Why Agroforestry? Part II
As we searched for stories on the topic of "Why Agroforestry?" for Inside Agroforestry, we heard so many insightful experiences and perspectives that we decided to create two issues.
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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 National Agroforestry Center…
Multifunctional Riparian Buffers: Synergies with Bioenergy Crops and Ecosystem Service Provision
Posted January 18, 2017
Dr. Michael Jacobson.
In a NewBIO Webinar on January 17, 2017, Dr. Michael Jacobson, Penn State University Professor of Forest Resources, discussed establishing riparian buffers or replacing row crops with energy crops can reduce nutrient runoff in the Chesapeake Bay watershed. He explored methods such as nutrient credit trading for valuing ecosystem services and various payment options.
Five Ways Agroforestry Can Grow Forest Products and Benefit Your Land, Your Pockets & Wildlife
Posted October 19, 2016
Much of the beauty in American agricultural landscapes is complemented by the trees in those landscapes. Agroforestry practices support agricultural production and help improve water quality and air quality, soil health, and wildlife habitat. These working trees can also grow fiber, food, and energy. Private landowners, including farmers and ranchers, are in a great position to help conserve and protect our trees and forests.
- Practical Farmers of Iowa Annual Conference
January 20-21, 2017
- Layering Conservation Benefits: Pollinators and Other Beneficial Insects, Soil Health and Carbon Sequestration
January 24, 2017
- Northeast Iowa Woodland Owners Workshop
January 25-26, 2017
- Southern SAWG Conference
January 25-28, 2017
- Enhancing Health, Conservation and Livelihoods: Medicinal Plants in Agroforestry
January 26, 2017
- Nebraska Healthy Farms Conference
January 27-28, 2017
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