Resource Details

Agriculture, Sustainability

WI Conservation Engineering

County staff provide the primary technical support for planning, designing and const​ruction oversight when farmers undertake conservation projects with county ​assistance such as manure storage facilities, roof and barnyard runoff control systems, milking center waste systems, and other best management practices​.

The DATCP engineering unit's role is to:
Help local staff design and install these structures;
Train staff and work with them to review plans, develop and maintain BMP standards, develop computer design aids and standard designs, and become certified conservation engineering practitioners; and
Provide technical support for DATCP's livestock siting and agricultural drainage district programs

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