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Soil Health Management Systems focuses on the challenge of implementing soil health practices in a farming system. This course will guide participants through the process of selecting appropriate soil health management practices to meet farm-specific management requirements and goals. Course...

The online Cover Crops for Healthy Soils course will introduce participants to the basics of using cover crops to improve soil health. Course materials will provide an understanding of the agronomic, economic and environmental benefits of using cover crops in diverse agricultural systems, as...

The online Intro to Soil Health course provides an overview of the importance of soil health to crop production and dives into the three primary characteristics of soil: the physical, chemical and biological. It also demonstrates easy-to-use field tests to identify current soil conditions and...

In certain areas, wind erosion is a significant resource concern. This course will help you to understand the concepts of the soil wind erosion process. You will learn how to install and use WEPS software to estimate wind erosion and learn how changing management practices can help to reduce the...

Seven Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations (CAFO) Annual Updates will be held throughout February 2015 in Wisconsin. This annual update meeting is for Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (WPDES) permitted CAFO owners and managers, nutrient management plan writers and...

Get an in-depth look at Farm Service Agency's CRP practices that incorporate forestry into CRP. This intermediate-level course highlights Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) conservation practices, job sheets and materials used to establish and maintain forests, windbreaks and riparian...

The Conservation Planning Web Tools course provides an introductory, hands-on exploration of Web Soil Survey and the electronic Field Office Technical Guide (e-FOTG), two tools used by conservation professionals in a variety of conservation programs.

Those interested in conservation...

Learn the principal concepts of the soil water erosion process and the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE2) software used to estimate erosion for USDA programs. Participants will walk through installing the software and databases and to gather data in the field to use RUSLE2.

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Participants in this webinar will learn the key changes to conservation compliance in the 2014 Farm Bill with a focus on specialty crop producers and producers who are new to conservation compliance. learn more here...

*** Please join the session 15 minutes prior to the start of the...

Live Webinar sponsored by: USDA NRCS Central National Technology Support Center.

Participate will to learn how to identify, evaluate, and document on the NRCS-CPA-52, Environmental Evaluation Worksheet, the impacts of conservation actions on Cultural Resources; and how to properly...

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