Alley farming in Australia – Current research and future directions

  • 69 pages

  • Published: 5 Mar 1997

  • Author(s): Stirzaker, Richard, E.C. Lefroy\n CSIRO Centre for Environmental Mechanics

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Tree planting on farms is becoming more widespread and popular. However, more research is needed to allow adaptation of our farming systems to make the best economic and ecological use of trees.

This publication considers some of the key research issues relating to alley farming in Australia. It looks at the histroy of alley farming around the world, current practice and the charateristics of the success stroies.

It analyses the economics of alley farming and thge challenges of appropriate research and development in Australia.