larryc at teleport.com
Mon Jan 27 06:37:03 EST 1997
In article <32E7A099.323F at livingston.net>,
Don Staples <dstaples at livingston.net> wrote:
> I am still unsure of what agroforestry is, that we consultants and dirt
> on the boots types aren't doing as well. I grow trees to sell for my
> clients. I take what steps are necessary to produce as good a product in
> as short a time as possible. Sounds like agriculture to me.
Just so. If agroforestry doesn't mean growing trees, there are no
agroforesters using this group to tell us so. There are a few
co-cropping opportunities, like livestock grazing before the canopy
closes over, and ginseng production in the forest understory, but
those are a part of normal woodlot operations. I can see coppice
management as a valid topic on this group too.
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