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DATCP Board to consider recommendations for updates to Livestock Facility Siting Rule
Hogs in CAFO
HOGS LIKE THESE could be coming to Marietta Township in Crawford County soon with the proposed expansion of the Roth Feeder Pig CAFO.

WISCONSIN - In August and early September of 2019, DATCP conducted a series of statewide public hearings on proposed revisions to the ATCP-51 rule. As described, the updates would eliminate and replace the current ‘odor score’ process, and bring other technical standards up to date with the most current standards as put forth by USDA-Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) and other state and federal authorities.

The proposed changes circulated for public com-ment have been revised, and the version that will go in front of the DATCP board is available on the board’s website. The DATCP board will act on the rec-ommendation at their No-vember 7 meeting.

As of Tuesday, Oct. 20, the final draft rule that will go before the DATCP Board have been posted on their website at

In December 2019, the rule, if approved by the DATCP board, will be sent to the Governor for approv-al. In January 2020, the rule if approved by the Gover-nor, will go to the Wiscon-sin State Legislature for approval.