Forum Discussions (77)

Discussions Replies Latest Activity

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.

Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture

Hello all, My name is Ben Dube, and I am a PhD student in Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. I’m interested in the public envi…

Started by Ben Dube

5 Nov 14, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Organic control method for European Buckthorn

Interesting article on work done at University of Wisconsin on controlling resprouting by European buckthorn. http://news.wisc.edu/bucktho

Started by Roy Brubaker

0 Oct 19, 2016

UNH Launches Silvopasture Project at Organic Dairy Research Farm

Likely to see more organic dairies in the Northeast adopt silvopasturing to increase their grazing base with land already owned (woods) and…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Jul 25, 2016

Symbiosis in (Silvo)pasture Plant Diversity

Those of you in in the Northeast know that the past 12 months - and particularly the past few months - have been unusually dry.  This has g…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Jul 22, 2016

Controlling noxious plant communities in forest and silvopasture landscapes

this post will jump around a bit, but I wanted to tie together several thoughts generated by two news stories that come across my inbox thi…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

4 Jul 6, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Farmers Seeking Woodlands for Silvopasture

We rotationally graze heritage pigs in the woods.  We are experienced, full-time farmers working with a grazing specialist, and co-op exten…

Started by Schuyler and Colby Gail

2 Apr 3, 2016
Reply by Schuyler and Colby Gail

Chestnut in Silvopasture

Anyone have experience or know of chestnuts in silvopasture systems? Im specifically wondering about if the burrs are a problem with cattle…

Started by Jono Neiger

2 Mar 23, 2016
Reply by Jono Neiger

RSS

Forum

Getting started with silvopasture

Started by Kellan Cook. Last reply by Edmund Brown on Saturday. 3 Replies

Hello all!Just a quick background:  my family and I are on 12.5 acres in south central PA.  We have already established our version of a few rows of silvopasture.  My wife and I tried our hand at…Continue

GMO American Chestnuts - will the King of the Eastern Forests return?

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy May 18. 6 Replies

Since I first became obsessed with trees and forests and set out on a path to become a forester ~ 30 years ago, I have dreamed of someday seeing the return of the American Chestnut.  Every rare…Continue

Role of Silvopasturing in "Saving the Planet"

Started by Brett Chedzoy May 15. 0 Replies

Thanks to Erica Campbell from Senator Sander's office for sharing with our "Northeast Silvopasture Initiative" group...Silvopasture is listed as a TOP TEN solution to climate change, according Paul…Continue

Open Position: Research Scientist in Silvopasture - UMCA

Started by Michael A Gold May 1. 0 Replies

The MU Agroforestry Center has an open position "Research Scientist - Silvopasture".   Seeking a Ph.D. w/a strong background in pasture-based grazing systems (livestock, esp. cattle) and forages.  If…Continue

Members

© 2017   Created by Peter Smallidge.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service