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Technical Services

Get the tools and best practices necessary to conserve our land.

Contact us for technical expertise to manage your land for crops, livestock, and wildlife conservation.

Farmers are the working conservationists on private land, and we’re here to help. Madison Soil and Water Conservation District staff work hand in hand with landowners and producers to manage their land sustainably and employ best management practices that enhance wildlife habitat, improve soil health and keep streams clean.  

We partner with the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service to provide funding to put towards agricultural improvements. Our team has several areas of technical expertise.

Management Strategies

  • Conservation plans
  • Grazing plans
  • Nutrient management plans

Land Preservation

  • Drainage
  • Erosion
  • Soil health
  • Windbreaks

Vegetation and Wildlife

  • Filter strips
  • Invasive species
  • Native animals
  • Native trees
  • Pasture/hay
  • Pollinator plants
  • Woods


  • Grassed waterways
  • Ponds
  • Streams
  • Wetlands

Contact us for technical assistance to sustain your land and local wildlife. 

Filter strips of native grasses and forbs are highly functional in protecting water quality and wildlife as well as aesthetically pleasing.
Native Grass Filter Strips

Save soil on the farm by filtering the sediment from runoff before it reaches the creek, building soil and providing vital habitat for wildlife.