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Home > Protecting Our Lands & Waters > Sustainable Agriculture > Minnesota Farm Opportunities > Diversification Options - Marketing & Value-Added Agriculture > Agroforestry

Agroforestry


Agroforestry combines trees and shrubs with crops and/or livestock. It diversifies farm and forest production while conserving natural resources. A number of agroforestry practices are suited to temperate climates, including: alleycropping, silvopasture, forest farming, windbreaks, and riparian forest buffers.

Listen to the radio broadcast "Living Fences and Windbreaks"

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MDA Contact

Meg Moynihan, Principal Administrator
Meg.Moynihan@state.mn.us, 651-201-6616
Minnesota Farm Opportunities

Ag Marketing & Development Division