Sessions Tagged With 'conservation'

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Farmer to non-farmer – The Role of Farmer Identity on Conservation

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at 3:00 pm EDT

The trend to multifunctional rural landscapes in developed countries is characterized, in part, by the contrasting values, land uses and land management practices of rural property owners. In agricultural regions, it seems these trends are, at least in part, an expression of...

Conservation Practice Tracking for the Mississippi River Basin

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm EST

This was the November edition of North Central Region Water Network's Current Webinar series. This webinar gave an overview of conservation and water quality tracking across the Mississippi and Atchafalaya River Basin (MARB). Discussion focused on the overall need for tracking...

How to Implement and Verify Biodiversity Conservation Activities in Organic Agricultural Systems

Wednesday, October 5, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on biodiversity conservation on organic farms, which takes place on October 5, 2016 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM Mountain, 11AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public, and advance registration is required. ...

High Tunnel Systems: Conservation Practice, Successes, and Bumps in the Road

Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Glenn Carpenter

Participants will learn about the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service High Tunnel System conservation practice standard (CPS 325), Programs implementation of the practice, and implementation successes and “bumps in the road” from several States. ...

Using the Wind Erosion Prediction System within the Conservation Planning Process

Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT

Participants will better understand the user inputs required and generated reports produced by WEPS simulation runs completed during the conservation planning process. ...

WQIag - A Tool of Multiple Applications

Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at 2:00 pm EDT - Presented by Harbans Lal

Participants will learn about WQIag and its application by different state and federal agencies. Conceptualized and...

Basics of the Endangered Species Act

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm EDT

Basics of the Endangered Species ActSponsored by the Agricultural and Food Law ConsortiumTopic:The Endangered Species Act (“ESA”) protects species identified as endangered or threatened with extinction and attempts to protect the habitat on which they depend. It does so by...

Sage Grouse Initiative: Intro to Greater Sage-Grouse Conservation in the U.S.

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 3:00 pm EST

Listen in as Sage Grouse Initiative rangeland conservationist Kelsey Molloy explains the benefits and challenges of working to conserve the Greater Sage-Grouse in the Western United States.This webinar is a wonderful introduction to sage grouse conservation, and is a great...

Optimizing Irrigation Efficiency

Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 11:00 am EDT - Presented by Scott Sanford

Delivery of irrigation water through farm irrigation systems from ground or surface water sources to the field requires the addition of energy. The amount of energy that must be added is affected by the type of irrigation delivery system, system pressure, elevation difference...

NRCS Conservation Practices, Organic Management and Soil Health

Monday, March 11, 2013 at 2:00 pm EDT

Join eOrganic for a webinar on NRCS Conservation Practices, Organic Management and Soil Health by Drs. Michelle Wander and Carmen Ugarte of the University of Illinois, and Susan Andrews of the NRCS . The webinar takes place on March 11 at 2PM Eastern Time (1PM Central, 12PM...

Energy Efficient Milk Production

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Scott Sanford

What is an energy efficient dairy farm? That will be answered along with how to trim energy costs from your dairy’s energy budget to get there. The presentation will cover refrigeration systems, milk cooling, water heating, heat recovery, the use of variable speed drives for...

Energy Efficient Grain Drying

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Ken Hellevang

Using energy efficient grain drying methods in the North Central Region has the potential to annually save about 200 million gallons of LP gas and 100 million kWh of electricity, with a value of about $308 million. This is based on a conservative energy efficiency improvement...

Managing Field Cropping to Lower Energy Costs

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 at 11:00 am EST

Presenter: Mark Hanna, Extension Agricultural Engineer, Iowa State University Reducing energy use in cropping operations involves good maintenance of equipment, reducing tillage operations, ballasting tractors properly, managing nitrogen and reducing grain drying energy use....

Irrigation Water Management

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 11:00 am EST - Presented by Scott Sanford

Presenter: John Panuska, Ph.D., Natural Resources Ext. Specialist, University of Wisconsin With the drought of 2012 behind us, it’s time to review irrigation water management and look at how we can better manage water use in the future to get high yields and high quality crops...

Metaverse Meetup - Tour of the Frontier Project

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by LuAnn Phillips

Any Tuesday afternoon from 3:00- 5:00 PM Eastern, drop by the Virtual State Fair in the Second Life virtual world for a gathering of educators from the land-grant system and beyond. 3:00-3:30 intros, updates and schmoozing, 3:30-4:30 program (tour, speaker or activity),...