I'm interested to see what Are some typical animal stocking densities here in the northeast. Understably, there are multiple variables. Animal spcies, recovery period length, grazing length and…Continue
As you mentioned it's really difficult to determine stocking densities because land productivity is so variable in the northeast. You'll also find that summer drought will have you looking for more pasture some years. 20 goats/sheep…"
I'm interested to see what Are some typical animal stocking densities here in the northeast. Understably, there are multiple variables. Animal spcies, recovery period length, grazing length and desirable outcome (establishment vs maintenance), forage species, tree species. I'm just trying figure out how many acres of our lot I should focus on preparing for our current and near future needs. Our ultimate goal is maintaining a flock of 15-20 fiber goats and sheep, pastuting up to 10-15 pigs per…See More
"Hi Randal, I'm just around the corner in Casco. Our lot was selectively cut 2 times in the last 5 years - not whole tree and not well windowed. I'm probably going to price renting a tracked skidsteer with a rock bucket with grapple to help…"
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