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I recently purchased 100 acres and twenty cows. I am interested in agroforestry in general and silvopasture in specific bc I believe it is the most holistic and healthy way to restore topsoil while feeding humans. Annual agricultural is unsustainable. I believe the management of animals grazing in a food forest is beneficial for everyone. I have a lot to learn about the ACTUAL hands on practice.
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