Erik Little wrote:
Grant mentions how to get USDA grants for this.
Cj Verde wrote:
Unfortunately, silvopasture is a really hard sell in the Northeast. They will not pay to convert forest to pasture, fence off forest to let animals graze, or even use animals to get rid of invasives (herbicides only!!!).
They will pay to plant trees in pastures but balked when I wanted to pollard them. I said this didn't kill the tree and she said she'd have to talk to the state biologist.
Erik Little wrote:oh good grief...lesson for the rest of us. Don't tell them how you are going to maintain them. You can apologize later.