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Introducing Forest Farming and Silvopasture to the Small Farms Community

Posted by Joshua Vrooman on December 29, 2021 at 12:29pm 0 Comments

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Oswego County hosted a free online workshop through Zoom on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop explored some of the different ways the small farms community can develop greater resilience by adopting agroforestry practices. This workshop gives a broad overview of agroforestry with special attention focusing on forest farming and silvopasture. Guest speakers were Professor Emeritus Dr. Kenneth Mudge, from the School of…

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Michigan Silvopasture Videos Series Completed

Posted by Kable Thurlow on August 25, 2021 at 8:05am 0 Comments

Thanks to the help of Brett Chedzoy, Julie, Monica, and me were able to complete a videos series on silvopasture that will help educate producers and foresters in Michigan. Click here https://www.morningagclips.com/forages-forests-and-livestock/ to see what we were able to accomplish. 

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 3 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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Sara Davis is now a member of silvopasture
Jan 6
tatiana L Stanton replied to Yotum Almor's discussion Woods-pastured pigs and goats
"I think that going with the goats first and following with the pigs is a better idea than going with pigs and then following with goats but you'll need to do some experimenting to see what works for your woods.  One thing I do want to…"
Jan 6
Shadiya KIngerlee is now a member of silvopasture
Jan 4
Joshua Vrooman posted a blog post

Introducing Forest Farming and Silvopasture to the Small Farms Community

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Oswego County hosted a free online workshop through Zoom on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop explored some of the different ways the small farms community can develop greater resilience by adopting agroforestry practices. This workshop gives a broad overview of agroforestry with special attention focusing on forest farming and silvopasture. Guest speakers were Professor Emeritus Dr. Kenneth Mudge, from the School of…See More
Dec 30, 2021
Tyler Fisk is now a member of silvopasture
Dec 30, 2021
Katie Commender posted a discussion

Agroforester Job Posting - 1/9/22

Greetings,Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) is searching for an Agroforester to join our team! This new position will focus on alley cropping and silvopasture, and will be responsible for co-developing agroforestry trainings for natural resource providers, and providing technical and financial assistance to producers for agroforestry establishment. All applicants must apply on Indeed …See More
Dec 16, 2021
Katie Commender is now a member of silvopasture
Dec 16, 2021
Eliot Van Peski replied to Yotum Almor's discussion Woods-pastured pigs and goats
"Hi Yotum, I hope you've had a good season since we spoke last summer. I just breezed through this site, saw your query above, and thought I would offer some thoughts. Of course, I do not have decades of experience under my belt and my ideas are…"
Dec 15, 2021
Andy Cerrone posted a discussion

Tree Fodder Interview

Hey folks, for podcast folks, here's a recent interview on utilizing tree fodder with Shana Hanson we just released! If you search on youtube for Poor Proles Almanac Shana Hanson it will pull up as well if that's easier.https://open.spotify.com/episode/6YPG04VjNMxkm40CWktlVY?si=SBCy4eXKTCiABkDdDBl8bQSee More
Dec 13, 2021
Kaija Short is attending Steve Gabriel's event

Temperate Tree Fodder - Virtual Seminar at online

December 10, 2021 from 10am to 4:30pm
Friday, December 10 from 10am to 4:30pm Eastern TimeVirtual via Zoom*Free registration, with a suggested $30 - 50 donation to benefit the Community Solidarity Agroforestry Fund from Silver Run Forest Farm This event will explore the rich potential for utilizing tree fodder on temperate farm landscapes as a resilient source of food and medicine for grazing livestock. Hosted by…See More
Dec 10, 2021
Kyle Hildebrandt is now a member of silvopasture
Dec 10, 2021
Greg Brickner might attend Steve Gabriel's event

Temperate Tree Fodder - Virtual Seminar at online

December 10, 2021 from 10am to 4:30pm
Friday, December 10 from 10am to 4:30pm Eastern TimeVirtual via Zoom*Free registration, with a suggested $30 - 50 donation to benefit the Community Solidarity Agroforestry Fund from Silver Run Forest Farm This event will explore the rich potential for utilizing tree fodder on temperate farm landscapes as a resilient source of food and medicine for grazing livestock. Hosted by…See More
Dec 10, 2021
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Dec 7, 2021
Sheridan is now a member of silvopasture
Dec 6, 2021
Natalie Gryphon is now a member of silvopasture
Dec 3, 2021
Natalie Gryphon liked Steve Gabriel's event Temperate Tree Fodder - Virtual Seminar
Dec 3, 2021
 
 
 

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Woods-pastured pigs and goats

Started by Yotum Almor. Last reply by tatiana L Stanton Jan 6. 2 Replies

Hi folks, our farm is considering a pig, goat rotation (keeping species separate) through our 80 acres of woodlands to manage invasives. I was wondering if anyone has trialed/attempted that. I was…Continue

Agroforester Job Posting - 1/9/22

Started by Katie Commender Dec 16, 2021. 0 Replies

Greetings,Appalachian Sustainable Development (ASD) is searching for an Agroforester to join our team! This new position will focus on alley cropping and silvopasture, and will be responsible for…Continue

Tree Fodder Interview

Started by Andy Cerrone Dec 13, 2021. 0 Replies

Hey folks, for podcast folks, here's a recent interview on utilizing tree fodder with Shana Hanson we just released! If you search on youtube for Poor Proles Almanac Shana Hanson it will pull up as…Continue

Silvopasture Questionnaire

Started by Ashley S Bridge. Last reply by Shana Hanson Dec 1, 2021. 1 Reply

Seeking practitioners of tree and livestock integration for a Northeast inventoryAre you actively integrating trees, livestock, and forages on lands in the Northeast US? Our team (…Continue

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