May 14, 2021

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Crop Hour: Water, Weather and Climate Webinars

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For more information about this topic contact John McMaine, or David Kringen, or Laura Edwards.

If you are having technical difficulties, please contact Erin Christofferson (605-626-2870) or Aletha Benson (605-773-8120 or 605-773-8122).

2021 Iowa Water Conference

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In this new decade, Iowa has faced several unprecedented challenges that tested the resiliency and revealed the fragility of our economic and social systems. COVID-19 has strained public health resources and water infrastructure, a devastating derecho storm impacted millions of crop acres and blighted urban areas, and climate change and land use decisions are exacerbating Read more about 2021 Iowa Water Conference[…]

2021 Conservation Drainage Network Annual Meeting

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This virtual meeting brings together drainage and conservation professionals in industry, state and federal agencies, universities, and private organizations. All are welcome to hear the latest research as well as contribute to discussions about drainage management and water quality opportunities. In conjunction with the North Central Extension and Research Activity 217 – Drainage Design and Read more about 2021 Conservation Drainage Network Annual Meeting[…]

Nutrient Reduction Best Management Practices in Cold Climates: A review of the 2019 Red River Basin Cold Climate Workshop

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In April 2019 partners across the Red River Basin of the North came together for a workshop to examine the available research on the effectiveness and suitability of nutrient reduction beneficial management practices (BMPs) in cold climates. This edition of The Current Webinar series will feature three workshop organizers who will discuss the workshop, how Read more about Nutrient Reduction Best Management Practices in Cold Climates: A review of the 2019 Red River Basin Cold Climate Workshop[…]

Free Range Conversations with Special Guest Ag. Secretary Tom Vilsack

Join American Farmland Trust President and CEO John Piotti and special guest Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack for a teletownhall on Wednesday, April 14, @ 5 p.m. PT / 8 p.m. ET. They will discuss the benefits for farmers and ranchers provided by the American Rescue Plan. They will also look ahead to where the Department Read more about Free Range Conversations with Special Guest Ag. Secretary Tom Vilsack[…]

– Advancing Hydrologic and Water Quality Mitigation in Contemporary Watersheds: Lessons Learned through Application of the Experimental Watershed Approach

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Presenter: Jason Hubbart, Professor of Physical Hydrology and Water Quality and director of the West Virginia University Institute of Water Security. Serves on the Chesapeake Bay Program Science and Technical Advisory Committee. Research focus: Physical hydrology, watershed management and water quality. Register at https://bit.ly/35AVFMt. All sessions are scheduled for 3:00-4:00 p.m. Presentations are free and Read more about – Advancing Hydrologic and Water Quality Mitigation in Contemporary Watersheds: Lessons Learned through Application of the Experimental Watershed Approach[…]

From Research and Innovation to Implementation: Examples of Conservation Finance in Action

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While conservation finance is far from new, there is a wide array of emerging research and innovative models for aligning conservation practice implementation with market-based mechanisms. But how do we translate this research and innovation into implementation? Tune in to this month’s edition of The Current Webinar series as we explore three examples of conservation finance in Read more about From Research and Innovation to Implementation: Examples of Conservation Finance in Action[…]