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Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Nov 14, 2016. 5 Replies

Hello all,My name is Ben Dube, and I am a PhD student in Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. I’m interested in the public environmental benefits (for example: protection of surface…Continue

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Brett Chedzoy replied to Ben Dube's discussion Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture
"some water quality resources related to this discussion: ·         https://blogs.cornell.edu/ccednrpublications/files/2015/03/Ecosystem_services_silvopasture_G.Garrett.UMCA-2b0vnxc.pdf (note that Dr.…"
Nov 14, 2016
Brett Chedzoy replied to Ben Dube's discussion Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture
"A good overview of ecological benefits from incorporating trees in pasture systems by Rutgers U Extension Specialist Joseph Heckman"
Oct 13, 2016
Brett Chedzoy replied to Ben Dube's discussion Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture
Jul 27, 2016
Brett Chedzoy replied to Ben Dube's discussion Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture
Jul 27, 2016
Brett Chedzoy replied to Ben Dube's discussion Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture
"Ben,  A lot of thoughts run through my mind while thinking about this.  I'll start with my personal belief: Silvopasturing (and any other agroforestry system) should (or at least has the potential to) generate…"
Jul 27, 2016
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Public Ecological Benefits of Silvopasture

Hello all,My name is Ben Dube, and I am a PhD student in Natural Resources at the University of Vermont. I’m interested in the public environmental benefits (for example: protection of surface waters, habitat for wildlife, & sequestration of carbon) of alternative agricultural techniques especially as relates to livestock and grazing. and part of my work involves helping on an innovative silvopasture project in Southern Brazil.                I’m in the early stages of thinking about how to…See More
Jul 22, 2016
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Chittenden
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Research interest in multi-functional agriculture: how can farming systems promote healthy ecology on a regional and global level? (water quality, climate change, wildlife, etc)

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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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