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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 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...

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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Bill Spurley hasn’t tilled this Linden-area farm for the past decade, and the benefits of this low-impact approach were clearly visible to those who had a unique look at his land, from four feet underground.

NRCS, county land conservation and DNR staff were able to stand in a trench dug...

The Wisconsin Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program is offering scholarships to UWEX and LCD staff to attend the Conservation Professional Training Program’s online Healthy Soils courses and in-field...

Instructors for Intro to Soil Health, Cover Crops for Healthy Soils, Soil-Water Management and Soil Management Practices can access this link to related documents:

The University of Wisconsin-Extension’s Conservation Professional Training Program, in partnership with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, is offering a suite of new online soil health courses, including a choice of field trainings on Oct. 7th in Lena, WI and Oct. 16th in Linden, WI....

This community group covers the following courses: Intro to Soil Health, Soil-Water Management, Cover Crops for Healthy Soils and Best Management Practices for Healthy Soils. Click on this Google Drive at http://go.wisc....

As children, we all remember the fire drills in school. Even though we never had a fire, the fact that everyone knew what to do is the first step in dealing with an emergency.

Like a fire drill, farmers need to know the right steps to take when an accidental manure spill happens. Knowing...

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