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Do you advise land managers, and have an interest in learning more about forest farming, silvopasture, or alley cropping? The increasing interest in agroforestry among land managers has produced a growing need for technical assistance. Join us to learn more about these practices to provide agroforestry technical assistance to your clients.

This program offers a series of in-person trainings combined with online courses, all designed to be a la carte, so you can attend whichever sessions you choose. For in-person trainings, register soon to secure your spot(s) and please register for each one separately. When registering, please select the ticket type that most closely matches your organizational affiliation. Find out more about each offering below.

New workshops coming soon to North Carolina and Virginia in 2024! Sign up to stay up to date.

Online Courses

As a part of Agroforestry Trainings for Natural Resource Professionals, online courses are now available on-demand. It is recommended that you take relevant courses prior to upcoming workshops for foundational knowledge, however, it is not required. Online courses are self-paced and include videos, audio presentations, and supplemental resources so you can dig deeper into each subject.

Course topics include:
• Introduction to Agroforestry for Natural Resource Professionals
• Fundamentals of Alley Cropping
• Fundamentals of Forest Farming
• Fundamentals of Silvopasture
• Fundamentals of Social Competency: Growing Agroforestry
• Understanding NRCS Support for Agroforestry

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partners and collaborators

This training program is an interregional collaboration between Appalachian Sustainable Development and

These Virginia workshops are hosted by Appalachian Sustainable Development and the Virginia Tech Center for Food Systems and Community Transformation in collaboration with:

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