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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
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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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

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

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