At the North Central Region Water Network, we are dedicated to enhancing connectivity and learning, sharing the latest Extension research and knowledge across the region, strengthening the resource base for Extension education, and coordinating initiatives with measurable short and long term impacts.

Over the last three years Network initiatives and other projects leveraging Network resources have generated over $5.4 million in additional funds for extension in the North Central Region. Join us on our journey to turn science into success!

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THE CURRENT WEBINAR SERIES

The Current Webinar Series is a speed networking series for professionals engaged in water-related Extension, research, and conservation activities. Each month, we highlight the best water-related research and Extension programming throughout the region. To date our webinars have featured over 100 educators and researchers and reached over 4,500 attendees.  LEARN MORE

Upcoming Webinar:

Nutrient Management Practices and their Co-Benefits
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

Nutrient management practices are critical for reducing nutrient loads downstream. But what about the other benefits nutrient management practices provide outside of water quality improvement? Tune into this month’s The Current webinar to hear about the co-benefits of nutrient management practices including pollinator habitat, carbon sequestration, flood mitigation, and economics. Attendees will learn about the Prairie and Tree Planting Decision Support Tool which helps users plan for planting prairie strips and other vegetation-based conservation practices on the landscape.

Featured Speakers:

  • Chris Hay, Senior Research Scientist, Iowa Soybean Association
  • Laura Paine, Outreach Coordinator, Grassland 2.0
  • John Tyndall, Associate Professor, Iowa State University

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