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!
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
As we get ready to move our 5 bulls from the "bull pen" pastures this weekend off to their respective breeding groups and other parts of the farm, I'm reminded that we're currently at the height of…Continue
We have about 20+ acres of woods we can use as a silvopasture, but we're not sure how to start it. The woods are a mess, and we're not sure if we should "clear cut" and start over, or?? We have a lot…Continue
I picked up a copy of The Stockman Grass Farmer newspaper and saw a flyer for two upcoming classes they are going to have September 25th-27th in Albany NY. The first is Grazier's Multi Species…Continue