Monthly Archives: October 2010

USDA National Agroforestry Center

Interesting website from the USDA about Silvopasture, I’ve got some reading ahead of me. 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 … Continue reading

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Osage Orange Hedge

In doing research I’ve found many references to Osage Orange hedges.  Some of these go back to literature from the mid 1800’s.  Repeatedly variants of the phrase “Horse High, Bull Strong & Hog Proof in a few years” can be … Continue reading

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Michigan Right To Farm Act

I’ve been researching this law.  It basically give you the right to farm as long as you follow the established Generally Accepted Agricultural Management Practices (GAAMP).  the interesting part is there is no minimum farm size or amount of farm … Continue reading

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