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NRCS agroforestry/silvopasture webinar on May 8.

Here's the link:  http://www.conservationwebinars.net/webinars/outreach-what-social-factors-sell-landowners-on-agroforestry-practices

Started by Jeff Jourdain

0 Apr 18, 2013

Goats eating bark

I am using goats to manage buckthorn at my schools farm and although they have done an excellent job eating the woody shrubs in the hedgero…

Started by Charles Gill

9 Dec 10, 2012
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

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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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

Role of Silvopasturing in "Saving the Planet"

Started by Brett Chedzoy May 15. 0 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

Open Position: Research Scientist in Silvopasture - UMCA

Started by Michael A Gold May 1. 0 Replies

The MU Agroforestry Center has an open position "Research Scientist - Silvopasture".   Seeking a Ph.D. w/a strong background in pasture-based grazing systems (livestock, esp. cattle) and forages.  If…Continue

When Shade is Part of the Plan

Started by Brett Chedzoy Apr 19. 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

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