Agroforestry

Alley Cropping (Source: USDA Nat'l Agroforestry Center).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.

U.S. Department of Agriculture.

"Agroforestry is the intentional integration of trees and shrubs into crop and animal farming systems to create environmental, economic, and social benefits." USDA factsheets about agroforestry systems and practices, FAQs, and USDA information contacts.

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.

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 cover topics such as silvopasture, windbreaks, and specialty forest products.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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