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Living Barns

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Brett didn’t have the $100K to make upgrades to his operation for nutrient management, let alone the $30K for a new barn to winter his cattle. The solution? A change in management that prevents runoff from his winter feeding AND provides his herd with shelter free of charge.

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Brett has been silvo-pasturing his cattle ever since he learned the benefits to him, the forest, and
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Brett Chedzoy is a Forester with Cornell Cooperative Extension of Schuyler County, NY and grass-fed rancher in Watkins Glen, NY and Argentina. Brett can be contacted via CCE’s silvopasture forum: www.silvopasture.ning.com. Additional silvopasture resources are available at: www.forestconnect.info under the “publications” page.

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