Livestock want Browse: Doable use of wild woody perennials

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Livestock want Browse: Doable use of wild woody perennials

Time: February 11, 2023 from 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: Manchester, NH
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Event Type: conference
Organized By: NOFA NH
Latest Activity: Feb 9, 2023

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Shana Hansen of 3 Streams Farm in Belfast, Maine will present at the NOFA NH on herding and browse behavior, efficient harvesting of browse including updates on a tree foliage harvesting machine project funded by NE SARE, tree tolerances and capabilities, micro-climate concerns, storage methods of browse for winter feeding, plus the planned use of "invasive" plants.

Live stream option available for those unable to attend in-person. 

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