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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
Feb 5
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Pennsylvania
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Lancaster
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Owner, Crow & Berry Land Management
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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 1 Comment

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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Tree protection

Started by John Herschel Fike yesterday. 0 Replies

Friends,Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this site was overgrown with invasives and the existing timber…Continue

Tags: seedling, protection, Establishment

Tree Fodder Seminar July 8-12 in Maine invites presenters and attendees

Started by Shana Hanson. Last reply by Emily Macdonald Apr 4. 1 Reply

TREE FODDER SEMINAR 2019:  TREES IN THE FOOD CHAIN FOR CLIMATE REMEDIATION will be July 8-12, 2019. Presenters, suggestions invited.  Call Shana, (207) 338-3301  I am currently working on the…Continue

Silvopasturing Series from Graze Magazine

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Feb 28. 1 Reply

The attached articles (hopefully in chronological order) were published over the past ~ year in Graze magazine (www.grazeonline.com).  Happy reading!  …Continue

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

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