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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 two-hour, intermediate-level live action course demonstrates several techniques to prevent, contain and clean up manure spills and other agricultural releases.

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...

The word “karst” describes a landscape where, over time, water has dissolved part of the rock (typically limestones), creating wider fractures, sinkholes, and over long periods of time, caves and caverns. Water moves very quickly through these features, carrying sediment, nutrients, pathogens...

The East Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, in partnership with the Bay-Lake RPC, UW-Extension and the Niagara Escarpment Resource Network is sponsoring a full day workshop focusing on managing urban and rural stormwater runoff in karst environments. The workshop is set for October...

Scientists agree that soil is a vital living resource, critical to boosting yields to meet our ever-growing demand for food. A good foundation for healthy soil includes creating just the right mix of physical, chemical and biological characteristics. When in balance, healthy soils not only...

This one-day, intermediate-level course features farmstead assessment and resource concerns unique to the Karst areas and clay soils of Wisconsin. Conservation Planning courses 1, 2, 3, and 4 are the Wisconsin equivalent of Conservation Planning modules 6-8 offered in other states. Conservation...

This two-day introductory course gives students an opportunity, in small groups, to implement what they have learned in the CNMP References and CNMP Regulations courses. Experienced professionals review the proper techniques for assessing a farmstead, and then students assess an actual farm with...

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 is a half-day advanced technical update on changes in the CNMP process and provides an opportunity for agencies to give feedback to planners to improve their plans. This course is offered either as a classroom or webinar, depending on the amount of material to be covered.

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