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Jun 27
Steve Gabriel replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion What is Silvopasturing?
"Hey Joe: Sorry, I was typing this fast so it didn't come clear...no, I haven't seen USDA specifically define "forest pasture", unlike woodland pasture as you discuss in that excellent article you wrote. What I mean to say is that…"
Feb 26
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FREE Webinars on Silvopasture

We are offering these webinars to share knowledge and in support of our Kickstarter campaign for a new book on Silvopasture, coming out this June.Wednesday, February 2812pm - 1pm ESTThe Potential for SilvopastureLearn about different combinations of animals, trees, livestock from around the world with farmers Steve Gabriel and Brett Chedzoy. Monday, March 5 12 - 1pm ESTClimate Change and SilvopastureEric Toensmeier discusses carbon science and Steve Gabriel shares drought-proofing benefits of…See More
Feb 24
Steve Gabriel replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion What is Silvopasturing?
"The problem with "Forest Pasture" is that this is already defined by USDA and commonly practiced - up to 15 - 20% of all pasture in the Northeast are "Woodland Paddocks" which mean places with trees where farmers dump their…"
Feb 24
Steve Gabriel replied to Brett Chedzoy's discussion What is Silvopasturing?
"As far as Native Americans and ecology of forests/savannah its important to mention the "pristine myth" that is so pervasive in ecology and history in general. The landscape was quite open and managed by native peoples prior to European…"
Feb 24

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New York
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Tompkins
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small woodlot/forestry business, educator, aspiring animal farmer

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FREE Webinars on Silvopasture

Posted on February 24, 2018 at 8:16am 0 Comments

We are offering these webinars to share knowledge and in support of our Kickstarter campaign for a new book on Silvopasture, coming out this June.

Wednesday, February 28

12pm - 1pm EST

The Potential for Silvopasture

Learn about different combinations of animals, trees, livestock from around the world with farmers Steve Gabriel and Brett Chedzoy.

 

Monday, March 5

12 - 1pm EST

Climate Change…

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Silvopasture Book seeking Farmer Stories & Photos

Posted on April 5, 2017 at 7:42am 0 Comments

Knowledge and information in agriculture is a mix of research, application, and experience that is never from a single individual, but rather a collective experience shared in the minds of many. We all benefit from sharing our experience.

A new book on the Agroforestry practice of Silvopasture, by Steve Gabriel, has the explicit goal of telling the story of what we know - and don’t know – about the concept of integrating livestock production with trees and forestry.

The book…

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Online Course in Woodlot Management from Cornell Small Farms

Posted on August 17, 2016 at 3:11pm 0 Comments

Want to get more from your woods? Take a six-week online Woodlot Management course with the Cornell Small Farms Program with extension forester Peter Smallidge and Extension Agroforestry Specialist Steve Gabriel.



Examine the methods to assess forest resources and discuss common woodland activities such as cutting firewood, harvesting logs for mushroom cultivation, and support for wildlife and long-term forest health.



The course runs September 27 to November 1, with weekly…

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Learning from our Forest Elders

Posted on June 2, 2015 at 9:30pm 0 Comments



New post discusses the importance of preserving the wisdom of forest stewardship for future generations.



"….One of the realizations I’ve come to having worked many hours in the woods, is that forestry and agroforestry are inherently humbling practices, because when we enter the world of trees and forests, we have to look beyond years and decades, and start thinking about centuries. Many of the consequences of the choices we make (good or bad) in our lifetime, won’t be seen…

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Controlling noxious plant communities in forest and silvopasture landscapes

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Sep 7. 8 Replies

this post will jump around a bit, but I wanted to tie together several thoughts generated by two news stories that come across my inbox this yesterday...At the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference,…Continue

Who has experience with Empress Tree?

Started by Jonathan Bates. Last reply by Jonathan Bates Aug 15. 1 Reply

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

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Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Joe Repetur Jul 24. 6 Replies

Posting the presentations here in the order they were givenContinue

Agroforestry = Climate mitigation (Mongabay)

Started by Juan P. Alvez. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Jul 24. 1 Reply

Please check this Mongabay.com article on agroforestry –Agroforestry is a…Continue

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