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Inside Agroforestry: Scoring Big with Silvopasture


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September 2014

Ramping Up to Forest Farm Culinary Delights
September 16, 2014

Riparian Forest Buffer Establishment Workshop
September 17, 2014
Big Flats, New York

Forest Brews
September 25, 2014

October 2014

Farming the Forest, How to Find and Cultivate Mushrooms, Ginseng, Ramps, and More
October 3-5, 2014
Rowe, Massachusetts

Manage Your Forest for Pine Straw and Rake in the Profits
October 16, 2014

Agroforestry Workshop
October 21-22, 2014
Corvallis, Oregon

Art from the Forest
October 29, 2014

November 2014

Forest Cultivated Mushrooms: A Rotten Business
November 10, 2014

December 2014

Forest Botanicals: Deep and Tangled Roots
December 12, 2014


About Agroforestry

Agroforestry intentionally combines agriculture and forestry to create integrated and sustainable land-use systems. Agroforestry takes advantage of the interactive benefits from combining trees and shrubs with crops and/or livestock. Agroforestry practices include:

Agroforestry Practices

About the NAC

The USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) had its origins in the 1990 Farm Bill. It began as a Forest Service Research and State & Private Forestry effort in 1992 and expanded into a partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in 1995. It is administered by the Forest Service's, Washington, DC, Office of Research and Development. NAC offices are located in Lincoln, Nebraska and Blacksburg, Virginia.

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.

About Working Trees

The right trees planted in the right places for the right reasons can add value to land-use systems. That's the Working Trees message that helps natural resource professionals, community leaders, and landowners identify with the concept of agroforestry. NAC uses the Working Trees theme to promote the development of sustainable agriculture and communities.

Working Trees Brochures


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