MADISON, WI, February 20, 2020: This week, $250,000 was awarded to the Savanna Institute, who will in turn provide support to participating farmers to plant tree crops on their land in a system called “alley cropping", thanks to funding made available by The Nature Conservancy’s Natural Climate Solutions Accelerator Program and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.
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.
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.
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
Madison Essentials - Essential Nonprofit: Savanna Institute - January 2019