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Tad Williams

Nutrient Management Specialist
Tad Williams
Conservation and Recreation
12 Sunset Blvd
Staunton, VA 24401


Provide technical assistance in developing nutrient management practices with a focus on dairies and beef operations without permits. The goal is to improve use of manure to protect water quality in Virginia.


  • Nutrient Management


  • M.P.P. Public Policy, American University, 2002
  • B.A. History, Eastern Mennonite University, 1998

Dairy and Small Farms Nutrient Management Specialist | 2016 – Present
School of Plant and Environmental Sciences
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Environmental Specialist | 2006-2016
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, Harrisonburg, Va.

Meat and Poultry Inspector | 2004-2006
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Warrenton, Va.

Part-time Farmer | 2002-present
Raise beef cattle for the commercial market in Rockingham County