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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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Jul 19, 2016

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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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Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 2. 20 Replies

A forum member recently asked about creating silvopastures for their goats with black locust.  In my opinion, black locust is just about the perfect tree for converting open pasture areas into…Continue

Stocking density

Started by Mike Case. Last reply by Joe Orefice Feb 10. 1 Reply

I'm interested to see what Are some typical animal stocking densities here in the northeast. Understably, there are multiple variables. Animal spcies, recovery period length, grazing length and…Continue

New to Silvopasture

Started by Randal Seaton. Last reply by Mike Case Feb 1. 4 Replies

Please excuse my lack of knowledge on Silvopasture. Bear with me as I have some questions that may be a little "beginnerish.My wife and I have begun thinning/clearing a wooded section of our property…Continue

Bamboo as winter stockpile?

Started by Edmund Brown. Last reply by Edmund Brown Jan 21. 2 Replies

Any members here ever thought of using bamboo as a winter stockpile? I have a grass-fed beef operation in central NY and would like to reduce my hay bill and improve my eco-footprint.I have a small…Continue

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