Conservation Calendar

Looking to stay up to date on your CEUs? Have producers asking conservation-specific questions you don’t feel confident answering? Looking to host a training and want to avoid conflicts for your audience? You have come to the right place.

Explore our Conservation Calendar for information on conservation-related events and trainings hosted across Wisconsin and beyond.

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Farmer Outreach Coffee Chats

Online

These conversations will be a space for producers and ag professionals to connect across state lines, learn what the latest social science and data say about how to better engage new farmers on conservation, and hear what is actually working from your peers across the Midwest. Each discussion will focus on a specific topic related […]

Free

Midwest Manure Summit

Online

The Midwest Manure Summit will feature leading researchers and industry professionals discussing strategies and technologies to optimize manure management, upgrade biogas production, as well as effectively manage manure-derived nutrients and odor and gas emissions. Nationally recognized speakers will present on the following topics: Addressing Manure Odors at the Source Ammonia Capture for the Organic Market Biochar […]

Free

Focus on Forage

Online

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. January 13 Managing for High Quality Corn Silage January 20 Strategies for Achieving Alfalfa Production Goals January 27 Optimizing Production of Grass and Mixed Grass Forages February 3 Using Small […]

Free

Fish Passage, Flood Resiliency, and Road Stream Crossings Workshop

Online

Trout Unlimited, the Wisconsin DNR, US Forest Service, Wisconsin Land and Water, and our partners are hosting a half-day Fish Passage, Flood Resiliency, and Road Stream Crossings virtual workshop on February 25th. The event will include presentations on (1) designing crossings for fish passage and flood resiliency, (2) permitting and construction, and (3) inventories, partnerships, […]

Free

Regenerative Grazing: Fundamentals for Farmers

Online

REGENERATIVE GRAZING CAN BUILD HEALTHY SOILS AND SUPPORT FARM PROFITABILITY. Are you, a beef producer hoping to improve your environmental and economic outcomes? a row crop farmer looking for a herd to graze your cover crops, or looking to add livestock into your rotation? a landowner exploring additional revenue streams? Then join for an interactive […]

$30

Reducing Health Impacts of the Nitrogen Problem – Workshop Series

Online

Nitrogen is a widely-used, essential input to crop production. In many regions of the United States, nitrogen from farms has leaked into drinking water and caused adverse health impacts. These health impacts include methemoglobinemia, a condition that inhibits the blood’s ability to carry oxygen around the body. This workshop hosted by the Environmental Health Matters Initiative […]

Free

2021 Virtual Nutrient Management Training for Wisconsin Farmers

Online

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Nutrient and Pest Management Program (University of Wisconsin-Madison) is offering a virtual training for farmers interested in writing their own nutrient management plans. This training will provide the basics of nutrient management including why use nutrient management, how to soil sample, soil test interpretation, soil pH management, manure and […]

Free

Wisconsin Land and Water Annual Conference

Online

Please mark your calendars for March 2-5, 2021, when Wisconsin Land and Water will be hosting its FIRST VIRTUAL CONFERENCE. This interactive, virtual conference will include: Timely, engaging sessions, discussions, and roundtables, many with opportunities to earn CEUs and PDHs Plenty of opportunities to network and visit our sponsors Silent auction Poster contest judging Annual […]

$175

Virtual Shop Talks for Farmers – Resource Stewardship in Hard Times

Online

How can you make soil health and stewardship practices work in times of stress and uncertainty? This virtual Shop Talk series will be an opportunity to have meaningful conversations with other farmers and experts about practical ideas and programs that can help you weather hard times and have success with stewardship practices on your farm. […]

Free

Focus on Forage

Online

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. January 13 Managing for High Quality Corn Silage January 20 Strategies for Achieving Alfalfa Production Goals January 27 Optimizing Production of Grass and Mixed Grass Forages February 3 Using Small […]

Free

Manure Applicator Training

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is hosting four virtual Manure Applicator Training – Level 1 / Manure 101. Designed for employees of both for-hire manure applicators and farmers applying their own manure, this 3-hour training covers the basics of manure spill response, setbacks and regulations, neighbor relations and equipment/manure gas safety.

$10

Tile Drainage School

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.

$50

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