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Silvopasture Agroforestry – How To Make Money Off Land with Becky Barlow

This is Huntin’ Land, the podcast for landowners and land hunters. If you like to stay up to date on hunting tactics, land management, land values, and land market dynamics, this is the podcast for you. On this week’s show, Joe and Clint are learning how to make money off land using Silvopasture Agroforestry with Dr. Becky Barlow of Auburn University and the Alabama Cooperative Extension Service. We’ll discuss the benefits economically and ecologically and help you determine how much money you can potentially make and if it’s the right choice for your land.

 

 

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As a landowner, it is important to know what your land is worth. You may find yourself asking the questions like,  “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions. Each week, on the Huntin’ Land Podcast, we will bring in various experts to help provide answers to the important questions landowners have. For this week’s Timber Market Update, we talk to TimberMart South.

 

Topics Discussed Regarding the Question Silvopasture Agroforestry

What is Silvopasture?

  • Livestock, forage, trees

What are the benefits?

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  • Ecological

  • Economical

    • How does the volume of wood produced compare to a conventionally stocked plantation?

  • How does silvopasture affect wildlife?

What are the drawbacks?

  • When timber is planted via plantation, it self prunes over time. What spacing is pine timber planted in southern silvopasture?

  • What age must the trees get to before livestock can be introduced?

What are the primary methods for establishment?

  • Integrating trees into pasture

  • Integrating pasture into trees

  • What if you don’t do managed grazing?

    • Can pine straw be involved?

    • How does a landowner find a directory of pine straw buyers?

Where can landowners learn more or even attend workshops about sivopasture?

 

This week’s show has been brought to you by Joe Baya and Clint Flowers, members of the top producing team at National Land Realty, the fastest growing and most innovative land brokerage in the nation. With hunting season right around the corner and interest rates at historic lows, now is a great time to be buying or selling land. If you want to learn more, shoot us an email at pros@landhuntin.com or call us at 855-NLR-LAND.

 

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Tune in each week as we bring in various experts to help provide answers to important land owner questions like, “how much is my land worth today,” “how much is my land worth per acre,” “how much is timberland worth,” “what is my farmland market worth,” “how much is agricultural land worth,” and other such questions. Many factors go in to determining the value of land and seeking out the wisdom of experts is a great place to find the answers to your questions.

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