Beef cattle producers in British Columbia are participating nutrient management research
Agriculture and Agri-food Canada’s (AAFC) decision last week to axe its long-running shelterbelt program, is not only a set-back for agroforestry in Canada, but could also have severe short and long-term implications for the sustainability of Prairie agriculture.
The opportunities and pitfalls of agroforestry certification.
Ecosystems and their productivity are not solely the function of competition, but rather a complex mixture of negative effects (including competition) and positive, or facilitative processes whereby the presence of one species improves and promotes the growth of another.
Agroforestry is one of the ‘green’ technologies that can help the agricultural industry meet and exceed society’s demands for sustainable production practices. In a world of seemingly overwhelming environmental problems, it is good to know there are practical solutions available to meet these challenges head on. Or as I like to think of agroforestry, it […]