Agroforestry Case Studies: Silvopasture at Early Boots Farm

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2013-06-01
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Robinson, Ann
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Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture
The Leopold Center is a research and education center on the campus of Iowa State University created to identify and reduce negative environmental and social impacts of farming and develop new ways to farm profitably while conserving natural resources.
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This case study of Early Boots Farm near Sauk Centre, Minn., shows how Tyler Carlson incorporates trees into pasture settings to raise lowline angus cattle. This agroforestry practice is called silvopasture. The case study outlines lessons that Carlson has learned and benefits from this practice.

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