Current Info Sheet
How can agroforestry practices and approaches support green infrastructure?
Current Info Sheet
How can agroforestry help landowners adapt to increased rain intensity?
Finding Agroforestry in the 2014 Farm Bill
The latest issue of the Inside Agroforestry Newsletter features the Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill). The 2014 Farm Bill provides numerous opportunities for landowners to get financial support for agroforestry through USDA programs.
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…
Non-timber Forest Product Calculator now available!
Posted March 2, 2016
A new economic decision-support tool is now available for estimating the income potential from harvesting and selling non-timber forest products from an agroforestry planting. You can download this tool from the NAC website. This tool was developed in cooperation with the Virginia Tech, College of Natural Resources and Environment under a Conservation Innovation Grant from Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) Virginia.
Partnership Provides Windbreaks New Life
Posted January 7, 2016
Windbreak along field in Douglas County, Kansas.
Windbreaks are an important practice for many Kansas farmers and ranchers. Among many benefits they help protect the soil and enhance crop productivity. But many windbreaks in the state are old and tired, and need repair. The Kansas Forest Service (KFS) identified this concern as a priority in its State Forest Action Plan, and a few years ago organized windbreak assessments in the southwestern and western parts of the state to learn more about the condition of existing windbreaks.
- Agroforestry in Southern Brazil
April 27, 2016
- The Economics of Local Food Systems
April 28, 2016
- Mushroom cultivation workshop: Oyster mushrooms on totems and wine cap mushrooms on woodchip and straw beds
April 29, 2016
New Franklin, MO
- Savanna Institute: Planting a Shelterbelt
April 30, 2016
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