What is your occupation relative to silvopasture? (for example, owner/producer, extension specialist, agency specialist, etc.)
Please describe, with two or three sentences, why you are interested in silvopasture. Your answer helps us ensure that only those people truly interested in silvopasture are added as members.
I am starting a farm, and have 190 acres of land, of which 120 is forested. I like trees and animals, and the idea of them coexisting together for maximum economic efficiency is very appealing. I have a small herd of goats and cattle now, and wish to grow then. I cannot do so until I have sufficient forage for them. Hoping to use this site as a resource for expanding the land I have for productive forage and timber production.
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Good afternoon all! My name is Jesse Matt - I am a forestry and global resource systems student at Iowa State University, with an emphasis in Spanish (also a new member of the silvopasture forum). …Continue
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