Resources and Links

These items have been recommended by MAAWG partner agencies and organizations as good examples of agroforestry resources relevant to the MidAmerican region. We only include items that are relatively recent and available at no cost. Also see our Journals and Newsletters page.

ECONOMICS AND MARKETING

Marketing Specialty Forestry Products. Josiah, S. University of Nebraska-Lincoln School of Natural Resource Sciences and Cooperative Extension. 4 pages.

Profitable Farms and Woodlands: A Practical Guide in Agroforestry for Landowners, Farmers and Ranchers. National Center for Agroforestry – Lincoln, Nebraska, with 1862 and 1890 Land Grant Universities. 85 pages. Includes economic considerations and success stories.

What are your trees worth? Establishing a timber tax basis can save you money and related publications. Godsey, L. Center for Agroforestry – University of Missouri. 2012. News article with links to publications.

POLICY AND COST SHARE

USDA Forest Service Landowner Assistance Programs.

USDA Agroforestry Strategic Framework, Fiscal Year 2011-2016. June 2011. 40 pages. Summary Fact Sheet. 4 pages.

PRACTICE AND CASE STUDIES

My Land Plan Woodland Owners Resource website. American Forest Foundation.

Riparian Forest Buffers. University of Minnesota Extension series includes publications on benefits, design, establishment, maintenance and financial assistance opportunities.

Shepherd Farms Case Study. SARE – New American Farmer/2nd ed. by John Flaim. Clifton Hill, Missouri. 3 pages. Operation: Timber, pecans, mixed crops and livestock (buffalo).

Working Trees fact sheets and displays. Download or order. USDA National Agroforestry Center – Lincoln, Nebraska.

RESEARCH AND ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES

Branching Out: Agroforestry as a climate change mitigation and adaptation tool for agriculture. Schoeneberger, M., et al. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. Sept./Oct. 2012. 67(5). 9 pages.

The Future of Temperate AF in the US – 2012 Shibu Jose , Michael A. Gold , and Harold E. Garrett. in P.K.R. Nair and D. Garrity (eds.), Agroforestry – The Future of Global Land Use, Advances in Agroforestry 9, 2012. .DOI 10.1007/978-94-007-4676-3_14, © Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht. 28 pages.

Optimizing Productivity and Environmental Value of Perennial Biomass Crops. Johnson, G.A. – University of Minnesota Dept. of Agronomy & Plant Genetics. Updates on research, 2011-2016.

Targeting perennial vegetation in agricultural landscapes for enhancing ecosystem services H. Asbjornsen, V. Hernandez-Santana, M. Liebman, J. Bayala, J. Chen, M. Helmers, C.K. Ong and L.A. Schulte. , Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems. 2013. doi:10.1017/S1742170512000385. 25 pages.

Woody biomass in the US Cornbelt: Constraints and opportunities in the supply. Tyndall, J.C., et al. In Biomass and Bioenergy. 2011. doi:10.1016/j.biombioe.2010.12.028. 11 pages.

U.S. Forest Service Research and Development Programs.

TRAINING AND CURRICULA

Training Manual for Applied Agroforestry Practices. Gold, M., et al. Center for Agroforestry-University of Missouri. 2013. 10 sections & 6 appendix. Download by section or order free DVD of complete manual.

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MAAWG does not attempt to maintain a comprehensive list of agroforestry resources and links. Many more are available at the websites of MAAWG partners, including at Links & Resources, Center for Agroforestry-University of Missouri.

To recommend resources for this page, please send an email with the title, description and online link to maawg.agrof@gmail.com.