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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2023 Nutrient Management Update

Join us for the 2023 Nutrient Management Update Webinar to hear from DATCP, NRCS and NPM staff on all things nutrient management. DATCP staff will be sharing reported 2022 nutrient management numbers, NRCS staff will be sharing nutrient management related updates within NRCS, and NPM will be discussing targeted educational initiatives to address the stagnating […]


2023 Virtual Nutrient Management Training for Farmers

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 provides both the basics of nutrient management and an introduction to SnapPlus. The same training will be offered on 5 different dates: Jan. 9, Feb. 7, Feb. 28, Mar. […]

Certified Crop Adviser and Farmer Perspectives on Pesticide Resistance Management: A Social Approach

Past research has indicated growing farmer awareness of pesticide resistance issues. However, proactive management is often stymied by misplaced optimism in a miracle pesticide and feelings of fatalism. Yet farmers clearly do not make decisions alone, as their in-field advisers can have considerable positive impact on their knowledge, perspectives, and decisions. This webinar will discuss […]

Winter Water Talks – Wetlands and Flooding

This season's webinar series will also include topics like wetlands & flooding, new pollutants of concern, and wetland mammals. Brought to you by the Wisconsin Citizen Lake Monitoring Network and Water Action Volunteers. Info here.


Focus on Forage Webinar Series

Join the University of Wisconsin–Madison Nutrient and Pest Management Program and Division of Extension on February 1st and 15th, and March 1st and 15th for the 2022 Focus on Forage webinar series. Webinars are free and run from 12:30 to 1:30 pm. Pre-registration is required at Certified Crop Advisor CEUs will be available for […]

Focus on Forage: Optimizing Alternative Forage Production in Wisconsin

The final Focus on Forage 2023 session features forage storage and harvest management. Presentations will include: Bill Halfman, Beef Outreach Specialist, "Optimum Hay Bale Storage" Dr. Kevin Panke-Buisse, USDA Dairy Forage Research Center, "Should I use inoculants, and which one?" "Baleage management, recent study results" Info here.

Community Food Webs Learning Circle: Building Market Power for Farmers

Building strong community food networks where we live can move us powerfully toward our vision for functioning local and regional systems that support regenerative farming and provide all people with the nourishing foods they want and need. To explore how communities around the country are making this happen, in March LSP is hosting three learning […]

Biochar for stormwater management: Challenges in translating success from the laboratory to the field

Biochar is a charcoal-like substance produced by the thermal decomposition of biomass. Long utilized as a soil amendment for its moisture retention properties and stable carbon content, biochar has recently gained substantial attention as a novel stormwater filter material. Numerous studies have demonstrated the utility of biochar to treat a broad array of contaminants; including […]

Food Systems and the Climate Crisis Webinar Series

What is Next? Moving Forward with Food Systems and Climate Education – Featuring Jenna Walczak, Agriculture Climate Resiliency Specialist, Cornell Cooperative Extension Harvest New York Info here.

Climate Adaptation

Save the dates! Join University of Minnesota Extension foresters to discuss some of the key issues and questions around forest and woodlands facing Minnesota landowners. These online sessions will be very informal and open to the public and free of charge. Each session will start with a brief presentation, followed by a discussion framed around […]

Moving Manure and Mortalities after Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

Between January 2022 and February 2023, Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI) has affected 58.4 million birds. This includes 316 commercial flocks, 446 backyard flocks, and wild birds spread across most US states. HPAI is a devastating virus that harms birds but also restricts the movement of other materials on and off commercial poultry farms. Protecting […]

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