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Volume 25, Number 1
Winter 2021

Calendar of Events

12th Annual Agroforestry Symposium: Community Health & Resilient Food Systems
January 28, 29, 30 2020 | 9:00 am - 12:30 pm | Online
In response to the ongoing challenges we collectively face at this time, including the coronavirus pandemic, climate change, and inequities in social, environmental, and economic realms, the University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry seeks to share and support creative solutions. From healthy, accessible food that supports disease-resistant bodies, to innovative strategies for strong local economies, and community engagement for improved equity and awareness, the 2021 Agroforestry Symposium will highlight inspiring efforts and leaders who are paving a way to comprehensive community wellness. The symposium is free and open to the public, but advanced registration is requested:

Missouri Woodland Steward Winter Webinars
January 12 - February 16, 2021 | 7:00 - 8:30 pm | Online
$30 for any three or $40 for all six webinars. Register at or contact Havens at or 573-247-3082. ADA accommodations are available.

Healthy Yards for Clear Streams
February 23 - April 13, 2021 | MU Extension | Online
This eight-week course, will take homeowners through a series of best practices to reduce chemical usage around the yard and slow the flow of stormwater runoff. Cost is $40. Registration opening soon on the MU Extension website. Simply type the words 'Healthy Yards' in the search window.

Food Animal Concerns Trust (FACT) Webinars
January - February, 2021 | FACT | Online webinar
Webinars focus on pasture management and livestock health to create resilient grazing systems. All webinars are free and open to the public. Register and view archived sessions at

Development of the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF)
and Use by NRCS for Watershed Planning

January 28, 2021 | 3:00 pm | NRCS | Free Webinar
Nutrient and sediment losses from agricultural watersheds have impacts on U.S. aquatic and marine ecosystems. Improving agricultural water quality requires planning and voluntary installation of new conservation practices through producer engagement. To help meet this challenge, ARS scientists in Ames, Iowa, have developed the Agricultural Conservation Planning Framework (ACPF) to provide watershed databases and software tools that can be used to present realistic options for placement of conservation practices that can improve water quality outcomes.

Savanna Institute Webinars and Conversations
January - February, 2021 | The Savannah Institute | Webinar
Webinars cover the latest research, challenges, and opportunities facing our agriculture systems and how agroforestry practices fit into adapting to the changes in food, farming, and sustainability. View details and register at

Events: January, February, & March

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