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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:

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...

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



When Shade is Part of the Plan

Started by Brett Chedzoy on Wednesday. 0 Replies

One of the top "frequently asked questions" is what forages might grow well in silvopastures.  Much has already been posted on this forum (dig around a bit) on this topic.  The short answer is: "it…Continue

Silvopasturing story in Farming Magazine

Started by Brett Chedzoy Mar 30. 0 Replies

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 nice job of accurately putting the information together:…Continue

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


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