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Silvopasture Book seeking Farmer Stories & Photos

Posted by Steve Gabriel on April 5, 2017 at 7:42am 0 Comments

Knowledge and information in agriculture is a mix of research, application, and experience that is never from a single individual, but rather a collective experience shared in the minds of many. We all benefit from sharing our experience.

A new book on the Agroforestry practice of Silvopasture, by Steve Gabriel, has the explicit goal of telling the story of what we know - and don’t know – about the concept of integrating livestock production with trees and forestry.

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New publication

Posted by Joe Orefice on January 19, 2017 at 7:01pm 0 Comments

Our latest publication on silvopasture has been published in the Journal of Forestry. Reach out to me directly if you can't get access and would like a copy. I'm not able to post the full article here due to copyright from the journal.

"Silvopasture—It's Not a Load of Manure: Differentiating between Silvopasture and Wooded Livestock Paddocks in the Northeastern United States"…

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Recent Publication

Posted by Joe Orefice on December 2, 2016 at 1:16pm 0 Comments

I would like to make everyone aware of my most recent publication. It presents forage production information from our silvopasture research in New York.…

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Bamboo Winter Grazing

Posted by Edmund Brown on November 15, 2016 at 8:17pm 0 Comments

Hi folks, I'm new to the forum here. Brett encouraged me to copy and paste a post I did for my blog to this forum. If you want to read it on my blog it can be found HERE. Photo at my blog. I would put the photo in the forum here but they're on my wife's computer...

FYI, the "Garth" I refer to in the post is my brother who co-owns the farm with me. I hope this of interest to others…

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Brett Chedzoy replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?
"some good new (maybe?) for those of you holding a special spot in your silvopastures for American Chestnuts American chestnut rescue will succeed PHILADELPHIA — The nearly century-old effort to employ selective breeding to rescue the…"
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Role of Silvopasturing in "Saving the Planet"

Thanks to Erica Campbell from Senator Sander's office for sharing with our "Northeast Silvopasture Initiative" group...Silvopasture is listed as a TOP TEN solution to climate change, according Paul Hawken’s new book Drilldown. It beats rooftop solar, off-shore wind, mass transit and 91 other solutions!http://www.drawdown.org/solutions-summary-by-rank(Brett's comment: I'm just impressed that a book author even knows what…See More
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Open Position: Research Scientist in Silvopasture - UMCA

The MU Agroforestry Center has an open position "Research Scientist - Silvopasture".   Seeking a Ph.D. w/a strong background in pasture-based grazing systems (livestock, esp. cattle) and forages.  If silvopasture research experience, even better.  Contact: Michael Gold: goldm@missouri.eduSee More
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When Shade is Part of the Plan

One of the top "frequently asked questions" is what forages might grow well in silvopastures.  Much has already been posted on this forum (dig around a bit) on this topic.  The short answer is: "it depends", and "more research is needed".  But fortunately, many cool-season forages - particularly grasses, can do quite well in lightly-shaded silvopasture conditions.  But there are many variables that will ultimately influence forage production in silvopastures.  Soil health, site quality, tree…See More
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Karen Cox is now a member of silvopasture
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Steve Gabriel posted a blog post

Silvopasture Book seeking Farmer Stories & Photos

Knowledge and information in agriculture is a mix of research, application, and experience that is never from a single individual, but rather a collective experience shared in the minds of many. We all benefit from sharing our experience.A new book on the Agroforestry practice of Silvopasture, by Steve Gabriel, has the explicit goal of telling the story of what we know - and don’t know – about the concept of integrating livestock production with trees and forestry.The book aims to combine the…See More
Apr 5
Brett Chedzoy posted a discussion

Silvopasturing story in Farming Magazine

Those of you who read Farming magazine have already seen this, but for those of you who haven't...The author, Katie Navarra, did a very nice job of accurately putting the information together:http://www.farmingmagazine.com/bits-and-pieces/farm-management/angus-glen-farm-silvopasturesSee More
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Edmund Brown posted a blog post

Bamboo Winter Grazing

Hi folks, I'm new to the forum here. Brett encouraged me to copy and paste a post I did for my blog to this forum. If you want to read it on my blog it can be found HERE. Photo at my blog. I would put the photo in the forum here but they're on my wife's computer...FYI, the "Garth" I refer to in the post is my brother who co-owns the farm with me. I hope this of interest to others here.Cheers,   EdmundThe ne plus ultra of…See More
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GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy on Thursday. 6 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

Role of Silvopasturing in "Saving the Planet"

Started by Brett Chedzoy May 15. 0 Replies

Thanks to Erica Campbell from Senator Sander's office for sharing with our "Northeast Silvopasture Initiative" group...Silvopasture is listed as a TOP TEN solution to climate change, according Paul…Continue

Open Position: Research Scientist in Silvopasture - UMCA

Started by Michael A Gold May 1. 0 Replies

The MU Agroforestry Center has an open position "Research Scientist - Silvopasture".   Seeking a Ph.D. w/a strong background in pasture-based grazing systems (livestock, esp. cattle) and forages.  If…Continue

When Shade is Part of the Plan

Started by Brett Chedzoy Apr 19. 0 Replies

One of the top "frequently asked questions" is what forages might grow well in silvopastures.  Much has already been posted on this forum (dig around a bit) on this topic.  The short answer is: "it…Continue

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