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Title Date Time Location Subject Skill Source Registration Deadline Description
Tech Talks - 1:00

TTCP

Tech Talks is a online training series organized by the Technical Training and Certification Program. Rotating speakers cover a wide variety of…

MinnFARM Training - Livestock

UMN Extension

MinnFARM is a computer model, built in Excel, used to estimate runoff potential from open feedlots. It provides a compliance indicator (a simple "…

Silvopasture Workshops and Field Days - Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Managed Grazing Systems

Sustainable Farming Association

Several workshops and field days are being offered by the Sustainable Farming Association throughout the state over the course of the summer.…

Take it to the Bank: Increasing profitability in a corn/bean rotation 7:00 PM Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Soil Health and Management

Soil Health Academy

In this "Understanding Ag" panel webinar (with extended Q&A), Dan DeSutter, David Brandt and David Kleinschmidt will discuss how farmers can…

Riparian Forest Buffer Webinar Series, Session 1 of 3 2:00-3:30 Practice Specific

USDA National Agroforestry Center

USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and Michigan State University present:  What social science can tell us about engaging private…

Navigating Carbon Markets 11:00-1:00 Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Soil Health and Management

American Society of Agronomy

Part 1: Being informed and realistic about carbon markets
Part 2: Building soil carbon for long-term farm sustainability

Measuring and Improving Soil Health 11:00-1:00 Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Soil Health and Management

American Society of Agronomy

Part 1: Exploring the latest science in soil health measurements
Part 2: Improving soil health through science-based agronomy

2021 Conservation Planning Course - Planning

TTCP

The conservation planning process focuses on assisting clients with developing conservation plans on their land to address resource concerns in…

Utilizing 4R Nutrient Management Best Practices 11:00-1:00 Nutrient Management Ag & Agronomy

American Society of Agronomy

 

Part 1: Keeping Agriculture Sustainable Through 4R Basics

Utilizing 4R Nutrient Management Best Practices  11:00-1:00 Nutrient Management Practice Specific

American Society of Agronomy

Part 1: Keeping agriculture sustainable with the 4R basics
Part 2: Utilizing the 4Rs for impactful conservation

Managing Scarce Water Resources 11:00-1:00

American Society of Agronomy

Part 1: Improving water use efficiency with key technologies
Part 2: Utilizing the latest agronomy for efficient irrigation

Riparian Forest Buffer Webinar Series, Session 2 of 3 2:00-3:30 Practice Specific

USDA National Agroforestry Center

The Chesapeake Bay Program presents:  The lessons from implementing a watershed-wide riparian forest buffer program
 

Managing Scarce Water Resources 11:00-1:00 Advanced Tech Skills (Matrix)

American Society of Agronomy

 

Part 1: Boosting Water Quality Through Sound Agronomy

Grazing on Conservation Lands All Day Forest City and Hutchinson Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Wildlife Habitat Assessment & Management

Pheasants Forever, NRCS, FSA

Help take a forage cutting amid 40 head of beef cattle managing 60 acres of CRP mid-contract management. Help determine how much longer the cattle…

The Fundamentals of River Science: Applied Geomorphology & Ecology - Fergus Falls Practice Specific

DNR

Rivers and streams are formed by physical processes that define their geometry and quality and quantity of habitat. Hydrology, geomorphology,…

Wetland Restoration Review and Grazing All Day Marshall Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Wildlife Habitat Assessment & Management

Pheasants Forever, NRCS, FSA

Take a day exploring conservation grazing and wetland restorations in southwest Minnesota. Dig into the nuances and benefits of wetland…

Protecting Pollinators and Managing Their Habitats 11:00-1:00 Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Native Vegetation, Habitats and Pollinators

American Society of Agronomy

Part 1: Building pollinator habitats with practical tools and methods
Part 2: Managing pollinators in farming operations

Protecting Pollinators and Managing Their Habitats 11:00-1:00 Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Native Vegetation, Habitats and Pollinators

American Society of Agronomy

 

Part 1: Building Pollinator Habitats with Practical Tools and Methods

As-Planted Seed Mix Differences All Day Hutchinson Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Wildlife Habitat Assessment & Management

Pheasants Forever, NRCS, FSA

The training will focus on differences in diversity in seed mixes. We will visit multiple sites to discuss the differences in program seed mixes.…

Growing a Regenerative Crop Production System 11:00-1:00 Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Ag & Agronomy

American Society of Agronomy

 

Part 1: Exploring the Future of Regenerative and Organic Crop Production

Growing a Regenerative Crop Production System 11:00-1:00 Basic Tech Skills (Matrix)

American Society of Agronomy

Part 1: Using science and technology for a more regenerative crop production system
Part 2: Connecting and communicating for effective on-…

Diverse Food Plot Planting and Maintenance All Day Dassel and Forest City Basic Tech Skills (Matrix) Wildlife Habitat Assessment & Management

Pheasants Forever, NRCS, FSA

Not your conventional food plot. Explore several different private wildlife focused properties and how those landowners are experimenting with un-…

Riparian Forest Buffer Webinar Series, Session 3 of 3 2:00-3:30 Practice Specific

USDA National Agroforestry Center

Trout Unlimited and Shoal Creek Woodlands for Wildlife present: Implementing riparian forest buffers in different landscapes of the Midwest…

Restoring River Ecosystems: Design & Application - Fergus Falls Practice Specific

DNR

This course will incorporate principles, methods, and tools for holistic stream restoration using natural materials and designs, with an emphasis…

2021 BWSR Academy - Brainerd

BWSR

Save the Date! More information to come!