AGRO-ECOLOGY NORTHWEST

ABOUT AGRO-ECOLOGY NORTHWEST

Graphic farmscaping osu IpmnetAgro-Ecology Northwest (AENW) is a consultancy and research business that emphasizes best management practices for efficiency, productivity, multi-functional land use and environmental enhancement. We collaborate with agriculture projects that are involved in, or working toward, more sustainable practices.

Through AENW Jude works as a assessing agent for two eco-labeling organizations:

Salmon-Safe

The focus of AENW is providing environmentally sound solutions for farmers and other landholders via whole systems design in the management of: soil, plants, livestock, integrated pest management, water harvesting and buffer zone enhancement.  AENW is involved with education and research opportunities in agro-ecology, with special expertise in incorporating hedgerows into the landscape.

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Agro-Ecology Northwest provides expertise in the following areas:

FARM PLANNING AND SITE ASSESSMENT

• Comprehensive site analysis and needs assessment

• Design Master Plans for farms, homesteads, homes (urban/rural)

• Placement of elements for maximum effectiveness, efficiency, and a multifunctional approach (water catchments, crops, structures, animals.

• Developing farm plans for land and water use law compliance

• Technical assistance for small and part-time start-up farmers

• Crop selection recommendations: vegetables, berries, nuts, orchards, forestry, hedgerows, cover crops and more

• Identifying income producing opportunities

• Working within budget and time allotted for maintenance

• Designs tailored for clients’ resources and skills

fruit treesAGRICULTURAL SERVICES

• Soil fertility and plant nutrition recommendations

• Water catchment options

• Livestock management systems

• Pest and disease monitoring and control recommendations

URBAN AND RURAL SERVICES

• Integrated pest management (IPM) programs for home, institutions, and farms

• Permaculture and edible landscape design

• Agro-forestry design including hedgerows and orchards

EDUCATION AND RESEARCH

• Design and evaluations of research trials

• Writing grants and grant fulfillment

• Technical advising for on-farm research

• Agro-ecology based curriculum and workshops

Contact us for more information.  We look forward to hearing from you!

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