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Best ways to add trees to pasture

Hello folks!I'm looking for the best ways to get trees into active pastures, while having livestock grazing. I haven't yet found an option that is cheap, effective, and low-maintenance enough to really qualify for large-scale plantings. I'm also interested in what folks have tried, and what has worked/not worked. Here are the current best options I see:Fool-proof but expensive:…See More
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Silvopasture is one of the best tools available to farmers to both increase the farm bottom line and have scaleable ecological impact. I'm looking for the best knowledge on how to add trees to pasture.

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Best ways to add trees to pasture

Posted on February 5, 2019 at 1:15pm 0 Comments

Hello folks!

I'm looking for the best ways to get trees into active pastures, while having livestock grazing. I haven't yet found an option that is cheap, effective, and low-maintenance enough to really qualify for large-scale plantings. 

I'm also interested in what folks have tried, and what has worked/not worked. 

Here are the current best options I see:

Fool-proof but expensive:…

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Who has experience with Empress Tree?

Started by Jonathan Bates. Last reply by Shana Hanson Jan 26. 7 Replies

Hello folks,I'm doing research for the possibility of growing this tree as a silvopasture crop, mostly for intensive silvopasture forage for sheep and beef cattle in New York. Many other temperate…Continue

Tags: beef, cattle, new, york, sheep

AFTA 2019 - Abstract submissions requested!

Started by Kate MacFarland Dec 3, 2018. 0 Replies

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 AFTA Conference!Please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested!Please consider submitting an abstract for the …Continue

Examples of Silvopasture in Public Areas Needed

Started by Scott Johnson. Last reply by Scott Johnson Oct 11, 2018. 4 Replies

Hello Folks,My village is hoping to keep our town commons and oak grove with grazers (I'm pushing shropshire sheep). It is a 10-ac plot (7 ac grass pasture, 3 ac oak grove with maple and other…Continue

Controlling noxious plant communities in forest and silvopasture landscapes

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Sep 7, 2018. 8 Replies

this post will jump around a bit, but I wanted to tie together several thoughts generated by two news stories that come across my inbox this yesterday...At the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference,…Continue

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