"I've always heard burning causes nutrients to be lost from the material. Also some carbon floats away in the form of ash/smoke. So my vote is for chipping. Exception would be if you could make bio-char, but that is labor-intensive."
"We're here in the tropics reforesting degraded cattle pasture on steep slopes. The degradation from erosion and the characteristic rainfall-related leaching of soils is somewhat on the extreme end of the spectrum here.
Some things we have…"
We want cattle to graze on the grass and herbaceous plants below the trees. The goal is to satisfy personal supply line needs and to also be profitable selling surplus fruits. When we started we did not give much thought to being…"
"Brett Chedzoy suggested I post this video on here. We're working on reforesting 10 hectares of cattle pasture in the upper Amazon. We planted the site with 11,000 trees almost three years ago. Totally self-funded. Now we're looking at…"
Hello folks. Are there any consultants here who advise and plan forestry thinning for silvopasture in PA? Or can you point me in the direction of anyone who provides those services in PA? Thank you!Continue
I live in south central Texas on 21 very wooded acres. I have a plan to thin the trees to open up the canopy for allowing grasses to grow. I have 31 large piles of brush which I had planned to burn,…Continue
In 2020, a local grazier friend did an intensive thinning on 70 acres of mature woods to create silvopasture. Learning from other's past mistakes (including mine) of leaving too much logging debris…Continue
Hi,I am in Central Virginia and interested in establishing silvopasture in prior cattle/horse fields with no trees or cover. I am rotationally grazing goats/sheep and horses. Anyone in mid-Atlantic…Continue