Our latest publication on silvopasture has been published in the Journal of Forestry. Reach out to me directly if you can't get access and would like a copy. I'm not able to post the full article here due to copyright from the journal.
"Silvopasture—It's Not a Load of Manure: Differentiating between Silvopasture and Wooded Livestock Paddocks in the Northeastern United States"…Continue
Added by Joe Orefice on January 19, 2017 at 7:01pm — No Comments
I would like to make everyone aware of my most recent publication. It presents forage production information from our silvopasture research in New York.…Continue
Added by Joe Orefice on December 2, 2016 at 1:16pm — No Comments
Here's a link to the latest paper my colleagues and I have published on silvopasture.
"Soil and understory plant dynamics during conversion of forest to silvopasture, open pasture, and woodlot" in Agroforestry Systems…Continue
I'm recently back from the World Congress of Silvo-Pastoral Systems held in Evora, Portugal. It was an excellent and inspiring conference. Here are some of the main conclusions from the event organizers (http://www.silvopastoral2016.uevora.pt/):…Continue
I recently put together a photo guide to Northeastern US silvopasture. This guide is the result of research investigating silvopasture practices on farms in New York and New England. It is not meant to be a comprehensive guide to this complex practice but it should help inform folks about some options. Please feel free to share:…Continue
Here is a link to my latest paper on Northeast silvopasture. It will be coming out in the journal Agroforestry Systems this year, but they made it available online last week.
The document is published as open access so feel free to download and share.
Added by Joe Orefice on March 8, 2016 at 12:42pm — No Comments
I am an Assistant Professor at Paul Smith’s College, in the Adirondacks of New York, and am conducting research in conjunction with the University of New Hampshire to assess the…Continue
Added by Joe Orefice on May 29, 2014 at 11:45am — No Comments
In 2014 I’ll be conducting research to document and describe silvopastures and their management in NY and New England. The existence, extent, and type of silvopasture systems in the northeast is currently unknown. The series of interviews and inventories which will take place as part of this research will document and make available specific experiences of farmers with the practice of silvopasture in the region. It will also document the structural and…Continue
I thought some of you might be interested in a 2012 SARE Farmer Grant I received to experiment with silvopasture systems on my farm in Riverview, Saranac, NY. Here's a link to the project overview:
I'd be very interested to receive input from you all…Continue