CJ Sloane's Discussions (13)

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"Nice webinar today Brett. I've been planting Black and Honey Locust this spring &…"

CJ Sloane replied Jun 4, 2014 to Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

20 Mar 2, 2017
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"I think the palatability/digestibility  of the stems may depend on the species and a…"

CJ Sloane replied May 28, 2014 to Browse block/ Tree ID

6 Jun 1, 2014
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"No, the first pic is of a leaf, and the second pic is of the whole tree. Definitely…"

CJ Sloane replied May 23, 2014 to Browse block/ Tree ID

6 Jun 1, 2014
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"I remember you telling the story about the cattle dying from wilted cherry at a conf…"

CJ Sloane replied May 23, 2014 to Browse block/ Tree ID

6 Jun 1, 2014
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"I've had a similar response in Vermont. They will not pay to fence animals into a fo…"

CJ Sloane replied May 22, 2014 to Will NRCS adopt a Silvopasture Standard in Massachusetts?

6 May 22, 2014
Reply by CJ Sloane

"Opps. It was Honey locust I directed sowed. "

CJ Sloane replied Sep 4, 2012 to Forage/Fodder from trees

15 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Thomas Wilson

"Darren, I  planted most of the trees you're considering this spring. I planted mulbe…"

CJ Sloane replied Sep 4, 2012 to Forage/Fodder from trees

15 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Thomas Wilson

"I did direct sow and transplanted sprouted seeds this spring. I got a 90% germinatio…"

CJ Sloane replied Sep 4, 2012 to Forage/Fodder from trees

15 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Thomas Wilson

"I thought they did require stratification? I believe the top branches are thornless…"

CJ Sloane replied Mar 2, 2012 to Forage/Fodder from trees

15 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Thomas Wilson

"I've decided to try a living fence so maybe a thorny mess isn't so terrible? Black l…"

CJ Sloane replied Mar 2, 2012 to Forage/Fodder from trees

15 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Thomas Wilson

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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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