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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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Tree And Herb Silvopasture Forage Trial Establishment Round Bale Nursery

Posted by Jonathan Bates on December 17, 2019 at 9:47pm 0 Comments

Thought I'd share this video I just uploaded about my silvopasture forage estabishment trials in Brooktondale, NY. Enjoy!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLBYGhssiIE

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Massachusetts Farm Bureau Federation’s (MFBF’s) Young Farmers and Ranchers (YF&R) committee is sponsoring a webinar on March 9 at 7 p.m. covering silvopasturing as a strategy to enhance grazing systems in New England. Speaker, Brett, Chedzoy, will share personal experiences on how silvopasturing has benefited family ranching operations in western New York and central Argentina to improve the land and welfare of their livestock, while also improving the bottom line. Brett Chedzoy is a…See More
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2021 Oxford Real Farming Conference - The Value of Trees in a Hotter Climate

recording from our session this past January at the ORFC.  We already know silvopastures are awesome, but some great food for thought from the other presenters:https://youtu.be/eFmK0DRLAacIf there was an upside to covid, it made a lot of otherwise faraway conference virtually available to the masses.  I hope to make it in person some day to the Oxford Real Farming Conference - over 500 presenters and 5,000 participants.  Check it out:  …See More
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2021 Oxford Real Farming Conference - The Value of Trees in a Hotter Climate

Started by Brett Chedzoy Feb 23. 0 Replies

recording from our session this past January at the ORFC.  We already know silvopastures are awesome, but some great food for thought from the other presenters:…Continue

Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Bing Cheah Jan 31. 11 Replies

Posting the presentations here in the order they were givenContinue

Ecosystem Services from Silvopastures

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Brett Chedzoy Nov 30, 2020. 1 Reply

One of the more interesting talks that I've heard over the years on grazing or silvopasturing was by Dr. Gene Garrett at the 2011 Northeast Silvopasture Conference titled: Silvopasture Ecosystem…Continue

Shade-tolerant forage seed species and sources?

Started by Ben Harris. Last reply by Ben Harris Sep 29, 2020. 14 Replies

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

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