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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As a follow-up to the webinar announcement below, the following silvopasture webinars have been archived on the Cornell ForestConnect youtube channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/ForestConnect     …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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Webinar Connection Details: Expanding Silvopasture Wednesday April 16, 2014

Posted by Peter Smallidge on April 15, 2014 at 8:00pm 0 Comments

Dear Silvopasture Ning Member:

 

You may be interested in the information below that provides details and the link for you to obtain your unique “registration id” for this month’s webinar.  Note that webinars are live at noon and 7PM, for an hour each, but the meeting space is reserved from noon until 8PM.   The topics for May and June address the development of silvopasture via trees into pasture (May 21) and growing forage in woodlands (June 18).…

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Silvopasture Day Course October 17, 2014 at Mace Chasm Farm Keeseville, NY

October 17, 2014 from 9:30am to 4pm
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Silvopasture Day Course July 8 at Mace Chasm Farm Keeseville, NY

October 17, 2014 from 9:15am to 4pm
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Forest Riparian Buffer Establishment Workshop and Tour at USDA NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center

September 17, 2014 from 9:30am to 3:30pm
On Sept. 17, 2014, (registration starting @ 9:30am) the USDA NRCS Big Flats Plant Materials Center will be hosting a Forest Riparian Buffer Establishment Workshop and Tour from 9:30am-3:30pm.  The morning will consist of indoor presentations from:Dr. Bern Sweeney and David Wise (Stroud Water Research Center) -stream and river ecology and the importance of riparian buffers and low cost methods for establishmentBeth Roessler (Hudson River Estuary Program)- methods for establishing trees and…See More
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Petersham, MA silvopasture harvest

The last post were recent photos of a silvopasture harvest in Petersham, MA.  The harvest is being carried out as a whole tree harvest with the tops and softwood pulp being chipped and sent to a biomass plant. The photos are in an area where the oak and hickory is being left and the red maple, hemlock, and pine is being removed.  There is a fair amount of good growing stock in this area resulting in a residual stocking level higher than in adjacent stand and more in line with some of the…See More
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protecting young trees during fly season

As we get ready to move our 5 bulls from the "bull pen" pastures this weekend off to their respective breeding groups and other parts of the farm, I'm reminded that we're currently at the height of fly season and bulls appreciate the opportunity to use young trees for scratching posts.  Just because the cows may not cause excessive harm to young, desirable trees doesn't mean that bulls won't.  Case in point in the picture below from our ranch in Argentina.  These pines were ~ 5 years old and…See More
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protecting young trees during fly season

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As we get ready to move our 5 bulls from the "bull pen" pastures this weekend off to their respective breeding groups and other parts of the farm, I'm reminded that we're currently at the height of…Continue

Petersham, MA silvopasture harvest

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The last post were recent photos of a silvopasture harvest in Petersham, MA.  The harvest is being carried out as a whole tree harvest with the tops and softwood pulp being chipped and sent to a…Continue

Silvopasture overview on permaculture website

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Peter came across the following permaculture site:…Continue

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