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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...

2014 Ag Innovation Days
Tuesday, October 21st at Lonny Hahn’s in Waunakee, WI
Rain date: October 22nd 10am-­‐2pm
Field location: East side of Schumacher Rd between Cuba Valley Road and Lovick Rd.

Thursday, October 23rd at Walter Meinholz’s in DeForest, WI
Rain date...

This one-day course introduces students to the complex and overlapping regulations that dictate the implementation of CNMP Best Management Practices in daily farm operations. Modules range from a national discussion of the EPA to a local township level and how citizens use legal remedies under...

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