The 2020 Wisconsin Soil and Water Conservation Report, produced by WDNR and DATCP, is now available. The report details the conservation work of landowners, farmers, and conservationists across the state […]
Two new videos, produced in collaboration with the Wisconsin Tribal Conservation Advisory Council, Wisconsin Wetlands Association, and USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, highlight the restoration work of the Oneida Nation in […]
Join Extension and WI Land+Water to better understand the basics of agriculture. This multi-component course is taught by experienced local, state, and federal conservationists and is intended to provide conservation […]
Stephen Handler of the U.S. Forest Service and Greg Edge of the WDNR discuss how to use their newly released publication, Climate Change Field Guide for Southern Wisconsin Forests, in […]
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.
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.
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” .
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.
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.
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.