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Apple trees that go well with cattle?

Posted by Matthew Fagan on February 19, 2022 at 3:02pm 3 Comments

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I'm a student in Mizzou's agroforestry program and I'm intending to write a paper on apple (Malus spp.) varieties and cultivars that might work well for establishing in multi-tree species silvopastures. There seems to be more research and discussion about sheep grazing among apple trees than there is for cattle, yet I know grazing cattle under apples is common in parts of central Asia (e.g. Kyrgyzstan) and Europe (e.g. Poland). Ideally, I'm looking for something that could be…

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Introducing Forest Farming and Silvopasture to the Small Farms Community

Posted by Joshua Vrooman on December 29, 2021 at 12:29pm 0 Comments

Cornell Cooperative Extension (CCE) of Oswego County hosted a free online workshop through Zoom on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. This workshop explored some of the different ways the small farms community can develop greater resilience by adopting agroforestry practices. This workshop gives a broad overview of agroforestry with special attention focusing on forest farming and silvopasture. Guest speakers were Professor Emeritus Dr. Kenneth Mudge, from the School of…

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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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Kate MacFarland posted a discussion

Considerations for Establishing Silvopastures on Wooded Sites now online!

Agroforestry Note #50: Considerations for Establishing Silvopastures on Wooded Sites is now online at the USDA National Agroforestry Center website. This technical note provides information on factors to consider when thinking about establishing silvopastures on wooded sites, including the planning approach, developing a team, and natural resource issues. The…See More
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Silvopasturing in Ireland

An nice example of how silvopasturing makes sense just about anywhere that trees & forages can be grown together:https://thatsfarming.com/farming-news/agroforestry-in-ireland/See More
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Restoration Agriculture Workshop w Mark Shepard in Bethel, NY May 20-22 at Bethel, NY

May 20, 2022 at 12pm to May 22, 2022 at 5pm
Wanted to spread the word about a 3-day Restoration Agriculture workshop led by Mark Shepard, that we're hosting on our land in Bethel, NY. May 20-22.Full details and link to register here!…See More
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**COLD-HARDY TREE & SHRUB SPRING SALE** going on now at Barred Owl Brook Farm at Barred Owl Brook Farm

April 1, 2022 at 12am to April 16, 2022 at 12am
Our spring bare root sale is open for ordering through April 15. Shipping options available to the Continental US.Species available include chestnut, false indigo (Amorpha fruticsoa), hazelnut, honey locust, mulberry, oak, persimmon, willow, and MORE!Order through our website: https://www.barredowlbrookfarm.com/nurseryAbout the nursery:We are a new nursery (4th year raising tree seedlings, 2nd year as a…See More
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Silvopasturing in Ireland

Started by Brett Chedzoy on Thursday. 0 Replies

An nice example of how silvopasturing makes sense just about anywhere that trees & forages can be grown together:…Continue

Beating out the bad plants in the early stages of a new silvopasture

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Alex Caskey Apr 1. 5 Replies

There are related discussions on the forum discussing shade tolerant forages mixes and profiling a number of farms that have used various strategies to get good stuff growing after letting the…Continue

Feed values for fodder trees

Started by jackie milne. Last reply by Bryan Clark Mar 26. 5 Replies

Hello everyone!We live in northern Canada, we have Aspen, birch, popular, willows and various wild roses and berry shrubs as well as white and black spruce mainly some pine. What I have been trying…Continue

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