Agroforestry

Field buffer

Find information about all activities that combine agricultural and forestry practices including conservation practices such as alley cropping, windbreaks, riparian buffers, wildlife habitats or living snow fences and forest farming activities such as silvopasture and shaded crop production.



"Agroforestry in America" Live Web Cast

USDA. Forest Service.

Learn from experts about the current science and practice of agroforestry in America and how agroforestry addresses the USDA Secretary's priorities; and landowners and land managers who are applying agroforestry to sustainably produce food, feed, fiber, and energy, while improving soil, water and air quality, and wildlife habitat and enhancing biodiversity.


National Agroforestry Center

USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Conducts research and delivers technical assistance on a wide range of agroforestry practices for natural resource professionals, landowners and communities. Publications include items such as Profitable Farms and Woodlands: A Practical Guide to Agroforestry for Landowners, Farmers and Ranchers.


Agroforestry Overview

National Center for Appropriate Technology. ATTRA - National Sustainable Agriculture Information Service.

Presents principles, common practices, marketing considerations, several case studies and an extensive list of further resources covering all aspects of agroforestry.


University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry

University of Missouri-Columbia.

Provides an overview of agroforestry practices and activities in Missouri, news, publications, research and links about the production, marketing and benefits of agroforestry crops, an event listing and information about State and Federal policies.


The Center for Subtropical Agroforestry

University of Florida. School of Forest Resources and Conservation.

News, publications, research and Web links for subtropical areas including parts of Florida, Georgia and Alabama. An Agroforestry Information System decision making tool and case studies for several agroforestry projects are also available.


Glossary for Agroforestry

Bugwood Network.

Descriptions for a range of terms from agriculture, horticulture, forestry, ecology, soil science or another similar discipline organized alphabetically to assist those interesting in agroforestry.


World Agroforestry Centre

World Agroforestry Centre.

A collection of international agroforestry information including the Agroforestree Database and searchable library and publications collections.


Agroforestry.net

Agroforestry Net, Inc.

Distributes Traditional Tree Initiative materials, the Overstory electronic journal, technical documents including Agroforestry Guides for Pacific Islands, links to international organizations, a library of bibliographic citations and workshop descriptions and schedule.


ECHOs Web Portal

Educational Concerns for Hunger Organization.

Provides technical publications about a variety of agroforestry crops and practices. Disseminates information around the world on "sustainable farming techniques, nutritional plants, and appropriate technologies."


Commodities and Products: Forestry

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center.

Compiled marketing and business information for forestry crops including Christmas trees and nursery trees.


Paulownia in China: Cultivation and Utilization

International Development Research Centre; Asian Network for Biological Sciences; Chinese Academy of Forestry.

Covers the taxonomy, distribution, growth characteristics, climatic requirements, breeding, propagation, culture, management, intercropping options, major diseases and insect pests and wood properties and utilization of Paulownia.