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Webinar: An Overview of the Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool

Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at 12:00 pm EDT

The Natural Resources Conservation Service’s (NRCS) Resource Stewardship Evaluation Tool (RSET) is a new and voluntary service in conservation planning that evaluates an operation’s current conservation and management practices and compares them against science-based...

Implementation and Experiences of NAQSAT Around the US

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by Gerald May, Shawn Archibeque, Wendy Powers

The National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool (NAQSAT) is designed for voluntary use by producers and planners to assess opportunities for reducing air emissions around a livestock or poultry operation. The NAQSAT is continually updated with accurate, credible data, and...

E3A: Energy Services for Ag-Sector Landowners: USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service

Friday, June 27, 2014 at 3:00 pm EDT - Presented by Milton Geiger, Torie Haraldson

Presented by Kip Pheil, C.E.M. Acting Leader, National Energy Technology Team Summary:NRCS adopted energy as a formal resource concern in 2010. Join this webinar to learn how NRCS has begun to implement energy improvements on farms throughout the United States. Kip...

Water Quality Index for Agricultural Runoff Tool

Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:30 pm EST

The Water Quality Index for Runoff from Agricultural Fields (WQIag) is a qualitative, multivariate tool that characterizes the quality of water exiting as surface runoff at the field scale. It is simple, transparent and easy-to-use web-based system. In combination with the...

NRCS EQIP Organic Initiative and Organic Dairy Farms

Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 2:00 pm EST

Join eOrganic for a webinar on NRCS programs for organic dairy farms with Oregon Tilth's Sarah Brown on Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 2 PM Eastern Time (1 PM Central, 12 PM Mountain, 11 AM Pacific Time). The webinar is free and open to the public and advance registration is...

Addressing Energy Resource Concerns in Conservation Planning: Focus on Soil Health and Managing Carbon in Agroecosystems

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 2:00 pm EST

This webinar will explain how energy flows through agricultural systems with emphasis on the role of soil health to reduce the amount of fossil fuel required to maintain production.Fundamentally, agriculture is the human manipulation of the capture and flow of energy...

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...

The Soil Health Paradigm: A Holistic Approach to Managing Manure in Agroecosystems

Friday, March 25, 2011 at 2:30 pm EDT - Presented by William Boyd

Soil Health is the capacity of a specific kind of soil to function, within natural or managed ecosystem boundaries, to sustain plant and animal productivity, maintain or enhance water and air quality, and support human health and habitation”. The soil health paradigm provides...