By: Bob Meyer
Keith Foye has been named Director of the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection Bureau of Land and Water Resources. Foye began his career as county conservationist in Clark County in 1976, in 1988 he joined DATCP as a planning analyst in the land and water bureau and was promoted to chief of the land management section in 1992. In that capacity, he worked extensively with soil and water resource management, farmland preservation, and CREP programs.
The Bureau of Land and Water Resources is responsible for programs including farmland preservation, agricultural enterprise areas, livestock siting, conservation reserve enhancement (CREP), drainage districts and agricultural impact statements. Another major part of the bureau’s work is the soil and water resource management program, which provides funding and engineering assistance to local conservation authorities and cost-sharing to farmers for on-farm conservation practices.
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