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Silvo-pasturing and mutli-species stocking in tropical Andean foothills

Started Dec 6, 2016 0 Replies

Greetings,I have a family member who is an organic, pastured cattle rancher in somewhat southern Colombia (~3-4 degrees N of the equator).He is very concerned with his grass health and would like to…Continue

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Silvo-pasturing and mutli-species stocking in tropical Andean foothills

Greetings,I have a family member who is an organic, pastured cattle rancher in somewhat southern Colombia (~3-4 degrees N of the equator).He is very concerned with his grass health and would like to be able to grow lush grass. Currently he is able to graze his cattle in one spot, three times over the course of a year. He has a lot of land ~800ha.He would like to raise other animals, hoping that it would be improve his sward health and bring more value to his land. He is also interested in…See More
Dec 6, 2016
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I am a graduate student at Cornell studying nut-based agroforestry and interested in agroforestry in general, including silvo-pasture

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Stocking density

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

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