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The Financial Implications of Conservation Agriculture: Insights from Analyses of Farms in the Upper Midwest
This booklet aims to inform farmers’ key partners—in particular, conservation educators and professionals, farm business management educators, and agricultural lenders—about the financial costs and benefits of conservation agriculture practices to assist their work with farmers.
A science-based bulletin about how to monitor phosphorus concentrations in drainage discharge, with recommended sampling strategies for estimating P load and investigating P movement.
This Guidebook is designed to help those seeking to develop a community-led, stakeholder-engaged approach to addressing issues in natural resource and community settings. Whether you are a practitioner, researcher, or agency or organizational leader, it provides you with a user-friendly empirical and practical grounding in the development, implementation, and evaluation of stakeholder engagement initiatives.
A collection of case studies, reports, and other research-based materials that have examined the profitability of conservation practices on farms within the North Central Region.
The resources in this outreach toolkit are intended to support on-the-ground efforts to expand the use of key soil health practices, to reach new audiences of farmers, ranchers, and landowners, and build communication skills of conservation professionals.
An online data portal that lets you discover and map monitoring data and share and compare your monitoring data with the world.
A professional-grade watershed-modeling web app that enables citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, educators, and students to analyze land use, soil data and model storm water runoff and water-quality. Effects of conservation practices and development scenarios on runoff and associated water quality are featured.
Web tools designed to help citizens, conservation practitioners, municipal decision-makers, researchers, educators, and students advance knowledge and stewardship of freshwater.
National Wildlife Federation’s interactive database for communities interested in pursuing federal funding and/or technical assistance for nature-based solutions.
A curriculum designed for use by outreach professionals and educators who work in agricultural watersheds and seek to recruit farmers to play a more proactive role in watershed management in their communities.