"I would say you have a good prospect there for tall grass management / mob grazing, the next to the last photo looks like Downy Brome to me, some of it does anyway, in a week or two with more seed heads I could make a better educated guess. …"
"Hard to tell from the photo but it looks like you have beech and maple there, so I would say it is wetter ground, which with good management is a good thing. Usually in my experience the forage is more of a product of how much sun is getting…"
Looks like you could have a good start there. I am guessing that is wetter ground, and from the volunteer grass you have it appears she wants to grow forage. How is the soil there? Probably high in organic matter I would…"
"Just my own observation but my stock will eat the leaves and petiole, not the actual stems, I would think chipping the stems into the mixture would increase the fiber too much as there would be a lot more stem to leaf ratio. I also wonder how…"
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
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
Thanks to Erica Campbell from Senator Sander's office for sharing with our "Northeast Silvopasture Initiative" group...Silvopasture is listed as a TOP TEN solution to climate change, according Paul…Continue
The MU Agroforestry Center has an open position "Research Scientist - Silvopasture". Seeking a Ph.D. w/a strong background in pasture-based grazing systems (livestock, esp. cattle) and forages. If…Continue