North Central Region Water Network

The North Central Region Water Network is a 12-state extension-led collaboration working to ensure safe and sufficient water supplies across the North Central Region and beyond. At the North Central Region Water Network, we are dedicated to enhancing connectivity and learning, sharing the latest Extension research and knowledge, strengthening the resource base for Extension education, and coordinating multi-state teams with measurable short and long term impacts.



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.  

Most Recent Webinar:

Phosphorus Management and Water Quality
Wednesday, April 10th at 2pm CT – View the Recording

Managing phosphorus to both meet crop needs and reduce P loss from agricultural fields is critical to managing water resources. This edition of The Current focused on P management and water quality – the latest research on P transport modeling, and a review of ag BMPs and their efficacy for reducing P loss.

Featured Speakers:

  • Gurbir Singh, Assistant Professor/ and State Extension Specialist, Soil Science, Agroecology and Landscape Management, University of Missouri-Novelty
  • Peter Tomlinson, Associate Professor and Extension Specialist for Environmental Quality, Kansas State University
  • Rebecca Logsdon Muenich, Associate Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas

View the presentation slides