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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 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 one-day intermediate-level course focuses on pasture management, grazing, and buffers. Conservation Planning courses 1, 2, 3, and 4 are the Wisconsin equivalent of Conservation Planning modules 6-8 offered in other states. Conservation Planning 1-4 and are required for certification.

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 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 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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The Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation (RUSLE2) course will teach students basic soil water erosion concepts as well as how to use the RUSLE2 model.

This is an online course, designed to be completed on the student's own schedule. We estimate it will take 4 hours to complete the course...

This one-day intermediate-level course highlights policies and resource concerns unique to the cranberry areas of Wisconsin and irrigated central sands.

Conservation Planning courses 1, 2, 3, and 4 are the Wisconsin equivalent of Conservation Planning modules 6-8 offered in other states...

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 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,...

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