Technical Service Provider Training
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AgLearn-Agriculture Learning Service
NRCS offers many on-line courses required for TSP certification through the Agriculture Learning Service (AgLearn). To access the AgLearn Training Site.
View the TSP course lists and AgLearn Registration Instructions.
A listing of required AgLearn Training Courses for TSPs.
East National Technology Support Center
The East National Technology Support Center(ENTSC) offers multidisciplinary training webinars the last Wednesday of the month from 2:00 - 3:00 PM Eastern. They also feature webinars on special topics and initiatives, such as organic and sustainable agriculture, grazing lands management, feed management, adaptive nutrient management, and wildlife. Replays of previously held webinars can be downloaded to view them when convenient. Visit the ENTSC site for a specific listing of upcoming webinars.
Point of Contact: Holli Kuykendall at email@example.com
NRCS’s Science & Technology Training Library
ConservationWebinars.net serves as a launching point for current and archived Forestry, Fish & Wildlife, Organic Agriculture, Pasture Management, Soil Health/Soil Quality, Water Quality, Watersheds, and many other conservation and natural resource webinars. Many of the webinars featured on the site provide participants with continuing education credit, free of charge, from professional accrediting organizations such as SAF, ISA, CCA, and others. Additionally, a “Conservation Planner” category of credits is offered for NRCS webinars enabling participants to document their participation with a system-generated training certificate.
Be sure to check out our Science & Technology Training Library for your webinar needs.
Upcoming TSP Training
Training for Technical Service Providers. Please use the provided contact information below for registration and more information.
Documenting the Environmental Evaluation on the NRCS CPA-52 Environmental Evaluation Worksheet
Dates: May 28, 2013, 2:00PM Easter/1:00PM Central
Location: Webinar-Conservation Webinar.net
Registration Site: ConservationWebinar.net, register in advance and plan to join the webinar early so you can go through the required systems check to make sure you will be able to connect to the webinar.
Training Sponsor(s): NRCS Central National Technology Support Center and Ecological Services Division
The NRCS-CPA-52 Environmental Evaluation Worksheet provides a framework to document compliance with NRCS environmental requirements. This webinar will assist NRCS conservation planners, partners, and technical service providers to understand how to properly document the results of the Environmental Evaluation process. Participants will learn the nature and detail of the documentation required, as well as the use of various features built into the form such as the use of common resource measurement and analysis tools. The webinar will also include a demonstration of how to use the special environmental concerns guide sheets. Participate to understand the kind, amount, and level of documentation required to adequately document the environmental evaluation process and understand how to use the features included in the XL version of the NRCS-CPA-52 Environmental Evaluation Worksheet.
Point of Contact: Email Andree DuVarney, NRCS National Environmental Coordinator for assistance with environmental evaluations and Matthew Judy, Ecologist for information about this webinar.
The Great Lakes Regional Conservation Professional Development and Training Program
The Great Lakes Regional Conservation Professional Development and Training Program offers training programs for TSPs in many aspects of on-farm conservation including: Conservation Planning, Comprehensive Nutrient Management Planning, RUSLE2, AgroForestry, Integrated Pest Management, TSP Orientation and more! Web-based training may be available for some courses. Take a look at their catalog at: