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

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 a…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

3 Jun 11
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

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

Hi All, I work with a nonpartisan organization to lobby for more support for silvopasture and other soil-health practices at both the state…

Started by Nancy Jacobson

1 Jun 11
Reply by Wesley Jarrell

Agroforestry and its Challenges Investigation

Hi All,          I am a master’s student at the University of Copenhagen in Agricultural Development.  For my thesis, I am investigating ch…

Started by Anna Thompson

0 Mar 24

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…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Feb 23

Growing Black Locust as a Timber Cash Crop in the Northeast

Posting the presentations here in the order they were given

Started by Brett Chedzoy

11 Jan 31
Reply by Bing Cheah

Ecosystem Services from Silvopastures

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…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

1 Nov 30, 2020
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Shade-tolerant forage seed species and sources?

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…

Started by Ben Harris

14 Sep 29, 2020
Reply by Ben Harris

Hedgerows and windbreaks: The paddocks edges.

As we developed our plan we considered what to do about paddock edges.  Hedgerows, windbreaks came to mind. Can't have an inside without a…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

0 Sep 16, 2020

Online International Congress on Beef Cattle

The International Online Congress on Beef Cattle (CONACORTE) is an event for all stakeholders in the beef production chain, especially for…

Started by Érico de Sá Petit Lobão

1 Sep 10, 2020
Reply by Érico de Sá Petit Lobão

protecting young trees during fly season

As we get ready to move our 5 bulls from the "bull pen" pastures this weekend off to their respective breeding groups and other parts of th…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

3 Aug 3, 2020
Reply by Kable Thurlow

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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

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

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