Friends,

Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this site was overgrown with invasives and the existing timber stand not in great health, and then there were emerald ash borers that took out our best trees, the ash.   We continue to be interested in inexpensive, effective establishment methods and plan to work on this more in the future. 

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