Joe Orefice
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Joe Orefice replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion What is Silvopasturing?
"They called it "silvo-pasture" at the 2016 "World Congress Silvo-Pastoral Systems". Just to bring in an international thought to this conversation. "
Mar 2
Joe Orefice replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion What is Silvopasturing?
"Steve, have you seen the USDA define “forest pasture”? In the census of Agriculture they just say woodland pasture and let respondents self classify their pasture. The 15-20% stat could include some silvopasture but likely it’s…"
Feb 24
Joe Orefice replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion What is Silvopasturing?
"I’m fairly comfortable thinking that Native Americans and fire were a driver of savanna structures in the northeast at the time of European arrival. One other player may have been that these were closed canopy forests with large trees at a…"
Feb 23
Joe Orefice replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion What is Silvopasturing?
"Brett, Thanks for posting this. I think one of the challenges with silvopasture and savannas is that in some parts of the country, and world, savannas are naturally existent because of climate and disturbance regimes.  Some of these traditional…"
Feb 23
Brett Chedzoy commented on Joe Orefice's blog post New publication
"a .pdf version of the above article Orefice%20and%20Carroll%202017%20Journal%20of%20Forestry.pdf"
Feb 22

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New publication

Posted on January 19, 2017 at 7:01pm 1 Comment

Our latest publication on silvopasture has been published in the Journal of Forestry. Reach out to me directly if you can't get access and would like a copy. I'm not able to post the full article here due to copyright from the journal.

"Silvopasture—It's Not a Load of Manure: Differentiating between Silvopasture and Wooded Livestock Paddocks in the Northeastern United States"…


Recent Publication

Posted on December 2, 2016 at 1:16pm 0 Comments

I would like to make everyone aware of my most recent publication. It presents forage production information from our silvopasture research in New York.…


New publication

Posted on November 9, 2016 at 4:42pm 7 Comments

Here's a link to the latest paper my colleagues and I have published on silvopasture.  

"Soil and understory plant dynamics during conversion of forest to silvopasture, open pasture, and woodlot" in Agroforestry Systems…


World Congress Silvo-Pastoral Systems 2016

Posted on October 24, 2016 at 1:13pm 1 Comment

I'm recently back from the World Congress of Silvo-Pastoral Systems held in Evora, Portugal. It was an excellent and inspiring conference. Here are some of the main conclusions from the event organizers (…


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What is Silvopasturing?

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Edmund Brown Mar 5. 17 Replies

This topic probably should have been discussed at the forum’s inception in 2011, but better late than never :) Two recent articles in the February, 2018 Stockman Grass Farmer covered many good…Continue

"Slash Walls" and innovative forest regeneration strategies - potential applications for silvopastures?

Started by Brett Chedzoy Feb 7. 0 Replies

The link below is for a blog on the Cornell forestry forum related to using logging debris (slash) for exclusionary fences to protect forest regeneration from deer pressure (or livestock pressure). …Continue

Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Nov 16, 2017. 3 Replies

Posting the presentations here in the order they were givenContinue

The Grassfed Exchange Conference

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Nov 16, 2017. 5 Replies

Some of you will be heading to the Grassfed Exchange Conference later this week in Albany.  This national conference dedicated to pasture-based livestock production will have a record attendance of…Continue


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