PROGRAM TITLE: Silvopastoral Systems � Design, Implementation by IM5lOy

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									PROGRAM TITLE:            Silvopastoral Systems in North Florida – Design, Implementation
                          and Benefits

LOCATION(S):              Jackson Co Extension and Ag Complex, Marianna, FL

DATE(S) and TIME(S) OF IN-SERVICE:              17 April 2002, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
                                                18 April 2002, 8:00 am – 3:00 pm
NUMBER OF DAYS:           1.5

OFFERING UNIT(S): North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy, FL
                  School of Forest Resources and Conservation, Gainesville, FL

State Faculty Member in Charge:      Dr. Jaroslaw “Jarek” Nowak

PHONE: 850-875-7142 (SC: 294-7142)                     E-MAIL: jnowak@mail.ifas.ufl.edu

Agenda


17 April 2002, Wednesday
12:00 pm – Lunch, Registration
 1:00 pm – Introduction to Silvopastoral Systems, and pre-workshop survey
 1:45 pm – Conversion of pine plantations to silvopasture through thinning
 2:30 pm – Break and Refreshments
 3:00 pm – Establishment of silvopastoral systems on existing pastures and old fields
 3:45 pm – Wildlife benefits of silvopastoral systems
 4:30 pm – Summary and Discussion
 5:00 pm – Adjourn for the day

18 April 2002, Thursday
 8:00 am – Management of trees and stocking in silvopastoral systems
 8:45 am – Management of forages in silvopastoral systems – what are the options?
 9:30 am – Break and Refreshments
10:00 am – Management of cattle: utilizing silvopasture – what’s different?
10:45 am – Economics of silvopastoral systems
11:30 am – Travel to a demonstration farm in Chipley, FL
12:00 pm – Lunch in the field
 1:00 pm – Tour of the silvopastoral operations: fencing, cattle grazing and watering
 1:45 pm – Demo on tree management: stocking levels, tree pruning, damage from cattle
 2:30 pm – Closing remarks, and post-workshop survey
 3:00 pm – Adjourns

								
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