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Green Horizons

Volume 23, Number 2
Spring 2019

Calendar of Events

2019 World Congress on Agroforestry

May 20-22, 2019 | Le Corum Conference Centre, Montpellier, France

More than 1000 delegates and leading keynote speakers from around the world will contribute to this event. the overall objective of the Congress is to contribute to the progress of agroforestry science and practice in order to bridge the science-policy gap. Major topics include agroforestry and climate change, food security and nutrition, adoption, and policy, with special attention to vulnerable countries and populations. More information and registration at

Agroforestry in Action Webinar: Silvopasture in Wisconsin "Fodder" for Thought

May 29, 2019 | 11:00am-12:00pm CST | Free online event

Diane Mayerfeld, of the University of Wisconsin Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems, will address goals, challenges, and other "fodder" for thought about silvopasture in Wisconsin during this online webinar hosted by the Center for Agroforestry. This seminar is free and open to the public, but registration is required. More information and registration at

Chestnut Growers of America Annual Meeting

June 7-9, 2019 | W.K. Kellogg Biological Station in Hickory Corners, Michigan

The Chestnut Growers of America 2019 Annual Meeting program will include expertise from around the country addressing invasive pests, marketing, chestnut genetics, and much more. The event will include a cocktail reception, a walking tour of the facility grounds, and optional orchard tours. Registration closes May 31st. For more details and registration, go to

2019 Comprehensive Elderberry Workshop

June 13-15, 2019 | Midwest Elderberry Cooperative | The Carver Center, Jefferson City, Missouri

The Comprehensive Elderberry Workshop & Field Tour delivers the best new knowledge on elderberry from expert researchers and successful growers. The New Growers Workshop will be held on June 13th 1-5pm; Workshop and Field Tours will be held on June 14th and 15th. Information and registration at

2019 North American Agroforestry Conference

June 24-27, 2019 | Association for Temperate Agroforestry | Corvallis, Oregon

The Association for Temperate Agroforestry will convene for the 16th AFTA Biennial Conference, this year focusing on Agroforestry for Sustainable Production and Resilient Landscapes. Program details and registration at Early registration ends May 24th

7th Annual Agroforestry Academy

July 21-26, 2019 | Center for Agroforestry | University of Missouri campus, Columbia, MO

The Agroforestry Academy is a week-long intensive training that includes integrated classroom workshops, multiple farm visits, hands-on demonstrations, and practical on-farm agroforestry planning and design to advance adoption of agroforestry as a cornerstone of productive land use. Scholarships are available for US veterans. More information at

Agroforestry Field Day

September 14, 2019 | The Land Connection | Sidney, Illinois

Agroforestry is a term for agricultural practices that maximize biodiversity and management efficiency, and assure high productivity across the farm with integrated perennial crops. Join the Savanna Institute and The Land Connection to see first-hand how an agroforestry system can work in central Illinois. You will visit two working farms, meet successful agroforestry farmers, and hear practical advice for establishing your own operation.

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