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Traits of a good silvopastoralist

Good afternoon all!  My name is Jesse Matt - I am a forestry and global resource systems student at Iowa State University, with an emphasis…

Started by Jesse Matt

1 Jun 17, 2019
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

UMASS research on silvopasture establishment

Kuddos to U Mass for their silvopasturing research https://www.gazettenet.com/Silvopasture-25233385

Started by Brett Chedzoy

0 Jun 17, 2019

Tree protection

Friends, Following is a link to the AFTA website looking at some different means of protecting trees in a silvopasture.  Incidentally, this…

Started by John Herschel Fike

0 Apr 22, 2019

Tree Fodder Seminar July 8-12 in Maine invites presenters and attendees

TREE FODDER SEMINAR 2019:  TREES IN THE FOOD CHAIN FOR CLIMATE REMEDIATION will be July 8-12, 2019.  Presenters, suggestions invited.  Call…

Started by Shana Hanson

1 Apr 4, 2019
Reply by Emily Macdonald

AFTA 2019 - Abstract submissions requested!

Abstract submissions are now being accepted for the 2019 AFTA Conference! Please share this announcement with anyone who may be interested!…

Started by Kate MacFarland

0 Dec 3, 2018

Examples of Silvopasture in Public Areas Needed

Hello Folks, My village is hoping to keep our town commons and oak grove with grazers (I'm pushing shropshire sheep). It is a 10-ac plot (7…

Started by Scott Johnson

4 Oct 11, 2018
Reply by Scott Johnson

Controlling noxious plant communities in forest and silvopasture landscapes

this post will jump around a bit, but I wanted to tie together several thoughts generated by two news stories that come across my inbox thi…

Started by Brett Chedzoy

8 Sep 7, 2018
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

Agroforestry = Climate mitigation (Mongabay)

Please check this Mongabay.com article on agroforestry –Agroforestry is a practice that integrates trees, shrubs, and crops in a system tha…

Started by Juan P. Alvez

1 Jul 24, 2018
Reply by Brett Chedzoy

New to silvopasture

Hi, My family and I have a small pasture poultry farm and we are looking at purchasing a 43 acre farm which has about 32 acres of woods . …

Started by Joe Repetur

0 Jul 20, 2018

Good to be back!

Hi All: im glad to be back on here.  We changed our email provider a while back and I had to start again.  The farm is going well.  I just…

Started by Keith Ohlinger

0 Jun 27, 2018

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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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