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Madison, Wis. – June 2, 2016 – On June 15, two Green Bay area farms will host an “Open House & Field Day” event to demonstrate cutting-edge conservation practices used to reduce phosphorus from entering the Fox River, where it can contribute to the growth of harmful blooms of algae and dead...

Join fellow conservation professionals to better understand the basics of agriculture through a multi component course taught by experienced local, state, and federal conservationists.

The course will feature both online and in-person sessions throughout May and June, 2016.

This...

 

Basics of Agriculture for Conservation

Join fellow conservation professionals to better understand the basics of agriculture through a multi component course taught by experienced local, state, and federal conservationists. The course will...

The National Weather Service is looking for crop consultants, farmers, and others to provide precipitation information to help verify and ground truth radar estimates and create a more accurate picture of weather events. 

Participants will use a standardized rain gauge (their research has...

[ALTOONA, Iowa]—Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Polk County is hosting a cover crops workshop on Wednesday, March 2 from 1:30-3 p.m.

Guest speakers, Tom Kaspar, USDA Agricultural Research Service cover crops researcher, and ISU Extension Field Agronomist, Mark Johnson,...

This blended intermediate-level course begins with an online component and concludes with a one day, in-person workshop with lunch provided.

Students will focus on the NRCS environmental evaluation process to assess both the existing resource condition of a site and the impacts of the...

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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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...

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*Participants in this course who...

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...

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