Topic: Yale Forest Forum Lunch - Sept. 10Time: Sep 10, 2020 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) YFF welcomes its first virtual speaker Brett Chezdoy on Thursday, September 10 at 12pm EDT. In his talk entitled Silvopasturing as a Solution to Land Management Challenges in Argentina and New York, Brett will share his personal experiences of the past 30 years with silvopasturing as an innovative approach to address socio-economic and environmental challenges in opposite ends of the world. Join…See More
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I am starting a farm, and have 190 acres of land, of which 120 is forested. I like trees and animals, and the idea of them coexisting together for maximum economic efficiency is very appealing. I have a small herd of goats and cattle now, and wish to grow then. I cannot do so until I have sufficient forage for them. Hoping to use this site as a resource for expanding the land I have for productive forage and timber production.
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