March 2024

Online Courses AvailableLooking to grow your agroforestry professional skills? On, our new online learning hub, we have courses to get you started in agroforestry technical assistance and STEM education.


Do you work with land managers?

Expand your knowledge of agroforestry to better serve your clients and community. Six courses offer a deep-dive into key agroforestry topics. Available for purchase individually or as a course bundle. Developed by an inter-regional training collaboration.


Are your students asking about climate change? 

This self-paced, online STEM Teacher Training equips educators with the tools they need to teach climate science and agricultural solutions in middle and high school classrooms. Developed by the Savanna Institute. Available at

Out-of-Stock Notice: The Savanna Institute regularly updates course content to ensure the most recent and relevant resources are included. Some online courses are currently out-of-stock due to updating. Questions? Email us at [email protected].

An agroforestry podcast and blog by the Savanna Institute

6 Research Papers Published by Savanna Institute Scientists in 2023

To advance the field of agroforestry research, Savanna Institute staff collaborate with scientists worldwide to study tree crops and perennial farm systems. In 2023, staff contributed thought leadership on hazelnut genetics, chestnut value chains, soil science, and state policy.

Getting Started with Forest Farming – Ingrid Daudert, Karam Sheban, and Robin Suggs

This episode features portions of the PFG 2023 discussion “Everything You Wanted to Know About Forest Farming (But Didn’t Know to Ask)” with Misty Dawn Farm in Wisconsin, the Northeast Forest Farmers Coalition, and Appalachian Sustainable Development.

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Time slots are still available for tree planting in Spring 2024 with Canopy Farm Management. To learn more about Canopy’s design and planting services, click HERE, or reach out HERE and they will be in touch to discuss your project!


Spring is right around the corner, and Canopy is running a sale for potted chestnuts on its nursery site. Use code SPRING10 for 10% off at checkout – happy planting!

Upper Midwest Hazelnut Growers Conference
March 22 – 23
Northfield, MN
Learn more and register

Apple Tree Grafting with Dan Bussey
Riveredge Nature Center
March 23 – 24
Saukville, WI
Learn more and register

Agroforestry and USDA Funding – Live Q&A Webinar
March 27, 12pm CT
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Savor the River Valley’s
Farm & Food Tour
April 20, 10am – 4pm CT
Spring Green, WI
Learn more and register

Thanks to our generous donors, we are hiring! Apply now:

Demonstration and Partner Farm Coordinator (WI) 

Stewards a network of Wisconsin farms practicing agroforestry serving as demonstration and education sites for the Savanna Institute.

Update from the West Michigan Agroforestry Partnership – State Forestry officials recently announced that silvopasture has been added to the list of approved conservation practice standards (CPS) by the Michigan NRCS – a big development for agroforestry in Michigan!