Designing a Silvopasture Polyculture for Hogs: Mark Shepard

"For more than 20 years Mark Shepard has been raising grass-fed and chestnut finished hogs in a diverse polyculture system that includes perennial forages available from May to October. From currants, mulberries and cherries, to hazelnuts, apples, and hearty finish on chestnuts." Here, Mark introduces New Forest Farm, the design motivations behind it, and practicalities.

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