Green Horizons

Volume 4, Number 2
Summer 1999

Calendar of upcoming events

June 12-16
Sixth conference on Agroforestry in North America will highlight the potential of agroforestry-based land management systems in rural communities. Arlington Resort Hotel, Hot Springs, Ark. Contact Bonnie Beckett (573) 884-2874, or Sandy Hodge (573) 884-6729.

June 26
HarperHill Field Day at HarperHill Farms, Butler, Mo. Sponsored by the Missouri Chapter of the Walnut Council and the Missouri Tree Farm Committee. Emphasis is on agroforestry in black walnut plantations, including livestock, forages and specialty crops. Begins at 9 a.m. HarperHill Farms is 9 miles west of Butler on Hwy. 52 and 11/4 miles south on "V" Highway. Contact Larry Harper, (573) 875-5445, for more information.

August 1-4
Walnut Council International Summer Tour and Annual Meeting, Lexington, Ky., Contact Nancy Gunning, Secretary of the Walnut Council, (317) 802-0332, or email her at:

October 12-15
Second Annual National Small Farm Conference, St. Louis, Mo. Regal Riverfront Hotel. There will be a section on agroforestry at this conference. For more information check out the website at or call Ms. Troy Darden, Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Mo., (573) 681-5587.

October 15
Missouri Tree Farm Program 50th Anniversary Celebration and Tour, Shannondale Tree Farm, Eminence, Mo. Contact Cory Ridenhour at (573) 634-3252.

November 7-9
National Tree Farm Convention, Louisville, Ky.

(Send your forestry related event dates to: Sandy Hodge, 203 Anheuser-Busch Natural Resources Bldg., Forestry Program, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211.