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Establishing Forages in Silvopatures

The following was sent to me by email today, and since the reply is relevant to this forum, I've posted it below.  -- Brett Question: Hi Br…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Sep 29, 2012

480-a New York Forest Tax Law

I'm interested in both silvopasturing, and potentially participating in the forest tax law.   Has anyone been able to pursue both for the s…

Started by Thomas Wilson

2 Sep 12, 2012
Reply by Jeff Jourdain

Forage/Fodder from trees

Just got back from the NH Graziers conference. There was a brief mention of Honey Locust and how it was comparable to other forages or grai…

Started by CJ Sloane

15 Sep 5, 2012
Reply by Thomas Wilson

Getting started

Stone Harvest Farm has joined this group.  We are planning a silvopasture project on 90 acres of forest in Central Mass.  Our livestock con…

Started by Maryanne Reynolds

7 May 26, 2012
Reply by Nostalgia Heritage Farm

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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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