Tag Archives: silvopasture

LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 Acres of Raw, Forested Land – Hope, BC

Posted by Ve-Jane Duong on May 16, 2024

We always have new land opportunities coming into our inventory, some of which aren’t on our blog yet! Get in touch with a Land Matcher at bclmp@youngagrarians.org to learn about the latest opportunities and to access free B.C. Land Matching Program services in your region. ABOUT THE LAND Are you an experienced, hardworking farmer who would relish the opportunity to graze your livestock in a forest or utilize forested land for your farm business? Up to 18 acres of raw forest is available in a picturesque setting minutes from the Coquihalla Canyon and Othello Tunnels. The property is divided into … Continue reading LAND OPPORTUNITY: 18 Acres of Raw, Forested Land – Hope, BC

APR 27, 2024: BURTON, BC – Silvopasture Tour at McCormack Farm

Posted by Kim Watt on March 25, 2024

Join us for a farm tour and potluck at McCormack Farm in beautiful Burton, BC! With 175 acres in production, McCormack Farm is one of the largest farms in the region to be integrating silvopasture practices – the combination of tree crop production with rotationally-grazed livestock.  This 120-year-old farm is in the process of planting out their existing open pastures with tree species that provide fodder for animals, food for people, timber, and other long-term resources. These trees offer numerous other benefits, such as shelter for their livestock,  improved pasture quality, enhanced biodiversity, and increased resilience of their farm to … Continue reading APR 27, 2024: BURTON, BC – Silvopasture Tour at McCormack Farm

SURVEY: BC Silvopasture Knowledge Transfer Plan

Posted by Michalina Hunter on August 12, 2022

Attention all forage and livestock producers. in BC. The BC Ministry of Agriculture and Food is developing a Five-Year Knowledge Transfer Plan for Silvopasture in BC.  When completed, this plan will outline the priority training, demonstrations, publications and decision support tools to help BC farmers and ranchers successfully plan, implement and manage silvopastures. George Powell is under contract to coordinate the development of this plan for the Ministry. Silvopasture, is an agroforestry practice that integrates managed grazing with forage and tree production in the same land base. It blends agriculture, forestry and conservation objectives and practices to achieve economic, social … Continue reading SURVEY: BC Silvopasture Knowledge Transfer Plan