Learn How You Can Use Agroforestry to Help Pollinators
The latest issue of the Inside Agroforestry Newsletter has hit the streets. This issue of Inside Agroforestry highlights ways that agroforestry has supported pollinator conservation and management as well as efforts that have also served to educate the public.
Working Trees for Islands
Agroforestry has been in use in the Pacific and Caribbean Islands for centuries, with diverse and well-developed management systems and multiple benefits.
Forest Farming Ramps
The spring ephemeral, Allium tricoccum Ait. (called ramps in the south and wild leeks in more northern areas), is native to the forests of eastern North America. Forest farming ramps and managing ramp populations can generate income for landowners with small woodlots.
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…
Forestry Best Management Practices by State
Posted June 9, 2015
The National Association of State Foresters and the U.S. Forest Service have an interactive map of information about Forestry Best Management Practices (BMPs). You can find out if BMP regulation in that state is regulatory, quasi-regulatory, or voluntary. Explore which agencies are responsible for BMP policy development.
Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition - A Global Assessment Report
Posted May 28, 2015
The International Union of Forest Research organizations, IUFRO, has released a new report, “Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition - A Global Assessment Report”. At the heart of this report is the understanding that forests and trees cannot, by themselves, replace the role of agriculture, but they are critically important to food security and nutrition. Also see the policy brief based on the full report, “Forests, Trees and Landscapes for Food Security and Nutrition - Contributing to the "Zero Hunger Challenge" (PDF).
- Elderflower Day & Public Plant Sale
July 4, 2015
St Croix, MN
- Introduction to Pacific Northwest Agroforestry Practices
July 8, 2015
- Organic Small Fruit: Raspberries, Blueberries, Currants and Goumis
July 12, 2015
- Value-added Processing Facility Tour
July 14, 2015
- Agroforestry Academy
July 20-24, 2015
- North American Fruit Explorers Annual Meeting
July 22-24, 2015
- 106th Northern Nut Growers Association Annual Meeting
July 26-29, 2015
La Crosse, WI
- Miracle Orchard Workshop
July 25-26, 2015
- Emerging New Fruits
July 28, 2015
- 2015 Small Ruminant Conference
July 30-August 1, 2015
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