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Minnesota Agroforestry Institute

The Minnesota Agroforestry Institute is a two-and-a-half-day workshop that includes classroom sessions and on-farm visits. It will provide participants the opportunity to integrate the agroforestry concepts learned into a practical farm plan.

The five agroforestry practices that will be discussed in depth are windbreaks, silvopasture, alley cropping, riparian forest buffers and forest farming.

1.5 CEUs are available for registrants who attend this event.

Event schedule

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2023 – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, October 4, 2023 – 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Thursday, October 5, 2023 –8 a.m. to 12 p.m.


This training program is especially for SWCD and NRCS staff but other agricultural and conservation professionals, farmers and landowners are welcome to attend.




Registration closes Sept. 25, 2023, at 5 p.m.


University of Minnesota Extension is committed to providing equal opportunity for participation in all programs, services, and activities. To request accommodations for persons with disabilities contact Gary Wyatt, wyatt@umn.edu, 507-381-3092, two weeks before the start of the event. Requests received after this date will be honored whenever possible.

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