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Agroforestry is the intentional combining of agricultural and forestry practices to improve environmental quality, productivity, and economic returns.

The University of Minnesota offers educational programs on specific agroforestry practices including:

  • Windbreaks for fields, farmsteads, and livestock. 
  • Living snow fences. 
  • Managing wooded pastures for trees and livestock. 
  • Growing and harvesting non-timber products from woodlands.

Agroforestry practices

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