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UW Extension has teamed up with NRCS and the Brown County Land Conservation Department to offer an empowering workshop on how drainage systems work and how planning ahead can be the difference between improving crop yields and an expensive failure.

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service is sponsoring a FREE public workshop.

Barry Fisher, State Soil Health Specialist/ Agronomist from Indiana NRCS, will be conducting a workshop on February 25, 2015 at the Eagles Club, 2588 Hallie Road in Chippewa Falls. The workshop will run from...

UW Extension specialists in Agronomy, Entomology, Plant Pathology and Soil Science have recorded 52 new YouTube videos which offer 18 hours of instruction for crop production, pest management, soil and water conservation and nutrient management. Originally designed to help with self-study for...

Does one of your upcoming New Year’s resolutions include earning or maintaining your conservation or agronomic certification?

Are you planning to squeeze in an online course over the holiday break to earn some Certified Conservation Adviser (CCA) Continuing Education Unit (CEU) credits?...

Building on the basics from the Intro to Healthy Soils training, the Soil-Water Management course will delve further into the topics of soil-water and soil moisture management. Students will gain an understanding of soil-water properties related to water quality and quantity, the benefits of...

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...

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