Press Releases

Hazelnuts, A New Crop for the Midwest, also Addresses Climate Change

MADISON, WI, October 10, 2019: The hazelnut industry is positioned to become an important growth sector in the Midwest agricultural economy as well as a significant part of the solution to reducing US CO2 emissions, according to a report just released by the Savanna Institute.


Savanna Institute Receives Major Grant to Create Agroforestry Demonstration Farms in Illinois

MADISON, WI, September 24, 2019: More than 23% of all Midwestern corn and soy cropland could make more money if converted to agroforestry, researchers at the Savanna Institute have found.



Media Coverage

Wisconsin State Farmer - Hazelnuts: A new crop for the Midwest which also addresses climate change - Jan. 8, 2020


Illinois Public Media - Planting Trees Alongside Crops - Oct. 23, 2019


WCBU - Could Trees Help Address The Midwest Farm Crisis — And Climate Change? - Oct. 17, 2019


Nonprofit Quarterly - The Gift of a Land Lab for Agriculture Bears Fruit - May 28, 2019


Mongabay - World Agroforestry Congress gathers huge group of global boosters in France - May 21, 2019


TakePart magazine - "Farm of the Future" project - Nov. 28, 2016


The Permaculture Podcast - The Savanna Institute with Keefe Keeley- Jan 28, 2015

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