NEMA Agroforestry Webinar Series 2018/2019
Thank you to the US Forest Service for providing the funding to continue this popular and educational webinar series through 2018!
April 2018: Ramping Up the Forest Farming Industry Around Wild Leek: Phytochemistry, Trade and An Exotic Pest
Friday, April 6, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EDT
May 2018: Appalachian Harvest Herb Hub (Katie Commender and Emily Lachniet, Appalachian Sustainable Development)
Friday, May 4, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EDT
June 2018: Community Food Forests (Catherine Bukowski, Virginia Tech)
Friday, June 1, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EDT
July 2018: Canceled.
Friday, July 6, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EDT
Rescheduled due to the 4th of July Holiday.
August 2018: Agroforestry planning and the built environment (Robert Lingenfelter)
Friday, August 3, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EDT
September 2018: Agroforestry and Climate Change in the Mid-Atlantic (Katrina Krause, USDA Northeast Climate Hub)
Friday, September 7, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EDT
November 2018: Tree Fodders in Silvopasture
Friday, November 2, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EDT
December 2018: Perennial Map (Kevin Wolz and Keefe Keeley, Savanna Institute)
Friday, December 7, 2018, 1:30-2:30 pm EST
January 2019: Funding Agroforestry using NRCS EQIP in Missouri (Joe Alley, USDA NRCS)
Friday, January 4, 2019, 1:30-2:30 pm EST
February 2019: Neither wild nor cultivated: American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.) trade surveys in Pennsylvania, U.S.A., provide insights into husbandry of an internationally traded non-timber forest product. (Eric Burkhart, Penn State)
Friday, February 1, 2019, 1:30-2:30 pm EST
June 2019: Exploring Cooperative Marketing Opportunities for Chestnuts (Erik Hagan, Windswept Farm and Tracey Coulter, PA DCNR)
Friday, June 7, 2019, 1:30-2:30 pm EST
July 2019: Enhancing Silvopasture Applications with Cattle and Charcoal (Gary Gilmore, PA DCNR)
Friday, July 12, 2019, 1:30-2:30 pm EST
August 2019: Agroforestry Implementation, A Local Approach (Kim Gridley and Barb St. John-White, Tioga County PA Planning)
Friday, August 30, 2019, 1:30-2:30 pm EST
A Monthly NEMA Agroforestry Webinar Series was offered from October 2016 through December 2017 on a variety of agroforestry related topics with leaders in their fields. Click on the link above for a complete list of the offerings with links to more information and recordings of each webinar. Peruse and enjoy at your leisure. Feel free to share with your partners, classes, or groups. We kindly request that you give credit to the speakers, Northeast SARE (funder), and NEMA Agroforestry Workgroup in your citations. Thank you!
Thanks to the USDA’s Northeast Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (NE SARE) Professional Development Grant program we are pleased to offer an exciting monthly webinar series to help agriculture service professionals and landowners gain a deeper understanding of agroforestry applications specific to the northeast.