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Hear from someone who’s done it – A new hemp venture

Learn how ZION Growers evolved from a CBD focused venture to a fiber based processor, the pitfalls they encountered, the market research they did to assess and confirm the potential for their current iteration. For growers seeking to grow bulk fiber learn what it takes. Info here. 

Winter Sow Workshop

Winnebago Waterways will be hosting two winter sowing workshops in November. Both workshops will be held at the Fox-Wolf Watershed Alliance's office. During this workshop you will learn how to create mini greenhouses to grow native plants. These plants will be used by participants, shoreline property owners and part of a fundraiser. Info here.

Recurring

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 educational sessions will be presented by OMAFRA and NAME (North American Manure Expo). Registration is free and includes access to all sessions. Sessions will run […]

Managing Weeds With Less Chemical Use in No-Till Systems

Join us for this webinar during which the presenters will discuss a variety of management techniques and practices used to control weeds that producers can apply to enable them to reduce chemical treatments while continuing to practice no-till. Many producers are interested in continuing to apply good soil health practices on their farms. They are, […]

November Wetland Knowledge Exchange

Across the planet, subarctic environments are warming faster than the southern regions, partly due to the loss of the highly-reflective surfaces of snow and ice. This amplified warming is having measurable impacts on marine and land ecozones, and on communities who live and rely on them. At the boundary of the discontinuous and continuous permafrost […]

Iowa Organic Conference

Save the planet through organics: Managing climate change with organic practices Info here.

Pollinators in the City

Join for this webinar series focused on the biology and human dynamics of pollinator conservation in urban settings. 11/29 Reed Johnson, Honey Bees in the City 11/30 Gerardo Camilo, The City as a Refuge for Insect Pollinators 12/1 Mary Gardiner, Vacant Lots as Urban Bee Habitat 12/2 Scott MacIvor, Constructed Green Infrastructure to Support Wild […]

NEWSC Dredging Workshop

Stormwater ponds were constructed en masse several years ago, requiring only annual inspections and minor maintenance since. But they were put in place with the understanding sediment would need to be removed in a 15 to 20-year cycle, and many ponds have reached that point. Because of the long cycle, it’s not uncommon for municipal […]

Recurring

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 educational sessions will be presented by OMAFRA and NAME (North American Manure Expo). Registration is free and includes access to all sessions. Sessions will run […]

Pollinators in the City

Join for this webinar series focused on the biology and human dynamics of pollinator conservation in urban settings. 11/29 Reed Johnson, Honey Bees in the City 11/30 Gerardo Camilo, The City as a Refuge for Insect Pollinators 12/1 Mary Gardiner, Vacant Lots as Urban Bee Habitat 12/2 Scott MacIvor, Constructed Green Infrastructure to Support Wild […]

Conservation Partnership Training

Join us to learn about WI Land+Water, DATCP, DNR, NRCS, etc. Presenters will provide information about programs and topics integral to successful conservation programs over the three-day training. Training resources are posted on our website which provide additional information on the programs included in this training along with other programs. Check out the draft agenda for more information. You are not […]

Farm Loans: How and When to Use Debt to Finance Your Farm Business

Growing a food and farm business often requires taking on debt. Upfront capital requirements and seasonal operations expenditures can leave enterprises strapped for cash and vulnerable to disruptions. The right loans can help, but it is important to know when and where to seek funding, and which lending opportunities best suit your purpose. Let's talk […]