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Webinar: Linking Extension and Research to Identify Management Solutions in Partnership with Producers and Industry

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the university of Nebraska-Lincoln testing ag performance solutions (taps, taps.unl.edu) program, and innovative program that facilitates a number of interactive real-life farm management competitions. These competitions bring together UNL scientists and extension professionals, producers, industry leaders, agriculture students, government regulators and agency personnel to become part of a highly engaged network focused on evolving profitability and input-use efficiency.

WEBINAR: Linking Extension and Research to Identify Management Solutions in Partnership with Producers and Industry

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The presenter will be Dr. Daran Rudnick, an assistant professor of Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, specializing in irrigation/water management and is located at the West Central Research and Extension Center in North Platte, Nebraska.

East and West Nishnabotna Watershed Coalition Meeting

June 19 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 pm

A public meeting for the East and West Nishnabotna Watershed Management Coalition (WMC) Boards has been set for Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 9 AM at the Oakland Community Center. The ENWMC and WNWMC boards are made up of representatives from cities, counties, and soil and water conservation districts and aims to address local water quantity and quality issues in the watershed. The meeting is an opportunity for all interested parties to engage in local decision-making and watershed planning efforts…

Community Forum on Iowa’s Water Quality

June 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

The National Institute for Environmental Health sciences wants to hear from local communities about water quality. Come share your perspective! Light hors d'oeuvres served. Panelists include: Dr. Linda Birnbaum, Director of NIEHS Tim Keegan, Broulik Farms Dr. Chris Jones, University of Iowa, IIHR Dr. Keith Schilling, State Geologist of Iowa Ken Sharp, Iowa Department of Public Health

Great Lakes Levels Informational Meeting: Ludington

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What's in store for Great Lakes Lake Levels in Summer? Come, listen to experts discuss forecasts about the water levels. Organized by Michigan Sea Grant; free. AGENDA Welcome / Opening comments (Mark Breederland, Michigan Sea Grant Extension) Keynote speaker: Keith Kompoltowicz, Chief, US Army Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes Hydraulics & Hydrology Office, Detroit, MI – lead Great Lakes levels forecast supervisor Featured speaker: Mark Breederland, Michigan Sea Grant Extension Facilitated Questions & Answers U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Regulatory…

Monthly Climate and Drought Summary and Outlook

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The five Great Lakes are currently near or at record levels due to an abundance of precipitation over quite some time but highlighted by extreme rainfall and snow melt over the last few months.  Impacts from these levels are widespread and present a number of challenges to those in and around the basin. The NOAA and partners would like to invite you to a multi-partner public webinar on June 10th at 1pm CDT where we will share information on the…

Webinar: How Utilities Are Addressing Water Equity

June 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This month's One Water Webinar will feature stories from some of the US Water Alliance'sWater Equity Taskforce cities about how they are working on the ground with community organizations to apply strategies from the Alliance's Equitable Water Future National Briefing Paper. Social and economic inclusion is a key component of the One Water movement. A sustainable water future requires that all people have access to clean, safe, affordable water and wastewater service. However, frontline communities across the nation experience compounded water challenges.…

Iowa’s River Restoration Toolbox Level 1/Base Training

June 24 - June 27

Learn about streambank stabilization and restoration techniques from Iowa experts and how to use the new IDNR Toolbox to restore stream functions. The workshop includes classroom lectures, field exercises, and visits to recently constructed stream restoration projects. Who should attend? Design professionals including engineers and landscape architects. biologists, ecologists, project managers, WMA coordinators, natural resources specialists, urban conservationists, university faculty, floodplain managers, environmental professionals in Iowa and other interested professionals.

2019 Water Matters Tours

June 25 - June 26

Participate in the Water Matters Tours, scheduled for June 25 and 26 in Fennimore and Eau Claire, Wis., respectively. Each one-day session will include tours to area dairies and conversations with herd managers and other experts regarding strategies and innovations they use to keep water safe and accessible. Over lunch, leading water-quality researcher Dr. Mark Borchardt of USDA’s Agricultural Research Service will present updates in water quality. A 60-minute facilitated dialogue will follow, featuring herd owners and representatives from county land…

Manure Management: Am I doing it right?

June 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

This free event will go through what best management practices Cary Pioneer Farms are utilizing for proper manure management. Lunch will be included and a tour of the farm will take place towards the end. Attendees can earn 2 CCA credits and will count as a MAEAP Phase 1 Credit.

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