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This field training builds on the principals in the introductory 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 (severely compacted...

CORE Conservation Level 2 is an online introductory-level course designed for early conservation and agronomy professionals, college students, and agriculture-related agency staff. Participants in this course will gain a basic understanding of agronomy practices for raising corn, soybeans, small...

This one-day, in-pasture advanced-level course covers grass identification, recovery times, species selection, plus in-field assessment tools.

This in-person course introduces the RUSLE 2 soil loss model, how it works, and the data necessary to run the program. The full-day version includes field training on shooting slopes and determining slope length. RUSLE2 is an advanced, user-friendly software model that predicts long-term,...

This day-long, intermediate-level workshop will equip conservationists, land managers, educators and agricultural professionals with practical science-based approaches to increasing crop security and reversing the alarming trend of pollinator decline, especially in heavily managed agricultural...

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...

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 field training builds on the principals in the introductory 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 (severely compacted...

Core Conservation Level 1 is a blended online/in-person introductory course for people beginning a career in soil, water and resource conservation. Content includes a brief history of conservation in Wisconsin, an introduction to the economic significance of agriculture, connections to...

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