"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…"
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
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