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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 2 Comments

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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Tell NY State Legislature and U.S. Congress what you think about soil health practices and legislation

Hi All,I work with a nonpartisan organization to lobby for more support for silvopasture and other soil-health practices at both the state and national level. A number of bills and programs have been designed to help those producers who are interested in transitioning to soil health practices through grants, tax credits, crop insurance discounts, and improved access to voluntary carbon markets.I'm helping our Ag Team conduct a survey that will help us communicate your views and those of other…See More
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Agroforestry and its Challenges Investigation

Hi All,         I am a master’s student at the University of Copenhagen in Agricultural Development.  For my thesis, I am investigating challenges and barriers to the implementation of and transition to agroforestry systems for farmers.           I am reaching out to various to agroforestry practitioners who would be willing to share their experience and perspectives on this.  Would you like to share with me on this topic? I've created a survey that you can find at:…See More
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Tell NY State Legislature and U.S. Congress what you think about soil health practices and legislation

Started by Nancy Jacobson Apr 10. 0 Replies

Hi All,I work with a nonpartisan organization to lobby for more support for silvopasture and other soil-health practices at both the state and national level. A number of bills and programs have been…Continue

Agroforestry and its Challenges Investigation

Started by Anna Thompson Mar 24. 0 Replies

Hi All,         I am a master’s student at the University of Copenhagen in Agricultural Development.  For my thesis, I am investigating challenges and barriers to the implementation of and transition…Continue

2021 Oxford Real Farming Conference - The Value of Trees in a Hotter Climate

Started by Brett Chedzoy Feb 23. 0 Replies

recording from our session this past January at the ORFC.  We already know silvopastures are awesome, but some great food for thought from the other presenters:…Continue

Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Bing Cheah Jan 31. 11 Replies

Posting the presentations here in the order they were givenContinue

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