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Establishing Trees in Pasture Stocked with Livestock



Authors as Published

John Fike, Adam Downing

Planting trees in pastures may seem counter-cultural to many forage-livestock producers, but it’s receiving interest as a means to achieve several outcomes. In this video, we illustrate two methods that have been shown to successfully protect growing trees from livestock.

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Publication Date

November 24, 2020