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Silvopasture Article Series on On Pasture Magazine

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Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Aug 19, 2015

Balancing Biodiversity Conservation with Multiple Uses

Balancing Biodiversity Conservation with Multiple Uses Agroecosystems (agricultural ecosystems) can be mosaics of pasture, cropland, woodla…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jun 22, 2015

Silvopasture story from

a variety of perspectives on silvopasturing from some other corners of the country in the June 17th edition of Silvopast…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 Jun 18, 2015
Reply by Edward Maixner

Silvopasture a perspective from Hawaii

Silvopasture Link…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jun 7, 2015

Silvopasture Training Workshop

Silvopasture Training Workshop June 25, 20…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

0 Jun 3, 2015

Brontosaurus -- Clearing strip for installation of fence

We are preparing to install agricultural fence.  We need to clear a fence line trough a rocky, overgrown (trees and brush) area.  I recall…

Started by Maryanne Reynolds

1 May 29, 2015
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Forests are a "Key Feature" of Food Security

In today's news... LONDON — Forests can play a vital role in supplementing global   food and nutrition security but this role is curr…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 May 8, 2015
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Black Locust Silvopasture in SEPA-

I'm looking for specific recommendations on spacing and planting for the purpose of firewood production and eventually goat pasture (as par…

Started by Abby

2 Apr 7, 2015
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

Tax Abatement Benefits For Land Under Silvopasture Management

New York has gradually updated its property tax abatement program for agricultural land ("Ag Assessment") to include agroforestry practices…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 Mar 24, 2015
Reply by Jeff Jourdain

Silvopasturing Beyond the Northeast

word is spreading... 

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Mar 18, 2015



Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 2. 20 Replies

A forum member recently asked about creating silvopastures for their goats with black locust.  In my opinion, black locust is just about the perfect tree for converting open pasture areas into…Continue

Stocking density

Started by Mike Case. Last reply by Joe Orefice Feb 10. 1 Reply

I'm interested to see what Are some typical animal stocking densities here in the northeast. Understably, there are multiple variables. Animal spcies, recovery period length, grazing length and…Continue

New to Silvopasture

Started by Randal Seaton. Last reply by Mike Case Feb 1. 4 Replies

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 have begun thinning/clearing a wooded section of our property…Continue

Bamboo as winter stockpile?

Started by Edmund Brown. Last reply by Edmund Brown Jan 21. 2 Replies

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 reduce my hay bill and improve my eco-footprint.I have a small…Continue


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