West Virginia Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society
West Virginia Chapter Soil and Water Conservation Society

Events in West Virginia

The West Virginia Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society hosts annual trainings and workshops bringing in local and regional experts to discuss the most up to date information on natural resource concerns in West Virginia for a diverse audience including local, state, and federal government, non-profit, and private sector employees. Please see below for the current list of upcoming events:

West Virginia Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society Fall Meeting

May 12, 2016

Location: Search Google or Apple Maps: Gibson, Bruceton Mills, WV

Registration:  $10 for members, $20 for non-members.  RSVP by May 6th. 

To REGISTER:  ​​

Click here to Register Online.

 

CEUS APPROVED: 6 Hrs. of Nutrient Management CEUs, 6 Hrs. of Conservation Planning CEUs

Major Topics

 

WV P-Index on Crop Field & Setback Determination from Perennial, Intermitten Surface Streams and Roads

Using a Handheld GPS unit to Develop Shapefiles in the Field

Mason Run Farm MMP Planning Process, Farmer and Planners Perspectives 

Strategic Soil Sampling to Track Soil Fertility in Corn Alfalfa Crop Fields

RUSLE, Field Determination Process, Data Collection on Pasture and Crop Fields

RUSLE, Part 2 Equipment, Special Field Features, Harvest and Tillage Considerations

 

**Lunch and refreshments will be provided**

 

May 12 Nutrient Management Training Agenda
Mason Run Dairy SWCS Training May 12, 2016
Final May 12 Mason Run Dairy Field Day A[...]
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West Virginia Chapter of the Soil and Water Conservation Society Fall Meeting

November 17, 2015

Location:  Eastern Community College OR South Branch Inn, Moorefield, WV

Registration:  $5 for members, $10 for non-members.  RSVP by November 13th. 

To REGISTER:  ​​

.Email Jamey Darlington, jamey.darlington@wv.usda.gov. Send check, made payable to WV SWCS, to Jamey Darlington, 133 Hickory Hill Road, Jane Lew, WV 26378

*Note: Registration is first come, first serve. Seating is limited.

 

CEUS APPROVED: 4.5 Hrs. of Nutrient Management CEUs, 6 Hrs. of Conservation Planning CEUs, 2 Hrs. Category 1-CF credits from Society of American Foresters

 

**Attendees are responsible for their own lunch. Light morning refreshments will be provided**

 

 

Winter 2015 Nutrient Management Planners CEU Training

Intro to Manure Management Planner,

 WV 590 Standard CNMP development

And

 Fertility Recommendation Spreadsheet

December 1st and 2nd in Morgantown USDA State Office

December 8th and 9th in Beckley, USDA South Area Office

LUNCH:   $5 per person per day or brign your own lunch.

 

CEUS APPROVED: 12 Credit Hours for BOTH days

Click below to read full Announcement

 

Winter 2015 MMP Nutrient Management Training Agenda
This training will include a variety of topics that will enable USDA NRCS planners to generate Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans using the West Virginia version of “Manure Management Planner” software.
Winter 2015 MMP Nutrient Management Trai[...]
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