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Steve Gabriel Interview

Hey folks, please check out this interview with Steve Gabriel on silvopasture and indigenous land management.

Started by Andy Ciccone

0 Nov 22, 2021

Podcast Interview with Brett Chedzoy

Hey folks, The Poor Proles Almanac recently interviewed Brett Chedzoy from Cornell's Agricultural extension school on bringing pastures int…

Started by Andy Ciccone

0 Oct 28, 2021

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, 2021
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, 2021
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

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, 2021

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, 2021
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



Silvopasturing in Ireland

Started by Brett Chedzoy May 12. 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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