a. Need to develop multi-stakeholder workshops and peer-to-peer farmer outreach opportunities that demonstrate successful practice adoption.
b. Make field days more action oriented and forward looking.
c. Provide more workshops oriented towards conservation planning and design to keep practitioners up to speed with innovations and standards.
d. Provide communications and/or sales-oriented training for staff/practitioners/watershed coordinators/districts to create awareness of practices.
e. More priority on water quality practices by NRCS leadership to encourage field staff to put more emphasis on the practices.
f. Broader campaign to raise awareness and build demand for EOF practices.
g. Active learning – Current workshops and training do not sufficiently reach enough practitioners or keep them informed on innovations and standards.
h. NRCS priority – NRCS conservation planning should prioritize conservation drainage practices where appropriate in balance with other NRCS priorities.