Woodland Restoration Using Livestock and Silvopasture Principals

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Woodland Restoration Using Livestock and Silvopasture Principals

Time: June 2, 2017 from 1:30pm to 2:30pm
Location: the NEMA Agroforestry Series
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: NEMA and Penn State Extension
Latest Activity: May 30, 2017

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Studies by The Nature Conservancy, Cornell University and the NY State College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF) show deteriorating conditions in the majority of NY’s nearly 19 million acres of forest – a situation that is not unique to New York and the Northeast.  Silvopasturing and intensively-managed livestock impacts are an innovative approach to address many of the modern challenges facing woodland owners and managers.  This presentation will cover specific examples of how silvopasturing has been successfully used to rehabilitate degraded woodlands into profitable and productive forested landscapes that can sustained over time.
 
Brett Chedzoy, MF, is a regional extension forester with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County, and the Forest Manager of Cornell’s Arnot Teaching and Research Forest. Brett and his family own and operate Angus Glen Farms, LLC in Watkins Glen, NY – a 450-acre grazing operation that extensively utilizes silvopasturing.  Brett’s experience with silvopasturing started in the early 1990’s while working with Argentine ranchers through the US Peace Corps.
 

For more information on our webinar series, registration and log-in information check out:

The NEMA webpage here!
  (note: the archived presentation will eventually be available at this link)

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Tree leaf livestock fodder as component of silcvopasture systems

Started by Shana Hanson on Sunday. 0 Replies

I was honored to present at Agroforesterie Francais' Colloque Trognes this winter. Proceedings should be published soon. Many inspiring overviews of traditional silvopasture systems involving…Continue

SilvoPasture Program In Michigan

Started by Kable Thurlow Mar 28. 0 Replies

This walk was given by Brett Chedzoy via zoom at the 2018 Great Lakes Forage and Grazing Conference held at the Agroliquid Headquarters in Saint Johns, Michigan on March 7, 2018. Jerry Lindquist and…Continue

What is Silvopasturing?

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Edmund Brown Mar 5. 17 Replies

This topic probably should have been discussed at the forum’s inception in 2011, but better late than never :) Two recent articles in the February, 2018 Stockman Grass Farmer covered many good…Continue

"Slash Walls" and innovative forest regeneration strategies - potential applications for silvopastures?

Started by Brett Chedzoy Feb 7. 0 Replies

The link below is for a blog on the Cornell forestry forum related to using logging debris (slash) for exclusionary fences to protect forest regeneration from deer pressure (or livestock pressure). …Continue

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