Your one-stop-shop for conservation professional training

The Conservation Professional Training Program is a program of UW–Madison Division of Extension providing conservation training courses to help you deliver smarter solutions to farmers and rural landowners. From introductory courses for new employees to advanced training for conservation advisors, we provide diverse trainings to ensure you have the skills you need to succeed.

Conservation Calendar

We offer face to face, online and blended training to conservation agencies, private sector consultants and landowners across Wisconsin, the Midwest, and the US. View conservation-related events and trainings offered by us and our partners throughout the state.

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Conservation News

Manure 101 Training taking place in March

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is hosting four virtual Manure Applicator Training – Level 1 / Manure 101 in March.  Designed for employees of both for-hire manure applicators and farmers applying their own manure, this 3-hour training will be offered four times throughout March.

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Tile Drainage School Going Virtual in 2021

Wetter weather patterns and fieldwork challenges have led many producers to consider purchasing their own tile plow or adding to their existing drainage system.  Knowing how to properly design, lay out and install a system prevents costly mistakes.  Extension in Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa are partnering to host a 4-day virtual Tile Drainage School, 8AM – 12PM CT on March 8, 9, 11 and 16 for producers and tile contractors.

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