Silvopasture Systems in New York and Their Contributions to Capturing Carbon

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Silvopasture Systems in New York and Their Contributions to Capturing Carbon

Time: June 9, 2021 from 3pm to 4:30pm
Location: webinar
Event Type: webinars
Organized By: Cornell Agroforestry Work Team
Latest Activity: Jun 11

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Wednesday, June 9, at 3 p.m.

Silvopasture (integrating trees, livestock, and forage) is gaining traction across the Northeast as a synergistic production system that can benefit land, livestock and farmers. But what can be said about its role in capturing and storing carbon? Cornell experts will share three increasingly common examples of silvopasture in New York and discuss their contributions to reducing atmospheric carbon.

With Brett Chedzoy, forester with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County working regionally on forestry, agroforestry and grazing education and with over 30 years experience in silvopasture on Angus Glen Farm, and Steve Gabriel, extension specialist with the Cornell Small Farms Program and a farmer at Wellspring Forest Farm utilizing silvopasture for sheep and ducks. He authored Silvopasture which was released in 2019.

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For additional agroforestry webinars:Agroforestry Webinar Series Will Showcase New Research, Techniques and More - Cornell Small Farms

 

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Comment by Diane Mayerfeld on June 8, 2021 at 11:26am

I have a conflict at 3pm tomorrow.  Will  there be a recording I can view?   And if so, where do I access that?   Thanks!

Comment by Brett Chedzoy on June 8, 2021 at 10:29pm

tomorrow's webinar and the remaining webinars in the agroforestry series will be recorded and archived on the Cornell Small Farms website.  I'll provide the link to the recordings here afterwards. 

Comment by Matthew Dami on June 9, 2021 at 3:13pm

Hey, am I still able to join in on this webinar?  Couldn’t find out how to log in.

Thanks!

Comment by Rick Hartlieb on June 11, 2021 at 11:13am

the link to the you tube recoding says its a private video. How can you view it?

Comment by Brett Chedzoy on June 11, 2021 at 11:18am

Steve will fix that, but he may not be able to do so until next week

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