Brett, I just found this site from your producer profile in the latest SGF. I am very interested in any details you'd care to share of your silvopasture use in a beef operation. I am just starting a grassfed beef operation on 250 acres and just got my started herd. They are linebred, old-type black angus, largely Octoraro and Wye, but some others in the background too. Got them from a guy named Larry Sansom in KY. I'm also curious how you like your Octoraro and Wye angus stock--seemed like a good way to go but it's always good to hear someone else's experiences!
One of the more interesting talks that I've heard over the years on grazing or silvopasturing was by Dr. Gene Garrett at the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference titled: Silvopasture Ecosystem…Continue
As I thin some woods and open up some edge lines, I'm hoping to seed some perennial shade-tolerant forages. I'm mainly focused on wildlife at this point (I don't yet own livestock), and hope to get…Continue