Project Products

Agroforestry Practices, Planning, and Design

Developed by the The Center for Agroforestry at the University of Missouri in 2013, the Training Manual for Applied Agroforestry Practices and the Handbook for Agroforestry Planning and Design are companion pieces that provide easy-to-use information about agroforestry.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TOx4P6Vant0

Collaborative Grazing for Sage-Grouse: Centennial Valley

This video portrays the Collaborative Grazing for Sage-Grouse Project in the Centennial Valley focusing on understanding how grazing management affects sage-grouse survival. Better understanding will be important to increasing sage-grouse populations.

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Visualizing Soil Properties

This series of videos illustrating soil processes such erosion, runoff, and infiltration, as well as soil sampling procedures, can be used as a model for demonstrations in a classroom.

https://sare.org/content/download/74233/1251129/Nutrient_Management_in_Organic_Systems--Oregon_Implementation_Guide.pdf?inlinedownload=1

Nutrient Management Plans: Oregon

This document is an instruction guide for creating and implementing a nutrient management plan on certified or transitioning organic lands in Oregon.

Ensuring Sustainable Field Crop Agriculture in the Face of a Changing Climate

This curriculum on sustainable agriculture and climate change can be used with clientele, such as farmer groups. The PowerPoint presentation may be adapted to suit your needs and your region of the country. It contains a written script in the notes section. It has general information relative to all types of agriculture and a few specific resources for field crop agriculture. To help you evaluate the effectiveness of this curriculum with your clientele, the authors have included an evaluation form that you can distribute after your presentation. 

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FARMDATA

FARMDATA is an online system for tracking and reporting crop production data, particularly for organic vegetable growers. The system can be used for keeping records on seeding, transplanting, harvest, cover crops, compost, fertilization, irrigation, pest scouting and spraying activities, packing, distribution and customer invoicing. FARMDATA uses smart forms that help with calculations and remember key data.

https://sare.org/content/download/74230/1251108/Cover_Crop_in_Organic_Systems--California_Implementation_Guide.pdf?inlinedownload=1

Cover Crops in Organic Systems: California

This document provide an overview of how the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS Cover Crop 340 conservation practice can be implemented on organic operations in California.

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Growing Grapes in Hawaii

The basis for this project was to show that grapes could again become a viable crop for Hawaii growers at low elevations. This addition of a crop, in demand by chefs, could greatly contribute to small farm sustainability.The history and horticultural needs are outlined in this extension publication, as are basic marketing needs and nutritional information.

https://sare.org/content/download/74230/1251108/Cover_Crop_in_Organic_Systems--California_Implementation_Guide.pdf?inlinedownload=1

Cover Crops in Organic Systems: Idaho

This document provide an overview of how the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service NRCS Cover Crop 340 conservation practice can be implemented on organic operations in Idaho.