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Katherine MacFarland

Program Specialist
National Agroforestry Center
81 Carrigan Drive, Room 208A
Burlington, VT 05405
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402-437-5178 x4012
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Research Highlights

Agroforestry Outreach with Tribal Organizations

Year: 2020
Many Tribal values and concerns for sustainable local food production are consistent with the goals of agroforestry practices. The USDA National Agroforestry Center was invited by Tribal organizations to discuss and demonstrate how agroforestry can be used to protect natural resources and support ec...

Outreaching Agroforestry in a Changing Climate

Year: 2020
USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) staff developed new resources to support state, federal, extension, non-profit and private sector staff who receive requests to plan agroforestry practices for specific climate adaptation or mitigation outcomes. From web resources to information sheets to pres...

Land Access Innovation for Agroforestry

Year: 2020
Enhancing tenure and land access for agroforestry increases opportunities to achieve both public and private conservation and production goals. The USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) built partnerships and developed new resources to support innovative approaches to agroforestry land access. Thr...

Agroforestry for Sustainable Food Production and Resilient Landscapes

Year: 2019
The USDA National Agroforestry Center fostered exchange of research, data, and practitioner experiences through its co-organization of the 16th North American Agroforestry Conference in Corvallis, Oregon.

Regional Approach to Advancing Agroforestry

Year: 2019
The USDA National Agroforestry Center partnered with local, state and federal agencies to provide on-site and online training. Each session focused on regionally important issues and relevant agroforestry practices.

Partnering for Science Delivery: Sharing Agroforestry Tools and Research with Technical Assistance Providers

Year: 2016
Knowledge and awareness of agroforestry practices, by landowners and the professionals that assist them, are key to the adoption and promotion of agroforestry. The Northeast Agroforestry Advanced Training held in September 2016 is a prime example of how such knowledge is extended by the National Agr...