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When Shade is Part of the Plan

One of the top "frequently asked questions" is what forages might grow well in silvopastures.  Much has already been posted on this forum (…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 on Wednesday

Silvopasturing story in Farming Magazine

Those of you who read Farming magazine have already seen this, but for those of you who haven't... The author, Katie Navarra, did a very n…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Mar 30

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

20 Mar 2
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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

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When Shade is Part of the Plan

Started by Brett Chedzoy on Wednesday. 0 Replies

One of the top "frequently asked questions" is what forages might grow well in silvopastures.  Much has already been posted on this forum (dig around a bit) on this topic.  The short answer is: "it…Continue

Silvopasturing story in Farming Magazine

Started by Brett Chedzoy Mar 30. 0 Replies

Those of you who read Farming magazine have already seen this, but for those of you who haven't...The author, Katie Navarra, did a very nice job of accurately putting the information together:…Continue

Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 2. 20 Replies

A forum member recently asked about creating silvopastures for their goats with black locust.  In my opinion, black locust is just about the perfect tree for converting open pasture areas into…Continue

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

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