Multi-Use Crops

Perennial crops for timber or livestock feed

Well-managed trees in livestock pasture can be grown for food or fiber products and livestock feed.

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Key Perennial Crops Infosheets

Download the guide to learn more about leasing agricultural land.

  • Step-by-step advice for beginning a long-term lease negotiation
  • Breaks down legal jargon in an easy to follow format
  • Contents developed by legal consultants at Farm Commons
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Technical Service Program

Get help planning your perennial farm system. Our Technical Service Program is here to guide you through the process of planning, funding, and planting trees on your farm.

Looking For Plants?

Canopy’s Nursery offers plant material in your region. Find chestnut, walnut, pecan, hazelnut, heartnut, persimmon, pawpaw, black currant, and elderberry for order in their online store. Not only does Canopy increase the availability of high-quality plant material in the region, it also donates part of its proceeds to Savanna Institute’s nonprofit research and education mission.