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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 two-day intermediate-level course provides participants with the necessary skills assist a landowner in designing and constructing the facilitating practices for the Managed Grazing Plan. Covered topics include: fence, watering systems, pipelines, troughs, animal trails and walkways, access...

The Wind Erosion Prediction System (WEPS) course covers the WEPS computer model, wind erosion process and its effects on agricultural production and the environment. This basic course takes student from software installation to basic use of WEPS to compare a variety of conservation practices to...

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...

This introductory course, also referred to as the Wisconsin Grazing School, teaches producers, educators and agency staff the basics of managing intensive grazing, with a hands-on approach. This two-day, workshop will provide opportunities for in-depth discussions, field exercises, and reference...

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 two-day intermediate-level course provides participants with the necessary skills assist a landowner in designing and constructing the facilitating practices for the Managed Grazing Plan. Covered topics include: fence, watering systems, pipelines, troughs, animal trails and walkways, access...

This one-day intermediate-level session reviews the technical standards and specifications for a grazing management plan. Participants will become familiar with the Prescribed/Managed Grazing Standard and the steps in developing a Managed Grazing Plan, such as defining objectives, conducting the...

This advanced series of short, one-day sessions provide technical updates for both farmers considering grazing and agency staff assisting them. Each will focus on a single topic and include experienced farmers as presenters. These courses are a partnership between Glacierland RC&D and the...

Remembering the dust bowl is not a thing of the past. In this intermediate-level course, we will look at the practices and techniques that help protect our soils and waters using various grasses, shrubs and trees to create windbreaks and buffers.

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