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An Expanding Enterprise

The art of mushroom forest farming

Agroforestry incorporates trees and shrubs into crop and animal farming systems. The goal is to create environmental, economic and social benefits across the farm. One of those agroforestry practices is mushroom forest farming, where landowners can generate an extra income – or extra food – through growing their own varieties of mushrooms in a forest farming practice. Gregory Ormsby Mori,…

A More Hands-On Approach

The fourth annual University of Missouri Agroforestry Academy will take more of a hands-on approach than in previous years, showcasing the benefits of adopting agroforestry practices on the farm. This year’s academy, sponsored by the MU Center for Agroforestry, will run from July 24-29. Attendees will hear presentations from MU College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources faculty and other…