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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Midwest Covers and Grains Conference

Mayo Clinic Health System Event Center 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, Minnesota

The Midwest Covers & Grains Conference brings together Midwestern farmers, supply chain buyers and researchers to promote successful farming with extended rotations and cover crops. The conference includes opportunities to […]

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2024 Manure Applicator 101 Trainings

Varies

The 2024 Manure applicator 101 training will be held at the following locations and times. Please ensure you select the correct training (date and location) in your registration: Friday, 2/23/2024, […]

$15
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2024 Manure Applicator 101 Trainings

Varies

The 2024 Manure applicator 101 training will be held at the following locations and times. Please ensure you select the correct training (date and location) in your registration: Friday, 2/23/2024, […]

$15
Recurring

2024 Manure Applicator 101 Trainings

Varies

The 2024 Manure applicator 101 training will be held at the following locations and times. Please ensure you select the correct training (date and location) in your registration: Friday, 2/23/2024, […]

$15

Wisconsin Land + Water Annual Conference

KI Convention Center 333 Main Street, Green Bay, WI

Wisconsin Land + Water's annual conference provides valuable networking opportunities, forums to discuss current work and new ideas with colleagues, a chance to build technical knowledge, and space to be […]

Great Lakes Forage and Grazing Conference

Agro Liquid Conference Center 3055 M-21, St Johns, MI

Everyone with an interest in forage crops or grazing is invited to join the Michigan Forage Council and Michigan State University Extension at the 2024 Great Lakes Forage and Grazing Conference on Thursday, March […]

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Equipment Considerations in Cover Crop Systems

Online

Starting February 15, 2024, the Farmers for Soil Health education team, supported by Soil Health Institute and Missouri Center for Regenerative Agriculture presents a webinar series focused on cash crop […]

Recurring

2024 Manure Applicator 101 Trainings

Varies

The 2024 Manure applicator 101 training will be held at the following locations and times. Please ensure you select the correct training (date and location) in your registration: Friday, 2/23/2024, […]

$15
Recurring

2024 Manure Applicator 101 Trainings

Varies

The 2024 Manure applicator 101 training will be held at the following locations and times. Please ensure you select the correct training (date and location) in your registration: Friday, 2/23/2024, […]

$15

The Midwest Soil Health Summit

Courtyard Marriott Mankato 901 Raintree Road, Mankato, MN

This is Sustainable Farming Association's biggest soil health event of the year, drawing together local and national experts in the field with attendees for discussion, networking, and education. Farmers, ag […]

Red Cedar Watershed Conference

University of Wisconsin-Stout 302 10th Ave E, Menomonie, WI

Do you farm? Do you live in town? Do you manage residential, commercial, or public property? Do you enjoy fishing, swimming, boating, hiking, or canoeing? Do you think the economic […]

Recurring

Equipment Considerations in Cover Crop Systems

Online

Starting February 15, 2024, the Farmers for Soil Health education team, supported by Soil Health Institute and Missouri Center for Regenerative Agriculture presents a webinar series focused on cash crop […]