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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
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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

Maine Grass-fed Network Grazing Conference

This weekend I drove ~ 20 hours round trip to Skowhegan, ME to participate in the annual Maine Grass-fed Network's Grazing Conference.  A g…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 Mar 21, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Silvopasture

Sustainable Agriculture and Silvopastoralismhttp://forest.mtu.edu/pcforestry/resources/studentprojects/silvopasture.html Sustainable agricu…

Started by Carl DuPoldt

1 Mar 21, 2016
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Hackerson - Huntington, MA silvopasture update

Some of you may recall that last year we started a silvopasture project at Ross's Gray Dog Farm in Huntington.  It was being done utilizing…

Started by Jeff Jourdain

5 Mar 16, 2016
Reply by Dave Manning

Looking for black locust seeds & posts in Tioga County, PA vicinity

Hi, I just moved to Tioga County, PA and am looking for a some harvestable black locust trees for fenceposts. Having browsed this site, I…

Started by Nathan Smelser

2 Jan 7, 2016
Reply by Nathan Smelser

Silvopasture Talking Points for Skeptics

I was invited once again to speak later this month at the NY Society of American Forester's annual conference in Syracuse.  This will be my…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Jan 6, 2016

The Virginia Experiment... "Establishing Silvopasture: A Mid-way Progress Assessment"

Our paper:  "Establishing Silvopasture: A Mid-way Progress Assessment"Available here: www.arec.vaes.vt.edu/shenandoah-valley/research/field

Started by Adam Downing

4 Nov 19, 2015
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Silvopasture Article Series on On Pasture Magazine

Scroll to the bottom of the article for links to additional articles on silvopasturing...   http://onpasture.com/2015/08/17/creating-qualit

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

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Silvopasture Workshop

Started by Alicia Rose Jul 6. 0 Replies

Silvopasture Workshop https://misanews.wordpress.com/2017/06/15/silvopasture-workshop/August 4-5, 2017La Crescent,…Continue

The forum turns 300!

Started by Brett Chedzoy Jul 4. 0 Replies

Reaching 300 members has been an elusive goal, but we made it!... and what a difference rain can make from one year to another.  Pictures below taken in ~ same spot a year apart.  2016 was historic…Continue

Getting started with silvopasture

Started by Kellan Cook. Last reply by Edmund Brown Jun 24. 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

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