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Silvopasture class in Albany NY

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-27…

Started by Joe Repetur

0 Jul 19, 2020

Help: Oak acorn fungus/blight?

We have an oak tree with numerous acorns. All acorns are blighted like this. Apparently development was arrested. Can anyone help me ident…

Started by Joanne Vaughn

3 May 23, 2020
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

Feed values for fodder trees

Hello everyone! We live in northern Canada, we have Aspen, birch, popular, willows and various wild roses and berry shrubs as well as white…

Started by jackie milne

4 May 5, 2020
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[Iowa] Looking for a critique of my plan

Hello All, New to silvopasture practice.  I am a forestry and Global Resource Systems student from Iowa State University.  Agroforestry h…

Started by Jesse Matt

7 Jan 11, 2020
Reply by Joanne Vaughn

Searching for tree seeds

Hey y'all, I'm in search of tree seeds - fruits, nuts, fodder, N fixers, etc. Do you have favorite seed/nut sources or cultivars? I'm look…

Started by Ben Harris

0 Jan 11, 2020

Anyone else seeding forages into pasture round bale leftovers

Thought I'd share this video I just uploaded about my silvopasture forage establishment trials in Brooktondale, NY. Enjoy! http://www.youtu

Started by Jonathan Bates

0 Dec 17, 2019

Wooded Pasture & Forestry NE History

Hello,  I am looking to learn more about the relationship between New England foresters and wooded pasture owners during the 20th century.…

Started by Elliot Baratz

0 Dec 17, 2019

Silvopasturing Series from Graze Magazine

The attached articles (hopefully in chronological order) were published over the past ~ year in Graze magazine (  Happ…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

3 Oct 29, 2019
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Planted Silvopatures

Peter Smallidge shared this article with me on the potential carbon sequestration benefits of tree planting:

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Jul 19, 2019

Who has experience with Empress Tree?

Hello folks, I'm doing research for the possibility of growing this tree as a silvopasture crop, mostly for intensive silvopasture forage f…

Started by Jonathan Bates

13 Jul 2, 2019
Reply by Dr. Akos Bodnar



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

Started by Nancy Jacobson Apr 10. 0 Replies

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

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


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