UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS EXTENSION

Agroforestry

Image of a windbreak in a farm field

Field windbreaks in an agricultural landscape

Agroforestry is the synergistic blend of agricultural, rangeland, and forestry practices and concepts as a means to diversify traditional and non-traditional goods, services, markets, and revenue. Common agroforestry practices include:

For more information on agroforestry practices, please visit the USDA National Agroforestry Center, University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry, and Non-Timber Forest Products web sites.

Useful Links

Alley Cropping (Agriculture Crops with Tree Crops)

Forest Farming (Edibles, Medicinals, Ornamentals, Decoratives)

Riparian Forest Buffers (Design, Maintenance and Establishment)

Silvopasture (Grazing & Forestry)

Special Applications

Windbreaks (Design, Maintenance and Establishment)

Additional Links

 

 

U of I ACES U of I Extension