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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Basic Hydrology

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Wisconsin Cranberry School

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SnapPlus Version 3 Update

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Farrowing Sows on Pasture

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Agroforestry Symposium: Food, Fire, & Agroforestry for the Future: Ecological Knowledges for Climate Resilience

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How’s My Waterway

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Northern Soil Compaction Conference

Every operation on agricultural fields has the risk to cause compaction and drag down your yields and profit. Making each pass work for you is essential for maximizing your crop […]

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Manure Mondays

Manure Mondays is a webinar series that continues where the Manure Expo left off and provides the opportunity to share new technology and information about managing manure. A series of […]

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Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Webinar Series

You are invited to attend the Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Webinar Series – a five-part webinar series on assessing and enhancing coastal wetland resilience between February 1 and March 2, […]

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Focus on Forage

This three-webinar series begins January 26th with presentations running from 12:30 to 1:30 pm.  All webinars are free and registrations are collected on Extension’s Farm Ready Research site. Flyer here. Info […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

This producer-initiated conference is designed for advanced growers and attracts participants from throughout the Midwest and beyond.  Participants who register by January 3 will receive a conference packet with handouts […]

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Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Webinar Series

You are invited to attend the Great Lakes Coastal Wetlands Webinar Series – a five-part webinar series on assessing and enhancing coastal wetland resilience between February 1 and March 2, […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

This producer-initiated conference is designed for advanced growers and attracts participants from throughout the Midwest and beyond.  Participants who register by January 3 will receive a conference packet with handouts […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

This producer-initiated conference is designed for advanced growers and attracts participants from throughout the Midwest and beyond.  Participants who register by January 3 will receive a conference packet with handouts […]

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Manure Mondays

Manure Mondays is a webinar series that continues where the Manure Expo left off and provides the opportunity to share new technology and information about managing manure. A series of […]

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2022 Organic Vegetable Production Conference

This producer-initiated conference is designed for advanced growers and attracts participants from throughout the Midwest and beyond.  Participants who register by January 3 will receive a conference packet with handouts […]

Conservation News

Northern Soil Compaction Conference

Do you feel like soil compaction is squeezing your yields? Are you wondering what you can do about it? The University of Minnesota Extension is proud to partner with Manitoba Ag and Resource Development and North Dakota State University to bring you the Northern Soil Compaction Conference. This virtual event will be held on June 22nd and 23rd from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm CT.

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