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Center for Agroforestry to Host Green Lands Blue Waters Conference on Conservation-Based Farming

Green Lands Blue Waters is a regional organization using continuous living cover farming systems, including winter cover crops, deep-rooted perennial crops, pastures and agroforestry, to secure our agricultural and ecological future with productive and verdant farms. The 2016 conference brings a market-based focus to complement innovative, science-based approaches to conservation of soil and water quality. GLBW hosts an annual conference…

6th Annual Agroforestry Symposium

The MU Center for Agroforestry will once again welcome the public to the 6th Annual Agroforestry Symposium on Jan. 8, 2015. The free event will run from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Jesse Wrench Auditorium in Memorial Union, located on the MU Campus in Columbia. This year’s theme, “Climate-Smart Agriculture: the Role of Agroforestry,” will feature informational talks on topics about silvopasture, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, development of climate-smart soybeans and restoration agriculture in how trees can help.