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Farming with forests

(University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences) In the race to feed a growing population, it is important to consider sustainability. University of Illinois researchers are promoting the practice of agroforestry -- the intentional planting of trees and shrubs with crops or livestock -- to achieve sustainability goals. A number of practical and policy challenges have prevented adoption of agroforestry practices on a large scale in the US.
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In the race to feed a growing population, it is important to consider sustainability. University of Illinois researchers are promoting the practice of agroforestry—the intentional planting of trees and shrubs with crops or livestock...

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