Juan P. Alvez
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Agroforestry = Climate mitigation (Mongabay)

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jul 24, 2018. 1 Reply

Please check this Mongabay.com article on agroforestry –Agroforestry is a…Continue

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Brett Chedzoy replied to Juan P. Alvez's discussion Agroforestry = Climate mitigation (Mongabay)
"some related news: AN HOUR’S drive from Brasília, Brazil’s capital, humped zebu cattle take refuge from the heat of the cerrado (tropical savannah) under neat rows of eucalyptus trees. The grove and the cattle belong to the…"
Jul 24, 2018
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Agroforestry = Climate mitigation (Mongabay)

Please check this Mongabay.com article on agroforestry –Agroforestry is a practice that integrates trees, shrubs, and crops in a system that functions well together; currently agroforestry systems cover over 1 billion hectares, the size of Canada, and removes 0.73 gigatons of carbon from the atmosphere annually and which benefits food security and biodiversity--the first feature…See More
Nov 2, 2017

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VT
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Chittenden
What is your occupation relative to silvopasture? (for example, owner/producer, extension specialist, agency specialist, etc.)
Pasture Technical Coordinator, UVM Extension

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Who has experience with Empress Tree?

Started by Jonathan Bates. Last reply by Shana Hanson Jan 26. 7 Replies

Hello folks,I'm doing research for the possibility of growing this tree as a silvopasture crop, mostly for intensive silvopasture forage for sheep and beef cattle in New York. Many other temperate…Continue

Tags: beef, cattle, new, york, sheep

AFTA 2019 - Abstract submissions requested!

Started by Kate MacFarland Dec 3, 2018. 0 Replies

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 AFTA Conference!Please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested!Please consider submitting an abstract for the …Continue

Examples of Silvopasture in Public Areas Needed

Started by Scott Johnson. Last reply by Scott Johnson Oct 11, 2018. 4 Replies

Hello Folks,My village is hoping to keep our town commons and oak grove with grazers (I'm pushing shropshire sheep). It is a 10-ac plot (7 ac grass pasture, 3 ac oak grove with maple and other…Continue

Controlling noxious plant communities in forest and silvopasture landscapes

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Sep 7, 2018. 8 Replies

this post will jump around a bit, but I wanted to tie together several thoughts generated by two news stories that come across my inbox this yesterday...At the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference,…Continue

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