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This one-day intermediate-level course highlights policies and resource concerns unique to the cranberry areas of Wisconsin and irrigated central sands.

Conservation Planning courses 1, 2, 3, and 4 are the Wisconsin equivalent of Conservation Planning modules 6-8 offered in other states...

Core Conservation 3 includes NEPA and Cultural Resources sessions. This blended introductory online/in-person course includes a classroom lecture at the West Madison Research Station, tours of the UW Soils Lab, effigy mounds and Wisconsin Historical Museum, and an archeological dig in Black...

This intermediate-level workshop focuses on creating a group of skilled conservation professionals who work in partnership with farmers and landowners to develop quality CRP conservation plans that result in a measurable impact on land and water resource management.

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This field training builds on the introductory Soil Health Classroom course. The day will be spent in the field, examining soil health from the root zone level.

Students will have the opportunity to work with the soil health toolkit tools in a variety of farming systems such as severely...

This in-person course introduces the RUSLE 2 soil loss model, how it works, and the data necessary to run the program. The full-day version includes field training on shooting slopes and determining slope length. RUSLE2 is an advanced, user-friendly software model that predicts long-term,...

The carbonate bedrock and highly permeable sandy soils that underlay a significant portion of Wisconsin's agricultural production areas present unique challenges. Sinkholes, low filtering shallow soils, closed depressions and fracture traces increase the challenge of protecting Wisconsin's...

SNAP Plus is the Wisconsin-supported software package for developing Nutrient Management Plans in accordance with the WI NRCS 590 standard. It includes a fully integrated version of RUSLE2 which generates an erosion estimate for each field and the Wisconsin Phosphorus Index (PI)

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This online course provides an introductory, hands-on exploration of the Web Soil Survey and electronic Field Office Technical Guide (eFOTG), two tools used by conservation professionals in a variety of conservation programs. We estimate it will take four hours to complete this self-guided...

Core Conservation 3 includes NEPA and Cultural Resources sessions. This blended introductory online/in-person course includes a classroom lecture at the West Madison Research Station, tours of the UW Soils Lab, effigy mounds and Wisconsin Historical Museum, and an archeological dig in Black...

This intermediate-level workshop focuses on creating a group of skilled conservation professionals who work in partnership with farmers and landowners to develop quality CRP conservation plans that result in a measurable impact on land and water resource management.

Workshop goals...

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