July 25, 2016 - July 29, 2016
What is the Agroforestry Academy?
A week-long training that includes integrated classroom workshops, multiple on-farm visits, hands-on demonstrations and content integration into practical on-farm agroforestry planning and design to advance adoption of agroforestry as a cornerstone of productive land use.
Tell me more
Agroforestry is a land management approach that provides opportunities to combine productivity and profitability with environmental stewardship, resulting in healthy and sustainable agricultural systems that can be passed on to future generations.
Who will Benefit?
Educators (natural resource professionals, extension agents…)
Farmers, including beginning and military veteran farmers.
Advanced training will be provided on the main temperate zone agroforestry practices integrated with options for bioenergy, marketing, economic, social dimensions, and environmental services.
Experienced trainers will be drawn from the MU Center for Agroforestry, USDA National Agroforestry Center, Extension and NRCS agroforestry specialists, other selected experts from the US and Canada, farmer educators and agroforestry practitioners.
$1,000/person (includes lodging, food, local travel and all training materials)
Limited scholarships available for military veterans
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Please register by June 30, 2016