John Herschel Fike
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Tree protection

Started Apr 22, 2019 0 Replies

Friends,Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this site was overgrown with invasives and the existing timber…Continue

Tags: seedling, protection, Establishment

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Webinar: Trees for shade, fodder, and carbon revenue at on line

September 7, 2022 from 1pm to 2:15pm
Please join to hear from Rancher Wyn Miller of Lick Skillet Farms, and WorkingTrees CEO John Foye along with Professor John Fike, Virginia Tech, as we discuss key questions about these systems and coming carbon markets, including:What are the animal and production benefits of shade-grown livestock?What does it take to start planting trees on my property?How do carbon credits work?How can I finance a silvopasture planting with carbon credits?Join us for a lively discussion and…See More
Aug 25
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Tree protection

Friends,Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this site was overgrown with invasives and the existing timber stand not in great health, and then there were emerald ash borers that took out our best trees, the ash.   We continue to be interested in inexpensive, effective establishment methods and plan to work on this more in the future. …See More
Apr 22, 2019

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Virginia
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Montgomery
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Research and Extension Specialist

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Silvopasture operations in the North Carolina area?

Started by Ben Hirsh. Last reply by Emilie Tweardy Oct 31. 1 Reply

I recently purchased 500 acres in the southwest corner of North Carolina. The property contains around 30 acres of developed pastures. There are another 100 acres of forest that was selectively…Continue

Recap: Trees for shade, fodder, and carbon webinar (Virginia Tech, WMLand Solutions, and Working Trees)

Started by John Foye Sep 8. 0 Replies

Hi all -- glad to be a part of the group! At Working Trees we get producers paid for the carbon stored in silvopasture…Continue

Agroforester Job Opening

Started by Katie Commender Jun 23. 0 Replies

Appalachian Sustainable Development is searching for a part-time, regionally remote Agroforester to join our team! This new position will be responsible for providing technical and financial…Continue

Tags: agroforestry

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