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Silvopasture Works! Join us at the Solon Dixon Center

Silvopasture is an agricultural practice co-managing trees, forage, and livestock. Photo credit: Doug Mayo What is Silvopasture?  According to the National Agroforestery Center, Silvopasture combines trees with forage and livestock production. The trees are managed for high-value sawlogs and, at the same time, provide shade and shelter for livestock and forage, reducing stress and sometimes …

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Converting Planted Pine to Silvopasture Benefits Cattle & Timber

  Silvopasture is an agricultural practice co-managing trees, forage, and livestock. Photo credit: Doug Mayo Silvopasture is an agroforestry practice where a combination of trees, forage, and livestock are  jointly managed to optimize production of all three. The term “silvopasture” means “forest-pasture,” where “silvo” is derived from a Latin word that means “forest.” Silvopasture can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jefferson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/31/converting-planted-pine-to-silvopasture-benefits-cattle-timber/