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Stocking density

I'm interested to see what Are some typical animal stocking densities here in the northeast. Understably, there are multiple variables. Ani…

Started by Mike Case

1 Feb 10
Reply by Joe Orefice

New to Silvopasture

Please excuse my lack of knowledge on Silvopasture. Bear with me as I have some questions that may be a little "beginnerish. My wife and I…

Started by Randal Seaton

4 Feb 1
Reply by Mike Case

Bamboo as winter stockpile?

Any members here ever thought of using bamboo as a winter stockpile? I have a grass-fed beef operation in central NY and would like to redu…

Started by Edmund Brown

2 Jan 21
Reply by Edmund Brown

Tree Selection Models

Species recommendations for farmers planting trees in pastures usually assumes the weather in 25 years will be the same as today. Given cli…

Started by John S. Weedon

2 Dec 21, 2016
Reply by Richard Moyer

Silvo-pasturing and mutli-species stocking in tropical Andean foothills

Greetings, I have a family member who is an organic, pastured cattle rancher in somewhat southern Colombia (~3-4 degrees N of the equator).…

Started by Sam Bosco

0 Dec 6, 2016

The importance of rotation, rest and recovery when grazing silvopastures

An often overlooked or misunderstood concept in silvopasture management is the importance of rotating livestock to allow for adequate rest…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 Dec 2, 2016
Reply by Ricardo Zachrisson C.

Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture

Hello all, My name is Ben Dube, and I am a PhD student in Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. I’m interested in the public envi…

Started by Ben Dube

5 Nov 14, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

A forum member recently asked about creating silvopastures for their goats with black locust.  In my opinion, black locust is just about th…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

18 Oct 25, 2016
Reply by Adam MacLean

Organic control method for European Buckthorn

Interesting article on work done at University of Wisconsin on controlling resprouting by European buckthorn. http://news.wisc.edu/bucktho

Started by Roy Brubaker

0 Oct 19, 2016

UNH Launches Silvopasture Project at Organic Dairy Research Farm

Likely to see more organic dairies in the Northeast adopt silvopasturing to increase their grazing base with land already owned (woods) and…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Jul 25, 2016

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Stocking density

Started by Mike Case. Last reply by Joe Orefice Feb 10. 1 Reply

I'm interested to see what Are some typical animal stocking densities here in the northeast. Understably, there are multiple variables. Animal spcies, recovery period length, grazing length and…Continue

New to Silvopasture

Started by Randal Seaton. Last reply by Mike Case Feb 1. 4 Replies

Please excuse my lack of knowledge on Silvopasture. Bear with me as I have some questions that may be a little "beginnerish.My wife and I have begun thinning/clearing a wooded section of our property…Continue

Bamboo as winter stockpile?

Started by Edmund Brown. Last reply by Edmund Brown Jan 21. 2 Replies

Any members here ever thought of using bamboo as a winter stockpile? I have a grass-fed beef operation in central NY and would like to reduce my hay bill and improve my eco-footprint.I have a small…Continue

Tree Selection Models

Started by John S. Weedon. Last reply by Richard Moyer Dec 21, 2016. 2 Replies

Species recommendations for farmers planting trees in pastures usually assumes the weather in 25 years will be the same as today. Given climate change, that assumption is likely incorrect.Is anyone…Continue

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