The Savanna Institute is launching a Midwestern Agroforestry Farmer Apprenticeship Program beginning in summer 2019. Apprentices will spend 10 weeks working with an agroforestry farmer, with part- to full-time employment throughout the course. Students will learn about perennial crop establishment, management, and harvest, farm planning, equipment use and maintenance, marketing, finance and more. The program is free,… Read more »
Partnership for Ag Resource Management (PARM) began working with ag retailers in the Sandusky River Watershed, Ohio to address nutrient runoff with profitable products and services in 2011. Since then, serviced acres implementing VRT have quadrupled, cover crops and rotational soil sampling have more than doubled and several other nutrient-retaining methods have increased significantly. In 2015, PARM expanded into the entire Great Lakes Basin with participating ag retailers now representing more than 4.7 million acres. Learn more.