Strategic Farmstead Planning focuses on farmstead layout, facility design, and environmental planning to help farms maintain profitability and implement comprehensive nutrient management plans for environmental sustainability.

A view of a dairy farmstead

Education and Outreach

Program staff work directly with farmers and agriservice providers and present at workshops across the state.  Topics covered include:

  • robotic milking facilities
  • dairy and heifer housing
  • manure storage
  • bunker silos
  • ventilation
  • on-farm dairy processing
  • machine shops
  • long-term farmstead development planning
  • environmental concerns

Facility Design

PRO-DAIRY specialists develop facility designs in partnership with dairy farmers and professional engineers.


PRO-DAIRY specialists provide technical support to extension and agriservice personnels and serve on dairy farm profit advisory teams.

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Tim Terry

Farm Strategic Planning Specialist


Tim Terry