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Improved Black Locust?

Have been receiving questions about sources of "improved" black locust seedlings.  Anyone know of any nursery sources?

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 May 7, 2014

Central New York

HI, I recently joined the silvopasture forum and I am writing to central/upstate NY people.  I purchased a house with about 10 acres in Fab…

Started by Terry Howell

3 Mar 26, 2014
Reply by Erin L. Hull

Saw this on Homestead Hogs

Research: Pigs in the woods   From:

Started by Art Talmadge

1 Feb 9, 2014
Reply by Keith Ohlinger

Upcoming Conferences

The silvopasture conference on Jan 30th near Albany, NY is hopefully of interest to all members of this forum.  And if you are planning to…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Jan 2, 2014

Interfering Vegetation Control in Thinned Woodlots and Silvopastures

Most of us know all too well how increased solar energy at the ground level following a thinning = increased understory growth - for better…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

5 Dec 21, 2013
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Sustainable livestock production

Cambridge University came out with a report on Sustainable Livestock Production.  It can be found here:

Started by Jeff Jourdain

1 Nov 24, 2013
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Applied Agroforestry Practices

The University of Missouri Agroforestry Center just posted:  Training Manual for Applied Agroforestry Practices 2013 Edition including a 17…

Started by Jeff Jourdain

1 Oct 23, 2013
Reply by Keith Ohlinger

Woodlot Thinning Intensive - Saturday, October 26th - Groton, NY

For those of you in the ~ Central NY area, we'll be hosting a woodlot thinning workshop this Saturday in Groton, NY.  A good overview of "c…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Oct 21, 2013

Seeking NH Foresters

We are looking for a forester in the New Hampshire area who is familiar with silvopasturing but have not found anyone yet. Our preference i…

Started by russell reid

2 Sep 17, 2013
Reply by Jeff Jourdain

woodland predator of chickens

I am using laying hens to scarify the soil in my woods while I thin from below.  This is part of my silvopasture development plan.  The chi…

Started by Peter Smallidge

4 Sep 9, 2013
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Good to be back!

Started by Keith Ohlinger Jun 27. 0 Replies

Hi All:im glad to be back on here.  We changed our email provider a while back and I had to start again.  The farm is going well.  I just picked up the new book “Silvopasture” by Steve Gabriel.  I’m…Continue

The Grassfed Exchange Conference

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jun 11. 6 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

Role of Silvopasturing in "Saving the Planet"

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jun 7. 4 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

Tree leaf livestock fodder as component of silcvopasture systems

Started by Shana Hanson Apr 15. 0 Replies

I was honored to present at Agroforesterie Francais' Colloque Trognes this winter. Proceedings should be published soon. Many inspiring overviews of traditional silvopasture systems involving…Continue


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