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Seeing the Pasture for the Trees

By   /  April 24, 2017  /  2 Comments

Shade is a common concern. It imposes some limitations on growing a productive pasture, but working creatively to manage trees, grass, and animals in balance can yield unique rewards.

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Shaded pastures are among the more challenging conditions faced by anyone trying to establish a prod
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Genevieve provides forage and cover crop research and marketing support for King's AgriSeeds Inc. in Lancaster County, PA. She has also worked on organic vegetable farms and as an intern in agricultural field trials at the Rodale Institute.


  1. Jess Jackson Jr says:

    Great article. Ensure fences will keep the livestock in – feral pigs are a huge problem and everything eats goats and sheep.

  2. Curt Gesch says:

    ACRES USA has just published two articles about trees and goat browsing/grazing using coppicing and pollarding. Pretty complicated for this amateur!

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