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How to Turn Wooded Sites into Silvopastures (Pastures With Trees!)

By   /  June 22, 2020  /  The Classic by NatGLC  /  No Comments

Lately folks have been asking for input on how to create pasture from overgrown wood/brush areas. From June of 2017, Brett Chedzoy has your recipe for success. Throughout most humid regions of the US, the landscape is dotted with old farm fields and pastures that today grow trees and shrubs.  In some cases, there are […]

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There Are Many Ways to Solar Graze

By   /  May 25, 2020  /  Livestock, Sheep  /  No Comments

Our last article offered a definition of solar grazing and a basic outline of what’s involved. Now we’ll cover a little more detail about different ways to get into solar grazing, including as an independent contractor, leasing out your flock to a solar site manager, or as an employee of a solar company. I’ll also […]

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Want More Spring Forage? Leave More Winter Residual

By   /  May 11, 2020  /  Grazing Management  /  Comments Off on Want More Spring Forage? Leave More Winter Residual

Last fall, I hosted Victor Shelton at my farm. Victor is Indiana’s NRCS Grazing Specialist, a beef farmer, and the author of “Grazing Bites,” and lots of great articles in On Pasture. During our pasture walk, Victor and I discussed the effects of “Perpetual Novembers,” when the ground doesn’t freeze, killing frosts happen later, and […]

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Foraging for alternatives-Taking a fresh look at Soybeans and Sorghum

By   /  July 31, 2019  /    /  No Comments

This field event is intended to provide a comparison of forage crops and to examine the soil they are growing in-USDA NRCS Soil Scientists will offer soil information relevant to the site and Cornell field crop team members will address the key points of forage crops-from planter set up to harvest issues.

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Silvopasturing when Planning for Profit with Livestock

By   /  May 15, 2018  /    /  No Comments

Speaker and farm owner, Joe Orefice, a Cornell Natural Resource Specialist, will be presenting field management techniques as he demonstrates how to evaluate a forested area for timber and as a feed source for livestock.  Participants will be walking with Joe as he identifies plants and trees, and shows how a working silvopasture plan can bring […]

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