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Michigan Silvopasture Videos Series Completed

Posted by Kable Thurlow on August 25, 2021 at 8:05am 0 Comments

Thanks to the help of Brett Chedzoy, Julie, Monica, and me were able to complete a videos series on silvopasture that will help educate producers and foresters in Michigan. Click here https://www.morningagclips.com/forages-forests-and-livestock/ to see what we were able to accomplish. 

Creating silvopasture from EAB infested woodland

Posted by Joanne Vaughn on September 16, 2020 at 7:55pm 0 Comments

(1) PROBLEMS WE WERE SOLVING WITH THIS PROJECT

In 2013 our family acquired a 23 acre property that was the first site where EAB was detected in Monroe County. From what we have learned, in an attempt to control the EAB the Ash were all cut, and apparently so were the accessible Oaks and Black…

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Tree Fodder Silage Experiment Video and Invitation for Comments

Posted by Jonathan Bates on August 31, 2020 at 1:27pm 2 Comments

Hey Folks. I wanted to share this video I made of an experiment ensiling tree and shrub species in a five gallon bucket. I was inspired by a Mexican Agave silage project, where they ensiled Agave leaves in five gallon buckets for a nutritious climate fighting solution using livestock and climate appropriate food producing polyculture systems. I foresee a time where it will be more expensive to use a tractor to make round bales, and silage for winter feed. I also foresee a time when more and…

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Agroforestry Workshop: Introducing Forest Farming and Silvopasture to the Small Farms Community at Virtual

November 10, 2021 from 1pm to 3pm
Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Oswego County will be hosting a free online workshop through Zoom on Wednesday, November 10th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop will explore some of the different ways the small farms community can develop greater resilience by adopting agroforestry practices. This workshop will give a broad overview of agroforestry with special attention focusing on forest farming and silvopasture. Forest Farming is the cultivation of high-value, non-timber forest…See More
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Woods-pastured pigs and goats

Hi folks, our farm is considering a pig, goat rotation (keeping species separate) through our 80 acres of woodlands to manage invasives. I was wondering if anyone has trialed/attempted that. I was thinking of beginning with the goats then following with the pigs.  See More
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Michigan Silvopasture Videos Series Completed

Thanks to the help of Brett Chedzoy, Julie, Monica, and me were able to complete a videos series on silvopasture that will help educate producers and foresters in Michigan. Click here https://www.morningagclips.com/forages-forests-and-livestock/ to see what we were able to accomplish. See More
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Kable Thurlow posted a status
"Thanks To Brett Chedzoy, we were able to complete a project on silvopasture. https://www.morningagclips.com/forages-forests-and-livestock/"
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Woods-pastured pigs and goats

Started by Yotum Almor Sep 18. 0 Replies

Hi folks, our farm is considering a pig, goat rotation (keeping species separate) through our 80 acres of woodlands to manage invasives. I was wondering if anyone has trialed/attempted that. I was…Continue

How to measure average amount of sun light hitting silvopasture floor?

Started by Joanne Vaughn. Last reply by Joanne Vaughn Jun 11. 3 Replies

What is a good simple way to estimate the average amount of sunlight hitting the pasture part of the silvopasture over an area of say 10 acres? The goal is to determine if further thinning may be…Continue

Tell NY State Legislature and U.S. Congress what you think about soil health practices and legislation

Started by Nancy Jacobson. Last reply by Wesley Jarrell Jun 11. 1 Reply

Hi All,I work with a nonpartisan organization to lobby for more support for silvopasture and other soil-health practices at both the state and national level. A number of bills and programs have been…Continue

Agroforestry and its Challenges Investigation

Started by Anna Thompson Mar 24. 0 Replies

Hi All,         I am a master’s student at the University of Copenhagen in Agricultural Development.  For my thesis, I am investigating challenges and barriers to the implementation of and transition…Continue

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