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Farmers Seeking Woodlands for Silvopasture

Started this discussion. Last reply by Schuyler and Colby Gail Apr 3, 2016. 2 Replies

We rotationally graze heritage pigs in the woods.  We are experienced, full-time farmers…Continue

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Schuyler and Colby Gail replied to Schuyler and Colby Gail's discussion Farmers Seeking Woodlands for Silvopasture
"Thanks, Dave! There are a lot of variables- breed, quality and amount of forage available, how often you move them, weather, parasite load. Our pigs are finishing in 6 months with very little grain."
Apr 3, 2016
Dave Manning replied to Schuyler and Colby Gail's discussion Farmers Seeking Woodlands for Silvopasture
"Unfortunately, I do not have land to offer you, but wish I could.  When the pigs are in the forest, how much grain is supplemented and how long does it take to finish them off? Good luck...."
Apr 1, 2016
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Farmers Seeking Woodlands for Silvopasture

We rotationally graze heritage pigs in the woods.  We are experienced, full-time farmers working with a grazing specialist, and co-op extension to ensure that our management practices are sustainable. We have won prizes and grants for farm management innovation. We fence with moveable solar-powered electric fencing. We are looking for 75-500 acres of hardwood forest in Columbia or…See More
Mar 31, 2016
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We raise pigs on silvopasture in NY state.

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Tree protection

Started by John Herschel Fike Apr 22. 0 Replies

Friends,Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this site was overgrown with invasives and the existing timber…Continue

Tags: seedling, protection, Establishment

Tree Fodder Seminar July 8-12 in Maine invites presenters and attendees

Started by Shana Hanson. Last reply by Emily Macdonald Apr 4. 1 Reply

TREE FODDER SEMINAR 2019:  TREES IN THE FOOD CHAIN FOR CLIMATE REMEDIATION will be July 8-12, 2019. Presenters, suggestions invited.  Call Shana, (207) 338-3301  I am currently working on the…Continue

Silvopasturing Series from Graze Magazine

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Feb 28. 1 Reply

The attached articles (hopefully in chronological order) were published over the past ~ year in Graze magazine (www.grazeonline.com).  Happy reading!  …Continue

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

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