L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. provides expertise in agricultural management and land use. Services are tailored to individual client needs, from specific one-time consulting tasks to complete agricultural solutions for farms and landowners. L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. can assist with establishing the following practices:
CNMP Plan Development
Channel and Stream Bank Stabilization
Manure Waste Water Handling and Storage
Soil Stabilization for Access (Roads)
Surface Water Detention/Retention
Water Management (Drainage)
Water Supply Facilities & Wells
Wetlands, Engineering Components
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Tennessee Agricultural Production Association
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Evergreen Farm Wastewater Treatment
Hardeman County, Tennessee
L.I. Smith & Associates provided environmental engineering, permitting and surveying services for the design of a two-cell holding pond and spray irrigation disposal system for process wastewater from a 30-cow dairy processing facility.
This system will require a State Operating Permit from TDEC, to discharge process wastewater. The preliminary engineering is completed.
Trihope Dairy CNMP, Barns & Lagoon
Henry County, Tennessee
This farm operation is currently a 300-cow dairy CAFO "Class I", with intentions of increasing the herd size to 900 cows over the next three (3) years. L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. provided surveying, civil and structural engineering for three new flush-alley barns, and new 5,000,000-gallon manure storage pond, and construction inspection for the single barn currently built.
L.I. Smith & Associates, Inc. also developed the Comprehensive Nutrient Management plan for the farm operation for application of approximately 6,000,000 gallons of manure pond liquid to 292 acres of cropland.