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Permaculture says each element should perform many functions and each should be supported by multiple functions. Silvopasture exemplifies those principles in providing lumber, firewood, shade, habitat, nutrient cycling etc in half the space of segregated pasture and forestry areas.
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One of the more interesting talks that I've heard over the years on grazing or silvopasturing was by Dr. Gene Garrett at the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference titled: Silvopasture Ecosystem…Continue
As I thin some woods and open up some edge lines, I'm hoping to seed some perennial shade-tolerant forages. I'm mainly focused on wildlife at this point (I don't yet own livestock), and hope to get…Continue