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The Center for Agroforestry

Links & Resources

National Agroforestry Center
Conducts research on riparian forest buffers and develops and delivers technology on agroforestry practices to natural resource professionals, landowners and communities.

Association for Temperate Agroforestry (AFTA)
Non-profit organization focused on advancing the knowledge and application of temperate agroforestry

Mid-American Agroforestry Working Group (MAAWG)
Works towards advancing the science, practice and adoption of agroforestry in the Midwest region of the U.S.

Savanna Institute
The Savanna Institute is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to lay the groundwork for widespread agroforestry in the Midwest US.

General Agroforestry/Agriculture

AgNIC(Agriculture Network Information Center)
Agricultural Conferences, Meetings, Seminars Calendar

ATTRA (Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas)
National sustainable farming information center

American Grassfed Association
Promoting grassfed producers and products

Dale Bumpers Small Farm Research Center
A USDA-ARS center committed to developing scientific principles and technologies to enhance the profitability of small scale farms.

Green Horizons
Publication which chronicles agroforestry and other forestry activities in Missouri

Horticulture and Agroforestry Research Center (HARC)
University of Missouri Experiment Stations that conducts research and education programs for the study of plant systems used in agricultural, urban and natural environments.

World Agroforestry Centre / International Center for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF)

ISU STRIPS Project - Science-based Trials of Rowcrops Integrated with Prairie Strips

National Agriculture Library
Includes 35 searchable databases of information about plants, livestock, insects, and microscopic organisms.

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Forestry and Agroforestry Information
Great links and online publications

Riparian Buffer Systems, Maryland Cooperative Extension
This site was created to meet the science & management needs of professionals doing riparian research.

SARE (Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education)
Works to increase knowledge about - and help farmers and ranchers adopt - practices that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible

University of Missouri Extension
Provides practical, research-based information from the University of Missouri campuses and Lincoln University

University of Missouri Agricultural Electronic Bulletin Board - AgEBB
Links to a host of agriculture related websites

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture

Agricultural Marketing Resource Center - Agroforestry profile

Green Lands Blue Waters initiative
Land Grant and Organization Research Consortium for Mississippi River Basin.

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Forestry AgNIC
Agroforestry organizations, journals and government-based agroforestry entities compiled by the University of Minnesota.

Missouri Forest Products Association

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Forestry and Agroforestry Information
Great links and online publications

Smallwood Utilization Network
A project of the Montana Community Development Corporation to help make the wood supply chain (especially small diameter timber) more efficient through networking, equipment and digital communication. The SUN newsletter goes out by email each week to more than 10,000 people in the forestry and timber industries.

Timber BuySell allows users to create, post and search for information about sales of forest resources and related transactions. The Web site covers core products such as standing timber, logs, forest residue and mill by-products in the U.S. and Canada.

United States Forest Service (USFS)
Search keyword: Agroforestry

University of Minnesota Forest Resources Extension
Information on products produced through agroforestry practices, including black walnuts, Christmas trees, mushrooms and forest products from the University of Minnesota Forest Resources Extension.

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Value-Added/Specialty Products

Missouri Alternatives Center (MAC)
Information you need to make good decisions about alternative enterprises

Special Forest Products
Your place to learn more about the use and markets for special forest products! Contains publications and links on special forest products.

Nontimber Forest Product Resources for Small Forestland Owners and Businesses

Missouri Maple Syrup Initiative
Information for those interested in producing maple syrup in Missouri.

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Native Plants

Grow Native
A joint program of the Missouri Department of Conservation (MDC) and the Missouri Department of Agriculture (MDA), the Grow Native! program helps protect and restore our state's biodiversity by increasing conservation awareness of native plants and their effective use.

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Wildlife/Natural Resources

Missouri Department of Conservation
Working to control, manage, restore, conserve and regulate the bird, fish, game, forests and all other wild resources in the state

Missouri Department of Natural Resources

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Nut Crops/Nut Trees

The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF)
The American Chestnut Foundation (TACF) is a not-for-profit organization funded primarily by over 5,000 American and International members. The goal is to restore the American chestnut tree to its native forests through a scientific research and breeding program developed by TACF's founders.

Black walnut allelopathy
University of Georgia Allelopathy Series

Chestnut Growers of America

Missouri Nut Growers Association

Northern Nut Growers

Walnut Council

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