Jeff Jourdain's Discussions (18)

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"Joe- What do you mean by a 'mess'?   When was the last time it was cut?  Did the for…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Jun 5 to Starting a silvopasture in the woods

6 Jul 22
Reply by Joe Repetur

"At yesterday's workshop in NH.   The question came up about where the term silvopast…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Feb 23, 2018 to What is Silvopasturing?

17 Mar 5, 2018
Reply by Edmund Brown

"Last spring Ross did seed [with the help of my teenage son] most of the area harvest…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Mar 13, 2016 to Hackerson - Huntington, MA silvopasture update

5 Mar 16, 2016
Reply by Dave Manning

"Brett- Here in Massachusetts, silvopastures can be classified as either forestland […"

Jeff Jourdain replied Mar 24, 2015 to Tax Abatement Benefits For Land Under Silvopasture Management

1 Mar 24, 2015
Reply by Jeff Jourdain

"You know Ross and his energy level.  There is plenty of expansion of his herds plann…"

Jeff Jourdain replied May 14, 2014 to Silvopasture project in Huntington, MA

3 May 19, 2014
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Brett- I agree that there isn't a single 'right' or easy answer to this question.  W…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Dec 3, 2013 to Interfering Vegetation Control in Thinned Woodlots and Silvopastures

5 Dec 21, 2013
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

"Russell- It seems like you have a good idea of what you want cut and how you want it…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Sep 17, 2013 to Seeking NH Foresters

2 Sep 17, 2013
Reply by Jeff Jourdain

"Brett- I agree with you regarding black locust and all its attributes.  Just a note…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Sep 11, 2013 to Trees into Pastures

8 Dec 2, 2014
Reply by Francisco J Ponce

"Pete- Determining weasel vs avian predator was easy.  The birds where in the coop wh…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Sep 9, 2013 to woodland predator of chickens

4 Sep 9, 2013
Reply by Peter Smallidge

"Pete- I've had hawks and owls take heads off chickens. After the 'attack from above'…"

Jeff Jourdain replied Sep 8, 2013 to woodland predator of chickens

4 Sep 9, 2013
Reply by Peter Smallidge

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Shade-tolerant forage seed species and sources?

Started by Ben Harris. Last reply by Ben Harris 6 hours ago. 5 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

protecting young trees during fly season

Started by Brett Chedzoy. Last reply by Kable Thurlow on Monday. 3 Replies

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 the farm, I'm reminded that we're currently at the height of…Continue

Starting a silvopasture in the woods

Started by Joe Repetur. Last reply by Joe Repetur Jul 22. 6 Replies

We have about 20+ acres of woods we can use as a silvopasture, but we're not sure how to start it. The woods are a mess, and we're not sure if we should "clear cut" and start over, or?? We have a lot…Continue

Silvopasture class in Albany NY

Started by Joe Repetur Jul 19. 0 Replies

I picked up a copy of The Stockman Grass Farmer newspaper and saw a flyer for two upcoming classes they are going to have September 25th-27th in Albany NY. The first is Grazier's Multi Species…Continue

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