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The latest issue of the Inside Agroforestry Newsletter has hit the streets. In this issue you will find stories of landowner successes, research advancements and new ways agroforestry can help in the face of extreme weather events.
National Agroforestry Center
The USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) accelerates the application of agroforestry through a national network of partners. Together, we conduct research, develop technologies and tools, coordinate demonstrations and training, and provide useful information to natural resource professionals. Read more about the NAC…
Exploring New Options for Agroforestry
Posted February 28, 2014
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) soil scientist Tom Sauer is working to bring more trees to the Central Plains, and he's expanding their role.
Second European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF) Conference – June 4-6, 2014 - Cottbus, Germany
Posted February 14, 2014
The theme for the conference is “Integrating Science and Policy to Promote Agroforestry in Practice.” Abstracts for papers are due March 20, 2014.
This conference encourages adoption of agroforestry practices in Europe. These efforts to understand and encourage temperate agroforestry practices may have relevance to temperate agroforestry in the United States.
NRCS Announces 2014 Conservation Innovation Grant Application Period
Posted February 12, 2014
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is offering a funding opportunity to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. The application period will close on March 7, 2014.
Inside Agroforestry Newsletter, Now Available
The USDA National Agroforestry Center has just released the latest issue of the Inside Agroforestry Newsletter. This issue is focused on how agroforestry practices can help adapt and mitigate the impacts of extreme weather events.
Best Management Practices for Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation
Posted January 30, 2014
With funding from a Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant, Cornell University and University of Vermont Cooperative Extension have published a new guide to Best Management Practices for Log-Based Shiitake Cultivation. This guide includes up to date research and recommendations for farmers and gardeners. Review the guide in PDF format…
- June 4-6, 2014 - Second European Agroforestry Federation (EURAF) Conference, Cottbus, Germany
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