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Open Position: Research Scientist in Silvopasture - UMCA

The MU Agroforestry Center has an open position "Research Scientist - Silvopasture".   Seeking a Ph.D. w/a strong background in pasture-bas…

Started by Michael A Gold

0 May 1

When Shade is Part of the Plan

One of the top "frequently asked questions" is what forages might grow well in silvopastures.  Much has already been posted on this forum (…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Apr 19

Silvopasturing story in Farming Magazine

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 n…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Mar 30

Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

A forum member recently asked about creating silvopastures for their goats with black locust.  In my opinion, black locust is just about th…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

20 Mar 2
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Stocking density

I'm interested to see what Are some typical animal stocking densities here in the northeast. Understably, there are multiple variables. Ani…

Started by Mike Case

1 Feb 10
Reply by Joe Orefice

New to Silvopasture

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…

Started by Randal Seaton

4 Feb 1
Reply by Mike Case

Bamboo as winter stockpile?

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 redu…

Started by Edmund Brown

2 Jan 21
Reply by Edmund Brown

Tree Selection Models

Species recommendations for farmers planting trees in pastures usually assumes the weather in 25 years will be the same as today. Given cli…

Started by John S. Weedon

2 Dec 21, 2016
Reply by Richard Moyer

Silvo-pasturing and mutli-species stocking in tropical Andean foothills

Greetings, I have a family member who is an organic, pastured cattle rancher in somewhat southern Colombia (~3-4 degrees N of the equator).…

Started by Sam Bosco

0 Dec 6, 2016

The importance of rotation, rest and recovery when grazing silvopastures

An often overlooked or misunderstood concept in silvopasture management is the importance of rotating livestock to allow for adequate rest…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 Dec 2, 2016
Reply by Ricardo Zachrisson C.

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Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Nov 16. 3 Replies

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The Grassfed Exchange Conference

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Nov 16. 5 Replies

Some of you will be heading to the Grassfed Exchange Conference later this week in Albany.  This national conference dedicated to pasture-based livestock production will have a record attendance of…Continue

Agroforestry = Climate mitigation (Mongabay)

Started by Juan P. Alvez Nov 2. 0 Replies

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

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