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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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When Shade is Part of the Plan

Started by Brett Chedzoy Apr 19. 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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