Conservation Plan Supporting Organic Transition (CAP138)-Technical Service Provider Training
Tuesday, March 26
Best Western Tomah
Technical service providers (TSPs) can provide services to farmers transitioning to organic production on behalf of USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). NRCS provides financial assistance to farmers in developing an organic transition plan. The plan must be written by a technical service provider. This training will discuss the process in becoming a technical service provider and how to write a conservation plan supporting the organic transition, including the technical requirements, planning resources, and format.
Who should attend: Current TSPs, those interested in becoming a TSP, those interested in working with organic producers as a TSP
Check out the agenda for more information.
Register at https://conta.cc/2Ga12q6 by Tuesday, March 19.
Conservation Employee Training
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
More information can be found at https://wisconsinlandwater.org/training/conservation-employee-training
Soil Health Discussion with Barry Fisher
Monday, April 8
Join nationally recognized soil health expert Barry Fisher from the NRCS Soil Health Division for an open discussion on planning considerations for cover crop interseeding and planting green. Check out the Flyer for more information. Register at https://conta.cc/2JuWmOK by Thursday,April 4.
CONTACT PENNY POHLE AT PENNY@WISCONSINLANDWATER.ORG FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TRAININGS OR FOR TRAINING SUGGESTIONS.
SITCOM Training E-newsletter
Check these out for upcoming trainings in the SITCOM Training E-newsletter (March 1) and E-newsletter (March 12). Sign up to receive SITCOM training e-newsletter by contacting Penny Pohle at email@example.com
Partner Training Programs Catalogs, Publications, Websites
2018 Southeast Operational Training Catalog (Note: Area staff and technicians have first priority for attendance. Inquire with trainer/coordinator for registration availability)
Phragmites australis: Keeping Momentum (Door County Soil & Water Conservation Department's publication)
Conservation Professional Training Program
The Conservation Professional Training Program recently launched a new website to streamline course registration and provide valuable information and resources to conservation professionals in one simple interface.
Enhanced web features at conservation-training.uwex.edu include:
- Online course catalog with integrated registration
- Status of courses taken, courses registered for, and courses completed
- Interactive communities of practice and discussion groups
- Conservation blog
- News aggregator
- Courses and events from other partners/conservation agencies
If you've used CPTP's old registration site, you'll need to reset your password on the new one to remain active. Click here to visit the new Conservation Training website.