Grass-Fed Beef and Black Locust: 30 Years of Silvopasture

Published: January 18, 2017In Watkins Glen, New York, 45 minutes from Ithaca, is Angus Glen Farm. Here, the Chedzoy Family runs 100 head of cattle over 310 acres of pasture and silvopasture. Silvopasture is defined as the integration of grazing animals into an existing forest, and/or the establishment of tree rows on grazing land. Brett Chedzoy, in addition to working with Cornell Extension, manages the land’s beef herd and forestry enterprises. Brett’s background is in forestry, but he is both a forester and a grazier.

How the Food Industry Can Help Reverse Climate Change

As a significant CO2 emitter, the food industry is uniquely positioned to tackle the issue through innovation. Katy Askew looks at how food makers can help mitigate – and even reverse – global warming by using their supply chains to rejuvenate farmlands and forests.

Meet a Solver: Michael Hands, Inga Foundation

MIT selected research of Dr. Michael Hands of the Inga Foundation at its global SOLVE competition to fight climate change and reduce carbon emissions. The Inga Foundation works with farmers and communities to halt the devastating practice of slash and burn agriculture by providing a sustainable, organic and low cost alternative: Inga alley-cropping.