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.

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. Agroforestry practices cover topics such as silvopasture, windbreaks, and riparian forest buffers.

USDA. Natural Resources Conservation Service.

"Agroforestry represents a collection of multipurpose practices that ... help achieve a sustainable agriculture." Provides guidance on combining practices into agroforestry systems to solve potential agriculture problems.

Tuskegee University Cooperative Extension; Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE).

This in-depth handbook covers all aspects of agroforestry and was developed to train and educate "farmers and landowners in the southeastern United States on sustainable agroforestry practices, and eventually enhance their income opportunities, sustainable land management practices, and ecosystem services."

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-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.

Savanna Institute.

Freely available information sheets on perennial agroforestry crops selected for the Midwest. Information sheets include information on production requirements, management, marketing, and economics and were produced with funding from the USDA Sustainable Agriculture and Research Education (SARE) program.