DATCP Reminds Farmers to Check Runoff Risk Prior to Spreading Manure
March 31, 2022
The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) is reminding farmers and manure applicators to check the runoff risk advisory forecast at http://www.manureadvisorysystem.wi.gov/runoffrisk/index before spreading manure on fields. The tool helps determine the potential for manure runoff from a field depending on weather conditions and soil temperature.
The runoff risk advisory forecast includes maps showing short-term runoff risk for daily field application planning. The maps account for soil saturation and temperature, weather forecast, snow and crop cover, a...