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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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Silvopasture Workshop

Started by Alicia Rose Jul 6. 0 Replies

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

The forum turns 300!

Started by Brett Chedzoy Jul 4. 0 Replies

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

Getting started with silvopasture

Started by Kellan Cook. Last reply by Edmund Brown Jun 24. 3 Replies

Hello all!Just a quick background:  my family and I are on 12.5 acres in south central PA.  We have already established our version of a few rows of silvopasture.  My wife and I tried our hand at…Continue

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

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