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Sustainable livestock production

Cambridge University came out with a report on Sustainable Livestock Production.  It can be found here:

Started by Jeff Jourdain

1 Nov 24, 2013
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Applied Agroforestry Practices

The University of Missouri Agroforestry Center just posted:  Training Manual for Applied Agroforestry Practices 2013 Edition including a 17…

Started by Jeff Jourdain

1 Oct 23, 2013
Reply by Keith Ohlinger

Woodlot Thinning Intensive - Saturday, October 26th - Groton, NY

For those of you in the ~ Central NY area, we'll be hosting a woodlot thinning workshop this Saturday in Groton, NY.  A good overview of "c…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Oct 21, 2013

Seeking NH Foresters

We are looking for a forester in the New Hampshire area who is familiar with silvopasturing but have not found anyone yet. Our preference i…

Started by russell reid

2 Sep 17, 2013
Reply by Jeff Jourdain

woodland predator of chickens

I am using laying hens to scarify the soil in my woods while I thin from below.  This is part of my silvopasture development plan.  The chi…

Started by Peter Smallidge

4 Sep 9, 2013
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Grazing pigs in the woods - Is it possible?

Working with a farm that is interested in having pigs utilize woods for pasture.  Has anyone had any experience with this? My experience wi…

Started by Heath Eisele

5 Sep 8, 2013
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Small tree stumps

Over the last two years, I have been cutting down many, many small trees (approx. four inch diameter or less) along stone walls and in othe…

Started by Maryanne Reynolds

1 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by Thomas Wilson

2013 Grazing Season?

Opening day for trout fishing is April 1, when is the start of this years grazing season here in the finger lakes region? The traditional A…

Started by Bradford Sherwood

1 Apr 23, 2013
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

NRCS agroforestry/silvopasture webinar on May 8.

Here's the link:

Started by Jeff Jourdain

0 Apr 18, 2013

Goats eating bark

I am using goats to manage buckthorn at my schools farm and although they have done an excellent job eating the woody shrubs in the hedgero…

Started by Charles Gill

9 Dec 10, 2012
Reply by Brett Chedzoy



Silvopasturing in Ireland

Started by Brett Chedzoy May 12. 0 Replies

An nice example of how silvopasturing makes sense just about anywhere that trees & forages can be grown together:…Continue

Beating out the bad plants in the early stages of a new silvopasture

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Alex Caskey Apr 1. 5 Replies

There are related discussions on the forum discussing shade tolerant forages mixes and profiling a number of farms that have used various strategies to get good stuff growing after letting the…Continue

Feed values for fodder trees

Started by jackie milne. Last reply by Bryan Clark Mar 26. 5 Replies

Hello everyone!We live in northern Canada, we have Aspen, birch, popular, willows and various wild roses and berry shrubs as well as white and black spruce mainly some pine. What I have been trying…Continue


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