The Poultry Podcast Show: Silvopasture Systems for Poultry

Project Type: Research and Education
Funds awarded in 2020: $279,078.00
Projected End Date: 03/31/2024
Grant Recipient: Virginia Tech
Region: Southern
State: Virginia
Principal Investigator:
Dr. Leonie Jacobs
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)
John Fike
school of Plant and Environmental Sciences, Va Tech
Dr. John Munsell, PhD
Virginia Tech - Department of Forest Resources and Environmental
Gabriel Pent
Dept. of Crop and Soil Environmental Science, Virginia Tech
In this episode of The Poultry Podcast Show, Dr. Leonie Jacobs addresses the intriguing concept of silvopasture systems for poultry. This conversation is a treasure trove of insights for anyone in the poultry industry, highlighting the environmental, welfare, and production benefits of integrating forest agriculture with poultry farming. The episode not only educates but also challenges the conventional perceptions of poultry management. Tune in for an enlightening discussion that could reshape the future of poultry farming.
Target audiences:
Farmers/Ranchers; Educators
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.