NAC Working Trees: What is Alley Cropping Description of alley cropping by the USDA national Agroforestry Center pdf – 307KB
Alley Cropping: An Agroforestry Practice Design considerations for creating alley cropping system pdf – 939KB
Alley Cropping PowerPoint Overview of alley cropping from Badege Bishaw, Ph.D, OSU pdf – 4,006KB
NRCS: Conservation Practice Standard Description of NRCS criteria for a successful, conservation based alley cropping system pdf – 62KB
Forest Product Information Income Opportunities from the Forest Understory pdf – 201KB
Black Cohosh Black Cohosh Information Guide pdf – 1,066KB
False Unicorn Root Information Medicinal Herb Production Guide pdf – 35KB
Ginseng Dealers Herb buyers pdf – 154KB
Ginseng Publication by VA Tech pdf – 953KB
Goldenseal Planting and Care
doc – 359KB
Ramp General Information Ramps or wild leeks are native to eastern North America. Due to increasing demand for high-end restaurants and ramp festivals, the price of ramps has increased dramatically. doc – 36KB
Ramp Marketing Guide pdf – 495KB
Shiitake Cultivation Guide pdf – 495KB
Shiitake Mushroom Marketing Guide Packaging Fresh Shiitake pdf – 339KB
Forest Botanical Planting Stock Resources xlsx – 20KB
Agroforestry Overview Integrating trees and shrubs can create additional sources of income… pdf – 1,103KB
Site Assessment A designers checklist for comprehensive site assessment pdf – 100KB
Community Orchards This publication introduces community orchards pdf – 1842KB
Tree Fruit in the Garden Planning the Home Fruit Planting pdf – 100KB
NC State’s Herb Connect The purpose of this page is to help medicinal herb growers connect directly with buyers to start building long-term relationships- facilitating the development of economic opportunity with the region.
Fruit & Nuts in the Home Garden pdf – 56KB
Elderberry Cultivation Guide Elderberries are hardy, native shrubs that have great ornamental and fruiting value. pdf – 753KB
Elderberry Marketing Guide The Medicinal Niche: Marketing Elderberries as a “Super Food” pdf – 1,374KB
Hazelnut Information doc – 32KB
Pawpaw Planting Information Is it a banana, pineapple, mango? When it comes to pawpaws, you can taste all three! doc – 36KB
Pawpaw Cultivation Guide doc – 446KB
Pawpaw Marketing Guide pdf – 468KB
Persimmon Information, University of KY The golden orange to red fruit are very sweet when fully ripened and astringency is reduced. pdf – 256KB
Persimmon Information, VA Tech pdf – 810KB
Persimmon Cultivation Guide pdf – 1,062KB
Plum Information Plums, Apricots, and Their Crosses: Organic and Low-Spray Production pdf – 2128KB
Serviceberry Information, Clemson Ex Downy serviceberry (Amelanchier arborea) is a deciduous, small tree or shrub in the rose family (Rosaceae) pdf – 336KB
Serviceberry Cultivation Guide pdf – 883KB
Planting Guide, VA Ext. Select trees and shrubs well-adapted to conditions of individual planting sites. pdf – 359KB
Useful Plants Nursery Tree and shrub planting Guidelines pdf – 359KB
Quick Guide to Planting Fruit Trees This publication introduces community orchards pdf – 359KB
Beekeeping guide for anyone interested
in beginning or expanding a beekeeping enterprise.
pdf – 100KB
Woody Florals Woody Florals for Income and Conservation pdf – 100KB
Care & Maintenance Guide During the first 3 to 4 years in the life of a newly planted fruit tree, it is important pdf – 192KB
Pruning Guide Pruning Fruit Trees, Winter or Summer, with Rico Montenegro pdf – 1,842KB
24 Ways to Kill a Tree From the Virginia Extension Office pdf – 1,208KB
Seed to Medicine Chest: Alcohol Tinctures The Seed to Medicine Chest Summer 2020 webinar series is a virtual education series focused on the entire process of creating herbal remedies at home, from starting at seed to a finished product! Offered by Appalachian Sustainable Development in partnership with Herbalachia, in this segment, Michelle Bouton, herbalist, will show you how to make your own alcohol tinctures.
Seed to Medicine Chest: Propagation Techniques The Seed to Medicine Chest Summer 2020 webinar series is a virtual education series focused on the entire process of creating herbal remedies at home, from starting at seed to a finished product! Offered by Appalachian Sustainable Development in partnership with Herbalachia, in this segment, Robin Suggs, Procurement Manager at ASD, will discuss the propagation of 2 Appalachian local species: Black Cohosh and Passionflower as well as other general plant propagation tips for your herb garden.
Seed to Medicine Chest: Infused Oils and Salves The Seed to Medicine Chest Summer 2020 webinar series is a virtual education series focused on the entire process of creating herbal remedies at home, from starting at seed to a finished product! Offered by Appalachian Sustainable Development in partnership with Herbalachia, in this segment, Michelle Bouton, herbalist, will show you how to create an infused oil with aromatic herbs and then utilize them in a salve!
NAC Webinar Library  The USDA National Agroforestry Center (NAC) has recently updated its library of archived webinars related to agroforestry practices and related issues, including webinars presented by NAC staff. The webinar now contains over 160 archived webinars and can be filtered by agroforestry practice or year. To learn more visit NAC’s Webinar Library.
Seed to Medicine Chest: Cottage Law Basics The Seed to Medicine Chest Summer 2020 webinar series is a virtual education series focused on the entire process of creating herbal remedies at home, from starting at seed to a finished product! Offered by Appalachian Sustainable Development in partnership with Herbalachia. We have a special guest Donika Krebs, owner of Elysian Farm, value added product maker and manager of the Elizabethton, TN farmers market describing some basic understandings of Cottage Law with an emphasis on how each individual must do their own research to ensure their own legal protection under individual states laws on Cottage products.
Seed to Medicine Chest: Vinegars and Fire Ciders  The The Seed to Medicine Chest Summer 2020 webinar series is a virtual education series focused on the entire process of creating herbal remedies at home, from starting at seed to a finished product! Offered by Appalachian Sustainable Development in partnership with Herbalachia, in this segment, Michelle Bouton, herbalist, explains the uses of herbal vinegars for benefitting your health and creating fire cider!
Seed to Medicine Chest: Harvest and Post-Harvest The Seed to Medicine Chest Summer 2020 webinar series is a virtual education series focused on the entire process of creating herbal remedies at home, from starting at seed to a finished product! Offered by Appalachian Sustainable Development in partnership with Herbalachia, in this segment, Robin Suggs, Procurement Manager at ASD, will discuss the process of planning your herb harvest as well as the post harvest handling of those herbs to ensure the best quality.