Presentations Given at the 2013 Green Lands Blue Waters Conference

November 20-21, Minneapolis, MN


Developing High-Efficiency
Agricultural Systems:
“A Forever Green Agriculture Initiative.”

Donald L Wyse
Department of Agronomy and Plant Genetics
University of Minnesota
slide from Don Wyse presentation PDF (.pdf, 41 Mb)

Perennial Grains Overview

Dr. Lee DeHaan
The Land Institute
Salina, KS
Kernza grain head PDF (.pdf, 7.4 Mb)

Perennial Forages & Grazing Overview

Laura Paine
Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
slide from Perennial Forage Working Group presentation PDF (.pdf, 1.8 Mb)

Perennial Biomass Overview

Steve John
Executive Director
Agricultural Watersheds Institute
Decatur, IL
slide from Steve John's perennial biomass presentation PDF (.pdf, 2.2 Mb)

Agroforestry Overview

Michael Gold
Center for Agroforestry
University of Missouri
slide from Mike Gold's agroforestry presentation PDF (.pdf, 3.7 Mb)

Cover Crops Overview

Matt Ruark
Department of Soil Science
University of Wisconsin-Madison
slide from Matt Ruark's cover crops presentation PDF (.pdf, 580 kb)

Diversification With Perennials:
How Does it Affect Cropping System Performance?

Matt Liebman
H.A. Wallace Chair for Sustainable Agriculture
Professor of Agronomy
Iowa State University
slide from Matt Liebman presentation PDF (.pdf, 25.9 Mb)

Prairie Strips:
How Much Can They Reduce Soil
and Nutrient Loss from Crop Fields?

Matt Helmers
Dean's Professor, College of Agriculture & Life Sciences
Associate Professor in Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering
Iowa State University
slide from Matt Helmers presentation PDF (.pdf, 3.0 Mb)

Tool Time: Resources in the CLC Toolbox

Gary Bentrup
USDA Agroforestry Center
Lincoln, NE
slide from Gary Bentrup's presentation This presentation is on a "Prezi" application that requires a folder of apps and files to display properly. Contact Jane Jewett, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to receive the folder via email or Dropbox.

An agricultural watershed case study: Chippewa River Watershed, MN

Kylene Olson, Chippewa River Watershed Project
Robin Moore, Land Stewardship Project
Jim Paulson, University of Minnesota Extension
slide from Chippewa 10% Project presentation PDF (.pdf, 14.7 Mb)

St. Croix River Watershed

Monica Zachay
St. Croix River Association
slide from St. Croix River presentation PDF (.pdf, 1.4 Mb)

Elm Creek Watershed

Linda Meschke
Rural Advantage
slide from Elm Creek Watershed presentation PDF (.pdf, 1.8 Mb)

Farmer-Led Watershed Councils

Julia Olmstead
University of Wisconsin Extension
slide from Farmer-Led Watershed Councils presentation PDF (.pdf, 7.4 Mb)

How Can We Support CLC Practices on Leased Farmland?

Joan Stockinger
Cooperative Development Services
slide from CLC on Leased Farmland presentation PDF (.pdf, 148 kb)

New Farm Business Opportunities Associated with Cover Crops

Rob Myers
University of Missouri
slide from Rob Myers Cover Crops presentation PDF (.pdf, 1.3 Mb)

USDA NRCS: Supporting Cropping Systems
with Continuous Living Cover

Ryan Galbreath
Minnesota State Resource Conservationist
USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service
slide from Ryan Galbreath NRCS presentation PDF (.pdf, 5.9 Mb)

Beyond the Farm Bill:
Cultivating Policies to Advance the GLBW Vision

Jim Kleinschmit
Rural Communities Program
Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy
United States Capitol PDF (.pdf, 678 kb)

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