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2021 Virtual Nutrient Management Training for Farmers

But to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Nutrient and Pest Management Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is offering a virtual training for farmers interested in writing their own nutrient management plans.

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Free Virtual Silvopasture Workshop

Silvopasture is an agroforestry system that combines trees and forages with livestock management. Join the Divion of Extension and Michael Fields Agricultural Institute while we discuss the fundamentals of silvopasture and hear from landowners and professionals on their experiences in implementing silvopasture as a land management practice.

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Focus on Forage Webinar Series to start January 13th

Focus on Forage is a free, 7-part Extension webinar series highlighting research-based information and farmer strategies to optimize forage yield, quality, and profitability in Wisconsin. The first webinar, on January 13, 2021, is entitled “Managing for High Quality Corn Silage” .

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Conservation Partnership Training January 26th, 27th and 28th

Wisconsin Land and Water is hosting a Conservation Partnership Training in late January. The event is designed for Conservation staff, supervisors, and others interested in learning more about WI Land+Water, DATCP, DNR, NRCS, Trout Unlimited, Pheasants Forever, and the Conservation Professional Training Program are encouraged to attend.

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Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference goes Virtual

This year’s Wisconsin Cover Crop Conference may look a little different, but it will still bring you the valuable content you have come to expect from this conference. The event will be held via Zoom on February 10th and 11th, 2021.

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UMN Extension to host Virtual Soil Management Summit December 15 & 16th

The Soil Management Summit will emphasize proven farmer experience and applied science. Straight from the fields, learn how heavier, colder soils aren’t necessarily the challenge they’re made out to be. Attendees will hear from long-time no-till, reduced tillage and cover crop farmers as they share their experiences, so you can be spared the same hard-learned lessons.

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Discovery Farms to host a Virtual Conference Series in December and January

Discovery Farms Programs in Wisconsin and Minnesota are excited to bring to host a virtual conference series this winter. The theme for the series is ‘Keeping up with your conservation goals through change and challenge’.

Join Discovery Farms on seven Wednesdays for one hour as they cover topics like water quality, soil health, climate change, and more! These events are free and will be hosted Wednesday’s from 12:00pm – 1:00pm CT in December and January starting December 2nd.

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Upcoming Training on Nutrient Management in a Covid World and Beyond

2020 hasn’t been a normal year. Join Wisconsin DATCP and other county staff to discuss short term solutions around nutrient management training under COVID-19 restrictions and longer-term solutions to improving […]

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Grow More training goes virtual.

The Grow More training series is now going virtual. This training is specifically designed for agricultural outreach staff to help you reach beyond ‘the choir’ of farmers already using soil […]

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Understanding the Pandemic’s Impact on Wisconsin Farms: What Conservation Agency staff need to know

On Tuesday, April 28, 2020 we organized a webinar to better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on Wisconsin farms. The webinar looked to answer questions such as: How […]