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SNAP Plus is the Wisconsin-supported software package for developing Nutrient Management Plans in accordance with the WI NRCS 590 standard. It includes a fully integrated version of RUSLE2 which generates an erosion estimate for each field and the Wisconsin Phosphorus Index (PI)

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This one-hour, introductory-level course will cover handy mobile phone and tablet based applications for conservation planning fieldwork. A variety of applications will be introduced for such tasks as navigation, data-management, plant-ID and soils information.

This intermediate-level workshop focuses on creating a group of skilled conservation professionals who work in partnership with farmers and landowners to develop quality CRP conservation plans that result in a measurable impact on land and water resource management.

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This online course provides an introductory, hands-on exploration of the Web Soil Survey and electronic Field Office Technical Guide (eFOTG), two tools used by conservation professionals in a variety of conservation programs. We estimate it will take four hours to complete this self-guided...

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...

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...

Did you ever wonder how tillage systems affect how quickly water drains to tile lines? We will be hooking up an air compressor and smoke bombing tile drainage systems at locations in Wisconsin to show how this method can be used to find broken tile, locate tile lines, and evaluate soil health....

SNAP Plus is the Wisconsin-supported software package for developing Nutrient Management Plans in accordance with the WI NRCS 590 standard. It includes a fully integrated version of RUSLE2 which generates an erosion estimate for each field and the Wisconsin Phosphorus Index (PI)

This...

This one-hour, introductory-level course will cover handy mobile phone and tablet based applications for conservation planning fieldwork. A variety of applications will be introduced for such tasks as navigation, data-management, plant-ID and soils information.

This intermediate-level workshop focuses on creating a group of skilled conservation professionals who work in partnership with farmers and landowners to develop quality CRP conservation plans that result in a measurable impact on land and water resource management.

Workshop goals...

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