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Looking for black locust seeds & posts in Tioga County, PA vicinity

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Smelser Jan 7, 2016. 2 Replies

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Nathan Smelser replied to Nathan Smelser's discussion Looking for black locust seeds & posts in Tioga County, PA vicinity
"Great!  Thanks for the tip! Yep, I have found a few real close, though I am still working on getting permission to harvest adequate quantities!  Longer term, I like what you're promoting here, and it sure makes sense to integrate…"
Jan 7, 2016
Brett Chedzoy replied to Nathan Smelser's discussion Looking for black locust seeds & posts in Tioga County, PA vicinity
"Doesn't seem like it'd be too hard to find some local stands of locust in Tioga Co, PA. A potential future source of "improved" black locust is Twisted Tree Farm nursery just north of you in Spencer, NY.  Akiva is…"
Jan 6, 2016
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Looking for black locust seeds & posts in Tioga County, PA vicinity

Hi, I just moved to Tioga County, PA and am looking for a some harvestable black locust trees for fenceposts. Having browsed this site, I am now also interested in seeds from "straighter than average" trees, as the silvopasture idea seems to make good sense.Does anyone in the vicinity have excess black locust which I…See More
Dec 21, 2015
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Pennsylvania
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Tioga
What is your occupation relative to silvopasture? (for example, owner/producer, extension specialist, agency specialist, etc.)
Owner/producer
Please describe, with two or three sentences, why you are interested in silvopasture. Your answer helps us ensure that only those people truly interested in silvopasture are added as members.
While looking for more black locust, I found your article on grazing amongst black locusts. I have a few cows in TX, but just moved to a small farm in PA to start a grazing operation here (cow/calf, likely sheep & goats as well).

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Creating Silvopastures with Black Locust

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Mar 2. 20 Replies

A forum member recently asked about creating silvopastures for their goats with black locust.  In my opinion, black locust is just about the perfect tree for converting open pasture areas into…Continue

Stocking density

Started by Mike Case. Last reply by Joe Orefice Feb 10. 1 Reply

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

New to Silvopasture

Started by Randal Seaton. Last reply by Mike Case Feb 1. 4 Replies

Please excuse my lack of knowledge on Silvopasture. Bear with me as I have some questions that may be a little "beginnerish.My wife and I have begun thinning/clearing a wooded section of our property…Continue

Bamboo as winter stockpile?

Started by Edmund Brown. Last reply by Edmund Brown Jan 21. 2 Replies

Any members here ever thought of using bamboo as a winter stockpile? I have a grass-fed beef operation in central NY and would like to reduce my hay bill and improve my eco-footprint.I have a small…Continue

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