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"Great pics, thanks for sharing."

Peter Smallidge replied May 19, 2014 to Silvopasture project in Huntington, MA

3 May 19, 2014
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"Brett and Jeff: I'm with you regarding the many positive attributes of black locust.…"

Peter Smallidge replied Sep 17, 2013 to Trees into Pastures

8 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Francisco J Ponce

"Hi Russell: I contacted Karen Bennett, the NH Extension Forester.  She provided the…"

Peter Smallidge replied Sep 16, 2013 to Seeking NH Foresters

2 Sep 17, 2013
Reply by Jeff Jourdain

"Great, thanks."

Peter Smallidge replied Sep 9, 2013 to woodland predator of chickens

4 Sep 9, 2013
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"Jeff: How did you know it was a weasel vs. hawk?  How did you trap the weasel or dea…"

Peter Smallidge replied Sep 9, 2013 to woodland predator of chickens

4 Sep 9, 2013
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"I was with Brett at the Stone Barns Center workshop.  They use Berkshire pigs.  Thei…"

Peter Smallidge replied Sep 8, 2013 to Grazing pigs in the woods - Is it possible?

5 Sep 8, 2013
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"Hi Sara: I'll get a copy of Joel's book that you mention, but do you know in what wa…"

Peter Smallidge replied Feb 25, 2013 to Grazing pigs in the woods - Is it possible?

5 Sep 8, 2013
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Hi Charles: I ran the Goats in the Woods project with colleagues at Cornell from 199…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jun 21, 2012 to Goats eating bark

9 Dec 10, 2012
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"Dear Maryanne: I am glad to hear of your interest in silvopasture.  Silvopasture is…"

Peter Smallidge replied Jan 2, 2012 to Getting started

7 May 26, 2012
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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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