Silvopastures have a higher-than-average efficiency amongst agroforestry system thanks to the added benefits of livestock converting plant biomass in to valuable products like meat, milk, fiber.  Here's a new twist of adding photovoltaic panels in to the mix.  Perhaps of limited practicality for a silvopasture operation due to the infrastructure requirements, but some interesting examples of the benefits of growing crops in the shade of trees and/or panels. 

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Who has experience with Empress Tree?

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Hello folks,I'm doing research for the possibility of growing this tree as a silvopasture crop, mostly for intensive silvopasture forage for sheep and beef cattle in New York. Many other temperate…Continue

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Controlling noxious plant communities in forest and silvopasture landscapes

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Agroforestry = Climate mitigation (Mongabay)

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Please check this Mongabay.com article on agroforestry –Agroforestry is a…Continue

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