Recent Submissions

  • Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Missouri 

    Hunt, Ken (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
  • Using NRCS Technical and Financial Assistance to Establish Elderberries 

    Godsey, Larry; Cartwright, Lauren; Goodrich, Nate (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
  • Growing and Marketing Elderberries in Missouri 

    Byers, Patrick L.; Thomas, Andrew L.; Cernusca, Mihaela M.; Godsey, Larry D.; Gold, Michael A. (University of Missouri Extension, 2012)
    The American elderberry (Sambucus canadensis, also known as Sambucus nigra subsp. canadensis) is native to much of eastern and midwestern North America. The plant is a medium to large multiple-stemmed shrub, bush or small ...
  • Succession Planning for Woodland Owners 

    Watson, David; Godsey, Larry (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
  • Integrating Agroforestry Practices for Wildlife Habitat 

    Walter, Dusty; Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri Extension, 2008)
  • Agroforestry : an integration of land use practices 

    Peters, Sara M. (University of Missouri Extension, 2000)
  • Using NRCS Technical and Financial Assistance to Establish Elderberries 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967-; Cartwright, Lauren; Goodrich, Nate (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    The Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that is responsible for assisting landowners to improve our soil, water, air, plants, wildlife and energy use. Insuring ...
  • Burgundy Black Truffle Cultivation in an Agroforestry Practice 

    Bruhn, Johann; Hall, Michelle (University of Missouri Extension, 2011)
    The two best candidate species for truffle cultivation in the south-central U.S. are the Burgundy truffle (Tuber aestivum Vitt., syn. T. uncinatum Ch.) and the Perigord black truffle (T. melanosporum Vitt.). These common ...
  • Understanding Casualty Loss of Timber 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967- (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    One of the most common questions regarding tax treatment of timber has to do with casualty losses -- the damage, destruction or loss of a property resulting from an identifiable event that is sudden, unexpected or unusual. ...
  • Economic Budgeting for Agroforestry Practices 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010)
    Evaluation of the economic aspects of agroforestry provides a basis for estimating financial needs and feasibility, highlights trade-offs between multiple benefits, and monitors economic efficiency. The main technique used ...
  • Tax Considerations for the Establishment of Agroforestry Practices 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967- (University of Missouri Extension, 2010)
    The five practices of agroforestry: alley cropping, silvopasture, riparian forest buffers, forest farming and windbreaks, offer a landowner opportunites for long-term income from areas that may not be currently utilized. ...
  • Growing Shiitake Mushrooms in an Agroforestry Practice 

    Bruhn, Johann Nikolaus (University of Missouri Extension, 2008)
    Cultivating shiitake mushrooms represents an opportunity to utilize healthy low-grade and small-diameter trees thinned from woodlots as well as healthy branch-wood cut from the tops of harvested saw-timber trees. When the ...
  • Growing Pecans in Missouri 

    Reid, William (University of Missouri Extension, 2000)
    Pecan is a large, beautiful tree that produces bountiful crops of delicious nuts. The largest member of the hickory family, pecan trees often grow to a height of over 70 feet with a spread of greater than 80 feet. Pecans ...
  • Growing Black Walnut for Nut Production 

    Reid, William; Coggeshall, Mark Vose; Garrett, H. E.; Van Sambeek, J. W. (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Eastern black walnut trees (Juglans nigra) produce high-value, hardwood products and distinctively flavored, edible nuts. The potential for producing two valuable products from the same tree has captured the imagination ...
  • Establishing and Managing Riparian Forest Buffers 

    University of Missouri Center for Agroforestry; Iowa State University Extension; Iowa State Agroecology Issue Team (University of Missouri Extension, 2005)
    Agroforestry is an integrated set of land management practices that helps land and forest owners to diversify products, markets and farm income, while simultaneously improving soil and water quality, enhancing wildlife ...
  • Growing Chinese Chestnuts in Missouri 

    Hunt, Ken; Gold, Michael Alan; Reid, William; Warmund, Michele Renee, 1956- (University of Missouri Extension, 2009)
    Chinese chestnut is an emerging new tree crop for Missouri and the Midwest. The Chinese chestnut tree is a spreading, medium-sized tree with glossy dark leaves bearing large crops of nutritious nuts. Nuts are borne inside ...
  • Funding Incentives for Agroforestry in Missouri 

    Godsey, Larry D., 1967- (University of Missouri Extension, 2005)
    Agroforestry describes a set of land use practices that incorporate trees, shrubs, forages, crops and/or livestock designed in a way that provide environmental, social, and economic benefits. Agroforestry practices help ...
  • Propagating Pecan and Black Walnut in Missouri 

    Reid, William (University of Missouri Extension, 2010)
    Pecan and black walnut are the among the most intensively managed native tree species in the Midwest. By applying agroforestry principles, nut growers maximize the productivity of their land by producing nuts, wood products ...