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!

 

  • NETWORK NEWS
  • January 6-7, 2022, the Network’s Harmful Algal Bloom team, the Algal Bloom Action Team, hosted a free Virtual Harmful Algal Bloom Research Symposium. The event was attended by close to 1,000 attendees from across the nation and featured the latest harmful algal bloom (HAB) research. LEARN MORE

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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:

Winter Manure Application and Water Quality
Wednesday, February 9, 2021 at 2pm CT

While winter manure application can be beneficial for producers from a logistical, financial, and soil compaction standpoint, it has traditionally been discouraged due to concerns over runoff during spring thaws. Are there ways to spread manure in the winter months without jeopardizing water quality? Tune into the next edition of The Current Webinar Series as experts from across the region dive into the topic and discuss their research on the water quality impacts and winter manure application..

Featured Speakers:

  • Todd Trooien, Professor, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, South Dakota State University
  • Daniel Andersen, Associate Professor, Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, Iowa State University
  • Melissa Wilson, Assistant Professor, Department of Soil, Water and Climate, University of Minnesota