-maintenance enough to really qualify for large-scale plantings. 

I'm also interested in what folks have tried, and what has worked/not worked. 

Here are the current best options I see:

Fool-proof but expensive:…

Continue

looking for help extreme northwest ohio

Posted by jeff eby on December 10, 2018 at 9:41am 6 Comments

hi i am new here and looking for advice. i live in extreme northwest ohio and am in my 50's. my goal is to get my 3 angus breeders 1 bull and 6 calves part of my farm to be as self sufficient and low maint. as possible for my retirement.

i am currently putting in high tension perimeter fence utilizing honey locust post cut from my woods. i have 3 -1.5 acre front open pastures with permanent water and am working on fencing and thinning an additional 10 + acres of woods. the wooded…

Continue

Forest Vegetation Management - FVM Network

Posted by Peter Smallidge on September 5, 2018 at 9:27am 0 Comments

Cornell's ForestConnect program is facilitating a network of forest vegetation practitioners to identify research needs and collectively build knowledge of safe and effective techniques. This network will focus on vegetation management in forest and woodlot environments using herbicide, mechanical or livestock methods. …

Continue

Truthful corrections on the values and benefits of grass-fed meat

Posted by Peter Smallidge on April 10, 2018 at 4:18pm 0 Comments

There is no end to the falsehoods, innuendo, and misconception that is offered against the benefits and valueof grass-fed livestock. Here a recent blog, of UK origin, that addresses some of the more common errors of thought. It's well worth the read.



http://quillette.com/2018/04/05/case-sustainable-meat/…

Continue

Videos

  • Add Videos
  • View All
 

Latest Activity

Peter Lehning liked Earl Lee's discussion New member is a spammer
Friday
Dig Gashinsky liked Brett Chedzoy's event South Central New York Silvopasture Tour
Oct 15
Dig Gashinsky liked Earl Lee's discussion New member is a spammer
Oct 15
George Nenzel liked Earl Lee's discussion New member is a spammer
Oct 15
Joe Repetur liked Earl Lee's discussion New member is a spammer
Oct 15
Peter Smallidge replied to Earl Lee's discussion New member is a spammer
"Sorry about the spammer.  He has been removed and marked as a "spammer."  "
Oct 15
Travis Meier replied to Jesse Matt's discussion [Iowa] Looking for a critique of my plan
"I look forward to follow up on how the year actually went. Im in year three of a somewhat similar project. I am using angus but my space is fallow orchard. For my purposes i really like the anus, i would like to get hair sheep too but im not there…"
Oct 14
Graham Savio updated their profile
Oct 14
Earl Lee posted a discussion

New member is a spammer

James Pollard sent spam msg to all members he could. Other groups have been hit by him in past.example below I have something very vital to disclose to you, but I found it difficult to express myself here, since it's a public site.Could you please get back to me on (jp.infortechmanager@gmail.com) for the full details. Have a nice day Thanks God bless.…See More
Oct 14
Larry Ulfik left a comment for Larry Ulfik
"James, thanks for the contact, but I am reticent to contact you directly because anything you can't say in public is probably something I am not interested in knowing. Regards. Larry"
Oct 14
Alicia Rose posted a status
"Telling your Geoscience Story with Story Maps -…"
Oct 12
Carl DuPoldt posted a status
"Oak decline in the United States - Dr. Ryan Blaedow - http://www.youtube.com/watch?reload=9&v=VFH87fSlSaw"
Oct 12
Nik Cudnik is now a member of silvopasture
Oct 11
Profile IconNicole White and Sanjok Poudel joined silvopasture
Sep 25
Sanjok Poudel updated their profile
Sep 24
Jim Worstell is now a member of silvopasture
Sep 23
 
 
 

Forum

New member is a spammer

Started by Earl Lee. Last reply by Peter Smallidge Oct 15. 1 Reply

James Pollard sent spam msg to all members he could. Other groups have been hit by him in past.example below I have…Continue

[Iowa] Looking for a critique of my plan

Started by Jesse Matt. Last reply by Travis Meier Oct 14. 5 Replies

Hello All,New to silvopasture practice.  I am a forestry and Global Resource Systems student from Iowa State University.  Agroforestry has really stolen my heart, and I've been trying learn as much…Continue

Planted Silvopatures

Started by Brett Chedzoy Jul 19. 0 Replies

Peter Smallidge shared this article with me on the potential carbon sequestration benefits of tree planting:  …Continue

Who has experience with Empress Tree?

Started by Jonathan Bates. Last reply by Dr. Akos Bodnar Jul 2. 13 Replies

Hello folks,I'm doing research for the possibility of growing this tree as a silvopasture crop, mostly for intensive silvopasture forage for sheep and beef cattle in New York. Many other temperate…Continue

Tags: beef, cattle, new, york, sheep

Members

© 2019   Created by Peter Smallidge.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service