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Silvopasture study in Pennsylvania

Posted by Tracey Coulter on March 23, 2015 at 2:12pm 0 Comments

The Pennsylvania Grazing Lands Colalition (PAGLC) is partnering with USDA, Dickinson College Farm, and Wyebrook Farm to investiage applications of silvopasture practices in Pennsylvania in order to provide the state's farmers with technical guidance. Check out this informational video to find out more about the project and silvopasture in…

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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As a follow-up to the webinar announcement below, the following silvopasture webinars have been archived on the Cornell ForestConnect youtube channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/ForestConnect     …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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Steve Nelson is now a member of silvopasture
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Silvopasture in the Northeast Webinar at Online

May 5, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm
Northeast Silvopasture Webinar Tue, May 5, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight TimePlease join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/236858061 You can also dial in using your phone.United States : +1 (312) 757-3121 Access Code: 236-858-061Abstract:The use of silvopasture systems on farms in the Northeastern United States is not well documented. This webinar will…See More
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Silvopasture in the Northeast Webinar at Online

May 5, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm
Northeast Silvopasture Webinar Tue, May 5, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight TimePlease join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/236858061 You can also dial in using your phone.United States : +1 (312) 757-3121 Access Code: 236-858-061Abstract:The use of silvopasture systems on farms in the Northeastern United States is not well documented. This webinar will…See More
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Silvopasture in the Northeast Webinar at Online

May 5, 2015 from 1pm to 2pm
Northeast Silvopasture Webinar Tue, May 5, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight TimePlease join my meeting from your computer, tablet or smartphone.https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/236858061 You can also dial in using your phone.United States : +1 (312) 757-3121 Access Code: 236-858-061Abstract:The use of silvopasture systems on farms in the Northeastern United States is not well documented. This webinar will…See More
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Joanne Vaughn replied to Abby's discussion Black Locust Silvopasture in SEPA-
"Hi Abby, I believe that both Black Locust and Black Walnut are  poisonous to most herbivores. Goats are browsers and will want to nibble on…"
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Jeff Jourdain replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion Tax Abatement Benefits For Land Under Silvopasture Management
"Brett- Here in Massachusetts, silvopastures can be classified as either forestland [under Chapter 61 or 61A] or pasture/agricultural land [under Chapter 61A].  I have clients who have done it both ways without any issues from the state or from…"
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"I'll be presenting on silvopasture for my PhD 4/1 in Durham NH. It's open to the public: https://www.gradschool.unh.edu/php/diss_def.php"
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Tax Abatement Benefits For Land Under Silvopasture Management

New York has gradually updated its property tax abatement program for agricultural land ("Ag Assessment") to include agroforestry practices like maple production - and more recently, silvopasturing.  More agroforestry practices anticipated to follow, like forest farming.  These changes are thanks in big part to NY Farm Bureau's grass-roots advocacy.  Link to a story below on the silvopasture revision in NY:…See More
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Silvopasture study in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Grazing Lands Colalition (PAGLC) is partnering with USDA, Dickinson College Farm, and Wyebrook Farm to investiage applications of silvopasture practices in Pennsylvania in order to provide the state's farmers with technical guidance. Check out this informational video to find out more about the project and silvopasture in general!https://vimeo.com/122528891See More
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Joseph Grady is now a member of silvopasture
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Derrick Wiggins is now a member of silvopasture
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Brett Chedzoy posted an event

The First Ever 2015 Contract Grazing Summitt at Weaver Family Farm

March 28, 2015 from 9am to 5pm
Do you want to start a new grazing business, or grow and diversify an existing one?                                            Are you interested in adding value to grazing land without buying animals?                                                    Ever consider placing your dairy and beef animals with a grazing professional to increase profitability or to expand milk/meat sales? …See More
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Black Locust Silvopasture in SEPA-

Started by Abby. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Apr 7. 2 Replies

I'm looking for specific recommendations on spacing and planting for the purpose of firewood production and eventually goat pasture (as part of a rotation, not full time and with only a handful of…Continue

Tax Abatement Benefits For Land Under Silvopasture Management

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Jeff Jourdain Mar 24. 1 Reply

New York has gradually updated its property tax abatement program for agricultural land ("Ag Assessment") to include agroforestry practices like maple production - and more recently, silvopasturing. …Continue

Silvopasturing Beyond the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy Mar 18. 0 Replies

word is spreading...…Continue

Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 6. 14 Replies

A forum member recently asked about creating silvopastures for their goats with black locust.  In my opinion, black locust is just about the perfect tree for converting open pasture areas into…Continue

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