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NRCS Code 629 Waste Treatment Guidance
 Technical standards for the management of agricultural waste such as leachate or runoff from feed storage areas.
Public Hearing Information Packet
Information and sample letters for WPDES permit hearings.
Spill Prevention, Control and Countermeasure
This EPA program is designed to prevent oil spills into waters of the U.S.
DNR Runoff Management Regulations (Chapter NR151)
Regulations that address runoff solutions from agricultural sources
Water Use Permits for High Capacity Wells
CAFO's in the Great Lakes basin that withdraw 100,000 gallons or more are required to have this permit
Economic Impact of WI Dairy Industry
Wisconsin's dairy industry contributes $26.5 billion a year to the state's economy.
This translates into an industry which fuels the state's economy at more than $50,000 per minute.

The average Wisconsin dairy cow generates more than $20,000 a year in economic activity.
These dollars circulate throughout the local community, helping to support schools, roads and local businesses.
Best Food
Food facts from experts
Legal Updates
Legal memos that address frequently asked questions by DBA members
Grow Wisconsin's Dairy Initiative (Dairy 30x20)
WPDES - Wisconsin Pollution Discharge Elimination Systems Information (NR 243)
Planning for the WPDES process
Information on Manure Regulations
Look to DBA for the latest updates and guidelines on manure regulations. Be sure to contact us if you have any questions.
Farm Safety Fact Sheets
These fact sheets provide information on the basics of farm safety.
Drug Residue Avoidance
Proper drug use and residue avoidance
Air Emissions Exemption (NR445)
On January 1, 2010, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will, for the first time, require large emitters of heat-trapping emissions to begin collecting greenhouse gas (GHG) data under a new reporting system. This new program will cover approximately 85 percent of the nation’s GHG emissions and apply to roughly 10,000 facilities.
Agriculture Tax Credits
Available for taxable years that begin on or after January 1, 2013 for manufacturing and agricultural activities
Environmental Incident Reponse Plan
Find information on these topics: Environmental Incident Response Plan (for manure spills, disease outbreaks, etc.), and Emergency Accident Plan Worksheet. Please call the DBA office at 920-347-0499 for a copy of the Agricultural Emergency Response - Risk and Crisis Communication Pocket Guide.
Find information on OSHA Standards.
Animal Care Fact Sheets
Organic Food Myths
The Truth about Organic
Vehicles and Transportation
Frequently Asked Questions Concerning the Use of Town Highways; What Are the Implements of Husbandry? and reports for Department of Transportation specifically for Wisconsin Farmers on the Road
Humane Society of the United States
 Protect yourself against animal activists
Tips and Talking Points
Learn how to communicate the facts on issues like BGH, food safety and organic milk. View tips on giving presentations and working with media.
590 Nutrient Management
Livestock Siting Information
Existing local laws that apply to livestock operations, link to DATCP’s homepage for livestock siting.
Manure Gas Safety
A review of practices and recommendations for Wisconsin Livestock Farms
Food Safety - Milk & Beef
Dairy Farmers Produce Only the Safest and Most Wholesome Product Possible
Giving a Successful Presentation
Learn tips for giving a successful presentation. Every opportunity to talk with neighbors and community members is a chance to promote your business and remind others of the importance of a strong dairy industry.
Water Quality
 101 Reasons for a water sample to be "unsafe"
EMS Template
Templates for DBA-GTAP EMS
Estrogens in Wells Facts

Estrogens in wells due to dairy effluent

EPA Farm Visits

Understanding Your Rights When the EPA Visits Your Farm (pdf)