South Central New York Silvopasture Tour

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South Central New York Silvopasture Tour

Time: August 20, 2020 to August 21, 2020
Location: South Central New York
Phone: 607-742-3657
Event Type: field, tour
Organized By: Cornell Cooperative Extension
Latest Activity: Apr 10

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Event Description

Save the dates!  The 2-day multi-farm silvopasture tour originally planned for this September as mentioned in the recent AFTA newsletter (https://www.aftaweb.org/latest-newsletter/current-newsletter.html) has been moved to next August 20 & 21st.  

This tour will feature several diverse grazing farms that utilize hundreds of acres of silvopasturing to support their operations.  

Full details and registration information will be posted here by mid-January. 

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Shade-tolerant forage seed species and sources?

Started by Ben Harris. Last reply by Kable Thurlow on Tuesday. 3 Replies

As I thin some woods and open up some edge lines, I'm hoping to seed some perennial shade-tolerant forages. I'm mainly focused on wildlife at this point (I don't yet own livestock), and hope to get…Continue

protecting young trees during fly season

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Kable Thurlow on Monday. 3 Replies

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

Starting a silvopasture in the woods

Started by Joe Repetur. Last reply by Joe Repetur Jul 22. 6 Replies

We have about 20+ acres of woods we can use as a silvopasture, but we're not sure how to start it. The woods are a mess, and we're not sure if we should "clear cut" and start over, or?? We have a lot…Continue

Silvopasture class in Albany NY

Started by Joe Repetur Jul 19. 0 Replies

I picked up a copy of The Stockman Grass Farmer newspaper and saw a flyer for two upcoming classes they are going to have September 25th-27th in Albany NY. The first is Grazier's Multi Species…Continue

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