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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
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Grazing pigs in the woods - Is it possible?

Working with a farm that is interested in having pigs utilize woods for pasture.  Has anyone had any experience with this? My experience wi…

Started by Heath Eisele

5 Sep 8, 2013
Reply by Peter Smallidge

Small tree stumps

Over the last two years, I have been cutting down many, many small trees (approx. four inch diameter or less) along stone walls and in othe…

Started by Maryanne Reynolds

1 Aug 13, 2013
Reply by Thomas Wilson

2013 Grazing Season?

Opening day for trout fishing is April 1, when is the start of this years grazing season here in the finger lakes region? The traditional A…

Started by Bradford Sherwood

1 Apr 23, 2013
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

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

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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

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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

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Started by Brett Chedzoy Sep 5. 0 Replies

Silvopastures have a higher-than-average efficiency amongst agroforestry system thanks to the added benefits of livestock converting plant biomass in to valuable products like meat, milk, fiber. …Continue

Silvopasture Workshop

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

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