Trees and Farms: Agroforestry

Trees and Farms: Agroforestry

Trees and Farms: Agroforestry

New American Farm Conference Breakout Session

Forests provide many benefits for agriculture: windbreaks, wildlife, extra income from forest products, stream protection and more. Learn about different agroforestry techniques and how an experienced shitake mushroom/medicinal herb producer is farming profitably in forests and integrating trees into farmscapes.

Available speaker presentations include:

Fred Hays, Divergent Natural Interest, West Virginia

Hays.ppt 10.38 MB

Joshua Idassi, 1890 Agroforestry Consortium,Tennessee State University 

Idassi.ppt 959.50 kB

This session was part of the New American Farm Conference, held March 25-27, 2008 in Kansas City to celebrate SARE's 20th anniversary.

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