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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Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium

Online

The event will gather developing research regarding harmful algal blooms (HABs) and provide a space to discuss how to improve outreach and engagement to stakeholders impacted by HABs. Topics will cover state and regional HAB responses, as well as research that covers HABs impacts on animal and human health. The symposium will also feature research […]

Free

Grazing for Profit

Online

Grazing livestock can be a profitable endeavor on par or exceeding the returns from other agricultural enterprises. Aaron Pape, grazier and Farm Business Instructor for Northeast WI Technical College, will demonstrate how management choices like extended grazing, winder feeding strategies, overheads, and enterprise selection impact the farm's finances. Register here.

Free

Discovery Farms Virtual Conference Series

Online

Discovery Farms Programs in Wisconsin and Minnesota are excited to bring to you a virtual conference series this winter. Join them on seven Wednesdays for one hour each week as we cover topics like water quality, soil health, climate change, and more!

Free

Building and Navigating Organic Matter in Various Soil Types

Online

Tiffany LaShae has farmed all around the world, from rural Wisconsin to St. Paul to Uganda and Ghana. She has worked with soils ranging from less than 1% to 8% organic matter and has gained insight into growing vegetables successfully and sustainably in a wide variety of conditions. Join Tiffany to learn about her experiences, and to […]

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

National Grazing Lands Coalition’s Quarterly Roundtable Discussion

Online

This Zoom meeting will be a great opportunity to learn about what the National Grazing Land Coalition (NatGLC) has been up to, ask grazing related questions, network with other graziers from around the country, and let the NatGLC know what successes, challenges, and/or ideas you might have! Register here.

Free

Managing for Low Organic Commodity Crop Prices

Online

Each week webinars will feature a topic related to organic grain production. Brief presentations will be followed by an open discussion. December 4 - Creating a profitable organic grain rotation through transition and beyond December 11 - Organic pea agronomy and markets December 18 - Managing through tough financial times and low organic grain prices January 8 - 60" […]

Free

WI Agribusiness Classic

Online

Wisconsin’s premier agribusiness industry event will feature over 25 Certified Crop Advisor (CCA) credits and an interactive trade show. In addition to the educational sessions, this year’s Classic will also include the WABA Awards program, scholarship recipient recognition and an engaging opening general session. Learn more here.

$150

Local Government Aquatic Invasive Species Toolkit

Online

These three webinars are to assist local governments (and others that are interested) with navigating the regulatory framework associated with high-risk priority aquatic invasive species. The webinars will illustrate regional case studies. Register here.

Free

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

Discovery Farms Virtual Conference Series

Online

Discovery Farms Programs in Wisconsin and Minnesota are excited to bring to you a virtual conference series this winter. Join them on seven Wednesdays for one hour each week as we cover topics like water quality, soil health, climate change, and more!

Free

Monitoring Lake Superior Coastal Wetlands with High-Resolution Satellite Imagery and Hydrological Modeling

Online

Webinar attendees will learn about a binational effort (Canada and US) to build automated or semi-automated monitoring approaches and algorithms to monitor coastal Great Lakes wetlands. Laura will share examples for the St. Louis River Estuary and Bad River pilot sites. Attendees will learn about methods to routinely map surface water and vegetation inundation extent […]

Free

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